Tamoxifen has been successfully used in the management of breast cancer for over twenty years. However, as with any drug, Tamoxifen has benefits and risks associated with its use. The general opinion seems to be that the benefits outweigh the risks. For many men and women, choosing Tamoxifen may be the right choice for them.
For others the side effects are very real, and the risk is too high– namely the risk of developing uterine cancer, blood clots, muscle pain, mental fogginess and cataracts. This can be especially true for those with certain early stage breast cancers. Such concerns have led many to seek alternatives to hormone therapy.
How can you know which is the right choice for you? Be informed; empower yourself to educate yourself with information and options. You may want to take advantage of one the risk/benefit calculators such as www.lifemath.net to help you gain a…
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