Ovarian histopathology in breast cancer patients receiving tamoxifen.

  title={Ovarian histopathology in breast cancer patients receiving tamoxifen.},
  author={Kathryn F. McGonigle and Steven A. Vasilev and T L Odom-Maryon and Jean F. Simpson},
  journal={Gynecologic oncology},
  volume={73 3},
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to examine ovarian histopathology in tamoxifen-treated breast cancer patients undergoing oophorectomy. METHODS We reviewed the records and ovarian histopathology of 152 breast cancer patients who underwent oophorectomy at a single institution between January 1980 and October 1996. At the time of oophorectomy, 99 patients had never received tamoxifen, 44 patients were currently receiving tamoxifen, and 9 patients had previously received tamoxifen… CONTINUE READING

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