Use of Blue Citrus, a Chinese herbal remedy, to reduce side effects of aromatase inhibitors.

170 Background: Aromatase inhibitors are widely used in treatment of estrogen receptor positive breast cancer. Many patients experience significant arthralgias, which may lead to early cessation of therapy. Blue Citrus, a mix of Chinese herbs formulated in our community, had anecdotal reports of success in alleviating these symptoms. We objectively… (More)