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.
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
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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.
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