Bisphosphonate induced osteonecrosis of jaw in breast cancer patients: A systematic review

@inproceedings{Varun2012BisphosphonateIO,
  title={Bisphosphonate induced osteonecrosis of jaw in breast cancer patients: A systematic review},
  author={BR Varun and TT Sivakumar and Bindu J. Nair and Anna Palliath Joseph},
  booktitle={Journal of oral and maxillofacial pathology : JOMFP},
  year={2012}
}
BACKGROUND Bisphosphonate therapy is widely used for the treatment of bone metastasis in breast cancer patients. AIM The aim of this study is to estimate the overall prevalence of bisphosphonate induced osteonecrosis of jaw (BONJ) in breast cancer patients with bone metastasis. MATERIALS AND METHODS A literature review was conducted to search and evaluate all the articles that contained original data on the prevalence of BONJ in breast cancer patients from the year 2003-2009. Pubmed search… CONTINUE READING
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