And if you switch to an aromatase inhibitor after taking tamoxifen for two to three years (for a total of five years), you get better results than if you take tamoxifen alone.
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Red versus white wine as a nutritional aromatase inhibitor in premenopausal women.
Professor Dowsett and colleagues set out to probe a recent study that indicated the aromatase inhibitor anastrozole was no more effective than older-style tamoxifen in women with higher BMI, unlike in the general population where it is clearly more effective.
SAN ANTONIO--Women who were premenopausal at diagnosis of early-stage breast cancer and subsequently completed 5 years of adjuvant tamoxifen derived additional benefit from extended aromatase inhibitor therapy, according to a new secondary analysis of a landmark clinical trial.
Arthralgias associated with aromatase inhibitor treatment have been increasingly recognised in the last few years.
The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (Nice) will today back the use of aromatase inhibitors for women at any stage of breast cancer.
Aromatase inhibitors stop the natural production of oestrogen - the hormone that is responsible for the growth and recurrence of many breast cancers.
Femara is the only aromatase inhibitor to have a licence in the extended adjuvant setting.