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Disease or Condition — Cancer, Tumors, and Abnormal Cell Growth:
bone marrow metastasis

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Description

Secondary malignant bone or bone marrow neoplasm is a type of cancer that has spread from another part of the body to the bones or bone marrow. This type of cancer is also known as metastatic bone cancer or metastatic bone marrow cancer. It is caused by cancer cells that have spread from the primary tumor site to the bones or bone marrow. Symptoms of secondary malignant bone or bone marrow neoplasm can include pain, swelling, and fractures in the affected area. Treatment for this type of cancer typically involves chemotherapy, radiation therapy, and/or surgery.

Synonyms
  • bone metastasis
  • secondary malignant bone or bone marrow neoplasm
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