Femara (Fe-MAR-a, letrozole), a new hormonal therapy for advanced breast cancer

    Novartis will soon launch Femara (Fe-MAR-a, letrozole), a new hormonal therapy for advanced breast cancer.

    It's for postmenopausal women whose cancer progresses despite treatment with an antiestrogen such as tamoxifen (Nolvadex).

    Femara is an aromatase inhibitor. Blocking this enzyme inhibits the PRODUCTION of estrogen in peripheral tissues.

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