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Is a hard lump felt on the surface of a bone this may or may not be painful.

What To Look For

Spontaneous bone fractures, The loss of weight, fever, tiredness, and impaired movement, which sometimes happen in late stages of bone cancer. If there is pain or swelling in bones and joints, usually more intense at night, or it may be felt only when pressure is applied It is rare to find a primary bone cancer victim, because most bone tumors are painless and those cancers that begin in the cartilage, bone or bone tissue are not usually cancerous.  Young people are generally attacked by primary bone cancer, mainly those who very tall for their age. It may infect teenagers, whose bones are in a stage of rapid growth. And it can begin in the bone marrow of the cartilage. .  A benign tumor is normally not a health risk, only if it is detected early can it be cured.

Causes

It may be genetic or in most of the cases of primary bone cancer it is very difficult to pinpoint the exact cause. Cancer is more likely to strike in bones that have been fractured or infected in the past.

Prevention

Always be careful when using paint, solvents, household cleaners, and other products it may contain carcinogenic chemicals _ read the warnings before you use it. And be careful If you have ever been treated with radiation in the past, be alert for bone cancer symptoms and see a doctor at once if they occur.

When to seek further professional advice

If you think you have bone cancer or you have some of the above symptoms.

Alternative Treatment

Eat organically-raised foods and foods that support detoxification, immunity, and are high in antioxidants: beets, carrots, artichokes, yams, onions, garlic, yellow and orange vegetables, shiitake mushrooms, sea vegetables, green tea, filtered water, dark leafy greens, and whole grains. Avoid refined foods, sugar, alcohol, caffeine, and saturated fats (animal products). Eliminate organ meats and processed meats.

Herbal remedies may offer relief from symptoms. Herbs are generally available as dried extracts (pills, capsules, or tablets), teas, or tinctures (alcohol extraction, unless otherwise noted).

 

Traditional Treatments

If a patient is diagnosed with cancer they must get conventional treatment. When the cancer is in a leg or an arm it can be surgically removed without the risk of amputation. Start physical therapy quickly to aid in your recovery. Before surgery radiation of chemotherapy may be given to reduce the size of the tumor. After the surgery radiation my be used to kill stray cancer cells

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Author - Body and Mind

Published - 2013-01-18