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CancerBro - Bone Cancer Forum, Bone Cancer Group and Support Community
Shalom
Posted on Aug. 17, 2019, 6:32 p.m.
I’ve just been diagnosed with bone mets and I am finding it hard to cope
pepperjacket1
Posted on July 23, 2019, 8:23 p.m.
I am a carer by my work history. I have cared for poorly people. At this time I am creating my art.
Sommer
Posted on July 13, 2019, 4:37 p.m.
Nephew of my wife who is just 3 years old now got diagnosed with stage 4 bone cancer. We really feel devasted after hearing the news and know what he has to go through at such a very young age. He ... read more
BoneCancerBro
Posted on July 6, 2019, 1:42 p.m.
Hello Community Members, Hope you are doing great. Recently, we came to know that most people here don't know from where to accept friend requests and read messages. So, we decided to post it her... read more
SimonNel
Posted on June 29, 2019, 9:27 p.m.
Hello. I need help and honesty advice.i went hospital last week for my 6 weekly physio and my cancer has now spread to my lungs . I start chemo on Tuesday but I'm.terrified that it all may be to l... read more
BoneCancerBro
Posted on June 28, 2019, 10:57 p.m.
Being a cancer FIGHTER, there are always a lot of questions and doubts in our mind. And who can answer them better than a SURVIVOR. So all the FIGHTERS in the group can ask what's there in their m... read more
SpideySenses
Posted on June 12, 2019, 6:46 p.m.
Hello every one, I am new to this support group. Thought to introduce myself and get to know others. I was diagnosed with low grade chondrosarcoma 3 years ago. Got my tumor removed and was on 6 mon... read more
Nissanx
Posted on June 2, 2019, 9:26 p.m.
My son is recently diagnosed with osteosarcoma after we thought it was a torn ligament. After many tests and bone biopsies, our oncologist told us that he has a rare form of osteosarcoma. He is jus... read more
SimonNel
Posted on May 31, 2019, 9:06 p.m.
I'm Simon. 4 weeks out of major surgery. Hip sarcoma the size of a soccer ball removed with good margin and my hip and femur. I'm home now recovering and I'm cancer free but will be having a preca... read more
BoneCancerBro
Posted on May 23, 2019, 6:23 p.m.
Hello Community Members, We have started this thread to talk about other things in life as we are also people and not just cancer patients. Tell us what are you interests and what you do to pursue ... read more

Welcome to our Bone Cancer Forum and Support Group

Join our bone cancer forum and support group which is the place where you can connect with other patients, survivors, and caregivers to support each other, seek words of wisdom, and express your feelings.

In our bone cancer support group, you can talk about anything related to your cancer diagnosis, staging, and treatment. The topics for discussions are not defined and you can feel free to vent out in the community, express how are you feeling, or simply make new friends and connect with them locally. 

 

About Bone Cancer:

Primary bone cancer is a cancer which generally starts to develop in the bones. It accounts for 0.2% of all bone cancer taken into account. However, it is more common for bones to be the site of metastasis from other forms of cancer.  

According to the data by ACS, 3500 new cases of bone cancer will be seen in the United States in 2019

Types of Bone Cancer:

  1. Chondrosarcomas: In adults, 40% of primary bone cancers are chondrosarcomas which start at the cartilage cells. 

  2. Osteosarcomas: In adults (mostly between the ages of 10 to 30), osteosarcoma constitutes of 28% of primary bone cancers. It is rare in middle aged people (10% of osteosarcoma cases) and is more common in males than females. 

  3. Chordomas: In adults, 10% of primary bone cancers are Chordomas which usually occurs in the base of the skull and bones of the spine.

  4. Ewing Tumors: They form the 8% of all primary bone cancer cases and is the second most common in teens and children. Mostly, it develops in bone but can start from other tissues and organs. 

  5. Fibrosarcomas: In adults, 4% of primary bone cancers are Fibrosarcomas and develops more often in soft tissues than bones. 

We also written informative bone cancer articles to provide information and support at a single place. 

Community Guidelines:

  1. If you are new to the community, then please introduce yourself to other members. In the Introduction post - you can share about your diagnosis, any experience or story, and what you expect from the support group. 
  2. If you want to stay anonymous, then please do not share any personal information anywhere in the website. You can read more about your privacy controls here
  3. Be kind to others and any use of foul or abusive language is strictly prohibited. 
  4. Do not spam the community with self promotional posts. 
  5. Do not spam other community members with excessive friend requests and personal messages. 
  6. Do not consider any information in the forum as medical opinion.

Read other community guidelines and terms and conditions here