Anastrozole-induced remission of diaphragmatic paralysis from metastatic breast cancer treated with multiple prior therapies.
- Published Article
Breast cancer (Tokyo, Japan)
- Publication Date
Jan 01, 2003
We describe a woman with metastatic breast cancer treated with multiple rounds of prior cytotoxic and endocrine therapies, who presented with ipsilateral diaphragmatic paralysis. The use of anastrozole, a highly selective nonsteroidal aromatase inhibitor (1 mg daily), successfully induced remission of metastatic tumors in our patient, who is partially recovering from diaphragmatic paralysis.
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