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Straying the Course

Posted on: March 4th, 2016 by

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"

Aromatase Inhibitors, Joint Pain, and Exercise

Posted on: December 17th, 2013 by

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"