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Metastatic bone cancer

Metastatic bone cancer: Introduction

Metastatic bone cancer: Cancer cells that break off from a primary tumor and enter the bloodstream can reach nearly all tissues of the body. Bones are a common place for these cancer cells to settle in and start growing. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Metastatic bone cancer is available below.

Symptoms of Metastatic bone cancer

Treatments for Metastatic bone cancer

  • Systemic therapies include chemotherapy or hormone therapies that are taken by mouth or injected. There are also drugs called biphosphonates that can help make diseased bones stronger and help prevent fractures. Bisphosphonates are used along with the chemotherapy or hormone therapy for bone metastasis
  • Biological therapies
  • Radiotherapy - used to shrink bony metastases to relieve pain and prevent or manage complications such as spinal cord compression
  • more treatments...»

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Causes of Metastatic bone cancer

  • Bones are often a site for metastases for certain common tumors, such as breast and prostate cancers
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Metastatic bone cancer: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Metastatic bone cancer

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Metastatic bone cancer: Rare Types

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More information about Metastatic bone cancer

  1. Metastatic bone cancer: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
 

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