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Osteosarcoma and Malignant Fibrous Histiocytoma of Bone Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI] - To Learn More About Osteosarcoma and Malignant Fibrous Histiocytoma of Bone

For more information from the National Cancer Institute about osteosarcoma and malignant fibrous histiocytoma of bone, see the following:

  • Bone Cancer Home Page
  • Computed Tomography (CT) Scans and Cancer
  • Drugs Approved for Bone Cancer
  • Understanding Cancer Series: Targeted Therapies (Advances in Targeted Therapies)
  • Targeted Cancer Therapies
  • Bone Cancer

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    This information is produced and provided by the National Cancer Institute (NCI). The information in this topic may have changed since it was written. For the most current information, contact the National Cancer Institute via the Internet web site at http:// cancer .gov or call 1-800-4-CANCER.

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    Last Updated: September 04, 2014
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