Osteoporosis is a bone disease that causes a loss of bone density, which increases your risk of fractures. Learn about its causes, symptoms, and treatments.
Bone tumors are masses of abnormal cells within the bone. We'll teach you all about the various types, how they're diagnosed, and treatments.
A bone infection may occur when bacteria or fungi invade the bone, causing many symptoms, including fever, redness, stiffness, and swelling.
Leukemia is a cancer of the blood cells. Get the statistics on survival rates, find out the most common symptoms, diagnostic options, and treatments.
Hypercalcemia is a condition in which you have too much calcium in your blood.
Rickets is a disorder that can develop due to a lack of vitamin D, calcium, or phosphate. Learn about the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of rickets.
Hyperparathyroidism is a condition where the parathyroid glands produce too much parathyroid hormone (PTH).
A typical human skeleton consists of 206 bones. Bones are constantly being broken down and rebuilt. If this process is altered, bones can break down and re-form…
Osteosarcoma is a bone cancer that typically develops in the shinbone near the knee, the thighbone near the knee, or the upper arm bone near the shoulder.
Multiple myeloma is a type of cancer that affects plasma cells. Learn about multiple myeloma symptoms, diagnosis, risk factors, and treatment.
Ewing's sarcoma is a rare cancerous tumor of the bone or soft tissue. It occurs mostly in children and young adults. Here's what you need to know.
Neuroblastoma is a rare cancer that affects the sympathetic nervous system, usually in young children. Learn about the symptoms and treatment options.
Chronic lymphocytic leukemia is a form of cancer that affects your lymphocytes, a type of white blood cell. Learn about symptoms and treatment.
Leukemia is a type of cancer that starts in the blood or blood-forming tissues. There are many different types of leukemia, and treatment is different for each one…
There are two main types of lung cancer: non-small cell and small-cell. Learn about how these lung cancers are caused, your treatment options, and more.
Osteomalacia is a weakening of the bones that can lead to serious health complications, such as fractures and severe deformity, if it's not treated. Here's a look at what…
Red blood cells are normally shaped like discs, which allows them to travel through blood vessels. Sickle cell disease causes red blood cells to be sickle-shaped. Read on…
Acute myeloid leukemia (AML) is a cancer of the blood and bone marrow. Learn about your risk factors and treatment options.
Non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) is the most common type of lung cancer. Learn more about it.
Tuberculosis (TB) is a highly infectious disease that primarily affects the lungs. Largely thought of as a disease of the past, tuberculosis still kills over a million…
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