Endocrine Therapy for Breast Cancer

by Ingle, James N.
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Publisher: CRC Press

Publication Date: June 11, 2015

ISBN: 9781420028751

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Because of the predominant role estrogens play in the development of breast cancer and the limited effectiveness of tamoxifen therapy, more selective therapeutics targeting estrogen signaling have been developed: selective estrogen receptor modulators (SERMs), selective estrogen receptor downregulators (SERDs), and a third generation of drugs that inhibit the aromatase required for estrogen biosyntheses. The authors examine clinical and translational research results from studies of these endocrine therapies and chemotherapies in pre- and postmenopausal women with early and advanced breast cancer. Advances in Endocrine Therapy of Breast Cancer provides guidance on promising new therapeutics and treatment combinations based on compelling clinical evidence.