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Bone tumor

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A bone tumor (also spelled bone tumour) is a neoplastic growth of tissue in bone. [1]

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Amputation is the removal of a limb by trauma, medical illness, or surgery.

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Anemia is a decrease in the total amount of red blood cells (RBCs) or hemoglobin in the blood, or a lowered ability of the blood to carry oxygen.

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Aneurysmal bone cyst

Aneurysmal bone cyst, abbreviated ABC, is an osteolytic bone neoplasm characterized by several sponge-like blood or serum filled, generally non-endothelialized spaces of various diameters.

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Artificial bone

Artificial bone refers to bone-like material created in a laboratory that can be used in bone grafts, to replace human bone that was lost due to severe fractures, disease, etc.

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Benignity (from Latin benignus "kind, good", itself deriving from bonus "good" and genus "origin") is any condition that is harmless in the long run.

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Bisphosphonates are a class of drugs that prevent the loss of bone density, used to treat osteoporosis and similar diseases.

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A bone is a rigid organ that constitutes part of the vertebrate skeleton.

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Bone fracture

A bone fracture (sometimes abbreviated FRX or Fx, Fx, or #) is a medical condition in which there is a partial or complete break in the continuity of the bone.

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Bone grafting

Bone grafting is a surgical procedure that replaces missing bone in order to repair bone fractures that are extremely complex, pose a significant health risk to the patient, or fail to heal properly.

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Bone scintigraphy

A bone scan or bone scintigraphy is a nuclear medicine imaging technique of the bone.

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Breast cancer

Breast cancer is cancer that develops from breast tissue.

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Cancer is a group of diseases involving abnormal cell growth with the potential to invade or spread to other parts of the body.

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Cancer Research UK

Cancer Research UK is a cancer research and awareness charity in the United Kingdom and Isle of Man, formed on 4 February 2002 by the merger of The Cancer Research Campaign and the Imperial Cancer Research Fund.

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Carcinoma is a type of cancer that develops from epithelial cells.

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Chemotherapy (often abbreviated to chemo and sometimes CTX or CTx) is a type of cancer treatment that uses one or more anti-cancer drugs (chemotherapeutic agents) as part of a standardized chemotherapy regimen.

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Chondrosarcoma is a cancer composed of cells derived from transformed cells that produce cartilage.

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Cryoablation is a process that uses extreme cold to destroy tissue.

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An enchondroma is a cartilage cyst found in the bone marrow.

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Ewing's sarcoma

Ewing's sarcoma or Ewing sarcoma is a malignant small, round, blue cell tumor.

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Fatigue is a subjective feeling of tiredness that has a gradual onset.

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Fever, also known as pyrexia and febrile response, is defined as having a temperature above the normal range due to an increase in the body's temperature set-point.

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Fibrosarcoma (fibroblastic sarcoma) is a malignant mesenchymal tumour derived from fibrous connective tissue and characterized by the presence of immature proliferating fibroblasts or undifferentiated anaplastic spindle cells in a storiform pattern.

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Five-year survival rate

The five-year survival rate is a type of survival rate for estimating the prognosis of a particular disease, normally calculated from the point of diagnosis.

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Food and Drug Administration

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA or USFDA) is a federal agency of the United States Department of Health and Human Services, one of the United States federal executive departments.

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Genetics is the study of genes, genetic variation, and heredity in living organisms.

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Germ cell tumor

A germ cell tumor (GCT) is a neoplasm derived from germ cells.

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Giant-cell tumor of bone

Giant-cell tumor of the bone (GCTOB) _also called Osteoclastoma _is a relatively uncommon tumor of the bone.

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A hamartoma is a mostly benign, focal malformation that resembles a neoplasm in the tissue of its origin.

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Hematology, also spelled haematology, is the branch of medicine concerned with the study of the cause, prognosis, treatment, and prevention of diseases related to blood.

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Hemicorporectomy is a radical surgery in which the body below the waist is amputated, transecting the lumbar spine.

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A hemipelvectomy is a high level pelvic amputation.

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Immunohistochemistry (IHC) involves the process of selectively imaging antigens (proteins) in cells of a tissue section by exploiting the principle of antibodies binding specifically to antigens in biological tissues.

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Infection is the invasion of an organism's body tissues by disease-causing agents, their multiplication, and the reaction of host tissues to the infectious agents and the toxins they produce.

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Inflammation (from inflammatio) is part of the complex biological response of body tissues to harmful stimuli, such as pathogens, damaged cells, or irritants, and is a protective response involving immune cells, blood vessels, and molecular mediators.

