Breast Cancer Drug Study

Dr. Klausner and others briefed reporters on a new study of the benefits and side effects of tamoxifen. The study showed that… read more

Dr. Klausner and others briefed reporters on a new study of the benefits and side effects of tamoxifen. The study showed that this drug which has been used to treat breast cancer can also help prevent it, especially in women in high-risk categories. However, the drug can also have side effects, such as blood clots and endometrial cancer. They stressed that women and doctors must weigh these risks and that the drug should only be taken by women in high-risk categories. close

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  • Joseph Costantino Associate Director National Surgical Breast and Bowel Project
  • Bernard Fisher Director National Surgical Breast and Bowel Project->Science
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Breast Cancer Drug Study

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Program ID:
103365-1
Category:
News Conference
Format:
News Conference
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 6, 1998
Last Aired:
Apr 11, 1998

Airing Details

  • Apr 06, 1998 | 10:18pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 07, 1998 | 2:45am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 07, 1998 | 2:19pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 11, 1998 | 12:32pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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