Common Questions About Bone Health and Cancer
April 20 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pmFree
A free program presented by Support Connection, Inc. Open to people who have or have had breast, ovarian or gynecological cancer. Pre-registration is required. To register, call Support Connection: 914-962-6402 or 800-532-4290. Must register no later than 5 pm (NY time) on Mon., April 19.
After being diagnosed with and treated for breast, ovarian or gynecological cancer, most wonder about possible long-term changes to their bodies. The impact of cancer treatment on bone health is one of the issues often discussed. This webinar will address some of the common questions pertaining to bone health for those diagnosed with breast, ovarian or gynecological cancer, such as:
What are bones made of? – What are the effects of cancer treatments on bone health? – How common is osteoporosis among survivors of breast, ovarian and gynecological cancer? -What are some of the risk factors for osteoporosis? – How is osteoporosis diagnosed? – Are there steps I can take (such as exercise, nutrition, supplements) to enhance my bone health?
SPEAKER: Payal Sahni, MPT, DPT. Senior Physical Therapist at Helen Hayes Hospital; Program Coordinator for the NYS Osteoporosis Prevention and Education Program.