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Aromatase Inhibitor–Associated Arthralgias

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Location: http://jco.ascopubs.org/cgi/reprint/JCO.2009.23.3270v1

Description: The aromatase inhibitors (AIs) have become an established component of adjuvant therapy for postmenopausal women with hormone receptor–positive breast cancer.1-3 Although adherence to AI regimens in clinical trials has been favorable,4 in clinical practice the arthralgias associated with AI use adversely influence adherence.5-7 In this issue of Journal of Clinical Oncology, Sestak et al8 and Dizdar et al9 provide prospective information on a related adverse effect, AIassociated carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS).
Rowan T. Chlebowski Editorial Journal of Clinical Oncology, Vol 27, 2009 Full text

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Author/Contact: Rowan T. Chlebowski
Institution: Journal of Clinical Oncology
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Language: English

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Added: Mon Oct 05 2009