NICE considers tamoxifen or raloxifene for breast cancer prevention in 'high risk' women
This article was originally published in Scrip
In a draft update of its current advice on familial breast cancer, NICE, the health technology appraisal body for England and Wales, proposes – amongst other recommendations –using tamoxifen or raloxifene ( Lilly's Evista) to prevent breast cancer. Which is odd, because neither drug has UK marketing authorization for prevention at the moment.
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