News tagged with tamoxifen

Getting more anti-cancer medicine into the blood

Scientists are reporting successful application of the technology used in home devices to clean jewelry, dentures, and other items to make anticancer drugs like tamoxifen and paclitaxel dissolve more easily in body fluids, ...

dateJan 26, 2011 in Biochemistry
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HOXB7 gene promotes tamoxifen resistance

Many postmenopausal women with early-stage breast cancers who initially respond well to tamoxifen become resistant to the drug over time and develop recurrent tumors. Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center researchers have found ...

dateDec 11, 2010 in Cancer
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Clue to unusual drug-resistant breast cancers found

Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine have found how gene expression that may contribute to drug resistance is ramped up in unusual types of breast tumors. Their findings may offer new therapy ...

dateOct 08, 2010 in Biochemistry
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Drugs before surgery help women avoid mastectomies

(AP) -- Taking hormone-blocking pills for a few months before breast cancer surgery can shrink tumors and allow many women to have just the lump removed instead of the whole breast, a new study suggests.

dateSep 30, 2010 in Cancer
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