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Osteoporosis

12 August 2010

No Significant Esophageal Cancer Risk From Osteoporosis Drug: Study

Analysis also finds no evidence of substantial gastric cancer risk from oral bisphosphonates

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In the study, researchers analyzed data from 41,826 women and men, average age 70, who took oral bisphosphonates between January 1996 and December 2006, and a control group of an equal number who didn't take the drugs. (Eighty-one percent of the participants were women.)

 

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