Navigation Links
Anti-estrogen drug therapy reduces risk of invasive breast cancer in older women
Date:6/10/2008

e detail in order to investigate the specific types and stages of breast cancer affected by raloxifene, as well as the timing of its action and the types of patients it can help.

"In this study, we looked at whether raloxifene would be more effective in some subgroups of women than others, but found that the relative benefit was the same, regardless of breast cancer risk," said Grady. "Like any therapy, the risk needs to be balanced with the side effects, which for raloxifene include blood clots and fatal stroke.

But these findings are important because few drugs actually reduce the risk of breast cancer." noted Grady. "Also raloxifene has been on the market for nearly a decade with good, long term safety data," said Barrett-Connor.

Researchers say women who would have the best risk-benefit ratio would be those at high risk of breast cancer, who have a 30 to 50 percent chance of getting breast cancer in the next five to ten years, and low risk of venous thrombosis and stroke. A reduced risk of spine fractures would be an additional benefit.


'/>"/>

Contact: Kim Edwards
kedwards@ucsd.edu
619-543-6163
University of California - San Diego
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Vision restoration therapy shown to improve brain activity in brain injured patients
2. HIV therapy in pregnancy-data support WHO recommendations
3. Family-based treatment more effective than supportive psychotherapy in treating bulimia
4. Trial to Test Gene Therapy for Angina in Women
5. One of the Largest Post-WHI Physician Surveys Shows More Education is Needed: Patient Misinformation About Hormone Therapy Remains High
6. Aromatherapy Gift Line Sheds Humorous Light on Modern Therapy
7. Chemotherapy may be culprit for fatigue in breast cancer survivors
8. Atlanta Falcons Physical Therapy Centers Set to Launch This Fall
9. New Drug No Substitute for Standard Blood-Clot Therapy
10. Stem Cell Therapy Disappoints Against Rare Kidney Ailment
11. Nucletron Announces Management Buy-Out to More Effectively Meet the Demands of Its Customers and the Radiation Therapy Community
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/28/2015)... ... August 28, 2015 , ... ... at the Zoo to celebrate children helping children, a thank you to the ... West Ohio have contributed to the United Methodist initiative to end malaria deaths. ...
(Date:8/28/2015)... ... August 28, 2015 , ... ... Understanding the FDA’s Position and Best Practices for Compliance, **Presented by FDAnews ... This workshop, chaired by internationally renowned expert Fubin Wu, has been specifically ...
(Date:8/28/2015)... (PRWEB) , ... August 28, 2015 , ... ... 20 grams of high grade protein with zero fat, carbs, sugar, gluten, lactose ... been named a finalist for the 2015 SupplySide CPG Editor’s Choice Awards. , ...
(Date:8/28/2015)... ... 28, 2015 , ... The Nashville Business Journal recently announced ... business. Mr. Troy Mizell, Chairman of the Board at MyGenetx, is one ... Veterans Awards will recognize Nashville military veterans who, through their professional and personal ...
(Date:8/28/2015)... CA (PRWEB) , ... August 28, 2015 , ... ... price on Zoom teeth whitening. For just $199, patients can currently receive a one ... traditional in-office teeth whitening procedures, but it includes a number of unique features that ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Saturday’s United Methodist Event at Columbus Zoo Celebrates Imagine No Malaria 2Health News:Saturday’s United Methodist Event at Columbus Zoo Celebrates Imagine No Malaria 3Health News:FDAnews Announces — Software and Cybersecurity Risk Management for Medical Devices: Understanding the FDA’s Position and Best Practices for Compliance, Oct. 14-15 2Health News:FDAnews Announces — Software and Cybersecurity Risk Management for Medical Devices: Understanding the FDA’s Position and Best Practices for Compliance, Oct. 14-15 3Health News:FDAnews Announces — Software and Cybersecurity Risk Management for Medical Devices: Understanding the FDA’s Position and Best Practices for Compliance, Oct. 14-15 4Health News:FDAnews Announces — Software and Cybersecurity Risk Management for Medical Devices: Understanding the FDA’s Position and Best Practices for Compliance, Oct. 14-15 5Health News:Pocket Protein™ Named 2015 CPG Editor’s Choice Award Finalist by Informa’s SupplySide 2Health News:Pocket Protein™ Named 2015 CPG Editor’s Choice Award Finalist by Informa’s SupplySide 3Health News:MyGenetx Board Member Receives Veterans Award 2Health News:Northridge Dentists Dr. Elyson and Dr. Assili Now Offer a Special Promotion on Zoom Teeth Whitening 2
