Bone Metastases - Featured Article

November 15, 2010

Bone Complications: An Unavoidable Side-Effect of Cancer Treatment in the Elderly?

Bone Complications: An Unavoidable Side-Effect of Cancer Treatment in the Elderly?

 

Osteoprosis and osteopenia and are increasingly common in cancer patients, due both to the aging population and new forms of cancer treatment. This week we feature

Lodovico Balducci's article

on bone complications of cancer treatment in the elderly. One of ONCOLOGY's own Editors in Chief, Bill Wood from the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center

comments

, and Drs Cohen and Naeim from the David Geffen School of Medicine also share their

viewpoint 

on this topic of increasing importance.