To detect it, your doctor, in addition to analyzing your symptoms and medical history, will perform a physical examination and order imaging studies such as X-rays, bone scans, MRI, computed tomography, and positron emission tomography to find out the size and location of the tumor.
If deemed necessary, he or she may request a biopsy of the tumor for laboratory testing, either by surgery or by inserting a needle. Treatment and its duration will depend on the type of bone cancer and how advanced it is, as well as your age and physical condition, but it usually includes:
- Targeted therapy.
Since its opening in 2009, our Cancer Center offers chemotherapy and radiotherapy treatments at the level of the best medical centers in the world through a comprehensive care model for cancer patients.