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How does ribociclib treat breast cancer?

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Doctors can use ribociclib (Kisqali) along with a type of medicine called an aromatase inhibitor as hormone therapy in some women with breast cancer. Specifically, it's for women who have gone through menopause and have advanced breast cancer that's hormone receptor positive and HER2-negative.

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National Cancer Institute.

Breastcancer.org.

Medscape. 

Pfizer Inc.

Reviewed by Laura J. Martin on July 18, 2019

SOURCES:

National Cancer Institute.

Breastcancer.org.

Medscape. 

Pfizer Inc.

Reviewed by Laura J. Martin on July 18, 2019

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