anastrozole


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anastrozole

(əˈnæstrəˌzəʊl)
n
(Pharmacology) an anti-oestrogen drug used in the treatment of breast cancer in post-menopausal women. Also called: Arimidex
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anastrozole

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The researchers found that tamoxifen, raloxifene, and the aromatase inhibitors exemestane and anastrozole correlated with a reduced incidence of invasive breast cancer in placebo-controlled trials (risk ratios, 0.69, 0.44, and 0.45, respectively).
This study examined the cost effectiveness of incorporating gene expression testing into standard practice using data from the Anastrozole or Tamoxifen Alone or Combined, or ATAC, clinical trial and cost data from the London Regional Cancer Program and other Canadian sources.
Objective: To assess the effects of anastrozole use as hormonal treatment of breast cancer on the serum estrogen level in an animal model.
Aromatase inhibitors (Als) such as letrozole and anastrozole, which are used to treat breast cancer, have been suggested as alternatives to gonadotropins and chlomiphine citrate due to their easy compliance and oral administration (Lee & Ledger, 2011).
Data from the Phase III FLACON trial demonstrated median progression-free survival (PFS) as being significantly longer with Faslodex when compared to anastrozole, with 16.6 months and 13.8 months, respectively.
Without diagnostic biopsy, gynecomastia due to LCCSCT in PJS can be treated successfully with anastrozole treatment.
Aromatase inhibitors, which include anastrozole (Arimidex), exemestane (Aromasin), and letrozole (Femara), were taken by 26 percent of the women for an average of 2.9 years.
AS PART OF ITS NEW WOMEN'S WELLNESS INITIATIVE, representatives of Schnucks Pharmacies have made four different oral breast cancer medications (Letrozole, Megestrol, Anastrozole and Tamoxifen) available for only $9 with a prescription.
In a randomized trial of letrozole versus anastrozole for ovulation induction, 40 women with PCOS were randomly assigned to receive ovulation induction with letrozole (2.5 mg daily for 5 days) or anastrozole (1 mg daily for 5 days).
Two illegal substances surfaced in his test, Anastrozole and Clomiphene which are both on the World Anti-Doping Agency's 2014 prohibited list, for in-competition and out-of-competition use.
Anastrozole has been found to reduce the likelihood of breast cancer by 53% among women who are at higher risk of the disease.