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Bone Cancer (cont.)

Bone Cancer Symptoms and Signs

The most common symptom of bone cancer is pain. The pain often starts off as a dull ache that gradually worsens over time. The pain may initially only occur at night or with specific activities. If the tumor weakens the bone, it may lead to a fracture that can cause more sudden and severe pain. A lump or mass over the surface of the bone may be felt or seen through the patient's skin. Other less common symptoms and signs include fevers, chills, anemia, and weight loss.

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