Giant cell tumor of the bone

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What is giant cell tumor of the bone?

Giant cell tumors of the bone are usually non cancerous tumors that grow on the ends of long bones. They most commonly occur in the thigh bone and shinbone.

Common symptoms reported by people with giant cell tumor of the bone

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

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Treatments taken by people for giant cell tumor of the bone

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Who has giant cell tumor of the bone on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 0 new patients joined this month
  • 24 say giant cell tumor of the bone is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 3
30s 11
40s 6
50s 6
60s 5
70+ 0
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 0
20-29 years 2
30-39 years 4
40-49 years 1
50-59 years 2
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 10
Female 21

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 11
Not Diagnosed 0

These charts show data from giant cell tumor of the bone patients who have completed their condition history
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