Bone Cancer

Common Name(s)

Bone Cancer

Bone cancer is a common form of cancer characterized by abnormal cell growth in the skeletal system. Individuals with this disorder may grow harmful tumors in the bone that can spread to the rest of the body if not diagnosed and treated early. Bones are important for maintaining the structure of the body and work closely with muscles to provide various movements. Bone cancer can thus cause individuals to be less capable of performing important movements, like walking and running. Doctors are usually able to diagnose this defect early in the abnormal growth process, as the resulting symptoms are quickly apparent. Treatment is developed on a case-by-case basis and depends on the specific needs of the patient. For prevention purposes, bone specialists may suggest individuals eat a high-calcium diet, and exercise regularly. If an individual's cancer has progressed, doctors may suggest chemotherapy to combat cancer symptoms.

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Scientific Literature

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Research articles describe the outcome of a single study. They are the published results of original research.
The terms "Bone Cancer" returned 1529 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Skeletal-related events and mortality among men diagnosed with advanced prostate cancer: The impact of alternative measures of radiation to the bone.
 

Author(s): Eberechukwu Onukwugha, Young Kwok, Jay P Ciezki, Candice Yong, Catherine Plaisant, Chandana A Reddy, C Daniel Mullins, Brian Seal, Adriana Valderrama, Arif Hussain

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Skeletal-related events (SREs), which include radiation to the bone (RtB), can occur among patients with bone metastasis (BM). There is a recognized potential for misclassification of RtB when using claims data. We compared alternative measures of RtB to better understand their impact ...

Last Updated: 18 Apr 2017

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Pubic Bone Osteomyelitis and Pubosymphyseal Urinary Fistula: A Poorly Recognized Complication in Prostate Cancer Survivors.
 

Author(s): Ramiro Jose Madden-Fuentes, Andrew C Peterson

Journal: Oncology (Williston Park, N.Y.). 2017 Mar;31(3):169-73.

 

Last Updated: 16 Mar 2017

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Screening of gene mutations associated with bone metastasis in nonsmall cell lung cancer.
 

Author(s): Kun Zhang, Min Zhang, Jinlong Zhu, Wang Hong

Journal: J Cancer Res Ther. 2016 Dec;12(Supplement):C186-C190.

 

The objective of this study is to assess the gene mutation of advanced nonsmall cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients with bone metastasis using next-generation sequencing (NGS), and screen for the driver genes which are associated with bone metastasis of lung cancer.

Last Updated: 23 Feb 2017

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The terms "Bone Cancer" returned 168 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

ECCO Essential Requirements for Quality Cancer Care: Soft Tissue Sarcoma in Adults and Bone Sarcoma. A critical review.
 

Author(s): Elisabeth Andritsch, Marc Beishon, Stefan Bielack, Sylvie Bonvalot, Paolo Casali, Mirjam Crul, Roberto Delgado- Bolton, Davide Maria Donati, Hassan Douis, Rick Haas, Pancras Hogendoorn, Olga Kozhaeva, Verna Lavender, Jozsef Lovey, Anastassia Negrouk, Philippe Pereira, Pierre Roca, Godelieve Rochette de Lempdes, Tiina Saarto, Bert van Berck, Gilles Vassal, Markus Wartenberg, Wendy Yared, Alberto Costa, Peter Naredi

Journal: Crit. Rev. Oncol. Hematol.. 2017 Feb;110():94-105.

 

ECCO essential requirements for quality cancer care (ERQCC) are checklists and explanations of organisation and actions that are necessary to give high-quality care to patients who have a specific tumour type. They are written by European experts representing all disciplines involved ...

Last Updated: 22 Jan 2017

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Improving quality of life in patients with advanced cancer: Targeting metastatic bone pain.
 

Author(s): Roger von Moos, Luis Costa, Carla Ida Ripamonti, Daniela Niepel, Daniele Santini

Journal: Eur. J. Cancer. 2017 Jan;71():80-94.

 

Metastatic bone disease in patients with advanced cancer is frequently associated with skeletal complications. These can be debilitating, causing pain, impaired functioning and decreased quality of life, as well as reduced survival. This review considers how the management of metastatic ...

Last Updated: 16 Dec 2016

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Cancer Cell Colonisation in the Bone Microenvironment.
 

Author(s): Casina Kan, Geoffrey Vargas, François Le Pape, Philippe Clézardin

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Bone metastases are a common complication of epithelial cancers, of which breast, prostate and lung carcinomas are the most common. The establishment of cancer cells to distant sites such as the bone microenvironment requires multiple steps. Tumour cells can acquire properties to ...

Last Updated: 26 Oct 2016

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Genomic Analysis of Pediatric Bone Tumors
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Bone Cancer

 

Last Updated: 22 Apr 2016

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Biology of Osteosarcoma (BOOST) Registry and Biobank
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Osteosarcoma

 

Last Updated: 20 Jul 2017

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Last Updated: 17 Mar 2017

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