Fracture risk increases after diagnosis of breast or other cancers in postmenopausal women: results from the Women’s Health Initiative

  title={Fracture risk increases after diagnosis of breast or other cancers in postmenopausal women: results from the Women’s Health Initiative},
  author={Z. Chen and M. Mari{\vc}i{\'c} and A. K. Aragaki and C. Mouton and L. Arendell and A. L{\'o}pez and T. Bassford and R. T. Chlebowski},
  journal={Osteoporosis International},
  • Z. Chen, M. Maričić, +5 authors R. T. Chlebowski
  • Published 2008
  • Medicine
  • Osteoporosis International
  • SummaryRisk for falls and fractures increases after breast cancer or other cancer diagnosis in postmenopausal women. Factors other than falls may be the major causes for the increased fracture risk.IntroductionCancer treatment and prognosis may have detrimental effects on bone health. However, there is a lack of prospective investigations on fracture risk among incident cancer cases.MethodsIn this study, postmenopausal women (N = 146,959) from the Women’s Health Initiative prospective cohort… CONTINUE READING
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