Incidence of bone metastases and skeletal-related events in breast cancer patients: A population-based cohort study in Denmark

@inproceedings{Jensen2010IncidenceOB,
  title={Incidence of bone metastases and skeletal-related events in breast cancer patients: A population-based cohort study in Denmark},
  author={Annette \Ostergaard Jensen and Jacob Bonde Jacobsen and Mette N\orgaard and Mellissa Yong and Jon P. Fryzek and Henrik Toft S\orensen},
  booktitle={BMC Cancer},
  year={2010}
}
Breast cancer (BrCa) is the most commonly diagnosed cancer among women in the industrialized world. More than half of women presenting with metastatic BrCa develop bone metastases. Bone metastases increase the risk of skeletal-related events (SREs), defined as pathological fractures, spinal cord compression, bone pain requiring palliative radiotherapy, and orthopaedic surgery. Both bone metastases and SREs are associated with unfavorable prognosis and greatly affect quality of life. Few… CONTINUE READING

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