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Bone tumours 

Bone tumours
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Bone tumours
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10.1093/med/9780199299676.003.35
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date: 14 October 2019

Introduction 478

Osteosarcoma 478

Ewing's sarcoma 482

Malignant, borderline and benign tumours can all arise in childhood.

The principal malignant bone tumours of childhood are osteosarcoma and Ewing's sarcoma, which comprise 8% of childhood tumours, occurring mainly in adolescence and early adulthood. Both tumours require systemic and local therapy, and a multidisciplinary approach is mandatory for optimal management ...

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