NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,020 terms related to cancer and medicine.
- aromatase inhibitor
- listen (uh-ROH-muh-tays in-HIH-bih-ter)
- A drug that prevents the formation of estradiol, a female hormone, by interfering with an aromatase enzyme. Aromatase inhibitors are used as a type of hormone therapy for postmenopausal women who have hormone-dependent breast cancer.