Bone Metastases

When cancer spreads from one area of the body to the bone, it is called bone metastases.
Bone Metastases: The Basics
Bone metastases, also called "bone mets," are deposits of cancers within the bone, which occurs when a cancer spreads from somewhere else in the body. Some cancers that are more likely to spread to the bone include breast, prostate, and lung cancer.
Bone Metastasis Treatment with Bisphosphonates
A look at bone metastases and medications used to treat them.

News
SIR: Bone Cement Relieves Pain from Bone Metastases

Apr 1, 2015 - Patients with painful bone metastases and benign lytic lesions that do not respond to conventional analgesics have quick and effective pain relief after injection of a bone cement to support weakened bones, according to a study presented at the Society of Interventional Radiology's annual meeting held Mar. 7 to 12 in San Diego.



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