Bone health is an important factor in the quality of life of cancer patients. Complications of impaired bone health can impact the quality of life and the survival of these patients. Every oncologist should look at problems of bone health such as osteoporosis and complications related to patient characteristics, the oncological disease and the cancer treatment. Complications should be prevented and, if they occur, adequately treated.

(BELG J MED ONCOL 2022;16(4):161–5)