Musculoskeletal cancer is any cancer that develops in bone or soft tissue, such as muscle. This can include bone cancer (bone sarcoma), soft tissue sarcoma and bone cancer that has spread from other parts of your body (metastatic carcinoma).
Bone cancer symptoms may include pain in the affected bone, swelling near the affected bone, broken bones and fatigue.
Soft tissue sarcoma may not have early symptoms, but may later be a lump or swelling and may cause pain if it presses on a nerve or muscle.
If you’re diagnosed with musculoskeletal cancer, your doctor may recommend one of the following treatments: