The problem of cancer is nowadays one of the most urgent questions not only for the victims of this malady but also for doctors from all over the world as well as for all the people of our planet. The reason is that the disease is really very dangerous and very often fatal. It can appear in any moment in case of any person of any age. It hurts different parts of body, locally or the whole body in the process of time.
Nowadays there is no standard and universal cure against cancer. Nevertheless, the process of inventions and discoveries of new and effective treatment is never ending. Doctors try to refer to the given experience of the whole history of cancer treatment and produce new medicines and procedures which, to their mind, could be rather effective.
As it has been already said cancer can appear in different parts of the body and spread over the whole organism. Cancer cells can be met in breast, brain, blood, kidney, and throat and almost in all the organs of body. One of cancer types is bone cancer. It is one of the most serious and difficult to treat kinds of cancer. There exists certain bone cancer classification and it is divided into primary and secondary bone cancer types.
Primary bone cancer is produced in tissues adjoined to the bone in the role of connective material. On the other hand, secondary bone cancer comes to bones from other parts of body. Also there exists one more bone classification which includes such bone cancer types as osteosarcoma, which is met in new tissue, Ewing's sarcoma, which is in immature nerve tissue, and also chondrosarcoma, the place of which is cartilage.
There are a certain number of bone cancer types but these ones are the basic and most frequently incurred kinds. Speaking about bone symptoms we should tell about bone cancer symptoms. In general, primary bone cancer is not visible and in most cases people do not notice any disorders and do not even know that they are ill with cancer. Nevertheless, there are certain bone cancer symptoms that can appear at different periods of the development of the disease.
The most common feature of almost all bone cancer types is pain. The character of the pain can be very different, it can be very weak or on the other hand very strong but it can be said for sure that the pain is constant and does not stop even at night. It can last for a long period of time and of course it is the very signal your body is giving you to go visit your doctor, and then a physician in order to be examined.
Besides it is important to know that taking care of yourself and regular visits to the doctor are obvious in any case. If you are sure that everything is all right with your health you should nevertheless visit the doctor. Even if you had cancer but fortunately recovered you have to visit your doctor regularly. The cells or cancer can appear again even after several years, in any moment.
When you initially go to your doctor for an examination, you need to be very specific and tell him about all your complaints and pains. Then the doctor will decide which procedure or kind of testing will be needed and what will be the most effective. The most popular kinds of patient's examination are as follows: X-rays, radiological tests, surgical biopsy, and blood tests. Bone scan is considered to be the safest one. In such case local parts of the body or the whole body if needed are scanned and it allows the doctor to control the situation and get more information about the state of health of the patient.
The list of used examinations does not stop at this point. There are also some other kinds of examination as for example computed axial tomography (CAT), which gives good possibilities for scan investigation of the patient. In any case, the cancer should be stopped and for this reason it is very important to take care of your health, keep to diets, regularly visit your doctor and follow a healthy and active lifestyle.