TITLE

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

AUTHOR(S)
Stearns, Vered
PUB. DATE
November 2006
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;Nov/Dec2006, Vol. 145 Issue 3, p72
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
23245705

 

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