Drug to Lower Chances of Contracting Breast Cancer Disease by 65%

Science & Technology Current Affairs 2011. The health-researchers found that a drug named exemestane prevents breast cancer

Created On: Jun 7, 2011 16:32 IST

The health-researchers found that a drug named exemestane not only prevents breast cancer but also has no side effects. Exemestane is also known by the brand name Aromasin belongs to a class of compounds known as aromatase inhibitors. Exemestane is considered better than tamoxifen in preventing recurrence of cancer after a breast tumour is removed.


The health researchers concluded these facts after a trial which involved 4560 postmenopausal women in the Canada, France, USA and Spain.

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