Patient Comments: Bone Cancer - Symptoms

What were the early symptoms of your bone cancer?

A Doctor's View on Early Bone Cancer Symptoms

Read the Comment by William C. Shiel Jr., MD, FACP, FACR

Early bone cancer symptoms may include progressive severe localized bone pain, and bone pain that is throbbing, stabbing, aching, and excruciating. A bone fracture may be an early sign of bone cancer. Read the entire Doctor's View

Comment from: survivor, 65-74 Male (Patient) Published: March 28

Before my diagnosis, I had throat cancer surgery, followed by radiation and chemotherapy in July of 2005. Two months ago I was diagnosed with osteoporosis and bone degeneration in my top three discs.

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