Bone Cancer Causes And Symptoms

Bone Cancer Causes And Symptoms

Bone cancer is the magilant tumor that develops in the bones. Bone cancer can develop in any bone of the body, but it generally caused in pelvis or long bones in the arms and legs.

Bone cancer is rare, which is less than 1% compared with other cancers. The bone cancer may develop in the bones or sometimes it may be spread to the bones from other effected parts. Breast, lung and prostate cancer are commonly spread to bones. In very less cases the cancer begins in the bones, which is the true bone cancer.

Few types of bone cancer effects children and while the Adults are effected with the other types. The bone cancer types are Chondrosarcoma, Ewing sarcoma and Osteosarcoma

Symptoms
The early symptoms of bone cancer may vary from no symptoms at all to severe bone pain. Generally bone cancer doesn’t cause any symptoms. This cancer can only be detected using imaging tests, like X-rays, Computerized Tomography or CT scan, and MRI or Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI).
The common symptoms include Bone pain,
Fatigue
Unintended weight loss
Swelling and tenderness near the affected area
Weakened bone, leading to fracture

Treatment
The common treatment for bone cancer is Surgical removal. Sometimes chemotherapy and radiation therapy also may be utilized. The decision of treatment to be done whether to use surgery or chemotherapy or radiation therapy is based on the type of bone cancer being treated.