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Aromatase Inhibitor-Associated Musculoskeletal Symptoms in Non-Metastatic, Post Menopausal Breast Cancer Patients

2014-08-27 03:16:33 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The purpose of this study is to compare pre and post AI treatment serological markers of inflammation and assess for correlation with AI-MS.

Study Design

N/A

Conditions

Breast Cancer

Intervention

History and Physical Exam, Grip Strength Measurement, Surveys, Blood Collection, Untrasound of Hand/Wrist, Tender and Swollen Joint Count

Location

UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center
Los Angeles
California
United States
90095

Status

Recruiting

Source

University of California, Los Angeles

Results (where available)

View Results

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:16:33-0400

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