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Commonly, patients with bone cancer in the leg feel pain, according to the American Cancer Society. At first, the pain may be intermittent, but as the cancer progresses, the pain becomes constant. Pain is common at night... More »

Excessive thirst, nausea, weakness in the legs, and bone pain in the spine are all possible indicators of bone marrow cancer, or multiple myeloma. Other signs include weight loss, confusion and recurring infections, acco... More »

The earliest symptoms of bone cancer include swelling and pain in the area affected by the cancer, notes the American Society of Clinical Oncology. Joint swelling, stiffness and limping are additional symptoms. Less comm... More »

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In 2015, Gleevec is used as an experimental treatment for patients with bone cancer, but it is not an approved treatment by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for any stage of bone cancer, states the American Cancer S... More »

The earliest symptoms of bone cancer include swelling and pain in the area affected by the cancer, notes the American Society of Clinical Oncology. Joint swelling, stiffness and limping are additional symptoms. Less comm... More »

The 5-year survival rate for people with bone cancer is 70 percent, as stated by the American Cancer Society. This is a combined average for all types of bone cancer in both children and adults. More »

The five-year relative survival rate for bone cancer in both children and adults is approximately 70 percent, according to the American Cancer Society. There are many types of bone cancer, but osteosarcoma is the most co... More »