Preliminary Assessment of Cognitive Function in Breast Cancer Patients Treated with Tamoxifen

  title={Preliminary Assessment of Cognitive Function in Breast Cancer Patients Treated with Tamoxifen},
  author={A. Paganini-Hill and L. J. Clark},
  journal={Breast Cancer Research and Treatment},
  • A. Paganini-Hill, L. J. Clark
  • Published 2004
  • Medicine
  • Breast Cancer Research and Treatment
  • AbstractBackground. Tamoxifen is an anti-estrogen used in the treatment of breast cancer and to reduce the incidence of breast cancer in high risk women. Although the brain is an estrogen target organ and several studies have found a beneficial effect of estrogen on cognitive function, the effect of tamoxifen on cognition has not been reported. Therefore, we initiated a follow-up study of women who had participated in a study of breast cancer to assess the effect of tamoxifen treatment on… CONTINUE READING
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