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What is Bone Cancer?

November 23, 2008

Someone says you have cancer, is one of the most horrible things you can hear. Just think of all the problems that may come and how long the treatment may affect not only the people who have it, but also the people around them. But the worst part of cancer is that so many species out there, and people not known to them. Yes, all know that the most important to them, such as lung cancer, breast cancer and intellect, but what about the other not so frequently updated. Bone cancer is an example of this is the kind that is often forgotten, but never too early to tell us.

types of cancer-bone cancerMore than 2,000 people in India are diagnosed with cancer of the bone or bone tumor each year. In tumors often occur in children and young people in more than occurs in adults. If an adult is with bone cancer, is most likely because the disease has spread from elsewhere in the body.

There are several types of bone cancer, and often called osteosarcoma. Osteosarcoma is a form of malignant cancer occurs mainly in men between 10 and 25 years. Types of cancer in the long bones of arms and legs in a time of fast growth.

Another form of bone caner is Ewing’s sarcoma. This is the most aggressive form of bone cancer and occurs in children aged 4 to 15 years or older. It is more common in men, but rarely occurs when they are older than 30 years.

Chondrosarcoma is the second most common type of bone cancer. They account for about 25% of all cancers of the bones. However, what is interesting about this form of cancer is the most commonly found in adults over 40 years. It is usually found in men and usually spread in the lungs. Hips and occurs in the pelvis.

The type of bone cancer is more common form, although there are various types, which are not included in this report. Cancer is still difficult to diagnose because there are only so many types. Further, it is really difficult to know where to look for him. However, the more we learn about different types of cancer, they are easier for us to recognize when it occurs and the corrective action early to arrest or kill them severe pain. Previously by positive can increase our chances of a quick recovery and higher survival