It found that aromatase inhibitors
saved more lives than tamoxifen.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has designated entinostat as a Breakthrough Therapy for the treatment of locally recurrent or metastatic estrogen receptor-positive (ER+) breast cancer when added to exemestane in postmenopausal women whose disease has progressed following non-steroidal aromatase inhibitor
And there can be real benefits of taking aromatase inhibitors
Arimidex: a potent and selective fourth-generation aromatase inhibitor
The findings suggest that vitamin D supplementation at doses higher than the standard of 400-800 IU/day might be useful to minimize bone loss in women starting out on aromatase inhibitors
and who are not eligible for bisphosphonate therapy according to current guidelines.
A phase 3 study of the effect of denosumab therapy on bone mineral density in women receiving aromatase inhibitors
for non metastatic breast cancer.
Stephanie Boyle, a mother-of-two from Derwent Road, Cullercoats, North Tyneside, has been getting treatment with aromatase inhibitors
for the last two months.
This is the first head-to-head study of these two aromatase inhibitors
in the post-surgery setting and is expected to enrol 4,000 women worldwide.
The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (Nice) has recommended the use of aromatase inhibitors
, which include drugs such as femara for treating early breast cancer in postmenopausal women immediately after surgery.
Educating readers on the whole process of discovering breast cancer and guiding readers through an informed approach to the diagnosed condition possible, Dancing With Fear tactfully presents an easy-to-follow guideline of finding the tumor, dealing with the doctors and surgeries, lymphedema, chemotherapy and radiation, tamoxifen and aromatase inhibitors
, fear of recurrence, complementary and alternative treatments, optimism and pessimism, support and humor, spirituality and facing death, and aftermath and reclaiming life.
Liz Caroll, from charity Breast Cancer Care, said: "These results further suggest the benefits of using aromatase inhibitors
over tamoxifen in treating early invasive breast cancer and indicate that many more lives could be saved.
Today a new class of anti-estrogen drugs called aromatase inhibitors
seems to work even better.