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fracture

[frack-chur]a partial or complete break, usually in bone.

Treating problems caused by bone metastases

... support is put over the fractured area of ... the vertebrae [ver-tuh-bray]) can also
fracture. ... Falls can cause fractures, especially in bones weakened by ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/understandingyourdiagnosis/bonemetastasis/bone-metastasis-treating-problems-caused

Signs and symptoms of bone metastases

... The fracture can happen with a fall or injury, but a weak bone can also break
during everyday activities. These fractures often cause sudden, severe ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/understandingyourdiagnosis/bonemetastasis/bone-metastasis-signs-symptoms

Managing symptoms of advanced cancer, by location

... Fractures can occur in any bone, but they often ... possible, the best approach
is to prevent the fracture. ... to put a steel support over the fractured area of ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/understandingyourdiagnosis/advancedcancer/advanced-cancer-managing-symptoms

Bone Metastasis

... bone more stable the bone and help prevent fractures. ... possible, your doctor
will try to prevent the fracture. ... support is put over the fractured area of ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003087-pdf.pdf

Physical Late Effects and Comorbidity

... Bone Health and Fractures ➢1.5 million osteoporotic fractures per year in the
US ➢Hip fracture: – 20% 1-yr mortality following a hip fracture ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/content/@behavioralresearchcenter/documents/document/acspc-027684.pdf

Treating problems caused by bone metastases

... Fractures occur most often in the leg bones near ... possible, the best approach
is to prevent the fracture. ... put a steel support over the fractured area of ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/understandingyourdiagnosis/bonemetastasis/bone-metastasis-treating-problems-caused-by-bone-mets

Local treatments for bone metastases

... too weak, it may help prevent a later fracture. ... bone more stable the bone and
help prevent fractures. If the bone is already broken, surgery can often ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/understandingyourdiagnosis/bonemetastasis/bone-metastasis-local-treatments

Using SEER-Medicare Data For Cancer Survivorship ...

... Page 25. Pelvic Fracture Following RT • Elderly women are at increased risk
of fractures • Radiation can result in bone damage and may ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/content/@behavioralresearchcenter/documents/document/acspc-036232.pdf

Treating problems caused by bone metastases

... Fractures occur most often in the leg bones near ... possible, the best approach
is to prevent the fracture. ... put a steel support over the fractured area of ...

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Treating problems caused by bone metastases

... Fractures occur most often in the leg bones near ... possible, the best approach
is to prevent the fracture. ... put a steel support over the fractured area of ...

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