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The largest world medical congress devoted specifically to osteoporosis ended in Toronto on June 6, following five days in which nearly 4,000 participants from 98 countries learned of the latest research in this crippling bone disease and clinical strategies to treat patients more effectively.“This congress is becoming one of the major scientific meetings in the field of osteoporosis. The interdisciplinary and international flavour of the IOF WCO has never been more apparent than in Toronto,” said congress delegate and IOF Board member Prof. John Bilezikian, USA.

The IOF World Congress on Osteoporosis, held every two years, was organized by the International Osteoporosis Foundation.The next IOF World Congress on Osteoporosis is scheduled for December 3-7, 2008.

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Congress abstracts now available (PDF, 3.7 MB)

IOF World Congress on Osteoporosis, December 3-7, 2008, Bangkok


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The IOF World Congress on Osteoporosis website is supported by an unrestricted grant from the Alliance for Better Bone Health.