Ten years of tamoxifen works better than five

BMJ 2012; 345 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.e8383 (Published 12 December 2012)
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Tamoxifen helps prevent recurrences and prolongs life in eligible women with early breast cancer. Protection seems to accumulate over time, and in a recent long term trial 10 years of treatment worked significantly better than five. Eligible women who continued tamoxifen …

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