The effects of adjuvant chemotherapy on bone density in postmenopausal women with early breast cancer.

@article{Greep2003TheEO,
  title={The effects of adjuvant chemotherapy on bone density in postmenopausal women with early breast cancer.},
  author={Nancy C Greep and Armando E. Giuliano and Nora M. Hansen and Tami Taketani and He-jing Wang and Frederick R. Singer},
  journal={The American journal of medicine},
  year={2003},
  volume={114 8},
  pages={653-9}
}
PURPOSE Adjuvant chemotherapy for breast cancer can have adverse effects on bone. We investigated the effects of adjuvant chemotherapy on bone mineral density in postmenopausal women with early-stage breast cancer. METHODS We performed a chart review of all our breast center patients who had spine or hip bone density measured by dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry at our institution after treatment for stage I or II breast cancer. Patients who had other causes of metabolic bone disease were… CONTINUE READING
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