Bone cancer occurs when cells grow abnormally in the bones and bone tissue. The most common bone cancers in children are:

  • Osteosarcoma. This bone cancer most often occurs in the bones around the knee.
  • Ewing's sarcoma. This bone cancer may affect bones of the pelvis, thigh, upper arm, or ribs.

    Bone cancer symptoms include:

  • Pain
  • Stiffness
  • Swelling
  • Fractures
  • Fatigue
  • Fever

    Treatments vary depending on the type of bone cancer. They include:

  • Chemotherapy
  • Radiation
  • Surgery