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Awareness to Osteopenia's Treatment by Bisphosphonate in Male Suffering From Prostate Cancer

22:13 EDT 20th April 2014 | BioPortfolio

Summary

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.

Secondary objectives:

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.

Study Design

Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Prospective

Conditions

Osteoporosis

Location

Sanofi-aventis administrative office
Natanya
Israel

Status

Active, not recruiting

Source

Sanofi-Aventis

Results (where available)

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Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

Reduction of bone mass without alteration in the composition of bone, leading to fractures. Primary osteoporosis can be of two major types: postmenopausal osteoporosis (OSTEOPOROSIS, POSTMENOPAUSAL) and age-related or senile osteoporosis.

A nonhormonal medication for the treatment of postmenopausal osteoporosis in women. This drug builds healthy bone, restoring some of the bone loss as a result of osteoporosis.

The mineral component of bones and teeth; it has been used therapeutically as a prosthetic aid and in the prevention and treatment of osteoporosis.

Breaks in bones resulting from low bone mass and microarchitectural deterioration characteristic of OSTEOPOROSIS.

A condition of competitive female athletes in which there are interrelated problems of EATING DISORDERS; AMENORRHEA; and OSTEOPOROSIS.

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