News tagged with tamoxifen therapy

Study confirms long term benefits of tamoxifen

(Medical Xpress)—Taking tamoxifen for 10 rather than five years halves the risk of women dying from the most common kind of breast cancer, according to new research being presented at this year's ASCO conference. ...

Jun 03, 2013
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Mammograms reveal response to common cancer drug

Researchers at Karolinska Institutet have developed a method for assessing the effect of tamoxifen, a common drug to prevent the relapse of breast cancer. The key lies in monitoring changes in the proportion of dense tissue, ...

Apr 22, 2013
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Tamoxifen resistance -- and how to defeat it

In the last three decades, thousands of women with breast cancer have taken the drug tamoxifen, only to discover that the therapy doesn't work, either because their tumors do not respond to the treatment at all, or because ...

Nov 13, 2011
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