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What are symptoms of bone cancer?

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It's common to have no symptoms when you have bone cancer. Your doctor may find a tumor when looking at an X-ray of another problem, such as a sprain. That said, symptoms of a bone tumor may include pain that: 

• Lies in the area of the tumor  • Feels dull or achy  • Worsens with activity  • Often awakens people at night  


Other symptoms related to bone tumors may include: 

• Fevers  • Night sweats • Unusual swelling around a bone  • Limping    



From: Bone Tumors WebMD Medical Reference

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

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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