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Alendronate combats skeletal side effects of antiandrogen therapy

BMJ 2007; 334 doi: (Published 29 March 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;334:661

Antiandrogen therapy may be an effective treatment for prostate cancer, but it has a detrimental effect on bone mineral density, which leads to osteoporosis and fractures. Men using gonadotrophin releasing hormone agonists, antiandrogens, or both, should …

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