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Bone Cancer

Information about bone cancer, including treatments and research into the disease


Bone Cancer

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KEY FACTS - Bone and connective tissue cancer can develop at any age, but is most common in older people. But some types of bone cancer can affect children and teenagers too. Read our key facts about bone cancer here: publications.canc...

FIND OUT MORE - Bone cancer survival rates in the UK have increased by more than half in the last 30 years, and connective tissue cancer survival rates have increased by around a third in this period. Find out more: www.cancerresearc...

Bone cancer | Cancer Research UK

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SIGNS & SYMPTOMS - Cancer can affect the bones too - around 2,300 people were diagnosed with bone and connective tissue cancer in 2009 in the UK. That’s more than 6 people every day. Find out about the signs and symptoms of bone cancer here. And if you’re worried about bone cancer, Cancer Research UK’s nurses are available on freephone 0808 800 4040, Monday to Friday. www.cancerresearc...

DIFFERENT TYPES OF BONE CANCER - Find out more about the different types of bone cancer, Osteosarcoma, Chondrosarcoma, Ewing's sarcoma, Spindle cell sarcoma, and Chordoma: www.cancerresearc...

RESEARCH ROUNDUP - Read about on-going research into the causes, prevention and treatment of bone cancer here: www.cancerresearc...

MEET OUR SCIENTISTS - Professor Gareth Morgan is a world renowned expert in multiple myeloma. Read more about his research here: www.cancerresearc...

Gareth Morgan : Cancer Research UK

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MYELOMA - KEY FACTS - Myeloma is the 17th most common cancer amongst adults in the UK. It is more often diagnosed in older males. Death rates have fallen slightly since the early 1990s, but we have a long way to go. Find out more by downloading our Key Facts sheet: publications.canc...

Nicole was just 4 years old when she was diagnosed with cancer in her spine. Here, her dad Allan, describes what she has been through: www.cancerresearc...

Read more about one of our clinical trials for people with bone cancer. Doctors are finding out whether a blood test could be used to monitor how well people respond to treatment. www.cancerresearc... If you are interested in joining a clinical trial, visit our searchable database of clinical trials www.cancerresearc...