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a substance that retards or stops an activity

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Side effects of aromatase inhibitors resemble those of tamoxifen to some extent but little is known about the effects of aromatase inhibitors on visual system16.
Effect of aromatase inhibitors on gonadal development in Oreochromis mossambicus (Peters).
Both drugs are given once daily and need to be used in combination with an aromatase inhibitor.
While there is evidence that fulvestrant can delay the growth of breast cancer, our independent committee found that its effectiveness is uncertain in terms of extending life compared to aromatase inhibitors, which are currently the preferred NHS treatment," said Professor Carole Longson, director of the Centre for Health Technology Evaluation at NICE.
The guidelines have been to employ aromatase inhibitors in post-menopausal early-stage cancer that is hormone-sensitive.
The new study, which analysed pooled data from nine clinical trials involving 31,920 women, looked at the effect on death rates of taking aromatase inhibitors for five years.
Key clinical point: Aromatase inhibitors don't help shorter boys grow taller.
SAN ANTONIO -- Adjuvant aromatase inhibitor therapy in postmenopausal breast cancer survivors was associated with an increased risk of incident nonischemic cardiovascular disease, compared with tamoxifen users in a large prospective study.
Rather most potent estrogen blockers and aromatase inhibitors are reported to occur naturally as Chrysin (5'7-Dihydroxyisoflavone) a flavonoid from blue passion flower and White Button Mushrooms with great real life results having therapeutic values [42].
More recently, patients who are postmenopausal also have been offered the option of taking an aromatase inhibitor (AI) as an alternative to tamoxifen or in sequence after tamoxifen," said Dr.
There is some evidence aromatase inhibitors also carry side effects--these drugs have most notably been associated with bone loss--but the Lancet study showed only an insignificant elevation in fractures compared with placebo (9 percent versus 8 percent).
The data also highlights how increased 27HC may reduce the effectiveness of aromatase inhibitors, which are among the most commonly used breast cancer therapeutics.
Masculinization of gonads by aromatase inhibitors in a turtle with temperature-dependent sex determination.
Aromatase inhibitors are drugs that block the production of estrogen.
Conclusions: Everolimus combined with an aromatase inhibitor improved progression-free survival in patients with hormone-receptor-positive advanced breast cancer previously treated with nonsteroidal aromatase inhibitors.