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Content updated on Jun 1, 2022

What is bone tumor?

Bone tumours occur when cells within a bone divide rapidly, resulting in a lump or mass (tumor). They can be cancerous or non-cancerous. The exact cause is not known. Possible risk factors include genetics, previous radiation therapy, bone traumas, anticancer medications, etc. Bone tumors can arise from the bone or be caused by another cancer that has spread to the bone.

Symptoms of bone tumor

  • Low back pain

  • History of cancer

  • Back pain

  • Unintentional weight loss of more than 5% or 1-2kg in a month

  • Joint pain

  • Pain in the arms and/or legs

Questions your doctor may ask to check for bone tumor

Your doctor may ask these questions to diagnose bone tumor

  • Do you have pain in the lumbar back?

  • Have you ever been diagnosed with cancer?

  • Do you have back pain?

  • Have you had unintentional weight loss of more than 2 kgs in a month?

  • Do you have any joint pain?

Treatment for bone tumor

Surgery, chemotherapy, radiation treatment, cryosurgery, and targeted therapy are all methods for treating bone cancer.

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References

  • Ahlawat S, McColl M, Morris CD, Fayad LM. Pelvic bone tumor resection: post-operative imaging. Skeletal Radiol. 2021 Jul;50(7):1303-1316. doi: 10.1007/s00256-020-03703-6. Epub 2021 Jan 5. PMID: 33399942.

    https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00256-020-03703-6

  • McColl M, Fayad LM, Morris C, Ahlawat S. Pelvic bone tumor resection: what a radiologist needs to know. Skeletal Radiol. 2020 Jul;49(7):1023-1036. doi: 10.1007/s00256-020-03395-y. Epub 2020 Feb 19. PMID: 32072185.

    https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00256-020-03395-y

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