Pros and cons of drugs to prevent breast cancer

BMJ 2013; 346 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f2891 (Published 8 May 2013)
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Pooled analyses of individual participant data from nine randomised trials have confirmed that selective oestrogen receptor (ER) modulators help prevent breast cancer in healthy women. Together, tamoxifen, raloxifene, arzoxifene, and lasofoxifene reduced the cumulative incidence of breast cancer by an estimated 38% relative to …

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