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Bisphosphonates for Osteoporosis or Bone Metastasis

Fri 1 Oct 2010

By: Mark Scholz, M.D. Prostate Oncology Specialists October 2010 Bisphosphonates come in oral and intravenous forms. They can be used to treat osteoporosis and/or metastatic cancer in the bones. The oral agents, Fosamax®, Boniva® and Actonel® are primarily for osteoporosis. The intravenous agents, Zometa® and Aredia®, are primarily for cancer, though they are also potentRead More ›

Who's Really at Risk for What?

Tue 31 May 2005

PCRI Insights May, 2005 vol. 8, no. 2 By Mark C. Scholz, MD, Director, Prostate Oncology Specialists, Marina del Rey, CA, and Ralph Blum PC Survivor   Editor’s Note: This is an article by Dr. Scholz providing advice to prostate cancer patients about health issues unrelated to prostate cancer. The goal of the article isRead More ›

Bone Integrity Affects the Natural History of Prostate Cancer

Fri 1 Jan 1999

By Stephen B. Strum, M.D. Reprinted from PCRI Insights January, 1999 vol. 2, no. 1 Much of this issue of Insights is devoted to an in-depth discussion of bone integrity. Why so much emphasis on bone? Every so often I come across a topic in PC that rivets my attention. Bone integrity and the factorsRead More ›