This section tells you about bisphosphonates, how they work, how they might be used in cancer treatment, and possible side effects.
Bisphosphonates are drugs that slow down or prevent bone damage. They also lower calcium levels.
To understand how bisphosphonates work, it helps to know a bit about normal bone activity and how cancer can affect it.
Find out about the possible side effects of bisphosphonates and how to manage them.
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