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Around North Carolina where the new study took place, 85 % of HIV/AIDS cases occur among African-Americans. ‘Although the youth inside our study were not alert to the specific statistics as they related to the prevalence of HIV in their communities and amongst their peers, they do know that it was very prevalent and that everyone from babies to the elderly – regardless of HIV status – could be affected by it in one way or another,’ said lead author Dionne Smith Coker-Appiah, an associate professor at Georgetown University College of Medicine. Related StoriesPitt Public Wellness launches study to promote health among aging gay and bisexual men with HIVStudy evaluates effectiveness of antiretroviral treatment in HIV-infected childrenNew pc model predicts degrees of HIV treatment engagementThe study appears in the latest problem of the journal Progress in Community Wellness Partnerships: Research, Education and Action.Treatment and Randomization Randomization was performed in a central location, with stratification according to prior receipt or no prior receipt of adjuvant tamoxifen therapy. Patients were randomly assigned, in a 1:1 ratio, to anastrozole only or even to fulvestrant in conjunction with anastrozole . Sufferers in group 1 received 1 mg of anastrozole every day orally. Patients in group 2 received 1 mg of anastrozole each day orally, as well as a short loading dosage of fulvestrant administered intramuscularly on time 1, accompanied by 250 mg administered intramuscularly on time 14 and day 28 of the first cycle, and every 28 days thereafter.