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What are the different types of bone cancer?
Last Updated: 15th May, 2020
- Osteosarcoma. Osteosarcoma is the most common form of bone cancer.
- Chondrosarcoma. Chondrosarcoma is the second most common form of bone cancer.
- Ewing sarcoma. Ewing sarcoma tumors most commonly arise in the pelvis, legs or arms of children and young adults.
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In this regard, how many different types of bone cancer are there?
The two main types are primary and secondary bone cancer. In primary bone cancer, cancer develops in the cells of the bone.
Examples of malignant primary bone tumors include:
- Ewing's sarcoma.
- malignant fibrous histiocytoma.
- other sarcomas.
One may also ask, how long do you live after being diagnosed with bone cancer? around 75 out of every 100 people (around 75%) diagnosed with primary bone cancer survive their cancer for 1 year or more after diagnosis. more than 50 out of every 100 people (more than 50%) diagnosed with primary bone cancer will survive their cancer for 5 years or more after diagnosis.
In this regard, what is bone cancer called?
Osteosarcoma (also called osteogenic sarcoma) is the most common primary bone cancer. It starts in the bone cells. This type of bone cancer is covered in Osteosarcoma.
What is the rarest form of bone cancer?
Ewing's sarcoma is a rare cancer that either begins in the soft tissues surrounding the bones or directly in the bones of children and young adults.