The German Cancer Society said: Bone cancer It is a malignant tumor that affects bone tissue, cartilage tissue, or bone matrix.
The association added that in addition to the primary bone tumors mentioned, there are also secondary bone tumors known as bone metastases, which are tumors that initially arise in other parts of the body – especially in cases of Lung Cancer And prostate cancer Andbreast cancer AndKidney cancer AndThyroid cancer -Then it settles in the bones in the advanced stages.
Causes and symptoms
The causes of bone cancer lie in genetic factors and undergoing radiation therapy when young, while the symptoms are bone pain, joint swelling, and frequent fractures, in addition to a constant feeling of fatigue, fatigue, decreased ability to exert effort, and weight loss.
The association stressed the need to consult a doctor immediately upon noticing these symptoms, since early diagnosis increases the chances of recovery from bone cancer, noting that treatment includes surgery (removal of the malignant tumor), chemotherapy, and radiotherapy.