Bone therapies for prostate cancer

If you have prostate cancer that has spread to the bones, your doctor may suggest treatments to manage the impact on the bones. Drugs can be used to prevent or minimise bone pain and can reduce the risk of fractures and compression on the spinal cord. Radiation therapy can also be used to reduce bone pain, or to prevent or assist in the repair of fractures or spinal cord compression.

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