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Breast cancer drug halves disease risk in post-menopausal women

Last Updated: Friday, December 13, 2013, 11:37

A new study has shown that taking the breast cancer drug anastrozole for five years reduces the chances of developing the disease in high risk post-menopausal women by 53 percent compared with women who took a placebo.

Breast cancer drug toxic to brain cells and central nervous system

Last Updated: Monday, September 23, 2013, 14:28

Researchers have revealed that the breast cancer drug tamoxifen is toxic to cells of the brain and central nervous system, and produces mental fogginess similar to "chemo brain."

Roche not to pursue patent for breast cancer drug in India

Last Updated: Friday, August 16, 2013, 20:20

Swiss pharma major Roche Holding AG today said it won`t pursue the secondary patent for its breast cancer drug `Herceptin` in India.

Fish oil boosts breast cancer drug therapy

Last Updated: Thursday, April 07, 2011, 00:00

Combination of fish oil & tamoxifen reduced expression of genes linked to tumor growth and spreading.

FDA says breast cancer drug did not extend lives

Last Updated: Saturday, July 17, 2010, 00:00

Federal health scientists said on Friday that follow-up studies of a Roche breast cancer drug showed that it failed extend patient lives.

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