Cancer that appears in the bone in the form of tumors is considered bone cancer or bone sarcoma. The most common form of bone cancer is Osteosarcoma which often appear in the knees, upper legs, and upper arms. Other forms of bone sarcoma include Chondrosarcoma which affects the cartilage in pelvis, upper legs, and shoulders; Chordoma which affects from base of the skull, all along the spine; and Ewing’s Sarcoma which affects the bone marrow and bones.
Adult Bone Cancer Survivors
Survivors of osteosarcoma, chondrosarcoma, and ewing's sarcoma share their experiences with limb salvage surgery and life after treatment.
Bone Cancer Research Trust
Charity aims to promote research into the causes and treatment of primary bone cancer, especially osteosarcoma and Ewing's sarcoma. Located in Leeds, England.
Resource for patients and physicians which addresses many aspects of these conditions including diagnosis and treatment matters.
CenterWatch: Bone Metastases
Listing of related industry-sponsored clinical trials research.
Mark Cross Bone Cancer Fund
Registered charity aimed at raising funds for increased awareness and research. Located in Bexleyheath, England.
NHS Choices: Bone Cancer (Sarcoma)
Provides information on the different types of primary bone cancer . Includes a short video and details of symptoms, causes, diagnosis, treatment, complications and the NICE guidelines in the UK.
Questions and Answers About Bone Cancer
Information about bone cancer and tumors from the U.S. National Cancer Institute.
Information on spinal tumors, including common symptoms, diagnosis, types and treatment options.
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