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Results of a New Study
phototaker posted:
I thought you might be interested in reading about a study of patients taking osteoporosis medicines( like fosamax) and esophagus problems/throat cancer. It's only a small percentage of people. The article also discussed that there's another study done of a lesser amount of years taking the drugs not causing problems, but one you might want to read anyhow, especially if you have throat symptoms.

Susan Randall, RN, FNP-BC, MSN responded:
Dr. Felicia Cosman, NOF's Clinical Director, also provided information about this topic on the WebMD Osteoporosis Community. You can read this information by visiting .

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