TITLE

2010 - Lasofoxifene reduced vertebral fractures in postmenopausal women with osteoporosis

AUTHOR(S)
Crandall, Carolyn J.
PUB. DATE
July 2010
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;7/20/2010, Vol. 153 Issue 1, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers the author's views on a research study which finds that lasofoxifene reduces risk for vertebral fractures in post postmenopausal women with osteoporosis. The author says that in the last five years, 161 women with osteoporosis needed to undergo lasofoxifene therapy. However, to become lasofoxifene therapy widely available clinicians would require to first determine whether lasofoxifene should be used to treat osteoporosis or to decrease breast cancer risk.
ACCESSION #
53276852

 

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