COMMENTARY: Raloxifene and tamoxifen had similar efficacy for preventing invasive breast cancer in women at increased risk

Stearns, Vered
November 2006
ACP Journal Club;Nov/Dec2006, Vol. 145 Issue 3, p72
Academic Journal
The article presents the author's views on a study determining the efficacy of raloxifene and tamoxifen for preventing invasive breast cancer in women at high risk. According to him, the study showed that raloxifene and tamoxifen provided similar benefits with few differences in toxicity profiles. He asserts that, the study results may help primary care providers to better counsel women about using tamoxifen and raloxifene.


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