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The stages of bone cancer are stage 1, stage 2, stage 3 and stage 4, according to the American Cancer Society. These stages are further broken down into the size of the tumor and whether it has spread outside of the bone... More »

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Hoarseness can be an early sign of lung cancer, states Healthline. Although a raspy voice is often a symptom of the common cold, it should be checked by a doctor if it continues for longer than two weeks. More »

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To detect early prostate cancer in the absence of symptoms and signs, doctors use prostate-specific antigen blood tests and digital rectal exams, reports the American Cancer Society. If either test detects an abnormality... 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 »

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Imaging tests, such as X-rays and computer tomography scans, and biopsies, such as a needle biopsy and a surgical bone biopsy, are some of the tests used to diagnose bone cancer, according to the American Cancer Society.... More »

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The type and grade of bone cancer, age, the location of the cancer, tumor size and treatment received influence the prognosis for a patient with bone cancer, states the American Cancer Society. The five-year relative sur... More »

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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 »

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