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This page contains links to eMedTV Bone Cancer Articles containing information on subjects from Osteosarcoma to Osteosarcoma Treatment. The information is organized alphabetically; the "Favorite Articles" contains the top articles on this page. Links in the box will take you directly to the articles; those same links are available with a short description further down the page.
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  • Osteosarcoma
    Osteosarcoma is a form of bone cancer that most often affects children and young adults. This eMedTV segment offers an overview of this condition, including information about its symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and more.
  • Osteosarcoma Diagnosis
    To make an osteosarcoma diagnosis, the doctor will usually perform a physical exam and order certain tests. This eMedTV Web page covers the steps involved in diagnosing osteosarcoma, which may involve blood tests, bone scans, and other tests.
  • Osteosarcoma Stages
    When it comes to osteosarcoma, stages are not used to express the extent of the cancer. As this eMedTV article explains, in the place of using osteosarcoma staging, most cases of the cancer are classified as being localized, metastatic, or recurrent.
  • Osteosarcoma Symptoms
    Pain, broken bones, fatigue, fever, and weight loss are common osteosarcoma symptoms. This eMedTV article describes several other signs and symptoms of osteosarcoma, such as swelling, tenderness, or stiffness in the affected area.
  • Osteosarcoma Treatment
    For people with osteosarcoma, treatment options may include surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation therapy. This eMedTV segment reviews these different options in detail and discusses second opinions, side effects, and follow-up care.
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