Venous thrombosis as a side effect of tamoxifen treatment

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We report what we believe to be an infrequent but noteworthy complication of antiestrogen therapy with tamoxifen. Seven patients developed venous thrombosis or pulmonary embolism within 6 months of starting treatment. Guidelines similar to those employed in younger women treated with anovulatory drugs would appear indicated.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)887-889
Number of pages3
JournalCancer Treatment Reports
Issue number6
StatePublished - Jan 1 1984

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Oncology
  • Cancer Research


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