Cancer that starts in your bone (primary bone cancer) can cause symptoms. Find out about these and when to see your doctor.

Risks and causes

Find out what causes bone cancer, including lifestyle factors and other medical conditions.


Find out about survival for bone cancer.

Types of bone cancer

A primary bone cancer starts in the bones. Find out about the different types.

Stages and grades

The stage of a cancer tells you how big it is and whether it has spread. The grade of a cancer tells you how much the cancer cells look like normal cells. 

Getting diagnosed

Read about how bone cancer is diagnosed.


Get more information on treating bone cancer. You might have a combination of more than one type of treatment.

Living with bone cancer

Getting practical and emotional support can help you cope with a diagnosis of cancer, life during treatment and life after cancer.

Research and clinical trials

Find out about the latest UK research, clinical trials and how you can take part.

Last reviewed: 
23 Jan 2015

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