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Osteosarcoma (Bone Cancer) (dog) by heru m. Patient Expert Posted Mon 10 Jan 2011 12:44am Osteosarcomas account for only 5% of all canine tumors, but 80-90% of malignancies involving the bone. Much more common in large breed dogs, osteosarcoma is an aggressive cancer of the bone that often requires amputation of the affected limb coupled with chemotherapy to provide temporary relief from this aggressive disease. Which ... Read on »
Interventional pain expert explains latest treatments for cancer and bone pain. by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:05pm The options for managing tumour metastases and bone pain have traditionally been limited. Over the past few years there have been considerable advances in techniques to target treatment exclusively at the tumour in order to reduce the side effects and complications caused by chemotherapy, radiotherapy, and analgesia. Bone metastases are rare ... Read on »
Chordoma: College student fights his own cancer by Matthew Z. Patient Expert Posted Mon 25 Aug 2008 3:07pm Chordoma is a rare malignant bone cancer developing in the skull base and spine. Each year, about three hundred people are diagnosed with chordoma, earning its name the one in a million disease. "The tumors can be removed, but the cancer is relentless. Chemotherapy doesn't work. Life expectancy is around seven years," according to an AP featu ... Read on »
Leading London Anaesthetist Nigel Kellow advises on bone cancer pain by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:05pm It is well known that some of the worst forms of pain arise from tumour metastases and bone pain. Options for treating these have traditionally been limited. Over the past few years there have been considerable advances in techniques to target treatment exclusively at the tumour in order to reduce the side effects and complications caused by c ... Read on »
Make-A-Wish Fundraiser by Kel Posted Sat 15 May 2010 7:48pm Bridgette, Jeff and I have decided to walk with my friend Heather in the Make-A-Wish-Foundation annual fundraising event Walk for Wishes next weekend in Park City, Utah. As children, both Heather and her brother were diagnosed with Ewings sarcoma, a type of bone cancer in the spine, and they were both recipients of a Wish. Now they're tryi ... Read on »
Cancer spreading to the bone – latest treatment technologies by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:05pm Most patients with cancer develop metastatic tumour deposits in their bones at some stage. These are most often as the result of secondary spread from primary cancers in the breast, lung, and prostate, but less common cancers such as those arising in the kidney or thyroid frequently spread to bone. Bone metastases are most often found in the ... Read on »
Coping with Bone Issues in Cancer by PinkRibbons .. Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 1:49pm JESSICA WING: It was very difficult. I mean it's still difficult, but I think living with it for so long has made me become a little more blasé. ANNOUNCER: What Jessica has had to live with is colon cancer. The 31-year-old filmmaker and composer had been having bowel problems when she went to the doctor. Nothing could have been more shocking th ... Read on »
Bone Complications in Prostate Cancer by MensHealth .. Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 1:49pm ANNOUNCER: Prostate cancer patients sometimes face a complication with their disease when the malignant cells which have formed in the prostate, spread into the bones. DEREK RAGHAVAN, MD, PhD: Bone metastases occur relatively commonly. I say relatively because probably 80% of people with prostate cancer don't have problems. But of the people who ... Read on »
Signs and symptoms of prostate cancer by Dr. Arnon Krongrad Medical Doctor Posted Wed 17 Sep 2008 1:37am Introduction Signs are physical changes that can be detected by anybody. They may include such things as swelling, smell (odor), sensitivity to touch, and abnormal test results. Symptoms are discomforts that are normally known only to the patient: e.g., pain, nausea, and a burning sensation when you urinate. Most signs and symptoms are n ... Read on »
bone regrowth in vertebrae by Donna Peach Patient Expert Posted Fri 30 Apr 2010 12:00am Yesterday I had a follow-up appointment with the surgeon who operated on my back to remove the metastatic cancer tumor from the spine and to implant titanium bars. After surgery I began wearing a TLSO brace that he thought I would need to wear forever. That was because of the expectation that between the destruction to the bone from both ... Read on »