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ba0005p129 | Cancer and bone: basic, translational and clinical | ECTS2016

Vertebral fractures among breast cancer survivors in China

Hsieh Evelyn , Wang Qin , Zhang Renzhi , Niu Xin , Li Jing , Zhou Chunwu , Qiao Youlin , Xia Weibo , Fraenkel Liana , Insogna Karl , Smith Jennifer , Zhang Pin

Background: Women with breast cancer (BC) are at high risk for fracture due to the deleterious impact of BC therapies on bone. In China, BC survival is improving as screening and treatment programs expand, however no guidelines exist to prevent BC treatment-induced bone loss. We sought to evaluate the scope of this problem among BC survivors receiving care at a large cancer referral hospital in China.Methods: Women were invited to participate in this cro...