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Bone cancer is a general term for a variety of cancers that affect bones. Treatment options vary according to the type of cancer.

Four of the most common types of bone cancer are:

  • Chondrosarcoma – cancer that develops in cartilage cells
  • Ewing sarcoma – cancer that occurs primarily in the bone or soft tissue
  • Myeloma bone disease/multiple myeloma – a cancer that affects certain white blood cells called plasma. Myeloma cells collect in the bone marrow and the outer layer of the bone.
  • Osteosarcoma – a type of bone cancer that develops in the osteoblast cells that form the outer covering of bone