In general, the doctor can conclude the diagnosis of osteosarcoma from the patient’s physical appearance. But the diagnosis still has to be confirmed by X-Ray examination, and if necessary CT Scan and biopsy. Sometimes, from a CT scan, about 45 percent of osteosarcomas are found in other bones.
Treatment of osteosarcoma: chemotherapy, surgery or amputation
The main treatment for osteosarcoma is chemotherapy and surgery, namely removal of the tumor or amputation. According to Prof. Fauzi, osteosarcoma is a type of cancer that is resistant to chemotherapy and radiology, so the chemotherapy dose is generally higher.