How can bone cancer be prevented?

There are no precise and foolproof ways that have been discovered yet to prevent bone cancer.  Yet experts widely agree upon the following tips to living a healthy life:

Genes

Individuals need to be aware of their genes for any history of malignant cancer and other risks that may influence their own medical condition.

Skeletal Fragility

It is important to be informed about bone health so that a bone disease is avoided to keep further complications at bay. To know more read Risk Factors causing Bone Cancer.

Other Diseases

Anybody diagnosed with osteoporosis needs to be evaluated for secondary causes of the diseases.

Diet and Nutrition

Keeping a healthy and nutritious diet is key to keep a fit body that is robust enough to combat unnecessary complications.

Exercise

Physical exercise and yoga are effective in curing diseases. It keeps body circulation adequate and helps ward off diseases.

Drugs and Medication

Drugs that prevent bone breakdown for most common bone diseases, called antiresorptives, have been proved to be effective in reducing the risk of future fractures. These drugs both inhibit the deterioration of the skeleton and allow for some repair and restoration of bone mass and strength.

Supplementing to antiresorptive therapy, anabolic therapy is available to help build new bone and reduce the risk of further fracture. Although this is an approach is used for the prevention and treatment of osteoporotic fractures, it is applicable to other bone diseases.

General Awareness

It is important that there are community programs and campaigns that educate people on the basics of bone cancer, its symptoms, causes, risks, and stages. People need to be informed about the drugs that heighten the risk of bone diseases and avoid them.

Keeping tobacco off-limits

A healthy lifestyle is a key component in keeping any cancer at bay. Tobacco is a no-go to live a happy life free from cancer..

Early diagnosis

It is crucial that bone cancer is diagnosed before metastasis. Consulting a doctor for screening and detection before the onset of a more pernicious stage is important.


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