Treating bone cancer in St. Stamford Modern Cancer Hospital Guangzhou
In St. Stamford Modern Cancer Hospital Guangzhou, we provide bone cancer patients with 18 advanced anticancer technologies and high-quality services, and we will try our best to help them improve their living quality, relieve their pain and prolong their survival time. The MDT (Multidisciplinary Team) of St. Stamford Modern Cancer Hospital Guangzhou will make therapeutic plan for bone cancer patients based on their condition. Combining minimally invasive therapies with historic traditional Chinese medicine, lung cancer patients can avoid the suffering of traditional operation, chemotherapy and radiotherapy. Meanwhile, experts will monitor the whole treatment, and adjust timely to improve the efficacy.
What is bone cancer?
Bone cancer is a generic term of malignant bone tumors. Common bone tumors include osteosarcoma, chondrosarcoma, fibrosarcoma and so on. It may originate from bone cells, hematopoietic elements, cartilage, desmoids or synovial ingredients.
Clinically bone cancer is divided to primary bone cancer and secondary bone cancer. Secondary bone cancer is mostly occurring in the pelvis, vertebral column and femurs. Primary malignant bone tumor is rare, and most bone cancers are affected by lesions form other tissues (Such as breast cancer, thyroid cancer, prostate cancer and so on.), namely metastatic bone cancer.
What is the incidence of bone cancer?
The incidence of bone cancer takes up 0.2% in all cancers. Globally, about 2890 cases of bone cancer are firmly diagnosed each year and around 1410 people die of it. Osteosarcoma is the most common type of bone cancer and it takes up 30% among all bone cancer patients. It gets a higher incidence in teenagers with an age ranges from 10-20 years old, and the ratio between male and female is 2:1.
What are the causes of bone cancer?
The causes of bone cancer are still unclear, but it is thought to be related to chronic mild pain or chronic infection from the past to some extent. Meanwhile, that’s considered to be related to the overgrowth of bones, chronic inflammatory irritation, genetic factor, infections of special virus, problems of bone blood reflux, exposure to radiation and some other risk factors.
What is the nursing care for bone cancer?
Keep balance of nutrition, have various diets;
Take more fresh vegetables and fruits;
Keep away from smoking, alcohol and irritating foods.
Create a harmonious, comfortable and safe environment so as to offer patients a sense of safety;
Introduce patients related cancer knowledge at proper time to help them fight against cancer confidently;
Family members should take care and support the patients, help them to eliminate negative emotions like loneliness and desperation.