jueves, 5 de enero de 2017
For Some Breast Cancer Survivors, Drug May Reduce Treatment-Related Joint Pain - Cancer Currents Blog
A drug most commonly used to treat depression may also reduce joint pain in some women being treated for early-stage breast cancer, according to the results of a randomized clinical trial. After undergoing treatment for early-stage breast cancer, many postmenopausal women take drugs known as aromatase inhibitors to reduce the risk of the cancer returning. These drugs, however, can cause significant pain in women’s joints and muscles.