Bone cancer, particularly primary bone cancer is a very rare condition, occurring mostly in young people. Osteosarcomas, a type of bone cancer is diagnosed mostly in teenagers or young adults, although it is rare before teenage but the risk increases after the age of 60. The main reason for this is that chances of being afflicted with Paget’s disease increase after the age of 60, and this disease increases the chances of bone cancer. Most people afflicted with the disease are over this age.
People who have relatives with some types of cancer are under greater risk of developing certain types of cancers. However, such generalisations may not always turn out to be turn. For example, osteosarcoma is supposed to develop in those people whose fathers suffered from prostate cancer.
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