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Tamoxifen and Breast Cancer:

  1. Genral Information
  1. Estrogenís effects
  1. Post-menopausal Alternatives
  1. Tamoxifen
  1. The Breast Cancer Prevention Trial (BCPT)


Condition Placebo Tamoxifen

Non-invasive breast cancer 59 31


Invasive breast cancer 154 85


Bone fractures 71 47


endometrial cancer 14 33


pulmonary embolism 6 17


deep vein thrombosis 19 30


Heart disease 28 31


Deaths from breast cancer 6 3