Aromatase inhibitor treatment for breast cancer: short-term effect on bone health


Erbag G., UYGUN K. , Binnetoglu E., Korkmaz A. N. , Asik M., Sen H., ...More

WSPOLCZESNA ONKOLOGIA-CONTEMPORARY ONCOLOGY, vol.19, no.5, pp.374-377, 2015 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 19 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.5114/wo.2014.45305
  • Title of Journal : WSPOLCZESNA ONKOLOGIA-CONTEMPORARY ONCOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.374-377
  • Keywords: aromatase inhibitor, breast cancer, bone mineral density, osteoporosis, MINERAL DENSITY, POSTMENOPAUSAL WOMEN, ANASTROZOLE, THERAPY

Abstract

Aim of this study was to examine the effects of aromatase inhibitors (AIs), which are used in every phase of breast cancer treatment, on the bone mineral density (BMD) of patients with early-stage breast cancer.