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Topics Covered

  • Overview of Cancer and Your Bones
  • Screening for Bone Health and Risk Factors
  • Prescription Medication to Promote Bone Health
  • The Role of Nutrition, Exercise and Calcium Supplements
  • Advances in the Treatment of Bone Loss and Bone Metastases
  • Clinical Trials
  • Controlling Pain and Discomfort
  • Dental Care Before and During Cancer Treatments
  • Doctor-Patient Communication
  • Questions for Our Panel of Experts

Our Panel of Experts

Ronald H. Blum, MD

Professor of Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Director, Cancer Centers and Programs, Beth Israel Medical Center and St. Luke's Roosevelt Hospital Center

Mike Brennan, DDS, MHS

Associate Chairman, Director, Sjogren's Syndrome and Salivary Disorders Center, Department of Oral Medicine, Carolinas Medical Center

Joseph M. Lane, MD

Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, Chief of Metabolic Bone Disease, Hospital for Special Surgery

Carolyn Messner, DSW, OSW-C, FAPOS

Director of Education and Training, CancerCare

Workshop Date

This workshop was originally recorded on April 30, 2010.

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The information presented in this workshop is provided for your general information only. It is not intended as medical advice and should not be relied upon as a substitute for consultations with qualified health professionals who are aware of your specific situation. We encourage you to take information and questions back to your individual health care provider as a way of creating a dialogue and partnership about your cancer and your treatment.

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