Table of contents for Bone metastasis : what you need to know--now / from the Experts at the American Cancer Society.

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Your Bone Metastasis
What Is Cancer?
What Is Bone Metastasis?
	Metastatic Cancer
	Bone Metastasis: What It Means
What Are the Key Statistics About Bone Metastasis?
Risk Factors and Causes
What Are the Risk Factors for Bone Metastasis?
	Risk Factors for Cancer
	Risk Factors for Bone Metastasis
Do We Know What Causes Bone Metastasis?
	How Cancer Cells Spread
	Why Some Cancers Spread to Bone
	What Happens When Cancer Grows in Bones?
Prevention 
Can Bone Metastasis Be Prevented?
Diagnosis 
How Is Bone Metastasis Diagnosed?
 Symptoms of Bone Metastasis
 Imaging Tests to Detect Bone Metastasis 
 Blood Tests to Detect Bone Metastasis
 Urine Tests
 Tissue and Cell Sampling Tests to Find Bone Metastasis
 Needle Biopsy
 Surgical Bone Biopsy
Treatment
How Is Bone Metastasis Treated? 
 Systemic Therapy
 Local Therapy
 Surgery
 Pain Medications for Bone Metastasis
 Bisphosphonates
 Clinical Trials
 Complementary and Alternative Therapies
 More Treatment Information
Questions to Ask
What Should You Ask Your Doctor About Bone Metastasis?
After Treatment
What Happens After Treatment for Bone Metastasis?
	Other Things to Consider
Latest Research
What's New in Bone Metastasis Research and Treatment?
	Angiogenesis Research
 Radiation Therapy
 Radiopharmaceuticals
 Targeted Therapies
 New Tests
 Search for New Drugs
Resources
Additional Resources
 More Information from Your American Cancer Society
 National Organizations and Web Sites
References
Glossary
Index

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Bone metastasis -- Popular works.