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Anastrozole is used in the treatment of breast cancer in women who have undergone menopause.
Anastrozole: Anti-Cancer Drug (Aromatase Inhibitors)
Anastrozole effectively helps in the treatment of breast cancer by cutting down the amount of hormone called estrogen. It acts on muscles, breast tissue and, fatty tissue where the enzyme aromatase is present. Aromatase helps in the formation of estrogen. Anastrozole stops the production of aromatase hence, decreasing the synthesis of estrogen.
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