Bone metastases: Key questions to ask your doctor

Health Monitor Staff
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  1. How extensive are my bone metastases?
  2. What can I do to prevent broken bones?
  3. What tests or scans will I need? How often will I need them?
  4. What treatment for my bone mets do you recommend and why?
  5. What are the risks, benefits and side effects of this treatment?
  6. How will we know if this treatment is working?
  7. What symptoms or side effects should I report to you?
  8. What can I do about bone pain?
  9. Will I need a bone mineral density test? How is this different from a bone scan?
  10. Is there a clinical trial that could help me?
November 2014