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Best Bone Cancer Doctors in Hyderabad

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Dr Meka Geeta

MBBS, D.N.B RADIATION ONCOLOGY

Registration No

4493979

Language

हिंदी

6 years experience overall

PBEL CITY , Hyderabad


SAT(05:00 PM-07:00 PM)
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Dr N Thejeswar

MBBS, MD(Internal Medicine, AIIMS New Delhi), DM(Medical Oncology, JIPMER, Pondicherry),Immunotherap

Registration No

5715101

Language

English, हिंदी, தமிழ், తెలుగు

5 years experience overall

Manikonda , Hyderabad


MON- SAT(05:00 PM-07:00 PM)
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Registration No

3624430

Language

English

8 years experience overall

kondapur & Madeenaguda & MadinaGuda , Hyderabad


THU(05:30 PM-06:30 PM)
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Dr Rekha Bansa

MBBS, DNB (GM), DNB(ONCO)

Registration No

4109563

Language

English

11 years experience overall

MadinaGuda , Hyderabad


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Frequently Asked Questions for s in

Genetic syndromes, like Li-Fraumeni syndrome, hereditary retinoblastoma, and hereditary multiple exostoses, can increase the risk of developing bone cancer. Individuals with these syndromes should undergo regular screening and follow-up with doctors to monitor for any signs of bone cancer.Other genetic syndromes such as Rothmund-Thomson syndrome or Ollier disease can also increase the risk of developing bone cancer.

The stage of bone cancer is determined through imaging tests, biopsies, and sometimes surgical exploration. The stage indicates the extent of the tumour’s growth and spread. This information helps guide treatment decisions and prognosis.

Yes, chondrosarcoma is a type of bone cancer. It originates in cartilage cells and can occur in any bone that contains cartilage. Chondrosarcoma can also occur in soft tissues such as the muscles, nerves, or fat. You may want to mention this possibility or provide more evidence for your statement. Chondrosarcoma can be classified into conventional, clear cell, myxoid, mesenchymal, or dedifferentiated types

Although osteoporosis isn’t directly connected to bone cancer, several patients tend to develop it over time as a result of battling against the latter. Osteoporosis can be a direct complication of bone cancer or its treatment due to the loss of bone density and mass.

Surgery is typically used to remove the tumour and surrounding affected tissue. In some cases, amputation may be required if the tumour cannot be completely removed while preserving function. Chemotherapy or radiation therapy are often used in combination with surgery.

Bone cancer is relatively rare compared to other types of cancers. Primary bone cancers (cancers that start in the bones) are rare but secondary bone cancers (cancers that spread from other organs to the bones) are more common. It accounts for less than 1% of all cancers. However, it is essential to seek medical attention if you experience any symptoms or risk factors associated with bone cancer.

In some cases, benign bone tumours can transform into malignant (cancerous) tumours. This transformation is rare but possible. Regular monitoring by a specialist is important to detect any changes in benign tumours that may indicate malignancy.

The number of chemotherapy cycles for bone cancer can vary depending on the individual case. The standard chemotherapy regimen for bone cancer consists of four cycles of two drugs: doxorubicin and cisplatin. Typically, a treatment plan may include several cycles of chemotherapy given over several months. The specific number and duration of cycles will be determined by the oncologist based on the type and stage of the bone cancer.

Several factors can influence the growth and spread of bone cancer, including the presence or absence of specific genetic mutations, the patient’s overall health, and their response to treatment.

If you experience persistent pain, unexplained fractures or injuries, long-term arthritis, or unexplained weight loss, it is crucial to see a doctor. These symptoms may indicate bone cancer or other conditions that require medical attention.

Unfortunately, the exact cause of most bone cancers is unknown. However, factors such as previous radiation exposure, inherited conditions like Li-Fraumeni syndrome or hereditary retinoblastoma, and bone diseases like Paget’s disease can increase the risk of developing bone cancer. Other factors such as trauma or injury to the bone, chronic inflammation or infection of the bone, or exposure to certain chemicals may also increase the risk of developing bone cancer

Bone cancer is diagnosed through a combination of imaging tests, like X-rays, CT scans, MRI scans, blood tests, and biopsy.

Bone cancer is typically treated by specialists, like orthopaedic oncologists, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, and pathologists. These specialists work together to determine the best treatment approach for each patient.

There is no known way to prevent bone cancer. However, lifestyle choices, such as avoiding exposure to harmful chemicals and maintaining a healthy lifestyle with routine exercise and a balanced diet, may help reduce the risk of developing bone cancer.

Surgery, chemotherapy, radiation therapy, targeted therapy, and cryosurgery are some of the treatment options for bone cancer. A combination of these treatments may also be used.

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