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Topic: New bone drug that may also work against BC

Forum: Bone Health and Bone Loss —

Talk with others about bone density, osteopenia and osteoporosis, and ways to keep your bones strong

Posted on: Jun 16, 2013 03:57AM

Momine wrote:

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130615152341.htm

Dx 6/1/2011, ILC, 5cm, Stage IIIB, Grade 2, 7/23 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Chemotherapy 6/20/2011 Cytoxan (cyclophosphamide), Ellence (epirubicin), Fluorouracil (5-fluorouracil, 5-FU, Adrucil), Taxotere (docetaxel) Surgery 9/13/2011 Mastectomy: Left, Right Radiation Therapy 1/9/2012 Surgery 3/8/2012 Prophylactic ovary removal Hormonal Therapy 4/1/2012 Femara (letrozole)
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Jun 28, 2013 03:35PM peggy_j wrote:

Thanks for posting. As an FYI, it looks like the drug hasn't been approved yet for us in the US. (maybe available via trials?)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bazedoxifene

Dx 2/2011, IDC, <1cm, Stage IA, Grade 1, 0/3 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2-
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Nov 5, 2013 03:03AM - edited Nov 5, 2013 03:03AM by location

Thanks for posting. :)

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Nov 5, 2013 10:28PM Kathy044 wrote:

There is quite a bit about this from a few months ago on the forums.

BCO even has a blog about it written by one of the drug's researchers.

How Breast Cancer Drugs Are Developed: The Bazedoxifene Story ...

http://community.breastcancer.org/blog/how-breast-cancer-drugs-are-developed-the-bazedoxifene-story/

Kathy


Dx 2009, ILC, Right, 1cm, Stage IIA, Grade 2, 1/15 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Surgery 10/28/2009 Lumpectomy: Right; Lymph node removal: Right, Underarm/Axillary Chemotherapy 12/15/2009 Cytoxan (cyclophosphamide), Ellence (epirubicin), Fluorouracil (5-fluorouracil, 5-FU, Adrucil), Taxotere (docetaxel) Radiation Therapy 5/1/2010 Whole-breast: Breast Hormonal Therapy 6/3/2010 Arimidex (anastrozole)
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Jun 22, 2014 08:34AM Octobergirl wrote:

Are any of our European breast cancer sisters taking or know of anyone taking Bazedoxifene for osteoporosis?  I have osteoporosis and am very interested in this drug. Thanks.

October Dx 3/25/2009, IDC, 2cm, Stage IIIA, Grade 2, 4/13 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2-

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