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Why Taking Bisphosphonates Can Benefit Kidney Transplant Patients

Saeid Shamsian. MD, a board-certified urologist in New York City, has been in practice since 1984. Dr. Saeid Shamsian concentrates on diseases of the kidneys, the bladder, and the ureter. 152 more words

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Bisphosphonates Are Used In The Construction Of Bones Further Reduce The Risk Of Invasive Breast Cancer. Part 3 of 3

Bisphosphonates Are Used In The Construction Of Bones Further Reduce The Risk Of Invasive Breast Cancer – Part 3 of 3

Another expert, Dr Joanne Mortimer, administrator of the women’s cancers program at the City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center in Duarte, Calif, pointed out that the studies found an associative link, not a cause-and-effect, so it’s not definitive. 147 more words

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Bisphosphonates Are Used In The Construction Of Bones Further Reduce The Risk Of Invasive Breast Cancer. Part 2 of 3

Bisphosphonates Are Used In The Construction Of Bones Further Reduce The Risk Of Invasive Breast Cancer – Part 2 of 3

The frequency of early, noninvasive breast cancers, known as ductal carcinoma in situ, was 42 percent higher in bisphosphonate users, so the bisphosphonates could by hook be selectively affecting invasive cancers, Chlebowski postulated. 156 more words

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Bisphosphonates Are Used In The Construction Of Bones Further Reduce The Risk Of Invasive Breast Cancer. Part 1 of 3

Bisphosphonates Are Used In The Construction Of Bones Further Reduce The Risk Of Invasive Breast Cancer – Part 1 of 3

Bisphosphonates Are Used In The Construction Of Bones Further Reduce The Risk Of Invasive Breast Cancer. 216 more words

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They see me rolling...

Turns out I’m not very good at blogging, I think a lot but don’t actually write it down. Over the last few months a lot has happened. 784 more words

My myeloma pharmacy

So, recently a few older friends of mine have asked what’s going with me and my myeloma, and whether I am still on drugs!

Luckily, the answer is that not an awful lot is happening with my myeloma. 425 more words

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Treatments for osteonecrosis of the jaw bones associated with bisphosphonate drugs

Bisphosphonates are drugs very similar to pyrophosphate (a normal substance found in bone). They are used to lessen symptoms and complications due to the spread of cancer to the bones, and to prevent and treat fragile bones in osteoporosis (a conditon where tiny holes in the bones makes them brittle). 703 more words

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