Latest Aromatase inhibitor Stories

2008-09-24 18:00:40

A predictive measurement -- preoperative endocrine prognostic index, or PEPI score -- may help women choose breast cancer treatment, U.S. researchers said. Researchers led by Dr. Matthew Ellis of Washington University developed and validated the PEPI score.

2008-08-13 06:00:18

By Liz Szabo Women who survive five years after being diagnosed with breast cancer have a good chance of remaining cancer-free, a new study shows.

2008-07-17 09:00:19

ANN ARBOR, Mich., July 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Meditrina Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

2008-07-15 12:01:01

Amgen has reported positive results from a three-year pivotal Phase III placebo-controlled trial evaluating denosumab in the treatment of bone loss in men undergoing androgen deprivation therapy for non-metastatic prostate cancer.

2008-06-16 09:00:10

SAN FRANCISCO and EMERYVILLE, Calif., June 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Bionovo Inc. today announced results from animal studies of its drug candidate, VG101.

2008-03-06 08:15:00

Women whose breast cancer came back after treatment had almost twice as much estrogen in their blood than did women who remained cancer-free, despite treatment with anti-estrogen drugs in a majority of the women.

2006-06-15 11:25:00

Being overweight in young adulthood or later in life may raise a woman's risk of ovarian cancer, particularly if she's never had children, researchers have found.

2006-04-18 11:30:00

The osteoporosis drug Evista works as well as tamoxifen in reducing the risk of breast cancer in high-risk older women, with fewer dangerous side effects, researchers said on Monday.

2005-10-18 08:39:31

By Martha Kerr NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Chemotherapy with drugs called aromatase inhibitors is unnecessary after lumpectomy, radiation and 5 years of tamoxifen for the vast majority of women with breast cancer, researchers reported at the annual meeting of the American Society for Therapeutic Radiation and Oncology in Denver.

2005-09-09 18:22:55

Why do estrogen-dependent breast-cancer cells grow and spread rapidly? Researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign say it may be because estrogen virtually eliminates levels of a vitally important regulatory protein.