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How I Do It: Managing bone health in patients with prostate cancer
Humber River Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Aug  2014 (Vol.  21, Issue  4, Pages( 7399 - 7403)
PMID: 25171288


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  • Urologists have two scenarios where they have to address bone loss or increased risk of fractures in men with prostate cancer. 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.