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

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 (ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 12 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/tjbh.2016.2961
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.119-122
  • Keywords: Breast cancer, bone mineral density, estrogen receptor, body mass index, ENDOGENOUS HORMONES, RISK-FACTORS, WOMEN
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes


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.