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Tamoxifen and Breast Cancer

According to a new study in Cancer published Monday, tamoxifen (Nolvadex, Istubal, and Valodex) may prevent breast cancer in women who are at risk. The study found that tamoxifen, which reportedly causes only minor sides for most patients, may prevent 29 breast cancer cases and nine breast cancer deaths for every 1,000 women.
AstraZeneca has gotten a lot of heat on this blog and elsewhere from drug injury lawyers. But this may be one where they deserve a lot of credit (even if they bought the company that developed the drug).