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Can I take Forteo if I have metastatic breast cancer in my

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Can I take Forteo if I have metastatic breast cancer in my bones and have radiation three times for cancer in my bones. N ow I have a small fracture in my hip doctor was wondering about putting me on Fortea.. what do you suggest? Audrey anderson
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Oncology
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.

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you can can talk to your oncologist about forteo. it can be used.

zometa is used more frequently for breast cancer patient with bone mets.

have you been on zometa before (zoledronic acid)

zometa has show benefit in slowing down growth of breast cancer cells and helping women live longer.

you should be on calcium and vitamin D as well.