Bone metastases

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What is bone metastases?

Bone metastases, or metastatic bone disease, is a class of cancer metastases that results from primary tumor invasion to bone. The bone is a common site of metastasis for a number of different cancers including lung, breast, prostate, kidney, thyroid cancers, multiple myeloma among others.

Common symptoms reported by people with bone metastases

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people for bone metastases

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Compare treatments taken by people with bone metastases

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Who has bone metastases on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 0 new patients joined this month
  • 67 say bone metastases is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 0
30s 6
40s 22
50s 32
60s 46
70+ 33
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 0
20-29 years 0
30-39 years 7
40-49 years 8
50-59 years 13
60-69 years 11
70+ years 8

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 26
Female 114

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 60
Not Diagnosed 2

These charts show data from bone metastases patients who have completed their condition history
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