antioestrogen


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antioestrogen

(ˌæntɪˈiːstrədʒən; ˌæntɪˈɛstrədʒən)
n
a drug that inhibits the activity of oestrogens
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Antioestrogen action in experimental breast cancer.
Tamoxifen is not a pure antioestrogen, since it has an oestrogenic effect in skeletal muscles, in lipid metabolism and in various gynaecological tissues.
Inhibition of erbB receptor (HER) tyrosine kinases as a strategy to abrogate antioestrogen resistance in human breast cancer.
the treatment of advanced breast cancer in postmenopausal women with disease progression following antioestrogen therapy;
The influence of CYP2B6, CYP2C9 and CYP2D6 genotypes on the formation of the potent antioestrogen Z-4hydroxy-tamoxifen in human liver.
Faslodex' is indicated for the treatment of postmenopausal women with oestrogen receptor positive, locally advanced or metastatic breast cancer for disease relapse on or after adjuvant antioestrogen therapy or disease progression on therapy with an antioestrogen.
Femara is also approved for the treatment of advanced breast cancer in postmenopausal women with disease progression following antioestrogen therapy and as neo-adjuvant (preoperative) therapy.
Femara is a leading once-a-day oral aromatase inhibitor that is indicated for first-line treatment of postmenopausal women with hormone receptor-positive or hormone receptor-unknown locally advanced or metastatic breast cancer and for the treatment of advanced breast cancer in postmenopausal women with disease progression following antioestrogen therapy, and as neo-adjuvant (pre-operative) therapy.