Breast cancer prevention

  title={Breast cancer prevention},
  author={Trevor J. Powles},
  journal={Breast Cancer Research},
  pages={10 - 12}
Epidemiological, experimental, and clinical data strongly support the possibility that breast cancer will be prevented by using anti-estrogenic interventions in healthy women. Three trials involving over 20,000 women have so far been reported using tamoxifen 20 mg/day or placebo in healthy women to chemoprevent breast cancer. The American National Surgical Adjuvant Breast and Bowel P-1 Project randomized over 13,000 women to take tamoxifen or placebo and showed a 49% reduction in the early… CONTINUE READING