Bone cancer

By: bryan lopez

what is cancer?

a disease caused by an uncontrolled division of abnormal cells in a part of the body.

Bone cancer

there is many types of cancer that can start in the bones the most common types are osteosarcoma and Ewing tumors. this occurs more often in kids and teens.

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learn more about bone cancer.

how do you get bone cancer.

If a tumor keeps growing it presses on good bone tissue and can destroy it and that causes a lot of symptoms. some symptoms are

  • Pain. The earliest symptoms of bone cancer are pain and swelling in the area in which the tumor is located. ...
  • Joint swelling and stiffness. ...
  • Limping
  • Other less common symptoms.

what are the treatments and the survival rate for a person with this cancer?

people may live up to 5 years with this cancer

doctors will look at other patients that had this cancer 5 years ago to see and find new treatments.