Recommendations for Bone Health Management for Patients on Androgen Deprivation Therapy for Prostate Cancer

These guidelines have been written to be used by specialists who prescribe ADT to patients with prostate cancer. They are derived from a pilot program carried out by the rheumatology department at John Hunter Hospital, an ensuing literature review and subsequent consensus amongst treating specialists. Healthy Bones Australia do not support or endorse but highlight these recommendations as part of a focus on bone health.

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Protecting Patient Bone Health

Early diagnosis and management of osteoporosis can help protect patient bone health and reduce the risk of fractures. The following consumer fact sheets can be used with your patients to help explain the impact of specific medical conditions/medications on bone.

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