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About half of male breast cancer patients who take the drug tamoxifen to prevent their disease from returning report side effects such as weight gain and sexual dysfunction, which prompts more than 20 percent of them to discontinue treatment.
Research suggests that use of the contraceptive pill is associated with an increased risk of prostate cancer, which is the most common cancer type among males in the developed world.
Postmenopausal women who gained weight during adulthood had an increased risk for endometrial cancer compared with women who maintained a stable weight.
Post-menopausal women with high levels of hormones such as estrogen or testosterone are known to have a higher risk of breast cancer.
Experts warn that women who smoke can go through menopause about a year earlier than those who don’t, and also note that an earlier menopause may influence the risk of bone and heart disease.
Post-menopausal women who experience new onset breast tenderness after starting combination hormone therapy may have an increased risk of breast cancer compared to women who don't experience breast tenderness.
An osteoporosis drug protects against the bone damaging effects of certain breast cancer medications. According to this study, some breast cancer patients could take zoledronic acid in addition to their anti-cancer medications to maintain bone health.
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