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Chemotherapy works very well for some types of bone cancer, particularly Ewing's sarcoma. Doctors often use chemotherapy for osteosarcomas and spindle cell sarcomas as well. It is used with surgery or radiotherapy.

This section 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.

Chemotherapy treatment

When, where and how you have chemotherapy for primary bone cancer, and the possible side effects.

Chemotherapy drugs

Get information about the common chemotherapy drugs used for primary bone cancer, the possible side effects and how to cope with them.

Last reviewed: 
06 Dec 2017

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