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Types of Primary and Secondary Bone Cancer

Bone cancer is formed due to the problem within the bone cells which leads to the uncontrolled cell division.  There are large number people who are diagnosed with bone cancer every year around the globe. There are two types of bone cancer primary and secondary. Primary bone cancer is formed due to the formation of the tumor in the bone cells which is most common in children and adolescents. Whereas the secondary bone cancer is caused by the metastasis of the cancer cells from the other part of the body. There are various types of tumors that occur in the form malignant primary bone tumor they are Osteosarcoma, Ewing Sarcoma, Chandrosarcoma, Malignant Fibrous Histiocytoma, fibrosarcoma, and chordoma which are cancerous in nature.

Osteosarcoma: osteosarcoma is one of the most common types of primary bone tumor which is malignant in nature and it affects the people who are in the age range of 10 to 25 years. Its chances of affecting the adults reduce with an increase in the age. Osteosarcoma mainly affects the long bones of the arms and legs, Bones around knees and elbows and bones around the shoulder region. It is very aggressive and it cancer proceed to the lungs to the metastasis bone cancer cells. The survival for Osteosarcoma is around 60{8fa2ae09927fce0621ba35720fb5066978d7b3e4588f49b1876f6b3bcd37fa33} – 70{8fa2ae09927fce0621ba35720fb5066978d7b3e4588f49b1876f6b3bcd37fa33}.

Ewing sarcoma: Ewing sarcoma is an aggressive primary bone tumor which affects mainly children in the age range of 4 years to 15 years. Ewing sarcoma affects the central part of the long bones of arms and legs. Usually the survival rate for the Ewing sarcoma is around 60{8fa2ae09927fce0621ba35720fb5066978d7b3e4588f49b1876f6b3bcd37fa33} – 70{8fa2ae09927fce0621ba35720fb5066978d7b3e4588f49b1876f6b3bcd37fa33} but the survival rate decreases if it causes a secondary bone cancer in the other parts of the body.

Chondrosarcoma: Chondrosarcoma is the second most comer type of primary bone cancer that … Read More ...

A beginner’s guide to field hockey

If you want to start a team sport that is fast, exciting and fun to play, why not consider field hockey? This game is one of the fastest-growing team sports in the world. Here is a look at the history of field hockey and what makes a successful field hockey player.

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According to the Daily Mail, hockey is one of a number of sports where participation has remained stable since the London 2012 Olympic Games. The history of the sport goes some way to demonstrate why it is still popular.

History of field hockey

Field hockey began in England during the mid-19th century and started off as a way for men to play a form of cricket in the winter months. In 1886, the Field Hockey Association was established in London and people then started playing it all over the British Empire. In 1895, the first international competition took place between Ireland and Wales. This was followed in 1908 with hockey being included in the Olympic Games for the first time. Women’s hockey gradually became popular. In 1980, it was included as a female team sport at the Olympic Games in Moscow.

Hockey arrived later in the US and wasn’t played there until 1901. Even though it was introduced to the US by a woman, it was considered too dangerous for women to play. It was only when women started playing other sports like tennis that it became acceptable for them to play field hockey. Men’s field hockey started properly in the US in 1928, but it wasn’t until 1980 that it became a medal sport for women.

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How to be a successful field hockey player

Being a successful field hockey player requires several attributes. These include working well as part of a team and … Read More ...