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Injury, also known as physical trauma, is damage to the body caused by external force.

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Kidney cancer

Kidney cancer, also known as renal cancer, is a type of cancer that starts in the cells in the kidney.

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A lesion is any abnormal damage or change in the tissue of an organism, usually caused by disease or trauma.

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Limb (anatomy)

A limb (from the Old English lim), or extremity, is a jointed, or prehensile (as octopus arms or new world monkey tails), appendage of the human or other animal body.

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Limb-sparing techniques

Limb-sparing techniques, also known as limb-saving or limb-salvage techniques, are performed in order to give patients an alternative to amputation.

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Lung cancer

Lung cancer, also known as lung carcinoma, is a malignant lung tumor characterized by uncontrolled cell growth in tissues of the lung.

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Malignancy is the tendency of a medical condition to become progressively worse.

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Metastasis is a pathogenic agent's spread from an initial or primary site to a different or secondary site within the host's body; it is typically spoken of as such spread by a cancerous tumor.

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A micrograph or photomicrograph is a photograph or digital image taken through a microscope or similar device to show a magnified image of an item.

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Mount Sinai Hospital (Manhattan)

Mount Sinai Hospital, founded in 1852, is one of the oldest and largest teaching hospitals in the United States.

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Multiple myeloma

Multiple myeloma, also known as plasma cell myeloma, is a cancer of plasma cells, a type of white blood cell normally responsible for producing antibodies.

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Neoplasia is a type of abnormal and excessive growth of tissue.

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Oncology is a branch of medicine that deals with the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of cancer.

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Osteoblastoma is an uncommon osteoid tissue-forming primary neoplasm of the bone.

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Osteochondromas or osteocartilaginous exostoses are the most common benign tumors of the bones.

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Osteoid osteoma

An osteoid osteoma is a benign bone tumor that arises from osteoblasts and was originally thought to be a smaller version of an osteoblastoma.

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An osteoma (plural: "osteomata") is a new piece of bone usually growing on another piece of bone, typically the skull.

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An osteosarcoma (OS) or osteogenic sarcoma (OGS) is a cancerous tumor in a bone.

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Pain is a distressing feeling often caused by intense or damaging stimuli.

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Pathologic is a 2005 psychological horror adventure survival role-playing video game developed by Russian game studio Ice-Pick Lodge.

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Pelvic exenteration

Pelvic exenteration (or pelvic evisceration) is a radical surgical treatment that removes all organs from a person's pelvic cavity.

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Primary tumor

A primary tumor is a tumor growing at the anatomical site where tumor progression began and proceeded to yield a cancerous mass.

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Prostate cancer

Prostate cancer is the development of cancer in the prostate, a gland in the male reproductive system.

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Radiation therapy

Radiation therapy or radiotherapy, often abbreviated RT, RTx, or XRT, is therapy using ionizing radiation, generally as part of cancer treatment to control or kill malignant cells and normally delivered by a linear accelerator.

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Radiofrequency ablation

Radiofrequency ablation (RFA) is a medical procedure in which part of the electrical conduction system of the heart, tumor or other dysfunctional tissue is ablated using the heat generated from medium frequency alternating current (in the range of 350–500 kHz).

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Rotationplasty is a type of autograft wherein a portion of a limb is removed, while the remaining limb below the involved portion is rotated and reattached.

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Strontium-89 is a radioactive isotope of strontium produced by nuclear fission, with a half-life of 50.57 days.

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Surgery (from the χειρουργική cheirourgikē (composed of χείρ, "hand", and ἔργον, "work"), via chirurgiae, meaning "hand work") is a medical specialty that uses operative manual and instrumental techniques on a patient to investigate or treat a pathological condition such as a disease or injury, to help improve bodily function or appearance or to repair unwanted ruptured areas.

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A teratoma is a tumor made up of several different types of tissue, such as hair, muscle, or bone.

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Thyroid cancer

Thyroid cancer is cancer that develops from the tissues of the thyroid gland.

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Undifferentiated pleomorphic sarcoma

Undifferentiated pleomorphic sarcoma (UPS), previously malignant fibrous histiocytoma (abbreviated MFH), is a type of cancer, namely a soft tissue sarcoma.

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Weight loss

Weight loss, in the context of medicine, health, or physical fitness, refers to a reduction of the total body mass, due to a mean loss of fluid, body fat or adipose tissue or lean mass, namely bone mineral deposits, muscle, tendon, and other connective tissue.

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