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Glossary: aromatase inhibitor, Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota

aromatase inhibitor

(uh-ROH-muh-tays in-HIH-bih-ter)

A drug that prevents the formation of estradiol, a female hormone, by interfering with an aromatase enzyme. Aromatase inhibitors are used as a type of hormone therapy for postmenopausal women who have hormone-dependent breast cancer.

2007-04-26

Aromatase Inhibitors