Bone Loss During Cancer Treatment
Editor's Pics Jan 16, 2020
Credit: Zhangting Yao
The red and green lines represent new bone in this image of a normal mouse bone. Exposure to chemotherapy and radiation during cancer treatment can lead to bone loss and increases the risk of osteoporosis and fractures. A new study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis has identified the trigger for this bone loss and suggests ways to prevent it.
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