Bone Cancer

Common Name(s)

Bone Cancer

Bone cancer is a common form of cancer characterized by abnormal cell growth in the skeletal system. Individuals with this disorder may grow harmful tumors in the bone that can spread to the rest of the body if not diagnosed and treated early. Bones are important for maintaining the structure of the body and work closely with muscles to provide various movements. Bone cancer can thus cause individuals to be less capable of performing important movements, like walking and running. Doctors are usually able to diagnose this defect early in the abnormal growth process, as the resulting symptoms are quickly apparent. Treatment is developed on a case-by-case basis and depends on the specific needs of the patient. For prevention purposes, bone specialists may suggest individuals eat a high-calcium diet, and exercise regularly. If an individual's cancer has progressed, doctors may suggest chemotherapy to combat cancer symptoms.

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Scientific Literature

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Research articles describe the outcome of a single study. They are the published results of original research.
The terms "Bone Cancer" returned 1617 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Outcomes of patients with bone metastases from differentiated thyroid cancer.
 

Author(s): Inés Califano, Susana Deutsch, Alicia Löwenstein, Carmen Cabezón, Fabián Pitoia

Journal: Arch Endocrinol Metab. 2018 Feb;62(1):14-20.

 

Objective Bone metastases (BM) from differentiated thyroid cancer (DTC) are associated with poor survival rates. Due to the low frequency of this entity, we performed a multicentric retrospective study that aimed to evaluate the presentation, outcome and causes of death in this population. ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Bone mineral density after treatment for gastric cancer: Endoscopic treatment versus gastrectomy.
 

Author(s): Hye-Mi Noh, Jun-Hyun Yoo, Ji Young Jeong, Yong Soon Park

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2018 Jan;97(1):e9582.

 

Changes in bone metabolism among gastric cancer survivors have long been recognized. The aim of our study was to clarify the changes of bone mineral density (BMD) among gastric cancer survivors who underwent endoscopic resection or gastrectomy. Forty-nine patients diagnosed with tumor, ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Knockdown of Bone Morphogenetic Proteins Type 1a Receptor (BMPR1a) in Breast Cancer Cells Protects Bone from Breast Cancer-Induced Osteolysis by Suppressing RANKL Expression.
 

Author(s): Yang Liu, Ran-Xi Zhang, Wei Yuan, Hou-Qing Chen, Dong-Dong Tian, Hao Li, Xiao Jiang, Zhong-Liang Deng, Yang Wang

Journal: Cell. Physiol. Biochem.. 2018 ;45(5):1759-1771.

 

Bone morphogenetic proteins (BMPs) and BMP receptors widely participate in osteolytic metastasis of breast cancer, while their role in tumor-stromal interaction is largely unknown. In this study, we investigated whether BMP receptor type 1a (BMPR1a) can alter the interaction between ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The terms "Bone Cancer" returned 189 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Osteoclast inhibitors to prevent bone metastases in men with high-risk, non-metastatic prostate cancer: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
 

Author(s): Aimee R Hayes, Daniel Brungs, Nick Pavlakis

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In advanced prostate cancer, osteoclast inhibitors prevent and palliate skeletal related events associated with bone metastases. However, it is uncertain whether they play a disease-modifying role earlier in the course of the disease.

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Early identification and intervention matters: A comprehensive review of current evidence and recommendations for the monitoring of bone health in patients with cancer.
 

Author(s): Thomas Brodowicz, Peyman Hadji, Daniela Niepel, Ingo Diel

Journal: Cancer Treat. Rev.. 2017 Dec;61():23-34.

 

Bone metastases are common in patients with advanced solid tumors, and many individuals experience debilitating skeletal-related events (SREs; e.g. pathologic fracture, hypercalcemia, radiotherapy or surgery to bone, and spinal cord compression). These events substantially affect ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Endothelial Cells as Precursors for Osteoblasts in the Metastatic Prostate Cancer Bone.
 

Author(s): Ana E Paiva, Luiza Lousado, Viviani M Almeida, Julia P Andreotti, Gabryella S P Santos, Patrick O Azevedo, Isadora F G Sena, Pedro H D M Prazeres, Isabella T Borges, Vasco Azevedo, Akiva Mintz, Alexander Birbrair

Journal: Neoplasia. 2017 Nov;19(11):928-931.

 

Prostate cancer cells metastasize to the bones, causing ectopic bone formation, which results in fractures and pain. The cellular mechanisms underlying new bone production are unknown. In a recent study, Lin and colleagues, by using state-of-the-art techniques, including prostate ...

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The Osteosarcoma Biobank in Peking University People's Hospital
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Osteosarcoma

 

Last Updated: 2 Dec 2017

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Biology of Osteosarcoma (BOOST) Registry and Biobank
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Osteosarcoma

 

Last Updated: 21 Jul 2017

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A Phase II Trial of Avelumab in Patients With Recurrent or Progressive Osteosarcoma
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Osteosarcoma

 

Last Updated: 20 Jun 2018

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