Your guide to bisphosphonates, how they work, when you might have them as part of your treatment for cancer, and possible side effects.
Bisphosphonates are drugs that help prevent or slow down bone thinning (osteoporosis). They can help to treat some types of cancer that cause bone damage.
To understand how bisphosphonates work, it helps to know a bit about normal bone activity.
Find out about the possible side effects of bisphosphonates and how to manage them.
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