What are ASCO guidelines for monitoring bone density following the treatment for breast cancer?

Updated: Dec 27, 2019
  • Author: Pavani Chalasani, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: John V Kiluk, MD, FACS  more...
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Women aged ≥65 years

Woman aged 60-64 years with ≥1 of the following:

1. Family history of osteoporosis

2. Low body weight

3. Prior nontraumatic fracture

4. Other risk factors (eg, smoking, sedentary lifestyle)

Postmenopausal women on aromatase inhibitors

Premenopausal women who develop treatment related premature menopause