Awareness to Osteopenia's Treatment by Bisphosphonate in Male Suffering From Prostate Cancer
Patients with prostate cancer treated in outpatient clinics will be recruited by their urologist physician.
Primary Objective: To evaluate the compliance in male patients with prostate cancer treated with Bisphosphonate and that suffered from Osteopenia/osteoporosis.
To evaluate the compliance of family physicians to prescribe Bisphosphonate for patients upon recommendation by Urologists.
To evaluate the overall number of patients treated by Bisphosphonate in the out-patient clinics, To evaluate incidence of osteopenia/osteoporosis in this study population.
Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Prospective
Sanofi-aventis administrative office
Active, not recruiting
Results (where available)
- Source: http://clinicaltrials.gov/show/NCT00816452
- Information obtained from ClinicalTrials.gov on July 15, 2010
Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions
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