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Bone Cancer Symptoms and Types

Bone Cancer Symptoms and Types

Bone Cancer

Challenges are what make life interesting, overcome them makes life meaningful. Bone tumors grow when cells in bone divide without control forming a mass tissue:

  • Weakens bone
  • Breaks bone
  • Other related bone problems
  • Spread to other parts of bode- METASTASIS

There are various bone cancer symptoms and types:

Most Common Type of Bone Cancer:-

Osteosarcoma:  (Primary Bone Cancer)

  • of young adult)
  • In adults its
  • Most common site- knee, upper arm
  • Age: (teen 
  •  referred as paget’s disease

Ewing’s Sarcoma:(Primary Bone Cancer)

  • Age- 5- 20yrs
  • Site: ribs, pelvis, legs and upper arm

Chondrosarcoa: age 40 – 70 years (cancer of cartilage cells)

Multiple Myeloma: bone marrow cancer( bone marrow is soft tissue)

Diagnostic Investigation:

  • X-ray
  • Blood investigations
  • Biopsy

Symptoms of bone cancer:

  1. Pain in area of tumor
  2. Pain is dull and aching
  3. May get worsen with activity
  4. Pain is so severe that it wakes at night
  5. Fever
  6. Chills
  7. Swelling around bone
  8. Lumping

Bone Cancer is Removed by Surgery

Other treatment options include: radiation therapy, chemotherapy, targeted drug therapy, immunotherapy

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Best cancer specialist in Delhi, Dr. Sajjan Rajpurohit has been a practicing physician for the past 22 years and is currently working as Director in the Medical Oncology at BLK-Max Super Speciality Hospital, New Delhi. He is also a European certified as Best Medical Oncologist in Delhi, India, ESMO, Geneva. Dr. Sajjan Rajpurohit is acknowledged as a versatile veteran in treating various types of cancers. A qualified MBBS with MD in Medicine and DNB in Medical Oncology.