Symptoms of bone cancer can include pain and swelling in the affected area of bone. Pain may be worse at night, also becoming more constant.
Bone can be affected by diseases that cause breakage, abnormality, and disability, with various risk factors. Reviewed by a board-certified physician.
Read about the various causes behind bone pain, including a bone bruise, fracture, or cancer, as well as how your healthcare provider will diagnose and treat it.
Lung cancer spreads to bone in 30% to 40% of people with advanced disease. Learn the symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis of bone metastases.
The diagnosis of prostate cancer begins with screening tests (PSA, DRE), followed by a biopsy for diagnosis and grading, and imaging tests for staging.
Learn about enchondroma, a type of benign tumor that consists of cartilage cells but is found inside the bone where cartilage is not expected.
Late recurrence of breast cancer, especially estrogen receptor-positive tumors, is far too common. Learn about the incidence, risk factors, and prognosis.
Bone marrow edema in the knee, also known as a bone marrow lesion, is a buildup of fluid in the bone marrow commonly caused by osteoarthritis.
Cancer in the hip is a rare condition. There are symptoms that may point to cancer. However, these are often signs of other conditions as well.
The diagnosis of small cell lung cancer usually requires a combination of imaging tests and a biopsy. Learn about the workup and staging.