I’m the kind of person who always starts what I finish. When I have a goal in sight, nothing -- and I mean nothing -- deters me. I am willing to do what it takes to stay the course. I am not a quitter, not by any stretch of the imagination. But I quit taking Aromasin about halfway through my regimen. I felt like a … Continue reading the story "Straying the Course"
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Aromatase Inhibitors (AIs) are medications for post-menopausal women with estrogen receptor positive breast cancer. AIs work by preventing hormones from being converted into estrogen, thereby hopefully reducing the risk of cancer recurrence. AIs seem highly effective in helping reduce recurrence. The problem: AIs often have a side effect: joint pain, which prompts some women to stop taking the drug. A recent study found that consistently … Continue reading the story "Aromatase Inhibitors, Joint Pain, and Exercise"