Tamoxifen

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It is used to treat patients with early-stage breast cancer and [[Metastatic|metastatic]] breast cancer&nbsp; <ref>National Cancer Institute - What is Tamoxifen?, http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/factsheet/Therapy/tamoxifen, Reviewed: 03/17/2008</ref>.  
 
It is used to treat patients with early-stage breast cancer and [[Metastatic|metastatic]] breast cancer&nbsp; <ref>National Cancer Institute - What is Tamoxifen?, http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/factsheet/Therapy/tamoxifen, Reviewed: 03/17/2008</ref>.  
  
It works by interfering with [[Oestrogen]] activity on breast cancer cells by acting on the oestrogen receptor cells&nbsp; <ref>National Cancer Institute - How does tamoxifen work?, http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/factsheet/Therapy/tamoxifen, Reviewed: 03/17/2008</ref>.<br>  
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It works by interfering with [[Oestrogen|oestrogen]] activity on breast cancer cells by acting on the [[oestrogen receptor|oestrogen receptor]] cells&nbsp; <ref>National Cancer Institute - How does tamoxifen work?, http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/factsheet/Therapy/tamoxifen, Reviewed: 03/17/2008</ref>.<br>  
  
 
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Revision as of 21:22, 1 December 2011

Tamoxifen is a drug that has been used for the treatment of breast cancer for over 30 years [1].

It is used to treat patients with early-stage breast cancer and metastatic breast cancer  [2].

It works by interfering with oestrogen activity on breast cancer cells by acting on the oestrogen receptor cells  [3].

References

  1. National Cancer Institute - What is Tamoxifen?, http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/factsheet/Therapy/tamoxifen, Reviewed: 03/17/2008
  2. National Cancer Institute - What is Tamoxifen?, http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/factsheet/Therapy/tamoxifen, Reviewed: 03/17/2008
  3. National Cancer Institute - How does tamoxifen work?, http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/factsheet/Therapy/tamoxifen, Reviewed: 03/17/2008
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