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Topic: Frax tool: fracture risk calculator

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, 2014 12:29PM

peggy_j wrote:

My endocrinologist (head of the osteoporosis clinic) used this tool to calculate my fracture risk.  On step 12 he entered the manufacturer of my DEXA scan machine (vs. just the T-score). FYI if case it helps anyone.

http://www.shef.ac.uk/FRAX/tool.aspx

Dx 2/2011, IDC, <1cm, Stage IA, Grade 1, 0/3 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2-
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Jun 16, 2014 12:40PM sewingnut wrote:

Interesting....

Dx 12/2010, IDC, 5cm, Stage IIIA, Grade 3, 1/7 nodes, ER-/PR-, HER2+
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Jun 16, 2014 01:45PM farmerlucy wrote:

awesome! Added to my favorites! Thanks!

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