13 - Bone Cancer - D3

13 - Bone Cancer - D3 - BONE CANCER RAED ISSOU BONE CANCER...

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RAED ISSOU BONE CANCER
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BONE CANCER Bone cancer is an uncommon cancer that begins in a bone. most commonly affects the long bones that make up the arms and legs 20 % of pediatric bone tumors are malignant. 66% of adult bone tumors are malignant, most commonly mets. The most common type of bone cancer in adults is metastatic cancer from other organs
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Soft Tissue 6% Bone 5% Wilms' Tumor 6% Lymphoma 14% Neuroblastoma 7% Germ Cell 3% Central Nervous System 18% 0% Other 7% Eye 3% Leukemia 31% Distribution of Common Pediatric Malignancies
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BONE CANCER PRIMARY : cancer arising from the bone itself. SECONDARY : i.e. metastasis
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PRIMARY BONE CANCER RISK FACTORS : 2.Paget's disease 3.Family Hx : hereditary retinoblastoma
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Bone pain that often is nocturnal Swelling & tenderness near the affected area Pathological fractures Fatigue Unintended weight loss Fever Night sweats
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OSTEOSARCOMA The most common primary bone malignancy
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This note was uploaded on 12/24/2011 for the course STEP 1 taught by Professor Dr.aslam during the Fall '11 term at Montgomery College.

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