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What is the difference between Bone Cancer and Leukemia?

Asked by Lysa , Last updated: Jul 30, 2020

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L. Agate

L. Agate

Answered Jun 28, 2020

Bone cancer and leukemia are very serious health condition that needs attention and can be life-threatening. Bone cancer is a type of cancer that occurs in the bone; this rises as a result of tumors that spreads in the blood tissue—bone cancer involving interventions like radiography and also amputation. Examples of bone cancer include chondrosarcoma, fibrosarcoma, osteosarcoma, and Ewing tumor, etc. Leukemia is a type of cancer that occurs in the blood. Leukemia usually affects the white blood cells (leucocytes).

Cancer causes abnormal blood cells. When leukemia is a presence at an early stage, it involves immature blood cells, while chronic leukemia causes more mature blood cells. Leukemia usually requires aggressive treatment. Leukemia symptoms can be mild and can take a period of time before manifesting.

 

C. Adlai

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C. Adlai, Software Developer, B.E (Bachelor of Engineering), California, USA

Answered Jun 12, 2020

Bone cancer and leukemia are two different types of health conditions that can be deadly if you do not take action. Bone cancer is a specific type of cancer that occurs in the bones. This type of cancer has a very poor prognosis. It is the most painful type of cancer since it already involves the bones. This type of illness comes to fruition due to a malignant tumor that spreads into the bone.

This form of cancer is also deadly because it does not typically respond well to treatments such as chemotherapy and radiotherapy. Amputation might be an option to consider. However, it cannot wipe out the illness if the cancer cells have spread across other bones and organs. Leukemia, on the other hand, has a much higher survival rate, especially if it is detected early on. It can be treated with chemotherapy. Leukemia is a type of blood malignancy, and it is diagnosed through a bone marrow biopsy.

 

F. Manasseh

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F. Manasseh, Software Developer, B.E (Bachelor of Engineering), Tallahassee, Florida

Answered Jun 09, 2020

In a situation where the growth of unusual cells becomes out of control in the bone, it's often referred to as Bone Cancer. One common thing about it is that it leaves the normal bone tissue destroyed and metastasized. The long bones in the arms and legs or rather the pelvis are commonly affected. It is very rare that it is even less than a percentage of all cancers.

Bone pain, unintentional weight reduction, and tiredness are the essential symptoms of Bone Cancer. Leukemia, on the other hand, is of the blood manufacturing tissues and of the Bone marrow. The white blood cells, which are powerful resistance to infection, are a characteristic of leukemia in that the Cancer produces dysfunctional white blood cells that act abnormally to the body system. Tiny red spots on the skin, nosebleeds, tenderness, and excessive metabolism, among others, are the symptoms of leukemia's Presence in a body.

 

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