Items Tagged ‘joint pain’

December 14th, 2017

Acupuncture Reduces Aromatase Inhibitor Joint Pain in Women with Breast Cancer

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According to a well designed study presented at the 2017 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium acupuncture is effective in reducing pain and stiffness associated with aromatase inhibitor (AI) therapy in women with early-stage breast cancer.1 Stiffness and joint pain is a well documented concern of women undergoing AI therapy for the treatment and prevention of […]

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Tags: Acupuncture, Aromatase, Arthralgia, Arthritis, Breast Cancer, Complementary Alternative Medicine, inhibitor, joint pain, News


November 15th, 2016

Aromatase Inhibitor–Associated Joint Pain Tends to Resolve Upon Treatment Completion

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A class of drugs known as aromatase inhibitors (AI) commonly used in the management of estrogen receptor-positive (ER+) breast cancer are associated with troublesome joint pain. In fact, as many as half of women on AI therapy experience joint pain, and 20% become non-compliant with their AI therapy because of side effects.1 The origin of […]

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Tags: AI, aromatase inhibitors, Breast Cancer, ER-positive, joint pain, News