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Can taking tamoxifen for breast cancer treatment induce cancer of the uterus ?

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In brief: Maybe

There is a slight increased risk of endometrial cancer of 1 in 500 chance reported.
The benefits of tamoxifen in treatment of breast cancer is much higher than the risk of endometrial cancer. Ask your oncologist and ob-gyn how best to follow or watch for this potential risk.

In brief: Maybe

There is a slight increased risk of endometrial cancer of 1 in 500 chance reported.
The benefits of tamoxifen in treatment of breast cancer is much higher than the risk of endometrial cancer. Ask your oncologist and ob-gyn how best to follow or watch for this potential risk.
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