Radiation therapy.  Radiotherapy or Radiation therapy is used as cancer treatment usually abbreviated as RT or XRT in which high doses of radiation are used to kill cancer, shrink tumors less commonly a treatment for blood disorders, thyroid diseases, and no cancerous growths. Radiotherapy can be curative in few types of cancers if they are restricted to one area […]

Chemotherapy  Chemotherapy is a form of treatment in which drugs are used to treat certain conditions in your body. They are used for killing the cells that grow very fast in our body such as tumor cells. Thus, we can say that this method is used to treat cancer wherein tumor cells that grow without any control keep on spreading to the normal […]

Unicameral Bone Cysts   A unicameral Bone Cysts or a simple bone cyst is a type of noncancerous (benign) bone tumor. It mainly occurs in adolescents and children.   Within a bone, unicameral bone cysts (UBC) are cavities that contain fluid in them. Moreover, they mostly develop in long bones of the body such as the thighbone (femur) […]

Osteoblastoma Osteoblastoma is a non-cancerous (benign) tumor bone. This rare tumor develops in the bones present in the spine. Besides, it also affects the hands, legs, and feet. The tumor mostly affects young adults and adolescents. Thus, the tumor development rate is higher between the ages of ten to thirty. Moreover, it affects twice the number of males […]

Osteoid osteoma Osteoid osteoma is a type of cancer that starts in the long bones of the body like the tibia (shinbone) and femur (thighbone). Further, this is a non-cancerous (benign) tumor of bones.   This means that cancer doesn’t spread to other body parts. However, it may cause discomfort and pain at the site of […]

Periosteal chondroma Periosteal chondroma is a benign tumor that occurs on the surface of the bones of a person. It is a very rare tumor that consists of cartilage. Cartilage is a flexible but tough connective tissue found in different parts of the body. Thus, one can say that this tumor occurs in the fibrous membrane that covers the […]

Chondroblastoma. Chondroblastoma is a type of cancer that develops at the ends of long bones of the body. These are very rare cancers that grow near the joints of the bones. Commonly, these cancers grow at the ends of the tibia (shinbone), humerus (upper arm bone), or the femur (thighbone).    Furthermore, these cancers are more common in […]

Osteofibrous dysplasia Osteofibrous dysplasia is a rare bone tumor that mostly occurs in the shinbone (tibia). It usually develops during childhood and is a noncancerous tumor. Since it doesn’t spread to other areas of the body, thus a careful observation of time is enough to cure cancer. Besides this, two more tumors are similar to osteofibrous dysplasia. These include adamantinoma and an OFD-like adamantinoma. […]

Osteochondroma  Osteochondroma is a type of noncancerous (benign) tumor that occurs on the surface of a bone. It usually develops during adolescence or childhood and affects the areas near the growth plate of a bone. In children, the ends of the long bones have areas of developing cartilage tissue. These areas are called growth plates. Moreover, bone plates […]

Chondromyxoid Fibroma Chondromyxoid fibroma (CMF) is a type of cancer that affects cartilage. It is a very rare tumor that accounts for less than 1 percent of total bone tumors. Furthermore, the tumor is benign (noncancerous) in nature. That means it does not spread to other parts of the body. This cancer mostly affects young adults under […]