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Bone Cancer

Cancer cells can grow and migrate via the blood and lymph system to any part of the body. Bone cancer is usually rare and commonly affects long bones. The symptomatic manifestation of this condition includes excruciating pain and weakening of bones, which causes a fracture.

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My mother is currently battling bone cancer. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor,I am deeply concerned about my mom, who is currently battling bone cancer and experiencing significant pain. I want to support her in feeling better. I want to ask the following questions:Are there specific medications that can help alleviate her pain? Additionally, how can we enhance h...  Read Full »

Dr. Arshad Hussain Shah

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I can understand your concern. Bone cancer renders bones fragile, heightening the risk of fractures. To strengthen and prevent fractures, patients typically receive monthly bisphosphonate injections, along with treatment for the primary tumor. In many cases, bone c...  Read Full »

How do I treat a tiny crack in the midshaft of my right leg?

Query: Hello doctor, I get pain in my right leg mid-shaft femur when I walk a lot but it reduces while sleeping. The doctor denied the presence of any tumor after checking my MRI, CT scan, and X-ray reports. But the doctor mentioned that I had a hairline crack and suggested 14 days of physical therapy. I a...  Read Full »

Dr. Anuj Gupta

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. As the doctor has mentioned that you do not have any tumor, it can be due to the weakness of muscles. I suggest you do hip abductor exercises regularly. In case of severe pain, I suggest you consult a pain physician and opt for a trigger po...  Read Full »

What is the management for osteogenic sarcoma?

Query: Hi doctor, My sister's age is 26 years. She fell down on the floor and got right distal leg femur fracture. Later on, revealed after different tests including MRI, bone scan, biopsy report as osteogenic sarcoma.  Read Full »

Dr. Arshad Hussain Shah

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have gone through the reports of your sister (attachment removed to protect patient identity). It looks she has osteosarcoma, a type of bone cancer. In the pathology report, they have not mentioned which subtype osteosarcoma and the grade of this sarcoma (high or low)...  Read Full »

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