Effect of tamoxifen on plasma lipids and lipoproteins in postmenopausal women with breast cancer.

@article{Thangaraju1994EffectOT,
  title={Effect of tamoxifen on plasma lipids and lipoproteins in postmenopausal women with breast cancer.},
  author={Muthusmy Thangaraju and K. R. Prathap Kumar and R Gandhirajan and Panchanatham Sachdanandam},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={1994},
  volume={73 3},
  pages={659-63}
}
BACKGROUND Adjuvant tamoxifen therapy is given to large and increasing numbers of women with early-stage breast cancer. The effects of this drug on plasma lipids and lipoprotein profiles are important, because cardiovascular disease also develops over time in a large percentage of tamoxifen-treated postmenopausal women. The purpose of the study was to evaluate the effects of tamoxifen on plasma lipid and lipoprotein profiles in postmenopausal Indian women who were disease-free after primary… CONTINUE READING

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