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How can cancer cause hip pain?

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Tumors that start in the bone or that spread to the bone can cause pain in the hips, as well as in other bones of the body.

From: Hip Pain: Causes and Treatment WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

American Family Physician , Oct. 15, 1999.

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons: "Osteoarthritis of the Hip," "Inflammatory Arthritis of the Hip."

Firestein, Gary S. , 2008. Kelley's Textbook of Rheumatology

American Family Physician , Feb. 1, 2003.

Reviewed by Neha Pathak on March 22, 2018

SOURCES:

American Family Physician , Oct. 15, 1999.

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons: "Osteoarthritis of the Hip," "Inflammatory Arthritis of the Hip."

Firestein, Gary S. , 2008. Kelley's Textbook of Rheumatology

American Family Physician , Feb. 1, 2003.

Reviewed by Neha Pathak on March 22, 2018

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