Bone health and osteoporosis

Some treatments for breast cancer can increase your risk of getting osteoporosis, a condition that affects the bones.

The following information explains what osteoporosis is, how treatment for breast cancer may increase your risk, and how it’s diagnosed and treated.

Read more information about looking after your bones, including how healthy eating and physical activity can help keep your bones strong and healthy.

Last reviewed: August 2013
Next planned review is August 2015

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