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Hormone Therapy blocks estrogen that fosters cancer cell growth. Some 70% of female patients have a form of cancer that spreads with estrogen and progesterone. Tamoxfin, Femara, Evista, Armidex are common hormone drugs for breast cancer patients.

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Q. I've been on tamoxifen for a couple of years, and now my doctor is switching me to an aromatase inhibitor. I understand how tamoxifen works, but this AI is a whole new thing... how does it work? A. Aromatase inhibitors (pronounced aroma-tase: just like it looks) come in three basic flavors: Femara® (letrozole), Arimidex® (anastrozole),…

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PJ Hamel, Health Guide, answered I would like to ask to the gynecologist… Hi Lizzie - First of all, we're not medically trained experts here -…

11/29/12

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PJ Hamel, Health Guide, answered Having stage4 breast ca under hormone… Amita, I believe Phyllis answered your earlier post with this same…

09/12/12

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PJ Hamel, Health Guide, commented on Taxol Effectiveness: Tempest in a… So glad you'd saved that response, Misty! We look forward to corresponding…

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PJ Hamel, Health Guide, answered looking for comments about taking… This is definitely an issue for a lot of women taking aromatase inhibitors,…

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