by Samuel Ezerzer
january 20th 2013
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More than 500,000 women at risk of breast cancer because of their family history should take tamoxifen as preventive measure , tamoxifen can be taken for prevention of cancer for high risk woman , It is the first time the tamoxifen has been officially recommended as a preventive measure in women who have not yet been diagnosed with breast cancer and the new guidelines could save thousands of lives.
A recent study showed that 29 cancers and nine deaths could be prevented for every 1,000 women taking tamoxifen for five years.
According to their individual risk women with high risk between the ages of 30 and 49 should be offered tamoxifen for five years which has been shown to reduce the chances of developing cancer.