Bisphosphonate Medications Can Reduce Endometrial Cancer Risk

December 22, 2014 3:31 PM

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Bisphosphonate Medications Can Reduce Endometrial Cancer Risk

Recent analysis now suggests that women who use bisphosphonates medications to treat osteoporosis or another bone condition may decrease their risk for developing endometrial cancer by as much as one half.

Endometrial cancer is among the most common forms of cancer in women—accounting for approximately 50 percent of all gynecological cancers in the United States. It affects the lining of the uterus, so not only is preventing endometrial cancer important as far as cancer goes, but preventing endometria...

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