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Breast And Bone Cancer?

How long does it take metastisized breast cancer to kill you if you do not get treatment?
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Anatomy And Bone Cancer?

The bone is hard and there's no space to accommodate an expanding tumor.
This does cause a lot of pain for patients with bony mets, and so frequently radiotherapy is directed at the largest metastatic lesions in the bone in an effort to reduce the size of these mets, and thus reduce pain.
In the oncology community this is sometimes rather sardonically referred to as "spot-welding" because of the large amount of radiation directed at ...
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What Are The Survival Rates For Bone Cancer?

My granmother was jsut diagnosed with stage 2a bone cancer, she is in her early 70's and is starting a mild form of chemo next week. What are the statistics and some helpful information to help me know what to expect?
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Is This Bone Cancer?

Around march 14 I noticed a pain in both of my legs but only when I touch it. I can kick something incredible hard, stomp, or run really fast without any pain at all, but if I touch it it's somewhat painful. It's in both of my legs, it's not the entire leg it's both in the same spot though. It's odd though, both of my legs have the same problem only the right one ...
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How Does One Get Bone Cancer?

causes of bone cancer is still unknown but the risk factors are

A risk factor is anything that affects your chance of getting a disease such as cancer. Different cancers have different risk factors. For example, exposing skin to strong sunlight is a risk factor for skin cancer. Smoking is a risk factor for cancers of the lung, mouth, larynx, bladder, kidney, and several other organs. But having a risk factor, or even ...
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Is Bone Cancer Cureable?? How Many Percent??

My girlfriend has a bonecancer and suffers from pain all the time.. i dont know what to do.. she's only 24 yrs. old.. pls help me..
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How Bad Is Stage 3 Bone Cancer?

my cousin has just been diagnosed with stage 3 cancer he is about 40 some years old
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Really, Bone Cancer?

Over the past few weeks now I have been very distraught over the wellness of my hairless "fancy rat", named Kylie.  One day out of the blue, I discovered him limping around his cage, favoring his left hind-leg.  Right away I looked some info up online, figuring he'd sprained his foot.  Most of the info I got was that it was best to let the foot mend on it's own, except then a couple of ...
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Secondary Bone Cancer

my sister in law is 37 years old and was diagnosed with breast cancer 3 years ago,she had her breast removed completely along with all lymph nodes.she was given the all clear after intense treatment and was clear for 2 years.she has now been diagnosed with bone cancer a few months ago  affecting her hips,she was told that this was curable but has only been able to have one session of chemo due to her ...
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Bone Cancer

Dear Dr. Nordquist,

I had a radical prostatectomy in 2002.  My current(March 2008) PSA is 0.15. I started to experience bone pain a year and half ago, when my PSA was 0.08. It started in my hip joint area, where the right leg connects to the pelvis. A full body bone scan was performed. The radiologist thought there could be metastatic disease in two ribs, a neck vertabrae and greater trochanter, plus arthritis.  A ...
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