Bone-forming tumors are a subset of bone tumors that are characterized by their propensity to form excess osteoid. They can be further subdivided into benign and malignant tumors.
Malignant bone-forming tumors are all osteosarcomas.
Some osteosarcomas predominantly form new bone on the surface of bones:
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