Journal of Oncology / 2014 / Article / Tab 1

Review Article

The Efficacy of Bisphosphonates in Preventing Aromatase Inhibitor Induced Bone Loss for Postmenopausal Women with Early Breast Cancer: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Table 1

Evidence-based Approach.

PICO statement

Patient/problem (P)Postmenopausal breast cancer patients/low BMD score, musculoskeletal ADRs
Intervention (I)Third-generation BPs and AIs
Comparison (if any) (C)Immediate and delayed therapy/placebo
Outcome (O)Increase in BMD score
Type of questionTherapy
Type of studyRandomised control trials