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Breast calcifications and osteoporosis

10/02/2007

Question:

If a person has been diagnosed with benign calcifications, is it ok to prevent osteoporosis with a calcium supplement and vitamin D?

Answer:

That is a great plan for osteoporosis, adding no risk for new calcifications or breast cancer.

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Response by:

Jennifer B Manders, MD Jennifer B Manders, MD
Formerly:
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati