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Bone Cancer

Overview
Anatomy of the Bone
What Is Primary Bone Cancer?
Chondrosarcoma
Ewing Sarcoma in Adults
Multiple Myeloma
Osteosarcoma
Statistics About Bone Cancer
Am I At Risk For Primary Bone Cancer?

Understanding Your Diagnosis
How Does My Doctor Know I Have Primary Bone Cancer?
X-rays of the Extremities
X-rays of the Spine, Neck, or Back
Bone Scan
Computed Tomography (CT or CAT) Scan of the Bones
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) of the Bones, Joints, and Soft Tissues
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) of the Spine and Brain
Bone Biopsy
Understanding Your Grade and Stage of Primary Bone Cancer
Computed Tomography (CT or CAT) Scan of the Spine
What are the Symptoms of Primary Bone Cancer?
Tests That Help Evaluate Primary Bone Cancer
I've Just Been Told I Have Primary Bone Cancer
Can I Survive Primary Bone Cancer? What Is My Prognosis?
How Your Doctor Uses Biopsies to Find Primary Bone Cancer

Deciding on Treatment
Types and Goals of Treatment for Primary Bone Cancer
What to Know About Chemotherapy for Primary Bone Cancer
Making the Decision to Have Radiation Therapy for Primary Bone Cancer
Types of Surgery for Primary Bone Cancer
Questions to Ask About Surgery for Primary Bone Cancer
What Happens During Surgery for Primary Bone Cancer
I've Just Been Told I Have Primary Bone Cancer
Working With Your Health Care Team When You Have Primary Bone Cancer
What to Expect After Surgery for Primary Bone Cancer
What Happens During Chemotherapy for Primary Bone Cancer
Coping with Amputation from Primary Bone Cancer

Managing Side Effects
General Nutrition Guidelines During Cancer Treatment
Fatigue: Management

Cancer FAQs
Bone Cancer FAQ