Weight gain associated with adjuvant tamoxifen therapy in stage I and II breast cancer: fact or artifact?

  title={Weight gain associated with adjuvant tamoxifen therapy in stage I and II breast cancer: fact or artifact?},
  author={N. B. Kumar and K. Allen and A. Cantor and C. Cox and H. Greenberg and S. Shah and G. Lyman},
  journal={Breast Cancer Research and Treatment},
  • N. B. Kumar, K. Allen, +4 authors G. Lyman
  • Published 2004
  • Medicine
  • Breast Cancer Research and Treatment
  • There is a perception that tamoxifen causes weightgain in breast cancer patients. The purpose ofthis research study was to determine if weightgain is associated with tamoxifen therapy and toobserve the impact of weight gain on recurrenceand survival. Prognostic indicators, changes in weight, anddisease status from diagnosis to the end oftreatment were studied in 200 consecutive Stage Iand II breast cancer patients, not receiving systemicchemotherapy, admitted from 1986 to the present… CONTINUE READING
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