Sophie Doiron & Jack Reames
What is bone cancer?
Symptoms of bone cancer
- Pain in afflicted area
- Difficulty breathing (if tumor is in neck)
- Limping (if tumor is in leg or hip)
- Numbness or tingling
Cancerous mass on dog skull
3D model of an x-ray performed on a dog showed there to be a bone cancer tumor growing on the dog's skull.
Femur with an osteosarcoma mass.
A human femur with a large osteosarcoma mass.
Zeus is a dog whose front leg had to be amputated due to bone cancer.
Diagnosis & Treatment
(I'm getting a video of my dad discussing bone cancer and the diagnosis process)
Dr. Michael Doiron being interviewed about a patient who dealt with osteosarcoma:
“Signs and Symptoms of Bone Cancer." Signs and Symptoms of Bone Cancer. American Cancer Society, 21 Mar. 2014. Web. 21 Dec. 2015. <http://www.cancer.org/cancer/bonecancer/detailedguide/bone-cancer-signs-symptoms>.
"What Is Bone Cancer?" What Is Bone Cancer? American Cancer Society, 21 Mar. 2014. Web. 21 Dec. 2015. <http://m.cancer.org/cancer/bonecancer/detailedguide/bone-cancer-what-is-bone-cancer>.
"Cell Division and Cancer." Nature.com. Nature Publishing Group, 6 Nov. 2013. Web. 21 Dec. 2015. <http://nature.com/scritable/topicpage/cell-division-and-cancer-14046590>.
"Ifosfamide-loaded poly (lactic-co-glycolic acid) PLGA-dextran polymeric nanoparticles to improve the antitumor efficacy in Osteosarcoma." Chen, Bin, et al. BMC Cancer 15 (2015): 752. Science in Context. Web. 16 Dec. 2015.
Davidson, Tish. "Bone sarcoma." The Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Ed. Jacqueline L. Longe. 5th ed. Farmington Hills, MI: Gale, 2015. Science in Context. Web. 21 Dec. 2015.
Haggerty, Maureen. "Sarcomas." The Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Ed. Jacqueline L. Longe. 5th ed. Farmington Hills, MI: Gale, 2015. Science in Context. Web. 21 Dec. 2015.