Breast cancer fighting drug -

Breast cancer fighting drug

Some notes from the study that looked at the breast cancer fighting drugs Tamoxifen and Raloxifene. 

- 19,000 participated, 250 of them at Pratt Cancer Center at St. Johns.

- In preventing breast cancer among women at risk, Tamoxifen was 50% effective and Raloxifene was 38% effective.

- Both drugs have the side effect of developing blood clots  by up to three times.

- Tamoxifen increases the chances of developing uterine cancer by two or three times, while Raloxifene showed 45% fewer uterine cancers during the trial.

- Both drugs however are know to be effective in fighting osteoperosis.



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