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How are malignant bone tumors treated?

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Malignant tumors may require the attention of several cancer specialists. Treatment depends on staging, or how far the cancer has spread. Cancer cells confined to the bone tumor and surrounding area are at a localized stage. Bone cancers that spread to other areas of the body are at a metastatic stage. These are more serious and a cure is more difficult. Cancers of the bone are most often removed with surgery.

From: Bone Tumors WebMD Medical Reference

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AAOS: "Bone Tumor."

National Cancer Institute: "Bone Cancer: Questions and Answers."

Bonetumor.org.

American Cancer Society: "What Is Bone Cancer?"

Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on August 16, 2019

SOURCES:

AAOS: "Bone Tumor."

National Cancer Institute: "Bone Cancer: Questions and Answers."

Bonetumor.org.

American Cancer Society: "What Is Bone Cancer?"

Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on August 16, 2019

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