Osteoporosis: Common Side Effect

Marybeth Singer

bone loss, osteoporosis, long-term symptoms, survivorship care, cancer
CJON 2021, 25(6), 13-15. DOI: 10.1188/21.CJON.S2.13-15

Osteopenia, bone density that is lower than normal, is a less severe form of bone loss than osteoporosis. Osteoporosis is the most common metabolic bone disease, characterized by low mineral bone mass and microdeterioration of bone tissue.

Members Only
Not a current ONS member or journal subscriber?

Purchase This Article

Receive a PDF to download and print.