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Medical Library Topics Bone tumor

Bone tumor

Overview

Causes of bone tumors include inherited conditions, radiation therapy, and a bone cancer or cancer that has spread from other parts of the body.

Symptoms

A bone tumor may cause a painless mass. Some people have dull, aching pain. And in some cases, minor injury causes a fracture near the tumor.

Treatments

Treatments include surgery and radiation. Some noncancerous tumors go away without treatment.

Last Updated: November 2nd, 2019