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The estrogen inhibitor tamoxifen can prevent breast cancer from coming back in treated women whose tumors grow in the presence of the hormone.
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Amgen (Nasdaq: AMGN) today announced new long-term data showing that during the fourth and fifth years of ProliaÂ® (denosumab) treatment, postmenopausal women with osteoporosis receiving Prolia continued with further, statistically significant, year-over-year increases in lumbar spine and total hip bone mineral density (BMD), a key measurement of bone strength.
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Amgen (Nasdaq: AMGN) today announced new data that showed postmenopausal women with osteoporosis had significantly greater adherence, compliance, and persistence during ProliaÂ® (denosumab) treatment than during alendronate treatment, an oral bisphosphonate commonly used to treat osteoporosis.
WALTHAM, Mass., March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Syndax Pharmaceuticals, a clinical-stage epigenetics oncology company, announced the National Cancer Institute (NCI) will sponsor a multi-center phase 2 study of Syndax's lead product entinostat, a novel inhibitor of histone deacetylases (HDAC), and anastrozole, an aromatase inhibitor, in postmenopausal women with operable triple negative breast cancer to evaluate biomarkers and surrogates for response.
A hip fracture is not common in a 54-year-old woman, unless she is a 54-year-old breast cancer survivor.
A new study has found that tamoxifen, an anti-estrogen breast cancer medication, may reduce an individual's risk of death from lung cancer.
The anti-estrogen breast cancer drug tamoxifen may reduce the risk of death from lung cancer.
Results from an ongoing study examining two drugs to prevent breast cancer found that the drug raloxifene (Evista) was as almost effective as the standard drug tamoxifen (Nolvadex) and also produced fewer side effects.
A higher prescription co-payment, especially among older women, is associated with both early discontinuation and incomplete use of adjuvant aromatase inhibitor therapy, a life-saving therapy for women with hormone sensitive early-stage breast cancer.
Use of aromatase inhibitors in early stage breast cancer patients affected; older women more likely to discontinue early because of high co-payments.
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