Management options of breast cancer related osteoporosis

A Becorpi
2014 CLINICAL CASES IN MINERAL AND BONE METABOLISM  
Breast cancer therapy after surgery has been improved in recent years. Adjuvant therapies like aromatase inhibitors are being extensively used among breast cancer survivors. This leaded to cancer related and iatrogenic osteoporosis. Management of these patients needs to be focused and differentiated from the standard age related osteoporosis in women. All guidelines consider mandatory to assess fracture risk periodically in all breast cancer survivors. Risk assessment diagnostic FRAX tool is
more » ... tic FRAX tool is the most used but it's not born specifically for cancer related osteoporosis. The therapeutic management of this kind of osteoporosis has been studied by different societies. Since breast cancer survivors are at risk of osteopenia and osteoporosis, counseling regarding modifiable risk factors is mandatory and advocated. The beginning of the treatment should be tailored in each patient.
doi:10.11138/ccmbm/2014.11.2.110 fatcat:cnkz5uudc5hmtdz3zltr37yzs4