Ruling a good sign for cancer patients | The Columbus Dispatch

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A decision yesterday by the U.S. Supreme Court is good news for hundreds of Ohio women seeking damages from the makers of hormone-replacement drugs that they blame for causing their breast cancer, a Columbus attorney says. Full Story
Sally

Elizabeth, NJ

#2 Jun 22, 2010
What a stupid article. If you're not going to tell us the name of the drug, then don't bother publishing the article.
Paul

Lombard, IL

#3 Oct 5, 2012
Women go through drastic body changes during menopause. Aside from common symptoms like hot flashes, night sweats and mood swings, menopause may also cause rapid bone loss in women that increases their risk of osteoporosis. Hormone replacement drugs used to be the mainstay treatment in preventing osteoporosis in women but due to the risk of adverse effects, bone drugs eventually became more popular. However, bisphosphonates have also not been exempted from controversies and reports of serious side effects in recent years. This article I've read at http://www.fosamax-lawsuit.net/femur-fracture... suggests how osteoporosis drugs like Fosamax may potentially cause femur fractures as its adverse effect.
Dominic S

Flushing, NY

#4 Nov 23, 2012
This was indeed good news. Hope the women who have suffered from breast cancer get the justice they deserve. Hormone Replacement Therapy despite it's supposed benefits, usually prescribed for treating osteoporosis, has dangerous side effects of its own. Read more about how it here: http://www.fosamaxclassaction.us/compensation...

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