breast-cancer-prevention-drug-arimidex.jpg The popular drug “Arimidex” used to treat breast cancer, is now found to be very useful in preventing the occurrence of breast cancer. The drug would be of great use to women who are at high risk of developing breast cancer, owing to genetic factors.

Drug Review
a. This drug can be used for women who are free of breast cancer, but are at high risk of developing breast cancer, owing to family history of breast cancer.
b. In the woman, suffering with breast cancer the usage of the drug reduces the chances of being effected by breast cancer second time by 50%.
c. However, trial studies are underway to re-establish its efficacy, in preventing occurrence of breast cancer.
d. Clinical trials are underway to test the efficacy of the drug and women who have a family history of breast cancer are being sourced for the trials.