Osteoporosis: How to Build Bones with Exercise and Nutrition


Osteoporosis is a condition in which reduced bone density compromises bone strength. Cancer treatments such as chemotherapy, radiotherapy, and hormonal therapy can lead to bone loss in people with cancer. This bone loss may increase the risk of fractures. Many women and men over the age of 50 may have osteoporosis-related fractures in areas including the hip, spine, or wrist. Research shows that weight bearing exercises and proper nutrition may modify the risk of osteoporosis. In this workshop, an MSK physician assistant and an MSK fitness instructor will discuss how to improve bone health through diet and resistance training exercises. 


This class is open to people who have been treated for cancer and their caregivers.


  • Lillian Rodich, MSPAS, MPH – MSK Physician Assistant
  • Christine Trastevere, Certified Senior Fitness Specialist – MSK Fitness Instructor 

Date & Time(s)


This class is taught online through Zoom, a videoconferencing system.

You Will Need:

  • A computer, tablet such as an iPad, or a smartphone with a high-speed Internet connection.
  • A webcam, speaker, and microphone. If you do not have a microphone and speaker, you can participate in the class by phone. You will receive the phone number once you register.
  • Google Chrome or Firefox as your browser.

Registration Details

Registration for this workshop is required. Please complete the form below for one of the available dates. You will receive an email to confirm your registration and instructions to join the class.

  • General public rate: $25
  • Integrative Medicine at Home member rate: $20

Integrative Medicine at Home is a monthly membership program offering access to daily online fitness and mind-body classes. Learn more and become a member today by visiting our website

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