TITLE

Exemestane prevented invasive breast cancer in postmenopausal women at moderately increased risk

AUTHOR(S)
Willett, Laura Rees
PUB. DATE
October 2011
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;10/18/2011, Vol. 155 Issue 4, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses a study which investigated whether exemestane prevents invasive breast cancer in postmenopausal women at moderately increased risk. The study involved 4,560 women who were postmenopausal who received exemestane 25 milligrams or placebo daily after a morning meal. It was found that invasive breast cancer was prevented by exemestane in postmenopausal women at moderately increased risk.
ACCESSION #
69859251

 

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