Aromatase inhibitors

Aromatase inhibitors effectively prevent breast cancer recurrence and development of new contralateral tumours in postmenopausal women. Researchers have assessed the...


As predicted by their DNA-damaging mechanism of action, Platinum compounds are expected to be particularly active in tumours deficient of...


A new osteoporosis drug hinders the growth of estrogen-sensitive cancer that has become resistant to treatment with tamoxifen, a study...


Treatment with the aromatase inhibitor Letrozole ( Femara ) can reduce the risk of breast cancer recurrence even when initiated...


Treatment with the aromatase inhibitor Letrozole ( Femara ) can reduce the risk of breast cancer recurrence even when initiated...


Aromatase inhibitors carry side effects including joint pain so severe that many patients discontinue these lifesaving medicines. New University of...


The largest study in the world of treatments for postmenopausal, hormone positive breast cancer has shown that patients who continue...


Osteoporosis is a growing concern among breast tumor survivors, because certain cancer drugs can cause bone loss.A new study has...


Osteoporosis is a growing concern among breast tumor survivors, because certain cancer drugs can cause bone loss.A new study has...


Two separate meta-analyses of clinical trials that tested Tamoxifen ( Nolvadex ) against aromatase inhibitors in postmenopausal women with early...


Two separate meta-analyses of clinical trials that tested Tamoxifen ( Nolvadex ) against aromatase inhibitors in postmenopausal women with early...


Aromatase inhibitors, a type of hormone therapy used to treat advanced breast cancer in postmenopausal women, result in a small...


A few years ago researchers discovered that, much like breast tumors, some lung tumors also thrive on estrogen. Now researchers...


A laboratory study has uncovered new details about how estrogen can activate natural pathways that kill certain breast cancer cells...


A study suggests that the hormone estrogen works in partnership with other proteins to activate or suppress gene activity in...


Breast tumor specialists cautioned doctors of the risks in prescribing vaginal oestrogen to breast cancer patients being treated with the...


The women diagnosed with breast cancer who carry a certain genetic mutation can have breast-sparing surgery but should consider hormonal...


A study, published in The Lancet, demonstrated that switching treatment to the drug Anastrozole ( Arimidex ) after two years...


The complete analysis of data from a trial of the drug Letrozole ( Femara ) confirms earlier reports that the...


Zoledronic Acid ( Zometa ), an intravenous bisphosphonate, was shown to inhibit aromatase inhibitor-induced bone loss in postmenopausal women treated...