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Bisphosphonate-related osteonecrosis of the jaws

James Sciubba and Joel Epstein

in Oral Complications of Cancer and its Management

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Published in print February 2010 | ISBN: 9780199543588
Published online May 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780191768743 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199543588.003.0016
Bisphosphonate-related             osteonecrosis of the jaws

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Chapter 16 discusses bisphosphonate-related osteonecrosis of the jaws, and addresses that bisphosphonates are an important class of drugs in the management of bony metastases from solid tumours including breast and prostate cancer, the management of multiple myeloma, and the management of tumour-related hypercalcaemia.

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Subjects: Medical Oncology ; Pharmacology ; Clinical Oncology ; Medical Dentistry

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