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The purpose of this study is to investigate the relationship between the side effects(especially arthralgia and arthritis) which appear in the patients who are prescribed aromatase inhibitor(AI) and the CYP19 genetic polymorphisms.
Observational Model: Case-Only, Time Perspective: Prospective
Aromatase Inhibitor(Femara or Arimidex)
Korea University Anam Hopital
Korea, Republic of
Korea University Anam Hospital
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:19:30-0400
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