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How is Tamoxifen taken to treat breast cancer?

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Tamoxifen (Nolvadex, Soltamox) is a pill taken daily and has been used consistently for decades to treat breast cancer. Women of any age can take Tamoxifen. Taking tamoxifen for 5 years has been found to reduce the chance of breast cancer recurrence and new breast cancers in women with ER-positive or ER-unknown breast tumors.

From: Hormone Therapy for Breast Cancer WebMD Medical Reference

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National Cancer Institute.

Breastcancer.org.

Medscape. 

Pfizer Inc.

Reviewed by Laura J. Martin on July 18, 2019

SOURCES:

National Cancer Institute.

Breastcancer.org.

Medscape. 

Pfizer Inc.

Reviewed by Laura J. Martin on July 18, 2019

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