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Comparison of fracture, cardiovascular event, and breast cancer rates at 3 years in postmenopausal women with osteoporosis.



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2 Key Question 2. In adult women without preexisting breast cancer, what is the effectiveness and comparative effectiveness of medications to reduce risk for primary breast cancer on improvement in short- and long-term health outcomes, including invasive breast cancer, noninvasive breast cancer (including ductal carcinoma in situ), breast cancer mortality, all-cause mortality, and other beneficial outcomes (such as reduced fractures caused by certain medications and improved quality of life)? Key Question 2a. Does the effectiveness of risk-reducing medications vary by timing of initiation or duration of use? Key Question 2b. Does the effectiveness of risk-reducing medications persist beyond discontinuation of use?
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3 Key Question 3. What are the harms of using medications to reduce risk for primary breast cancer? Key Question 3a. Do harms of risk-reducing medications vary by timing of initiation and/or duration of use? Key Question 3b. Do harms of risk-reducing medications persist beyond discontinuation of use?
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Title Comparison of fracture, cardiovascular event, and breast cancer rates at 3 years in postmenopausal women with osteoporosis.
Author Silverman SL., Delmas PD., Kulkarni PM., Stock JL., Wong M., Plouffe L.
Country Division of Rheumatology, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, USA. stuarts@omcresearch.org
Year 2004
Numbers Pubmed ID: 15341559

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