The role of bisphosphonates in breast cancer management: review article.

Abstract

Bone metastases are a common problem in the management of breast cancer and are associated with considerable morbidity. Bone pain, hypercalcaemia, fractures and cord compression all occur requiring interventions such as analgesia, radiotherapy and surgery. Bisphosphonates are drugs that are active in the bone microenvironment. Their effects on osteoclasts… (More)

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@article{Pickering2002TheRO, title={The role of bisphosphonates in breast cancer management: review article.}, author={Lisa M. Pickering and Janine L. Mansi}, journal={Current medical research and opinion}, year={2002}, volume={18 5}, pages={284-95} }