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What are potential treatments for degenerative bone disease?

See below. Degenerative joint disease, as the wear and tear affects the joints. Multiple options; starting with pain meds, like the nsaids, tylenol (acetaminophen) arthritis, weight reduction, daily exercises to not only keep wt down but strengthen the muscles which moves the joints, using assistive devices like a cane/stick, crutches/walker; stronger pain meds and if nothing works the surgery. Trip to a dr would help. Read more...

My mother is 56 with breast cancer and bone disease. Best treatments?

Hormone therapy. I assume your mother has breast cancer with spread to the bones. Most breast cancer that spreads to the bones is positive for the estrogen receptor. If that is true, and there is no spread to liver, lungs or brain, the treatment is usually an oral pill that blocks estrogen production. Chemotherapy is used if the cancer has spread to other organs or if it does not have the estrogen receptor. Read more...

What do you suggest if my mother is 56 she is diagnosed with breast cancer with bone disease. Pls help with best treatment info?

See an oncologist. An oncologist can help decide if the cell type of breast cancer may respond to chemotherapy, as there are several types of breast cancer. Ask if there is a multidisciplinary team (several different specialists with interest in breast cancer) in your area that may discuss optimal treatment. Read more...