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Results from the longest-running trial comparing tamoxifen with the aromatase inhibitor letrozole show unequivocally that letrozole has withstood the test of time and continues to prevent breast cancer recurrences and reduce the risk of death in post-menopausal women with hormone receptor-positive early breast cancer.
Experimental drug may help reprogram tumor cells to respond to hormone therapy BALTIMORE, June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A multicenter clinical trial led by a researcher at the University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center will evaluate a new approach to treat triple-negative breast cancer, an often-aggressive type of cancer that is more common among African-Americans and young women.
In the first large trial of its kind in the United States, researchers have shown that estrogen-lowering drugs can shrink tumors and reduce mastectomy rates for patients with stage 2 or 3 breast cancer.
Recent research indicates medications such as Tamoxifen or Raloxifene considerably reduce the risk of developing breast cancer in post-menopausal women.
Tamoxifen, taken by certain women as a preventive measure against breast cancer, saves lives and reduces medical costs.
WALTHAM, Mass., March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Syndax Pharmaceuticals, a clinical-stage epigenetics oncology company, announced the National Cancer Institute (NCI) will sponsor a multi-center phase 2 study of Syndax's lead product entinostat, a novel inhibitor of histone deacetylases (HDAC), and anastrozole, an aromatase inhibitor, in postmenopausal women with operable triple negative breast cancer to evaluate biomarkers and surrogates for response.
Postmenopausal women fighting a specific form of breast cancer may get some help through innovative use of two enzyme-inhibiting drugs.
Postmenopausal women who take aromatase inhibitors as a treatment for breast cancer may be at an increased risk for developing cardiovascular disease.
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