Bone Cancer - Types, Symptoms, Causes and Treatment

What Is Bone Cancer?

Who Is at Higher Risk of Bone Cancer?

What Are the Types of Bone Cancer?

The Symptoms of Bone Cancer

What Are the Stages of Bone Cancer?

 

There are 4 stages of bone cancer. The higher stage number indicates that cancer has spread to other areas. 

Doctors consider stages 3 and 4 as the final stages of bone cancer.

This table explains the conditions for the same

 

Stages of Bone Cancer

Condition

Stage 1A

When a tumour is 8 cm or smaller. It is in low grade.

Stage 1B

This tumour is larger than 8 cm. There are chances of multiple tumours in different parts of the same bon

Stage 2A

A tumour is 8 cm or smaller and of high grade.

Stage 2B

This tumour is larger than 8 cm and high grade

Stage 3

The cancer is high grade. There are tumours in different parts of a bone.

Stage 4

It is metastatic bone cancer. Here cancer has spread to other parts of the body.

 

Depending on the stages, a medical practitioner can determine the bone cancer survival rate. They generally try to locate the affected area and the reason behind the spreading of cancer.

What Causes Bone Cancer?

Diagnosis of Bone Cancer

Recommended Treatments for Bone Cancer

Frequently Asked Questions