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Drug Cuts Risk of Breast Cancer

Finding may offer better alternative for at-risk women

(Newser) - Some potentially great news for women at high risk for breast cancer: The drug exemestane cut the risk of getting the disease by 65% in a three-year study, reports the Washington Post . The drug, also known by the brand name Aromasin, is currently used to help prevent recurrences of breast... More »

Drug Therapy Cuts Risk of Breast Cancer Relapse

Aromatase inhibitors work after tamoxifen regimen ends

(Newser) - New research shows that women can cut the risk of breast cancer recurring years later by taking certain drugs, the Washington Post reports. Studies show that the drugs, known as aromatase inhibitors, sharply reduced the risk of cancer's return after women had finished their regimen of the widely used tamoxifen.... More »

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