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Year : 2007  |  Volume : 23  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 51-54

Use of bisphosphonates in prostate cancer: Current status


Department of Urology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi - 110 029, India

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Rishi Nayyar
C-61, New Multan Nagar, Rohtak Road, New Delhi
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DOI: 10.4103/0970-1591.30267

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Bisphosphonates are a relatively newer class of drugs which have been used for the prevention of skeletal related complications of age related osteoporosis or metastatic disease from carcinoma breast or multiple myeloma. Their role in the management of prostate cancer is still under evolution. We hereby review the ongoing and some published randomized trials to define the role of bisphosphonates in various stages of prostate cancer.


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