23 Nov 2018
Bone cancer, also called as bone tumor is cancerous that mostly affects the long bones of the body and the pelvic bones of the legs. Some type of bone cancer affects primarily children and some adults. Chondrosarcoma, Ewing sarcoma, Osteosarcoma are forms of bone cancer. The causes include hereditary factors, exposure to radiations, abnormal cellular growth, etc. The symptoms of bone cancer include unexplainable weight loss, swelling of the affected bone areas, tiredness and problems with movements. The treatment procedures are mainly dependent on the grading of the stages and include steps like limb surgery, amputation, and chemotherapy, prosthesis, and radiation therapies.