Urologists have two scenarios where they have to address bone loss or increased risk of fractures in men with prostate cancer.
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In the first setting, a patient who has been started on androgen deprivation therapy may develop cancer-treatment-induced bone loss. In the second setting, a patient's prostate cancer may have metastasized to the bone. This article describes six steps to manage bone health in patients diagnosed with prostate cancer in a community practice.
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Humber River Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Reference: Can J Urol. 2014 Aug;21(4):7399-403.