News tagged with tamoxifen

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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Cold winters freezing out breast cancer treatment

For women diagnosed with a form of breast cancer known as estrogen receptor positive (ER+) breast cancer, tamoxifen is an essential drug used in the treatment and prevention of recurring breast cancer. Currently, tamoxifen ...

Apr 18, 2013
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10 years of tamoxifen better than 5, study reports

(HealthDay) —Taking the breast cancer drug tamoxifen for a decade, instead of the standard five years, further reduces the long-term chances of recurrence and risk of dying from the disease, new British ...

Dec 05, 2012
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