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How effective is letrozole (Femara) for treating breast cancer?

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Dr. Richard Orr
Surgery - Oncology
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In brief: Variable

Depends on 1) whether the tumor is estrogen receptor positive, 2) stage of the cancer.
If metastatic, it works better for bone and soft tissue metastases and not very well for liver and lung metastasizes. Often used as an adjuvant treatment after surgery and often with radiotherapy

In brief: Variable

Depends on 1) whether the tumor is estrogen receptor positive, 2) stage of the cancer.
If metastatic, it works better for bone and soft tissue metastases and not very well for liver and lung metastasizes. Often used as an adjuvant treatment after surgery and often with radiotherapy
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