Tamoxifen For Men
It is a hormone therapy drug to treat breast cancer in women and men. It is also sometimes called endocrine therapy. You pronounce tamoxifen as ta-mox-si-fen.
It’s a treatment for:
- early breast cancer
- secondary breast cancer
Women who have a high risk of breast cancer because of a family history might have tamoxifen. This is to reduce the risk of breast cancer from developing.Tamoxifen for men,tamoxifen uk,buy tamoxifen uk,tamoxifen 20mg
Early breast cancer
You might have tamoxifen for early breast cancer:
- to lower the risk of it coming back (recurring) after surgery
- to shrink the cancer before surgery (neo adjuvant treatment)
- if you are not able to have surgery
Secondary breast cancer
People with secondary breast cancer may have tamoxifen to control the breast cancer. Secondary breast cancer means the breast cancer has spread to another part of the body, for example, the liver or bones.
Tamoxifen for men
Tamoxifen is used to treat breast cancer in men. Breast cancer is rare in men so less is known about the side effects of this drug for men. Much of the research is on women taking tamoxifen. The evidence suggests the side effects for men are similar to those listed on this page.