non-steroidal aromatase inhibitors

non-steroidal aromatase inhibitors

Drugs used to treat advanced breast cancer. Examples are aminoglutethimide (Orimeten), anastrozole (Arimidex) and letrozole (Femara).
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The third-generation non-steroidal aromatase inhibitors: a review of their clinical benets in the second-line hormonal treatment of advanced breast cancer.
The selective non-steroidal aromatase inhibitors have a relatively short half-life, approximately 40 hr (13).
The trial of exemestane with and without entinostat evaluated 130 postmenopausal women with locally recurrent or metastatic estrogen receptor-positive breast cancer, progressing on treatment with the non-steroidal aromatase inhibitors anastrozole or letrozole.
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