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Is there an effective substitue for tamoxifen as post cancer treatment?

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Dr. Ritesh Rathore
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
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In brief: Yes

Depending on the menopausal status other drugs can be used.
For premenopausal women toermifine can be used if necessary. In postmenopausal women aromatase inhibiotrs such as anastrozole, letrozole, etc can be used.

In brief: Yes

Depending on the menopausal status other drugs can be used.
For premenopausal women toermifine can be used if necessary. In postmenopausal women aromatase inhibiotrs such as anastrozole, letrozole, etc can be used.
Dr. Ritesh Rathore
Dr. Ritesh Rathore
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In brief: Raloxifene

(evista) has shown itself to be equal to tamoxifen for cancer prevention, and has fewer side effects.

In brief: Raloxifene

(evista) has shown itself to be equal to tamoxifen for cancer prevention, and has fewer side effects.
Dr. Scott Welker
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Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Radiation Oncology
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In brief: Tamoxifen

Is used for patients with er+/pr+ breast cancer.
It can be used pre- or post menopausal patients. Aromatase inhibitors (anastrazole. Letrozole) can only be used in post-menopausal patients, or those that have had oopherectomy or leuprolide to stop ovarian production of estrogens.

In brief: Tamoxifen

Is used for patients with er+/pr+ breast cancer.
It can be used pre- or post menopausal patients. Aromatase inhibitors (anastrazole. Letrozole) can only be used in post-menopausal patients, or those that have had oopherectomy or leuprolide to stop ovarian production of estrogens.
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
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