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Thus the uterine weights of fulvestrant-treated mice were similar to those treated with aromatase inhibitors. This indicates a difference in sensitivity of the effects of the two antioestrogens on the tumour and the uterus. Based on these results, it seems likely that aromatase inhibitors, even in long-term use, will not cause stimulation of the endometrium as reported in some women receiving tamoxifen. In recent clinical trials, no adverse effects on the endometrium have been observed in patients treated with the aromatase inhibitors letrozole, anastrozole, and exemestane [31, 34, 35].
Tumour growth is measured with calipers weekly and tumour volumes are calculated. When all tumours reach a measurable size (~300 mm3), usually 28–35 days after inoculation, animals are assigned to groups with tumours of similar volume and treatment is begun. At autopsy, 4–6 h after the last injected dose, blood is collected and tumours are removed, cleaned, and weighed. Studies with anastrozole and letrozole We compared antioestrogens with aromatase inhibitors in the xenograft model to simulate first-line therapy in breast cancer patients.
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