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Living with bone cancer

This page is about cancer that starts in your bone (primary bone cancer). If your cancer has spread into bone from another part of the body, it is called secondary bone cancer.

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


Find out what you can do, who can help and about how to cope with a diagnosis of bone cancer.

Life after bone surgery

Get tips on coping after surgery for bone cancer.

Support at home for you and your family

You might need some care and support at home due to cancer or its treatment. A lot of practical and emotional support is available to you. 

Resources and books

Find out about organisations, support groups, books, videos and other resources to help you cope with bone cancer and treatment.

Last reviewed: 
23 Jan 2015

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