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Why would my doctor tell me to avoid tamoxifen?

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Dr. Barry Rosen
Surgery
3 doctors agree

In brief: 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 small risks associated with tamoxifen, including a risk of blood clots, stroke, uterine cancer, and cataracts. I would suspect that your dr. Felt that the risks outweighed the benefits in your case or that your cancer was not sensitive to tamoxifen.

In brief: 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 small risks associated with tamoxifen, including a risk of blood clots, stroke, uterine cancer, and cataracts. I would suspect that your dr. Felt that the risks outweighed the benefits in your case or that your cancer was not sensitive to tamoxifen.
Dr. Barry Rosen
Dr. Barry Rosen
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Dr. Regina Hampton
Breast Surgery
2 doctors agree

In brief: Speak to you doctor

I recommend speaking with you doctor. Do you have breast cancer? It would be a good idea to get a 2nd opinion.

In brief: Speak to you doctor

I recommend speaking with you doctor. Do you have breast cancer? It would be a good idea to get a 2nd opinion.
Dr. Regina Hampton
Dr. Regina Hampton
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