Osteosarcoma -- Child
(Osteogenic Sarcoma—Child; Sarcoma, Osteogenic—Child)
- Swelling or a lump at the location of the tumor—usually affects longer bones
- Pain at the tumor location
- Difficulty moving the affected limb
- Deep bone pain severe enough to wake up your child
- Bone fractures (rarely)
- Blood tests
|Radiation of Tumor|
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American Cancer Society http://www.cancer.org
National Cancer Institute http://www.cancer.gov
BC Cancer Agency http://www.bccancer.bc.ca
Health Canada http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca
Childhood cancer: osteosarcoma. Kids Health—Nemours Foundation website. Available at: http://kidshealth.org/parent/medical/cancer/cancer%5Fosteosarcoma.html#. Updated September 2014. Accessed June 18, 2015.
Osteosarcoma in children. Children’s Hospital Boston website. Available at: http://www.childrenshospital.org/az/Site1077/mainpageS1077P0.html. Accessed June 18, 2015.
- Reviewer: Mohei Abouzied, MD
- Review Date: 06/2015 -
- Update Date: 05/28/2014 -
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