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Tamoxifen can be used as preventive agent for women at high risk of breast cancer

Posted by on Mar 4, 2013 in Breast cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell Tamoxifen is one of the main drugs used for hormonal treatment of breast cancer. The aim of this article was to establish the value of Tamoxifen as a preventive agent for women who have high chances of developing breast cancer. Main finding: Tamoxifen notably reduces the risk of developing breast cancer in easily identifiable higher risk...

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What is the preferred duration of chemotherapy? – A review of clinical trials

Posted by on Feb 24, 2013 in Breast cancer | 0 comments

The aim of this paper was to identify if a longer course of chemotherapy was better than a short course. The authors look at how long patients survived with metastatic breast cancer or with no further cancer progression. Breast cancer is called metastatic when it has spread from the breast to other parts of the body such as the lymph nodes, lungs,...

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