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Bisphosphonates in the Elderly Task Force

The task force reviewed information from the literature on bisphosphonates in elderly patients with bone metastases. Safety precautions are particularly important in this population, and further research is needed.

Task Force Members

Matti Aapro, Switzerland
Jean-Jacques Body, Belgium
Philippe Clézardin, France
Rob Coleman, UK
Carla Ripamonti, Italy
René Rizzoli, Switzerland


International society of geriatric oncology (SIOG) clinical practice recommendations for the use of bisphosphonates in elderly patients. Body JJ, et al. Eur J Cancer 2007; 43: 852-58

This project was supported by an unrestricted grant from Roche.