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which kind of doctor administers or prescribes tamoxifen

A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zadeh
17 years experience General Surgery
It Depends: It depends on what the tamoxifen is being used to treat. If used to treat breast cancer, it is mostly prescribed by an oncologist. However, tamoxifen ... Read More
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Dr. Dariush Vaziri
47 years experience Breast Surgery
Usually oncologists: Tamoxifen is given as part of treatment of breast cancer or for reducing the risk of getting breast cancer in high risk women. For treatment, it is us ... Read More
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Dr. Steve Martinez
28 years experience Breast Surgery
Oncologist: A medical or surgical oncologist usually prescribes tamoxifen, but breast surgeons and general internists can do so a well.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Winnie Polen
21 years experience Breast Surgery
Yes, but...: I would recommend you see a medical oncologist regarding this medication. These types of physicians prescribe tamoxifen frequently and are most fami ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sinclair
38 years experience Family Medicine
Increases fertility: Tamoxifen will increase your fsh and lh wihich will increase your fertility. That increases the chances that your IUI will be successful. Be aware tha ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
34 years experience General Surgery
Risks vs. benefits: Tamoxifen is a very effective drug for the prevention and treatment of hormone-sensitive breast cancer. However, like all medications, there are smal ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Be discerning: DMSO is an industrial solvent that has been used in mostly-bogus cancer treatment by "independent thinkers"; lately some related molecules have attra ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Seth Derman
33 years experience Fertility Medicine
Difficult to tell: Tamoxifen works very similarly to clomid (clomiphene). Because there is not a lot of published research on tamoxifen, it is difficult to compare the m ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Victor Beshay
20 years experience Fertility Medicine
Depends : Depends on underlying cause of pe. Warfarin would not be an option though when trying to conceive. Heparin or low molecular weight Heparin would be sa ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Wilbert Warren
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Tamoxifen : Not sure why your estrogen level is being checked. Tamoxifen is used in specific conditions such as Breast Cancer prevent or adjuvant treatment of est ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
You should : Should follow your doctor(s) advise , benefits out weigh the few minor set backs . If you are not happy with advise take a second opinion your doctor ... Read More
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A 63-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Stevens
24 years experience General Surgery
Talk to doctor more: You are a 77 year old male who has gynecomastia. Your doctor wants to start tamoxifen but you do not have breast cancer. Whenever you have a new dia ... Read More

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