Huge response to letrozole in inoperable T4 breast cancer: A case report

Serena Di Cosimo, V. Altomare, G. Ferretti, G. Gravante, C. Rabitti, F. Rea, A. Arullani, M. D'Aprile

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Abstract

A 73 years-old woman presented with locally advanced breast cancer (cT4b cN1 MO, stage IIIB) and atrial flutter. Because of the arrhythmia, chemotherapy or tamoxifen, although malignancy was hormone-sensitive, were discarded. Letrozole was started. Two months later, the breast nodule and skin ulceration cleared up. Surgery was performed. Nowadays, 24 months later, patient does fine, continuing letrozole as adjuvant treatment.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)263-265
Number of pages3
JournalClinica Terapeutica
Volume152
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2001

Keywords

  • Aromatase inhibitors
  • Letrozole
  • Locally advanced breast cancer
  • Neoadjuvant setting

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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    Di Cosimo, S., Altomare, V., Ferretti, G., Gravante, G., Rabitti, C., Rea, F., Arullani, A., & D'Aprile, M. (2001). Huge response to letrozole in inoperable T4 breast cancer: A case report. Clinica Terapeutica, 152(4), 263-265.