Tag: tamoxifen

Tamoxifen: A type of endocrine treatment that interferes with a tumor's ability to use estrogen. Tamoxifen is prescribed for both premenopausal and postmenopausal women with estrogen receptor positive (ER+) breast cancer or at high risk for it.

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11/10/15
Black cumin increases the effectiveness of many types of breast cancer treatment
04/25/15
Use of SSRI antidepressants is linked to small increase in breast cancer risk
01/12/15
Early birth control pill use is linked to recurrence of premenopausal breast cancer
08/24/14
Exposure to light at night reduces tamoxifen effectiveness in animal model of breast cancer
05/26/14
Breast cancer surgery should not be omitted in relatively healthy ER+ older women
11/30/13
Vitamin C can reduce the effectiveness of tamoxifen treatment
09/08/13
Not completing anti-estrogen treatment linked to sharply higher risk of recurrence
07/31/13
Resveratrol enhances the treatment effects of tamoxifen in ER+ breast cancer
05/21/13
Reduction in breast density from tamoxifen treatment is linked to favorable prognosis
05/07/13
Luteolin can increase responsiveness to treatment in tamoxifen-resistant breast cancer cells
04/30/13
Unpleasant side effects of anti-estrogens can indicate treatment is working
02/22/13
Coffee may reduce risk of recurrence in tamoxifen-treated breast cancer patients
12/31/12
Treatment with Femara after tamoxifen can worsen cholesterol profile
12/09/12
Continuing tamoxifen treatment for 10 years helps prevent late recurrence
07/15/12
Reduction in breast density shows endocrine treatment is working
05/15/12
Blueberries and raspberries both reduce mammary tumor development
05/13/12
A story of long-term stage IV HER2+ breast cancer survival
04/19/12
Green tea polyphenol EGCG slows development of tamoxifen resistance
03/08/12
Heart drug digoxin (digitalis) increases risk of breast cancer
02/06/12
Soy supplements do not reduce breast cancer risk and could be harmful
01/18/12
High intake of soy isoflavones increases risk of recurrence in HER2+ patients
01/17/12
Apigenin increases effectiveness of Taxol chemotherapy
12/06/11
Red clover compound biochanin A reduces potency of tamoxifen in rats
10/19/11
Tumor response to anti-estrogen treatment before surgery is influenced by BMI and race
10/07/11
Tamoxifen may increase the risk of type 2 diabetes in older women
09/12/11
Fish oil reduces breast cancer risk by depleting arachidonic acid in mammary tissue
08/16/11
Pomegranate fruit may help prevent estrogen sensitive breast cancer
07/29/11
5 years of tamoxifen reduces breast cancer mortality for 15 years for ER+ disease
07/17/11
Increasingly severe side effects of aromatase inhibitors may make tamoxifen first the best strategy
07/09/11
Vitamin D supplementation might interfere with aromatase inhibitor treatment
06/27/11
Chemotherapy might have different effectiveness in lobular compared to ductal breast cancer
06/18/11
Plasticizer bisphenol A promotes mammary cancer in mice
04/20/11
Beta blockers and ACE inhibitors might influence risk of breast cancer recurrence
03/22/11
Taking tamoxifen for all 5 years reduces long-term risk of breast cancer recurrence
03/17/11
Radiation after lumpectomy reduces recurrence for DCIS survivors
03/01/11
Aromatase inhibitor only or after tamoxifen are both effective treatments
12/11/10
Radiation treatment substantially reduces additional breast cancer in women with DCIS
11/14/10
Blueberry compound pterostilbene increases effectiveness of tamoxifen
09/18/10
Degree of chemo brain appears to be influenced by age and cognitive reserve
07/19/10
Women with high BMI may benefit less from hormonal treatments
06/28/10
Medications to avoid while on tamoxifen
06/12/10
Cognitive function improves after completion of both Femara and tamoxifen treatment
05/29/10
Breast cancer in old age
05/19/10
Omega-6 rich corn oil reduces effectiveness of tamoxifen
03/17/10
Green tea compound EGCG has anti-cancer effects in tamoxifen-resistant breast cancer cells
02/13/10
Tamoxifen treatment results in cognitive impairment compared to Aromasin
01/22/10
Treatment with aromatase inhibitors results in better breast cancer outcomes than tamoxifen
01/20/10
Conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) inhibits the growth of breast cancer cells
01/03/10
Black women less likely to survive ER+/PR+ breast cancer - what to do
12/07/09
DIM from broccoli and other brassica vegetables prevents metastasis in mice

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