Cancer Treatment May Result In Bone Loss – New Cross Canada Study

News — By on November 14, 2008 at 4:00 am

A new cross-Canada study has found that breast and prostate cancer treatment can foster bone loss. In the online edition of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, the scientists explain how loss of bone mass might affect 46,000 people diagnosed with breast and prostate cancer each year* and place them at increased risk for osteoporosis and fractures. “Our study also looked at possible medications that can reverse or halt bone loss,” says Dr.

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