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Tamoxifen:: New Hope In The Fight Against Breast Cancer John F. Kessler

Tamoxifen:: New Hope In The Fight Against Breast Cancer

John F. Kessler

Published April 6th 1999
ISBN : 9780380810284
Paperback
208 pages
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 About the Book 

On the market in the United States since 1978, tamoxifen is the most widely prescribed anti-cancer drug in the world. Recently, this powerful cancer fighter has been found to prevent breast cancer, and its use as a breast cancer preventive has beenMoreOn the market in the United States since 1978, tamoxifen is the most widely prescribed anti-cancer drug in the world. Recently, this powerful cancer fighter has been found to prevent breast cancer, and its use as a breast cancer preventive has been approved by the FDA. For women at high risk of breast cancer, tamoxifen provides a new option for prevention of this disease. Now, in this comprehensive, accessible guide, a medical doctor provides answers to the critical questions every woman should ask before considering preventive therapy or cancer treatment with tamoxifen.Should I consider myself at high risk of breast cancer?Do the risks of breast cancer outweight the risks of taking tamoxifen?How does tamoxifen compare with other prevention therapies?What are the side effects of tamoxifen?How long do I have to take this drug?Is research continuing on the use of tamoxifen as a preventive?And Much, Much More!