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Can raloxifene drug used if breast cancer?
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Dr. William A Biermann
Internal Medicine - Oncology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Not usually
This is a drug like tamoxifen.
It is used for risk prevention. It is also used in a condition called lobular cancer in situ, which is a non spreading kind of cancer. It has been used in some cases of breast cancer, but is not the drug of choice.

In brief: Not usually
This is a drug like tamoxifen.
It is used for risk prevention. It is also used in a condition called lobular cancer in situ, which is a non spreading kind of cancer. It has been used in some cases of breast cancer, but is not the drug of choice.
Dr. William A Biermann
Dr. William A Biermann
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Dr. Sean Canale
Breast Surgery
2 doctors agree
In brief: Possibly
Raloxifene/evista is similar to tamoxifen -both are serms.
Evista (raloxifene) was developed for osteoporosis. It has been investigated & compared to tam for prevention but has not been studied for cancer treatment. Talk with you cancer doctors as to what the best hormonal therapy options for you may be ( including minding bone effects).

In brief: Possibly
Raloxifene/evista is similar to tamoxifen -both are serms.
Evista (raloxifene) was developed for osteoporosis. It has been investigated & compared to tam for prevention but has not been studied for cancer treatment. Talk with you cancer doctors as to what the best hormonal therapy options for you may be ( including minding bone effects).
Dr. Sean Canale
Dr. Sean Canale
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