Medical News Summary: Osteoporosis drug may be effective in breast cancer prevention


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About: Osteoporosis drug may be effective in breast cancer prevention
Date: 7 June 2004
Source: WebMD Medical News
Author: Peggy Peck
Medical News Summary (summary of medical news story as reported by WebMD Medical News): Researchers claim that there is a growing body of evidence indicating that Evista normally a drug used to treat osteoporosis in fact helps provide protection from breast cancer as well. More studies need to be done in comparing Evista and the current breast cancer drug, Tamoxifen.
URL: http://my.webmd.com/content/article/88/99860.htm?lastselectedguid=%7B5FE84E90-BC77-4056-A91C-9531713CA348%7D
Related Disease Topics: Osteoporosis, Breast Cancer

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