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Bone Cancer Treatment Search:

    Before you start to search for the best bone cancer treatment, find out whether your doctor's treatment plan is the best standard treatment. There are at least two ways to do it: check whether your doctor's plan follows the national comprehensive cancer network's guidelines; or send your bone cancer treatment plan to elite hospital/ doctors and let them give your second opinion.

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    Is Your Bone Cancer Treatment the Best, Up-to-Date? Guidelines for Diagnosis, Treatments, Supportive Care, by Top Experts, for Doctors, Updated Annually or Whenever Needed. nccn.org

    Unless you are fully cured, bone cancer may come back or it is too advanced to be treated. Standard bone cancer treatment is limited in dealing with these situations. Most of cancer patients need to actively search for better treatment to prevent recurrence, or for advanced stage.

    If your bone cancer is treated appropriately by your doctor, the 5 year combined bone cancers survival rate is as following (American Cancer Association):

Bone Cancer Stage: 5 Year Survival:
    Stage 1A     88%
    Stage 1B     71%
    Stage 2A     70%
    Stage 2B     57%
    Stage 3     not available
    Stage 4A     49%
    Stage 4B     19%

    People may be confused (for a good reason): if my standard treatment can't offer a cure, is it likely that there is a better melanoma treatment? The answer is a fortunate yes for the following reasons: first, there are new emerging treatments; second, there are better treatments developed in other parts of the world and they are not yet available in US; third there are effective treatments that are not yet subjected to scientific study.





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