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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

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

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

Bone-directed therapy for breast cancer in men

... When breast cancer spreads to the bones, it can cause problems like
pain, fractures (breaks), and high blood calcium levels. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/breastcancerinmen/detailedguide/breast-cancer-in-men-treating-bone-directed-therapy

MediaRoom - Press Releases

... during their lifetime, including bone necrosis and fractures related to ... eg,
adolescence, response to increased physical activity, fracture repair – the ...

http://pressroom.cancer.org/index.php?s=43&item=23

Signs and symptoms of osteosarcoma | American Cancer ...

... Bone fractures (breaks). ... which are rare, tend to weaken bones more than other
forms of osteosarcoma and are more likely to cause a fracture at the ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/osteosarcoma/detailedguide/osteosarcoma-signs-and-symptoms

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

... with radiation before it gets too weak, it may help prevent a later fracture. ... to
relieve symptoms and/or stabilize the bone to prevent fractures (breaks). ...

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

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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