Health Information

Bone Loss

  • Osteoporosis in Women with Cancer

    If you have osteoporosis, your bones become porous and weak. As they lose strength, they are more likely to break. People with osteoporosis are particularly at risk for breaking these bones.

  • Osteoporosis in Men with Cancer

    Osteoporosis is a disease in which bones become porous and weak. As they lose strength, they are more likely to break. Bones in the spine, hip, wrist, pelvis, and upper arm are particularly at risk of fracture in people with osteoporosis.

  • Bone Metastases: When Cancer Spreads to the Bones

    When cancer cells spread to the bone, they can damage the bone and cause many symptoms. Learn more about how this happens, common symptoms, and how this is treated.