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Breast cancer treatment: Aromatase inhibitors and tamoxifen

  • What is an aromatase inhibitor?

    Breast cancer medical oncologist Harold Burstein, MD, PhD, from the Susan F. Smith Center for Women's Cancers at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, explains what an aromatase inhibitor is, and how and when it is used in treating breast cancer.

    How do aromatase inhibitors compare to tamoxifen?

    Breast cancer medical oncologist Harold Burstein, MD, PhD, explains the difference between tamoxifen and aromatase inhibitors, and the use of each for the treatment of breast cancer.

    Learn more about Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center's Breast Oncology Program, and how we diagnose and treat breast cancer.

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