Bone cancer, or primary bone cancer, is cancer that begins in your bones. Primary bone cancer is rare, and different from secondary bone cancer, which starts in other parts of the body and later spreads to the bones. Almost all types of cancer can spread to bone. This section only deals with primary bone cancer.
The more common types of bone cancer include:
At the Cancer Institute at North Shore-LIJ, individuals with bone cancers are treated by a team of experts that includes specialists in medical oncology, surgical oncology, radiation medicine, pathology, radiology and rehabilitation.