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Anastrozole Is A More Effective Cancer Drug

...e deaths among the 2,009 women who changed over to anastrozole was 66, while in the case of tamoxifen, it was 90. AstraZeneca is marketing anastrozole as Arimidex, and this has received the support of the NHS in Scotland. Tamoxifen administered over 5...

More Breast cancer Cases Diagnosed In The UK

...ease. The benefits derived from both tamoxifen and anastrozole are being studied. The DCIS is considered a pre-cancerous condition, which can later develop into invasive cancer. The best therapy for the condition has not been decided upon as yet. Many women are not taking drugs which are capable of preventin...

Aromatase Inhibitors Better Than Tamoxifen For Treating Receptor-Positive Early Breast Cancer

...earchers have found that aromatase inhibitors like anastrozole are more effective in treating postmenopausal wome...r for more than 5 years and found that patients on anastrozole had much less adverse effects and the drug was well tolerated by patients. Majority of adverse effe...

Arimidex-Herceptin Combo Therapy For Breast Cancer-Clinical Trial Findings

... months. Additional data showed that introducing anastrozole instead of Tamoxifen in early hormone sensitive breast cancer among postmenopausal women increased their chances of avoiding disease recurrence. Source-IANS...

Breast Cancer may no longer be a killer disease

...gs like Herceptin and aromatase inhibitors such as anastrozole and letrozole, patients can also benefit from better cosmetic results which can have a significant psychological impact. "While a cure for everyone may still be out of our reach, a move towards breast cancer being a lifelong manageable condition co...

Hormone Drug Type Makes Survival Difference in Advanced Breast Cancer

...trogen. Several aromatase inhibitors, including anastrozole (Arimidex), exemestane (Aromasin) and letrozole (Femara) have been available for clinical use for the past decade or so. Other breast cancer treatments that also affect estrogen include tamoxifen and progestins. Tamoxifen is the most widely used ho...

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