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How do aromatase inhibitors affect breast cancer?

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Aromatase inhibitors keep breast cancer from getting worse for longer than tamoxifen in women with advanced disease whose tumors rely on estrogen to grow. For women who have gone through menopause, the drugs can fight cancer even after it has spread to other parts of the body. They are pills that you take once a day.

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American Cancer Society: "Breast Cancer Hormone Therapy."

Reviewed by Laura J. Martin on May 8, 2019

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American Cancer Society: "Breast Cancer Hormone Therapy."

Reviewed by Laura J. Martin on May 8, 2019

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