What Is the Prognosis of Kidney Cancer Bone Metastasis?

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What is the prognosis of kidney cancer bone metastasis?

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When kidney cancer cells spread to the bone, prognosis of this disease is likely to be poor. Therefore, the related treatments, such as surgery, radiation therapy, pain medications, and/or bisphosphonate drugs are mainly used to minimize symptoms and to improve quality of life.

Bone metastasis often leads to significant loss of quality of life in many aspects. For example, it will caused reduced mobility and pain. Besides, other complications can also occur, including high calcium levels, bone marrow suppression and fractures.

 

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