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Study reveals rate of vertebral and non-vertebral fractures in children with leukemia

Study reveals rate of vertebral and non-vertebral fractures in children with leukemia

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In a Journal of Bone and Mineral Research study that followed 186 children with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL) for 6 years after initiation of chemotherapy, approximately 1 in 5 children experienced a non-vertebral fracture and 1 in 3 had a new vertebral fracture.

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