The beneficial effect of tamoxifen on serum lipoprotein-A levels: an additional anti-atherogenic property.


It has recently been suggested that increased lipoprotein (a) levels are an independent risk factor for coronary heart disease. It has also been reported that tamoxifen can induce changes in blood lipid values. In this prospective study we investigated the long term effects tamoxifen on the lipid profile, focusing on lipoprotein (a) levels. Thirty-eight… (More)