The Department of Orthopaedic Oncology serves as a major referral center for bone cancers and soft tissue tumors and provides treatment for a wide variety of pathological diagnoses, both benign and malignant.
What Is Bone Cancer?
Bone Cancer is a rare cancer that forms in the cells of the bones. Soft tissue cancers are those tumors arising from the tissue around the bone namely muscles, neurovascular structure, fat, skin, synovium etc.
What is the most common form of the Bone Cancer?
The majority of cancer involving the bones is metastatic disease from other remote cancers. Primary bone cancer though, is much rarer.
How Bone Cancer is Generally Caused?
In the majority of the cancer-affected bone, the cancer has actually spread from elsewhere in the body to the bones. Very rarely is someone affected by true bone cancer i.e. a cancer that begins from the cells that make-up the bone. And also in almost all cases it becomes important to determine if the cancer in the bone is because of transportation from elsewhere in the body or within the bone.
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