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Cost-effectiveness of dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry plus antiresorptive treatment in Australian women with breast cancer who receive aromatase inhibitors

Sowa, Marcin; Downes, Martin J.; Gordon, Louisa

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Postmenopausal women with breast cancer on aromatase inhibitor (AI) treatment are at increased risk of bone mineral density loss, which may lead to minimal trauma fractures. We examined the cost-effectiveness of dual energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) with antiresorptive (AR) therapy compared with fracture risk assessment, lifestyle advice, and vitamin supplementation. We used a hypothetical Markov cohort model of lifetime duration for 60-year-old women with early stage breast cancer receiving...[Show more]

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Date published: 2017
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/219310
Source: Journal of Bone and Mineral Metabolism
DOI: 10.1007/s00774-016-0742-2

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