Tag Archives: anastrozole

Breast Cancer Hormone Therapy

In some types of cancers such as breast cancer and prostate cancer, the cancer cells depend on hormones to multiply; these types of cancers are called hormone-dependent cancers. Therefore, to stop the proliferation of the cancerous cells, your doctor may recommend you take drugs capable of blocking hormonal stimulation. Along …

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Anastrozole (Arimidex)

Brand name: Arimidex     Generic name: Anastrozole   Therapeutic Class:  aromatase inhibitor Manufacturer / Distributor:  AstraZeneca  Availability: Anastrozole is available by prescription only   Indications: Anastrozole is used to treat breast cancer in postmenopausal women, especially postmenopausal women in whom tamoxifen treatment is ineffective. Your doctor may use anastrozole to …

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