Osteoporosis in oncology

V.V. Povoroznyuk, M.A. Bystrytska, A.S. Musiienko


Osteoporosis often develops in patients with oncology as a result of direct impact on the bone of tumor process and antitumor treatment (chemotherapy, radiation therapy, androgenic or estrogen deprivation). The article reviews the literature on osteoporosis in oncology and outlines several ge­neral recommendations for managing this category of patients. A clinical case of metastatic spine injury in a patient with osteoporosis is presented.


oncologic pathology; neoplasm; osteoporosis; review


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