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What pops into your mind when you hear chemoprevention?

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Dr. Barry Rosen
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In brief: Tamoxifen (4example)

Chemoprevention involves taking a medication to prevent a disease.
In my practice, i prescribe tamoxifen and Raloxifene for women at high risk for breast cancer. Studies have shown that this can reduce the chance of developing breast cancer by 40-50%. Of course, there are potential side effects and some risks, too--if you feel you may qualify for this rx, discuss with your doctor.

In brief: Tamoxifen (4example)

Chemoprevention involves taking a medication to prevent a disease.
In my practice, i prescribe tamoxifen and Raloxifene for women at high risk for breast cancer. Studies have shown that this can reduce the chance of developing breast cancer by 40-50%. Of course, there are potential side effects and some risks, too--if you feel you may qualify for this rx, discuss with your doctor.
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