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Today, we’ll continue our discussion of bone cancer, a rare and incredibly serious form of the disease that typically originates within the structure of the bones — typically the arms and legs– and affects both adult and pediatric patient populations.
Specifically, in keeping with our objective of providing people with as much information as possible about their condition or the condition of a loved one, we’ll examine some of the risk factors associated with the development of this condition.
When it comes to what actually causes bone cancer, the unfortunate reality is that, much like most other types of cancer, medical professionals simply don’t have a definitive answer. That being said, however, they have at least been able to identify certain risk factors that may make a person more predisposed to the development of bone cancer.
In our next post, we’ll discuss some of the more common types of bone cancer. In the meantime, remember that time is of the essence when it comes to cancer and that’s precisely why physicians must do everything in their power to ensure that the necessary diagnostic tests are run as soon as possible.