Bone health in Cancer

When cancer spreads to the bone, it can cause very serious complications like broken bones or spinal cord compression. For someone with advanced cancer, bone complications are a serious challenge, yet many people are unaware of this health issue.

The sections below address bone health specific to prostate and breast cancer: tips on bone complication, prevention and lifestyle management. If you have cancer, it’s important to be proactive about your bone health. Speak to your doctor if you have persistent, unexplained bone pain, or think you may be at risk of serious bone complications.

Click here to learn more about bone health and cancer. For breast cancer and bone health, click here, and for prostate cancer and bone health, click here.

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