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Post-menopausal breast cancer patients will receive letrozole daily and will be randomized between upfront zoledronic acid or delayed start zoledronic acid. Delayed start zoledronic will be initiated when either the BMD T-score is below -2 SD at either the lumbar spine or hip or any clinical fracture unrelated to trauma or an asymptomatic fracture discovered at the month 36 scheduled visit. Letrozole will be given daily for 5 years. Zoledronic acid will be given every six months. The duration of therapy will be the same as letrozole. The onset will be as previously described.
Allocation: Randomized, Control: Active Control, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:50:52-0400
This study will evaluate zoledronic acid's anti-cancer effects using Circulating Tumor Cell measurements in patients with newly diagnosed HER2-negative metastatic breast cancer.
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Post-menopausal breast cancer patients will receive letrozole daily and will be randomized between upfront zoledronic acid or delayed start zoledronic acid. Delayed start zoledronic will ...
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