Extending Aromatase-Inhibitor Adjuvant Therapy to 10 Years - Nicholas J. Robert, M.D (Co-Author)

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June 07, 2016
Virginia Cancer Specialists » Extending Aromatase-Inhibitor Adjuvant Therapy to 10 Years – Nicholas J. Robert, M.D (Co-Author)

Announcement Virginia Cancer Specialists: Physician Nicholas J. Robert, M.D, featured as co-author in the New England Journal of Medicine

BACKGROUND

Treatment with an aromatase inhibitor for 5 years as up-front monotherapy or after tamoxifen therapy is the treatment of choice for hormone-receptor–positive early breast cancer in postmenopausal women. Extending treatment with an aromatase inhibitor to 10 years may further reduce the risk of breast-cancer re-currence.

Read more here in the New England Journal of Medicine