Bone cancer is a
malignancy that develops in one or many bones of the skeleton, all the bones that form human anatomy. Usually, bone
cancer begins in cartilage, fibrous or osseous tissue when the normal multiplication of certain cells deteriorates.
These cells overmultiply and replace healthy cells that assure good functioning of the
is a rare form of cancer, representing 1 percent of all cancers; there are less than 3000 new cases in the
United States each year. According to National Cancer Institute (NCI), It is estimated that 2,570 men and women (1,430 men and
1,140 women) were diagnosed with bone cancer in 2009; about 1,470 people died of it.
Types Of Bone Cancer