... to dispel misinformation, educate women , FRIDAY, Sept. ... about all of the pain management options available to ... Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA). , Over the past three ... delivery pain control, Dr. Craig Palmer, chairman of the ...
... use of phthalates, but industry says hazard isn,t proven, ... the tongue-twisting name of phthalates (pronounced THAL ates) are ... soaps, lotion and cosmetics to plastics and toys. , ... as the Environmental Working Group began to focus on ...
... , GAINESVILLE, Va., Sept. 4 TrueShred ... the highest level of certification awarded by NAID for ... Information Destruction) is the international trade association for companies ... "Achieving NAID Certification confirms the security of ...
... Large Majority of Seniors Fear Negative Impact on Care if Congress ... Help Preserve, Protect and Defend Quality Nursing Home Care ... As Congress prepares to reconvene next week following an August ... care reform, new polling finds both seniors and the public at ...
... NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Sept. 4 Nationwide Health Properties (NYSE: ... Officer, Abdo Khoury, will participate on a healthcare real estate panel ... on Friday, September 11, 2009 beginning at 7:30 a.m. CDT. , ... live audio-webcast, please us the following link: http://www.bmocm.com/conferences/NARealEstate2009/Webcasts/ ...
... , TEDA TIANJIN, China, Sept. ... subsidiary of Asymchem Laboratories Inc., a leading research-based contract manufacturer ... industry, is pleased to issue the final confirmed list of ... in Asymchem Life Science in TEDA Tianjin, P.R. China, from ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Moms-to-Be Need Facts on Pain Control 2Health News:In Toys and More, Are Chemicals Safe or Harmful? 2Health News:In Toys and More, Are Chemicals Safe or Harmful? 3Health News:As August Congressional Recess Concludes, Polls Show Seniors, General Public Strongly Opposed to Medicare Cuts in Congressional Health Reform Plan, Says AHCA 2Health News:As August Congressional Recess Concludes, Polls Show Seniors, General Public Strongly Opposed to Medicare Cuts in Congressional Health Reform Plan, Says AHCA 3Health News:Asymchem Announces Fall Process Symposium Confirmed List of Speakers 2Health News:Asymchem Announces Fall Process Symposium Confirmed List of Speakers 3Health News:Asymchem Announces Fall Process Symposium Confirmed List of Speakers 4
(Date:8/28/2015)... DUBLIN , Aug. 28, 2015 ... announced the addition of the "Investigation Report on ... Developed by Roche under the trade name ... in the world. In Feb.26, 2010, it was approved ... injections available in China all ...
(Date:8/28/2015)... 2015 Research and Markets ... "Investigation Report on China,s Tobramycin Market, 2010-2019" ... traditional antibiotic whose eye drop and ointment are the ... infection or inflammation caused by eye infection. Currently, dozens ... able to produce tobramycin, among which the Top 5 ...
(Date:8/28/2015)... 28, 2015 Patterson Medical, formerly the ... PDCO ), is now an independent company with ... Patterson Medical by Madison Dearborn Partners (MDP).  ... for a transition period before rebranding as the ... medicine products.  With the focused resources and expertise ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Investigation Report on China's Bevacizumab Market 2015-2019 2Investigation Report on China's Tobramycin Market, 2015-2019 2Patterson Medical Positioned for Continued Growth as a Newly Independent Company 2Patterson Medical Positioned for Continued Growth as a Newly Independent Company 3
... 3 Mach 7 Technologies (M7T), a global provider of ... tools to its flagship Keystone Suite Enterprise Image Management Platform.  The ... Study Split Utility (SSU), and the Keystone Study Import - Export ... , ...
... Asymchem Laboratories announces the hiring of Dr. ... June 1, 2010 .  Dr. Zhang is an expert in ... he worked for 10 years for Wyeth at Rouse,s Point, ... Plant Process Engineering.  He has additional experience as an R&D ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Mach 7 Technologies Rolls Out Keystone Study Segmentation, Rapid Migration and Import - Export Utilities 2Mach 7 Technologies Rolls Out Keystone Study Segmentation, Rapid Migration and Import - Export Utilities 3Mach 7 Technologies Rolls Out Keystone Study Segmentation, Rapid Migration and Import - Export Utilities 4
Pefakit in-TDT Calibrators and Controls...
PT-HS with Calcium - 2 ml...
Plasma Control Level 1 - 1 ml...
The ACE Alera clinical chemistry system serves a wide variety of chemistry diagnostic needs with the power of a large floor model analyzer in an easily integrated and economizing compact footprint of...
Medicine Products: