If you're at high risk for osteoporosis and your bone mineral density declines during treatment, there are three types of medicine you can take to reduce the risk of or treat osteoporosis: bisphosphonates, Evista (chemical name: raloxifene), or the targeted therapies Prolia (chemical name: denosumab) or Xgeva (chemical name: denosumab). Some of these medicines also work to protect bones in advanced breast cancer. In addition, there are lifestyle changes you can make to help keep your bones as strong as they can be.
Learn more on these pages:
- Bisphosphonates for Osteoporosis and Bone Protection
- Evista for Osteoporosis
- Targeted Therapies for Osteoporosis and Bone Protection: Prolia and Xgeva
- Lifestyle Changes for Bone Health