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Bone Health In Focus: A Report About Breast Cancer's Impact on Bones

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The Significance of Bone Health in Patients With Breast Cancer

Today's patient with cancer faces a daunting amount of information. Sorting through it all and deciding what's important can be an immense challenge. And with so many important issues to consider, bone health may not be at the top of a patient's agenda.

But breast cancer-related bone diseases- resulting from the consequences of cancer treatment or from metastases to bone- can result in significant pain and disability. Studies have also shown a correlation between cancer-related bone diseases and increased risk of mortality.1 At the same time, it is an under-recognized issue that may not receive enough attention from patients- and sometimes even from their healthcare providers.

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