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A 52-year-old member asked:

Can i exercise while taking letrozole for breast cancer?

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Dr. Barry Rosen
General Surgery 35 years experience
Yes: There are no exercise restrictions when taking aromatase inhibitors such as letrozole.
Dr. Marwan Akasheh
Hematology and Oncology 40 years experience
AI's and exercise: From studies on Letrozole the incidence of fractures where higher compared to tamoxifen according to the study (big)1-98 so planning to exercise please keep checking your osteoporosis markers like blood tests for alk phos and urinary hydroxyproline and serum osteocalcin. Dexa scan yearly on Letrozole the best way to avoid fractures even without exercising.

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