Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Tamifoxen News

A report recently released suggests that a drug used to prevent the recurrence of breast cancer may have a rare but dangerous side effect: increasing the odds that long-term users may develop an uncommon but aggressive new tumor.

The report was called into question right away, noting clinical trials had repeatedly found that the drug, tamoxifen, reduced the recurrence and spread of common breast cancers and that its benefits exceeded any possible risks.

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