Bisphosphonates have become an important treatment for the palliation of metastatic bone disease. Their increasing use has lead to the recognition of toxicities that can lead to substantial morbidity for the patient with advanced cancer. This case presentation highlights toxicities associated with bisphosphonate use and provides some guidelines on the use of bisphosphonates and management of these toxicities.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||5|
|Journal||Journal of Palliative Medicine|
|State||Published - Nov 1 2009|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine