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Dr. Phil, Some people are resistant to tamoxifen (I'm one of

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Dr. Phil,Some people are resistant to tamoxifen (I'm one of them). So I take Aromatase Inhibitors.
Do you think that the reason they only work 50% of the time is because some people are resistant and their aromatase does NOT get stopped? I would think if that were true that they would do estrogen or aromatase tests to check for this. What do you think? Should I worry that my aromatase is not being inhibited?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.

This is Dr. Dr. David

AI therapy don't work 50% of the time for people

they work 100% of the time for patients to help decrease risk of recurrence by 50%.

how do you know you are resistant to tamoxifen?

no, you shouldn't worry that your AI therapy is not working.

Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.

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