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What makes someone a good candidate for letrozole treatment?
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Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics
In brief: BreastCa+menopause
Is is usually used in patients with early breast cancer who have undergone menopause and have received other treatments such as surgery, radiation, or tamoxifen.
It works by decreasing the production of estrogen in the body. See: http://www.Nlm.Nih.Gov/medlineplus/druginfo/meds/a698004.Html.

In brief: BreastCa+menopause
Is is usually used in patients with early breast cancer who have undergone menopause and have received other treatments such as surgery, radiation, or tamoxifen.
It works by decreasing the production of estrogen in the body. See: http://www.Nlm.Nih.Gov/medlineplus/druginfo/meds/a698004.Html.
Dr. Otto Placik
Dr. Otto Placik
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Dr. Barry Rosen
Surgery
In brief: Post-menopausal
Letrozole is an aromatase inhibitor that is very effective in the treatment of hormone-sensitive (estrogen receptor positive) breast cancer, provided that the patient is post-menopausal.
Depending on one's cancer stage, this may be used alone or in combination with traditional (IV) chemotherapy.

In brief: Post-menopausal
Letrozole is an aromatase inhibitor that is very effective in the treatment of hormone-sensitive (estrogen receptor positive) breast cancer, provided that the patient is post-menopausal.
Depending on one's cancer stage, this may be used alone or in combination with traditional (IV) chemotherapy.
Dr. Barry Rosen
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