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What are aromatase inhibitors?

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Aromatase inhibitors are another type of hormone therapy drug. They keep the body from breaking down testosterone into estrogen. They include anastrozole (Arimidex) and letrozole (Femara).

From: Breast Cancer and Hormone Therapy WebMD Medical Reference

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American Cancer Society: "Breast Cancer Hormone Therapy."

Reviewed by Laura J. Martin on November 11, 2017

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American Cancer Society: "Breast Cancer Hormone Therapy."

Reviewed by Laura J. Martin on November 11, 2017

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