Supportive and other treatments

Bisphosphonates

Bisphosphonates are drugs that in certain situations can help to protect your bones against some of the effects of cancer, such as pain and weakness. Find our when you might be offered bisphosphonates and what to expect.

  • Clodronate

    Clodronate is a drug that can be used when cancer has spread to the bone. It also helps to lower raised calcium levels in the blood.

  • Ibandronic acid

    Ibandronic acid can be used to treat breast cancer that has spread to the bones. It also helps to lower raised calcium levels in the blood.

  • Pamidronate

    Pamidronate is a drug that can be used when cancer has spread to the bones. It also helps to lower raised calcium levels in the blood.

  • Zoledronic acid

    Zoledronic acid is a drug that can be used when cancer has spread to the bones. It also helps to lower raised calcium levels in the blood.