- What is cancer?
- What is bone metastasis?
- What are the key statistics about bone metastases?
- What are the risk factors for bone metastases?
- Do we know what causes bone metastases?
- Can bone metastases be prevented?
- How are bone metastases diagnosed?
- How are bone metastases treated?
- Systemic treatments for bone metastases
- Local treatments for bone metastases
- Pain medicines for bone metastases
- Clinical trials for bone metastases
- Complementary and alternative therapies for bone metastases
- Treating problems caused by bone metastases
- More treatment information about bone metastases
- What should you ask your doctor about bone metastases?
- What happens after treatment of bone metastases?
- What`s new in bone metastasis research and treatment?
- Additional resources for bone metastases
- References: Bone metastases detailed guide
Additional resources for bone metastases
More information from your American Cancer Society
We have some related information that may also be helpful to you. These free materials may be ordered from our toll-free number (1-800-227-2345).
Advanced Cancer (also available in Spanish)
Clinical Trials: What You Need to Know (also available in Spanish)
Helping Children When a Family Member Has Cancer: Dealing With Treatment (also available in Spanish)
Caring for the Patient With Cancer at Home: A Guide for Patients and Families (also available in Spanish)
Nearing the End of Life (also available in Spanish)
Pain Control: A Guide for Those With Cancer and Their Loved Ones (also available in Spanish)
Understanding Chemotherapy: A Guide for Patients and Families (also available in Spanish)
Understanding Radiation Therapy: A Guide for Patients and Families (also available in Spanish)
Surgery (also available in Spanish)
Tumor Markers (also available in Spanish)
Your American Cancer Society also has books that you might find helpful. Call us at 1-800-227-2345 or visit our bookstore online to find out about costs or to place an order.
National organizations and Web sites
The following organizations can provide additional information and resources.*
National Cancer Institute
Toll-free number: 1-800-4-CANCER (1-800-422-6237)
Web site: www.cancer.gov
National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship
Toll-free number: 1-888-650-9127
Toll-free number: 1-877-NCCS-YES (1-877-622-7937) for publications and to order the Cancer Survival Toolbox
Web site: www.canceradvocacy.org
Toll-free number: 1-800-813-HOPE (1-800-813-4673)
Web site: www.cancercare.org
No matter who you are, we can help. Contact us anytime, day or night, for information and support. Call us at 1-800-227-2345 or visit www.cancer.org.
Last Medical Review: 05/03/2012
Last Revised: 05/03/2012