Symptoms causes diagnosis treatment doctors departments imaging tests can help determine the location and size of bone tumors and whether the tumors have spread to other parts of the body the types of imaging tests recommended depend on your individual signs and symptoms if your doctor confirms a diagnosis of bone cancer he . The causes of bone tumors arent known a few possible causes are genetics radiation treatment and injuries to the bonesosteosarcoma has been linked to radiation treatment particularly high . A sarcoma is a rare kind of cancer that grows in connective tissue cells that connect or support other kinds of tissue in your body webmd explains the symptoms causes and treatment. Treatment for bone cancer depends on the type of cancer the location of the tumor and the stage of the cancer the main types of treatment include surgery chemotherapy and radiation therapy in some cases a combination of one or more of these treatments may be recommended. Bone cancer is a malignant tumor of the bone that destroys normal bone tissue not all bone tumors are malignant in fact benign noncancerous bone tumors are more common than malignant ones both malignant and benign bone tumors may grow and compress healthy bone tissue but benign tumors do not spread do not destroy bone tissue and are rarely a threat to life
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