Tamoxifen for Breast Cancer

Several conditions of the breast commonly occur before the development of breast cancer. One such condition is Ductal Carcinoma in Situ(DCIS). Some of these conditions, such as intraductal hyperplasia with atypia and Lobular Carcinoma In-Situ (LCIS), are not in themselves pre-cancerous but are microscopic risk factors that can indicate that a woman is at increased risk of developing breast cancer. Tamoxifen has been shown to decrease breast cancer

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