High-Risk Women May Often Avoid Using Tamoxifen
Worries about side effects
are a major reason why only 6 percent of American women at high risk for breast cancer are willing to take the drug tamoxifen
to prevent the disease, a new study finds.
The drug's side effects, which can include hot flashes, sexual problems and, in rare cases, blood clots, cataracts or endometrial cancer.
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