Tamoxifen vs Arimidex as Adjuvant Therapy

Tamoxifen vs Arimidex as Adjuvant Therapy

There has been a lot of debate about how to prevent cancer from coming back in post-menopausal women after initial treatment.  We discussed in our comparison of Tamoxifen with aromatase inhibitors the debate in general, and now will analyze Tamoxifen vs Anastrozole,...
Tamoxifen vs Aromatase Inhibitors as Adjuvant Therapy

Tamoxifen vs Aromatase Inhibitors as Adjuvant Therapy

Tamoxifen (what is Tamoxifen?) has been the most popular choice as – to put it technical words we’ll explain – “adjuvant therapy for post-initial treatment, early-stage breast cancer that is estrogen receptor positive.”  Basically, it helps prevent breast...
Tamoxifen for Breast Cancer & Side Effects

Tamoxifen for Breast Cancer & Side Effects

What is this drug? Tamoxifen is a treatment for breast cancer in both men and women that works by blocking estrogen from stimulating breast tissue.  That stimulation leads in part to roughly 2/3 of breast cancers, and so blocking it is quite important, and Tamoxifen...