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Bone Cancer

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Many types of cancer can start in the bones. The most common types, osteosarcoma and Ewing tumors, occur most often in children and teens. Here we'll focus on other types of bone tumors.

Learn About Bone Cancer

Whether you’re worried about developing bone cancer, making decisions about treatment, or trying to stay well after treatment, we can help. Find information in our Detailed Guide, or get a shorter, simpler version in If You Have Bone Cancer.

Bone Cancer Causes and Risk Factors

Learn about the causes of bone cancer and what you might be able to do to help lower your risk.

Bone Cancer Treatment and Support

If you are facing bone cancer, we can help you learn about your treatment options and possible side effects, and point you to information and services to help you get through treatment and live well afterward.

Explore Research

The American Cancer Society is committed to relentlessly pursuing the answers that will save lives from bone cancer. In fact, the Society has been a part of nearly every major cancer research breakthrough in recent history. 

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Stories of Hope

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Read inspiring stories of people living with bone cancer.

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Online Support Communities

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Facing bone cancer?  Connect with others and get support through our online communities, Cancer Survivors Network and

Bone Cancer in the News

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Read about the latest developments in bone cancer.

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