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Breast cancer drug may help treat muscle paralysis

Researchers in Geneva and Strasbourg recently tested tamoxifen, a breast cancer drug, as a treatment for muscle ... disease, and a study done with younger mice at Toronto’s Sick Kids Hospital provided ... read more

Breast cancer doesn't mean the end of your sex life... says the surgeon who has had the disease herself - TWICE

Most of us will be reluctant to bring it up with our partner, let alone a doctor. Add breast cancer into the mix – and this reticence is only magnified. One in eight women will develop the disease ... ... read more

Breast Cancer Drug Aromasin May Be Option for Some Premenopausal Women

WEDNESDAY, July 9, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The drug exemestane worked slightly better than the drug tamoxifen at preventing a recurrence of breast cancer in ... director of women's cancer programs at ... read more

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Preventing breast cancer just got easier. Will more women give these drugs a try?

But each of the drugs—two originally used to treat breast cancer and a third that prevents the bone-thinning disease ... taking tamoxifen and raloxifene had higher rates of blood clots, endometrial ca... read more

Why Doctors Are Rethinking Breast-Cancer Treatment

She would start taking a drug called tamoxifen that blocks ... biology of different kinds of breast cancer, doctors are learning that the one-size-fits-all approach isn't working. They're also learnin... read more

Hard Evidence: are we beating cancer?

The way we diagnose and treat patients has changed phenomenally since I first started working in oncology 25 years ago, and today I have the real hope ... of breast cancer who took Tamoxifen for 10 ye... read more

Cancer drug produces dramatic results

Glivec is also being studied for its effect on breast ... the disease. "There is a very high likelihood that this drug has the potential for leading to a cure for chronic CML patients," said Dr. Hogop ... read more

Pink Ribbon Fatigue

Ms. Kushner, who had taken the anti-estrogen drug tamoxifen to treat her breast cancer but who ultimately died of the disease in 1990 ... rather than just more hope. “We have to stop celebrating breas... read more

Can tamoxifen help patients with Lou Gehrig’s disease?

ALS is a chronic, progressive disease affecting the nerve cells that control voluntary movement. It is not curable and is usually fatal. Tamoxifen is commonly prescribed for women with breast cancer . ... read more

What Are the Side Effects of Anti-Estrogen Drugs and Immunotherapies?

Some of the very first drugs that were used against breast cancer – a disease that the National Breast ... As with virtually every treatment currently available, both anti-estrogen drugs and immunothe... read more

A molecule for fighting muscular paralysis

Since the molecule – known as tamoxifen – is already used for breast cancer, the researchers hope ... muscle weakness. "In parallel to our study, a team from the Children's Hospital of Toronto tested ... read more

Tamoxifen May Offer Long-Term Heart, Cancer Protection

Tamoxifen, used for 30 years to treat breast cancer, inhibits the ability of estrogen-receptor positive cancers (the majority of breast cancers) to grow by disrupting estrogen activity. It's not clear ... read more

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