Breast cancer treatment may affect your brain
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Letrozole, an aromatase inhibitor used to prevent breast cancer recurrence, have side effects such as mood disturbances and memory issues in both humans and animals as it interferes with the production of estrogens. Little is known about how the drug impacts the brain.
Although Researchers administered Letrozole to male and female marmosets via pudding for four weeks and observed many of the same behavioural changes, including hot flashes and increased anxiety. It also compromised the function of neurons in the hippocampus and impaired spatial memory. (ANI)