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Body composition and bone mineral density in breast cancer survivors and non-cancer controls: A 12- to 15-month follow-up.

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Artese, AL; Simonavice, E; Madzima, TA; Kim, J-S; Arjmandi, BH; Ilich, JZ; Panton, LB
Published in: European journal of cancer care
March 2018

While prognosis for breast cancer in women has improved, adverse side effects of treatments may negatively affect body composition and bone mineral density (BMD). This study assessed body composition and BMD changes in breast cancer survivors (BCS) (n = 10, 57.9 ± 5.7 years) and age-matched women (non-cancer, n = 10, 56.5 ± 4.3 years) over a 12- to 15-month period via dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry. No differences were observed between groups at baseline except forearm BMD values were lower in BCS (BCS: 0.462 ± 0.070 g/cm2 ; Control: 0.539 ± 0.052 g/cm2 , p = .012). Body fat increased in both groups compared to baseline (BCS: 38.3-39.6 kg, p = .013; Control: 38.2-39.5 kg, p = .023) at the follow-up. Significant decreases in BMD at the lumbar spine, femoral neck, total femur and ulna were observed in both groups. Breast cancer survivors had a greater decrease in left femoral neck BMD. While BCS demonstrated lower baseline forearm BMD values and a greater decrease in left femoral neck BMD, both groups showed an increase in body fat and decrease in forearm BMD. These findings support the implementation of interventions to improve body composition and BMD in both BCS and women without cancer.

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European journal of cancer care

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EISSN

1365-2354

ISSN

0961-5423

Publication Date

March 2018

Volume

27

Issue

2

Start / End Page

e12824

Related Subject Headings

  • Sedentary Behavior
  • Postmenopause
  • Oncology & Carcinogenesis
  • Middle Aged
  • Humans
  • Follow-Up Studies
  • Female
  • Case-Control Studies
  • Cancer Survivors
  • Breast Neoplasms
 

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Artese, A. L., Simonavice, E., Madzima, T. A., Kim, J.-S., Arjmandi, B. H., Ilich, J. Z., & Panton, L. B. (2018). Body composition and bone mineral density in breast cancer survivors and non-cancer controls: A 12- to 15-month follow-up. European Journal of Cancer Care, 27(2), e12824. https://doi.org/10.1111/ecc.12824
Artese, A. L., E. Simonavice, T. A. Madzima, J. -. S. Kim, B. H. Arjmandi, J. Z. Ilich, and L. B. Panton. “Body composition and bone mineral density in breast cancer survivors and non-cancer controls: A 12- to 15-month follow-up.European Journal of Cancer Care 27, no. 2 (March 2018): e12824. https://doi.org/10.1111/ecc.12824.
Artese AL, Simonavice E, Madzima TA, Kim J-S, Arjmandi BH, Ilich JZ, et al. Body composition and bone mineral density in breast cancer survivors and non-cancer controls: A 12- to 15-month follow-up. European journal of cancer care. 2018 Mar;27(2):e12824.
Artese, A. L., et al. “Body composition and bone mineral density in breast cancer survivors and non-cancer controls: A 12- to 15-month follow-up.European Journal of Cancer Care, vol. 27, no. 2, Mar. 2018, p. e12824. Epmc, doi:10.1111/ecc.12824.
Artese AL, Simonavice E, Madzima TA, Kim J-S, Arjmandi BH, Ilich JZ, Panton LB. Body composition and bone mineral density in breast cancer survivors and non-cancer controls: A 12- to 15-month follow-up. European journal of cancer care. 2018 Mar;27(2):e12824.
Journal cover image

Published In

European journal of cancer care

DOI

EISSN

1365-2354

ISSN

0961-5423

Publication Date

March 2018

Volume

27

Issue

2

Start / End Page

e12824

Related Subject Headings

  • Sedentary Behavior
  • Postmenopause
  • Oncology & Carcinogenesis
  • Middle Aged
  • Humans
  • Follow-Up Studies
  • Female
  • Case-Control Studies
  • Cancer Survivors
  • Breast Neoplasms