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Ability to Metabolize Tamoxifen Affects Breast Cancer Outcomes, Mayo Clinic-Led Study Confirms

ROCHESTER, Minn. — For nearly a decade, breast cancer researchers studying the hormone therapy tamoxifen have been divided as to whether genetic differences in a liver enzyme affect the drug's effectiveness and the likelihood breast cancer will recur. A new study by researchers from the Mayo Clinic Cancer Center and [...]

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Breast Cancer Awareness: Mayo Experts Discuss Risk, Treatment, Side Effects and Coping Skills

ROCHESTER, Minn. — October 4, 2012.  October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Breast cancer is the most frequently diagnosed cancer among women in the United States and ranks second as a cause of cancer death in women, after lung cancer. About 1 in 8 women and 1 in 1,000 men [...]

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