News tagged with tamoxifen
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A key protein potentially involved in regulating breast cancer progression has been identified by researchers at Clarkson University in Potsdam, N.Y. Led by professor Costel Darie, the team worked to identify the binding ...
Cancer Jan 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- UCD researchers have identified a novel biomarker that can identify those women with breast cancer who will have a poor response to tamoxifen, one of the principle anti-hormone drugs used ...
Cancer Dec 15, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
The largest study to investigate the tolerability of the breast cancer drug tamoxifen in male breast cancer patients has shown that men stop taking their prescribed therapy early because of problems with side effects caused ...
Cancer Nov 16, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
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 ...
Cancer Nov 13, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
All cells in our body have a system that can handle cellular waste and release building blocks for recycling. The underlying mechanism is called autophagy and literally means "self-eating". Many cancer cells have increased ...
Cancer Oct 09, 2011 | 3.8 / 5 (4) | 0 |
Medical researchers at the University of Leeds have come a step closer to understanding how to stop breast cancers from coming back.
Cancer Sep 21, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
The toxicities associated with aromatase inhibitors (AIs) may explain the lack of overall survival improvement compared with tamoxifen, according to a study published August 22 in the Journal of The National Cancer Institute.
Cancer Aug 22, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
For the first time, researchers at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance have demonstrated the feasibility of using serial positron emission tomography (PET) scans, using a special estrogen-containing isotope, to confirm the relative ...
Cancer Aug 18, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Taking a leukemia chemotherapy drug may help breast cancer patients who don't respond to tamoxifen overcome resistance to the widely-used drug, new research from the Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson suggests. ...
Cancer Aug 01, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
The benefits of using tamoxifen to prevent recurrence of breast cancer after surgery continue to accrue long after women stop taking the drug, a study led by Oxford University has found.
Cancer Jul 29, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Can a gel applied to the skin of a woman's breast provide the same cancer-fighting benefits as a pill taken by mouth but reduce the side effects of the medicine?
Cancer Jul 08, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Can a gel applied to the skin of a woman's breast provide the same cancer-fighting benefits as a pill taken by mouth but reduce the side effects of the medicine?
Cancer Jun 24, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Patterns of radiation usage in breast conserving therapy for women 70 years and older with stage I breast cancer are changing: more women are opting for radioactive implants and those with estrogen positive tumors are opting ...
Cancer Jun 02, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers have identified a new protein involved in the development of drug resistance in breast cancer which could be a target for new treatments, they report today in the journal Nature Medicine.
Cancer May 22, 2011 | 4.3 / 5 (3) | 0 |
A recently discovered enzyme drives the production of a potent form of estrogen in human breast cancer tissue, researchers from the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine have found.
Cancer May 18, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |