It is a painless mass of unusual less which might be growing in a bone. Long Bones of arms and legs are the most affected bones. The root cause of most bone cancers is unknown. A minor cause of bone cancers has been connected to hereditary factors and others are linked to previous radiation exposure.
Doctors do not state what causes Bone Cancer but have found certain aspects which are associated with an increased risk, including:
Inherited genetic syndromes like hereditary
Paget’s ailment of bone
Radiation: Exposure of bones to radioactive materials like radium or strontium
Treatment depends on the type, site, size, and stage of cancer and the age and overall health of the patient. Few options to consider are:
Surgery: It involves the removal of the entire tumor with negative margins
Chemotherapy: It is a process of using Anticancer drugs to kill cancer cells.
Radiation Therapy: It involves targeting of cancer cells by high energy.
Cryosurgery:A technique to kill cancer cells is using Liquid Nitrogen to freeze the cancer cells.