The Relationship between Bone Mineral Density and Estrogen Receptor Positivity in Patients with Breast Cancer

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Iyigun Z. E. , Pilanci K. N. , Cabuk F. K. , Ilgun S., Ordu C., Duymaz T., ...More

JOURNAL OF BREAST HEALTH, vol.12, no.3, pp.119-122, 2016 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 12 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/tjbh.2016.2961
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF BREAST HEALTH
  • Page Numbers: pp.119-122


Objective: The effect of estrogen on bone mineral density (BMD) and breast cancer has been known for a long time. The aim of this study was to compare of the BMD of patients with breast cancer and healthy individuals, and to investigate the degree of correlation of estrogen receptor (ER) with BMD.