BY Sarah Bronson

Chemotherapy, radiation, hormone therapy, various cancer drugs and even cancer itself can weaken patients’ bones, leading to cancer-related bone loss and fractures. This problem is further compounded by other bone-loss risk factors patients may have, including older age, postmenopausal status, and smoking history.

Researchers in MD Anderson’s Bone Health Clinic are seeking new ways to prevent bone loss and fractures in cancer patients...