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"While osteoporosis and osteoporosis-related fractures are more commonly associated with postmenopausal women, osteoporosis in men is a significant issue that is increasing in prevalence as life expectancies rise. Fractures can be a life-changing event, so we are pleased that we can offer a new treatment option for the growing number of men with osteoporosis at high risk for fracture."
"Additional results showed that patients in the study who received treatment with Prolia experienced BMD increases at all other skeletal sites assessed compared to placebo, including at the total hip (2.4 percent vs. 0.3 percent) and at the femoral neck (2.1 percent vs. 0.0 percent). Safety findings were consistent with what have been observed in other studies of Prolia in postmenopausal women with osteoporosis. The most common adverse reactions reported (per patient incidence > 5 percent) were back pain, arthralgia and nasopharyngitis. "
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"Denosumab Induces Tumor Reduction and Bone Formation in Patients with Giant-Cell Tumor of Bone"
Daniel G. Branstetter, Scott D. Nelson, J. Carlos Manivel, Jean-Yves Blay, Sant Chawla, David M. Thomas, Susie Jun, and Ira Jacobs
Clin Cancer Res August 15, 2012 18; 4415 doi: 10.1158/1078-0432.CCR-12-0578
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