Hi. Bone cancer can either originate from the bone itself (primary bone sarcoma) or may be the result of metastatic spread from another organ with cancer. Primary bone cancer has three common types - osteosarcoma, chondrosarcoma, or Ewing's sarcoma. Osteosarcoma and Ewing's sarcoma usually happens in children and young adults, while chondrosarcoma occurs in middle aged or older patients.
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