Journal article icon

Journal article

Reduced colon cancer incidence and mortality in postmenopausal women treated with an oral bisphosphonate--Danish National Register Based Cohort Study.

Abstract:

UNLABELLED: In this Danish national register-based cohort study, we examined the effects of alendronate on the development of colon cancers and survival. The incidence of colon cancer and mortality rate, once colon cancer had been diagnosed, were lower in patients treated with alendronate, posing the question whether alendronate acts as chemopreventive. INTRODUCTION: When bisphosphonates are given by mouth, around 99% remains non-absorbed in the intestine. Based on their biochemical actions,...

Expand abstract
Publication status:
Published

Actions


Access Document


Publisher copy:
10.1007/s00198-012-1902-4

Authors


More by this author
Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
Abrahamsen, B More by this author
Eastell, R More by this author
Russell, RG More by this author
Journal:
Osteoporosis international : a journal established as result of cooperation between the European Foundation for Osteoporosis and the National Osteoporosis Foundation of the USA
Volume:
23
Issue:
11
Pages:
2693-2701
Publication date:
2012-11-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1433-2965
ISSN:
0937-941X
URN:
uuid:2c882f4a-0c7e-46b0-b076-cabddb7f01ec
Source identifiers:
360179
Local pid:
pubs:360179

Terms of use


Metrics



If you are the owner of this record, you can report an update to it here: Report update to this record

TO TOP