Malignant neoplasms of breast ICD11 code: 2D2Z
Oral > Solid: 1 mg tablet
EML status history
Adolescents and adults
Medicines within the same pharmacological class can be used
Patents have expired in most jurisdictions
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Summary of evidence and Expert Committee recommendations
In 2015, as part of the comprehensive review of cancer medicines undertaken by the Expert Committee, anastrozole (with a square box) was added to the complementary list of the EML for use in treatment protocols for hormone receptor-positive early stage breast cancer. The relevant extract from TRS994 regarding the Expert Committee's 2015 consideration of treatment protocols for early stage breast cancer is attached.