bone cancer

Primary bone cancer is cancer that forms in cells of the bone. Some types of primary bone cancer are osteosarcoma, Ewing sarcoma, malignant fibrous histiocytoma, and chondrosarcoma. Secondary bone cancer is cancer that spreads to the bone from another part of the body (such as the prostate, breast, or lung).

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  • bone cancer — ▪ disease Introduction       disease characterized by uncontrolled growth of cells of the bone. Primary bone cancer that is, cancer that arises directly in the bone is relatively rare. In the United States, for example, only about 2,400 new cases …   Universalium

  • bone cancer — malignant disease of the bone …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Bone cancer in cats and dogs — The most common bone tumor is called osteosarcoma, which usually affects older dogs or giant breed dogs. Osteosarcoma seems to be rare in cats. Osteosarcoma is an aggressive cancer that can develop in any bone of the body but the majority is seen …   Wikipedia

  • bone marrow cancer — Cancer that forms in the blood forming cells of the bone marrow (soft sponge like tissue in the center of most bones). Bone marrow cancer includes leukemias, multiple myeloma, and others …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • bone marrow metastasis — Cancer that has spread from the original (primary) tumor to the bone marrow …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • bone metastasis — Cancer that has spread from the original (primary) tumor to the bone …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • Bone pain — is a debilitating form of pain emanating from the bone tissue. It occurs as a result of a wide range of diseases and/or physical conditions and may severely impair the quality of life for patients who suffer from it.[1] Bone pain has multiple… …   Wikipedia

  • Bone tumor — Classification and external resources Micrograph of an osteosarcoma, a malignant primary bone tumor. ICD 10 C …   Wikipedia

  • cancer — A term for diseases in which abnormal cells divide without control. Cancer cells can invade nearby tissues and can spread to other parts of the body through the blood and lymph systems. There are several main types of cancer. Carcinoma is cancer… …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • Bone fracture — Classification and external resources Internal and external views of an arm with a compound fracture, both before and after surgery. ICD 10 …   Wikipedia


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