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Hormone Therapy blocks estrogen that fosters cancer cell growth. Some 70% of female patients have a form of cancer that spreads with estrogen and progesterone. Tamoxfin, Femara, Evista, Armidex are common hormone drugs for breast cancer patients.

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Breast Cancer News Editor's Note: Science and health news outlet EurekAlert! published yesterday an interesting summary of a Lancet study on luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone (LH-RH) agonists, drugs that decrease the level of estrogen and other sex hormones in women.  LH-RH agonists for breast cancer treatment are used in…

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PJ Hamel, Health Guide, commented on Aromatase Inhibitor FAQs: Hormone… Scarlet, I think most women on tamoxifen or an aromatase inhibitor tend to…

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PJ Hamel, Health Guide, commented on Wellbutrin (bupropion) and tamoxifen Hi - Your doctor switched you from Paxil to Effexor because Paxil interferes with…

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Phyllis Johnson, Health Guide, commented on HER2 (HER-2) Positive Breast Cancer?… Thanks for sharing your experiences with Tykerb with everyone.  I am…

02/09/13

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PJ Hamel, Health Guide, commented on Tamoxifen (Nolvadex) and Fareston FAQs:… Hi - the link you posted doesn't work, FYI... PJH

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