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Drug reverses bone loss in men with prostate cancer during the first year of treatment

e and can recover bone density that already has been lost," Ryan said.

Researchers also found a positive effect of zoledronic acid on bone markers, measurements of bone loss that are found in blood and urine. This study supports current guidelines that recommend monitoring bone density of men on hormone therapy and initiating bisphosphonate treatment if the bone density falls.

Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men and the second leading cause of cancer-related death in American men. Overall, 1 in 6 men will develop prostate cancer during his lifetime.


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Contact: Rachel MacKnight
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503 494-8231
Oregon Health & Science University
25-Feb-2006


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