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Vol:9 Issue:8 Number:14 ISSN#:2564-2537
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ACE Report #6307
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The effect of adjuvant aromatase inhibitors on BMD in women with breast cancer

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OrthoEvidence. The effect of adjuvant aromatase inhibitors on BMD in women with breast cancer. ACE Report. 2020;9(8):14. Available from:

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Effects of adjuvant exemestane versus anastrozole on bone mineral density for women with early breast cancer (MA.27B): a companion analysis of a randomised controlled trial

Lancet Oncol. 2014 Apr;15(4):474-82. doi: 10.1016/S1470-2045(14)70035-X. Epub 2014 Mar 11

Contributing Authors:
PE Goss DL Hershman AM Cheung JN Ingle S Khosla V Stearns H Chalchal K Rowland HB Muss HM Linden J Scher KI Pritchard CR Elliott T Badovinac-Crnjevic J St Louis JA Chapman LE Shepherd

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Four hundred and ninety-seven postmenopausal women with hormone-receptor-positive breast cancer were randomized to receive adjuvant exemestane 25 mg or anastrozole 1 mg daily for 5 years. Two subgroups were identified: those with baseline T-scores of -2.0 or greater at the spine and hip (subgroup 1), and those with baseline T-scores less than -2.0 at the spine and hip and taking bisphosphonates (s...

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