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What are different symptoms of bone cancer?

Bone Cancer is the cancer that begins in the bone is called primary bone cancer.
– Primary bone cancer is relatively uncommon with secondary or metastatic cancer.
– This is cancer that occurs initially in another organ and then spreads to bone tissue.

What causes bone cancer?
– Bone cancer is caused by a problem with the cells that make bone.
– Bone tumors occur most commonly in children and adolescents.
– It is less common in older adults.

The most common primary bone tumors include:
– osteosarcoma,
– ewing’s sarcoma,
– chondrosarcoma,
– malignant fibrous histiocytoma,
– fibrosarcoma,
– chordoma.

Bone Cancer Symptoms
– The symptoms of bone cancer vary from one person to another
– It depends on the location and size of the bone cancer.
– Pain is one of the most common bone cancer symptoms.
– Initially, the pain may only be felt with activity or at night.
– People may experience the symptoms for weeks, perhaps even months
– A lump or mass may occur either in the tissues that surround the bone or on the bone itself
– The bones can become weakened by the tumor
– They may lead to a fracture after little or no trauma
– The fracture may occur just from standing on the affected bone.
– This can occur with both benign and malignant tumors.
– The tumor may spread locally and weaken the surrounding bone.
– f the tumor compresses the surrounding nerve it can cause pain, numbness, or tingling in the extremities.
– Bone cancer refers to abnormal growth in bone tissues.
– Bone cancer mostly develops in long bones and weakens the structure of the bones.
– Some other symptoms include weight loss, night sweats, chills, fever, nausea, increased fatigue, anemia.

Vital Symptoms
Tumor
– The growing tumor can be detected by touch.
– The cyst or tumor will be of a small pea size.
– It could be felt in the pain-affected area.
– This tumor is accompanied by pain.
– In some cases it is just a painless mass.

Pain
– Pain in affected bones is frequently present.
– Only slight pain is present which is experienced while running and walking in the first stage.
– In the later stages it becomes more persistent and nagging.
– At times the pain can lead to insomnia.

Swelling
– Swelling may not occur along with pain.
– In some cases of bone cancer, takes several weeks for the swelling to take place.
– Bone cancer exhausts the organ.
– It is difficult to function properly.
– The bones of children become extremely fragile and feel tender.

Other Symptoms of Bone Cancer
– In its later stages, the tumor starts producing calcium salt.
– This gets into the bloodstream.
– Increased calcium level in blood can cause vomiting, nausea and abdominal pain.
– Bone becomes delicate and prone to fracture.

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