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It found that aromatase inhibitors saved more lives than tamoxifen.
It's the ever-increasing insulin signal that activates the aromatase enzyme, making more and more testosterone turn into estrogen.
For most of these patients, blocking estrogen activity with aromatase inhibitors represents an effective treatment.
And there can be real benefits of taking aromatase inhibitors.
Arimidex: a potent and selective fourth-generation aromatase inhibitor.
The 156 women in the prospective cohort had hormone-positive breast cancer and had initiated aromatase inhibitors from January 2006 to June 2009.
White button mushrooms (Agaricus bisporous) are a potential chemopreventive agent against breast cancer and prostate cancer, as they suppress aromatase and steroid reductase, and inhibit the proliferation of breast and prostate cancer cells.
Blocking aromatase is a key way that physicians reduce circulating estrogen levels among their postmenopausal patients.
For this reason, anti-estrogen drugs such as tamoxifen and aromatase inhibitors have come to the forefront in the fight against hormone-dependent breast cancer.
The authors of the current article hypothesise that letrozole, an aromatase inhibitor that inhibits the conversion of testosterone to oestradiol, might be beneficial in these men.
The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (Nice) will today back the use of aromatase inhibitors for women at any stage of breast cancer.