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Side effects of tamoxifen are distressing and common

BMJ 1996; 313 doi: (Published 07 December 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;313:1484
  1. Amrit Ray,
  2. Robert C F Leonard
  1. Medical student Consultant medical oncologist Department of Clinical Oncology, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh EH4 2XU

    EDITOR,—The letters by R D Bulbrook and Michael Baum and Jack Cuzick reflect the medical interest in the long term risks of prophylactic tamoxifen in ostensibly well women who are at risk of breast cancer as well as in the prevention or delay of relapse after surgery for symptomatic disease. …

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