A Cancer which affects the Bone is referred to as Bone Cancer. Bone is a highly mineralized structure of the body which gives support to the body. Though there are multiple factors which can predispose an individual to Bone Cancer, Genetic history and association with syndromes and exposure to ionizing radiation top the list.
Bone plays a vital role in diagnosis of Bone cancer. Other diagnostic techniques include CT scan, MRI scan, PET scan and blood investigations.
Bone cancer is primarily treated by chemotherapy, radiotherapy and surgical removal of the cancerous tumor or a combination of any.
Appropriated and timely diagnosis plays an important role in improving the prognosis of Bone Cancer.