If the cancer comes back

If the cancer comes back, you may have surgery to remove it. If it cannot be cured, treatment may be given to help control the cancer.

  • What if the cancer comes back?

    If the cancer comes back, you may have surgery to remove it. If it cannot be cured, treatment may be given to help control the cancer.

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Making treatment decisions

Your doctors may tell you there are different options for your treatment. Having the right information will help you make the right decision for you.

Surgery

Surgery involves removing all or part of the cancer with an operation. Surgery is one of the main treatments for bone cancer.

Radiotherapy

Radiotherapy is the use of high-energy rays, usually x-rays and similar rays (such as electrons) to treat cancer.

Chemotherapy

Chemotherapy uses drugs to treat many different types of cancer. It is most commonly given as an injection into a vein or as tablets or capsules.

Clinical trials

Many people are offered a trial as part of treatment. Find out more to help you decide if a trial is right for you.