Toxicity and adverse effects of Tamoxifen and other anti-estrogen drugs.

  title={Toxicity and adverse effects of Tamoxifen and other anti-estrogen drugs.},
  author={Geniey Yang and Somaira Nowsheen and Khaled Aziz and Alexandros G. Georgakilas},
  journal={Pharmacology & therapeutics},
  volume={139 3},
Breast cancer is a heterogeneous disease affecting thousands of people every year. Multiple factors are responsible in causing breast cancer while a number of treatment options are also available for the disease. Tamoxifen is the most widely used anti-estrogen for the treatment of hormone-dependent breast cancer. The specific drug is used as a hormonal therapy for patients who exhibit estrogen receptor positive breast cancer. The pharmacological activity of Tamoxifen is dependent on its… CONTINUE READING


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