medical Definition of aromatase inhibitor
- Aromatase inhibitors, like tamoxifen, are directed at the hormone estrogen, which is known to stimulate tumor growth in most breast cancer patients.
- —Laurie Tarkan, The New York Times, 9 Apr. 2002
- Chemoprevention with aromatase inhibitors might be particularly suitable for women with relatively high plasma estrogen levels.
- —Ian E. Smith and Mitch Dowsett, The New England Journal of Medicine, 12 June 2003