Status of adjuvant endocrine therapy for breast cancer

  title={Status of adjuvant endocrine therapy for breast cancer},
  author={Gaia Schiavon and Ian E. Smith},
  booktitle={Breast Cancer Research},
Adjuvant endocrine therapy reduces the risk of recurrence and death from breast cancer in women with hormone receptor-positive early breast cancer. Tamoxifen has been the standard therapy for decades, and this is still the case for pre-menopausal women. Ovarian suppression is of similar efficacy but currently there is no strong evidence for adding this to tamoxifen and the additional morbidity can be considerable. Results from two important trials addressing this issue are imminent. In post… CONTINUE READING


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