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AI drug
TermAI drug
Short definitionAI drug - (.
TypeCancer terms

AI drug - (. . . medicines) drug that blocks the activity of an enzyme called aromatase, which the body uses to make estrogen in the ovaries and other tissues. Blocking aromatase lowers the amount of estrogen produced by the body, which can stop the growth of cancer cells that need estrogen to grow. AI drugs are used to treat some types of breast cancer or to prevent it from coming back. They can also be used to prevent breast cancer in some women who are at high risk of developing breast cancer. Examples of AI drugs are anastrozole, letrozole, and exemestane. AI drugs are a type of hormone therapy. Also called aromatase inhibitors

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