Breast Cancer Topic Guide - Medications and Vitamins

Medications:

fulvestrant Fulvestrant

Fulvestrant is an anti-estrogen medication. It works by blocking the actions of estrogen in the body. Certain types of breast cancer use estrogen to grow and...learn more »

exemestane Exemestane

Exemestane lowers estrogen levels in postmenopausal women, which may slow the growth of certain types of breast tumors that need estrogen to grow in the body...learn more »

trastuzumab Trastuzumab

Trastuzumab is a cancer medication. It interferes with the growth of cancer cells and slows their growth and spread in your body...learn more »

raloxifene (oral) Raloxifene (oral)

Raloxifene affects the cycle of bone formation and breakdown in the body, and reduces loss of bone tissue...learn more »

toremifene Toremifene

Toremifene blocks estrogen from reaching cancer cells. Certain types of breast cancer require estrogen to grow...learn more »

anastrozole Anastrozole

Anastrozole lowers estrogen levels in postmenopausal women, which may slow the growth of certain types of breast tumors that need estrogen to grow in the bod...learn more »

megestrol Megestrol

Megestrol is a man-made chemical similar to the female hormone progesterone...learn more »

tamoxifen Tamoxifen

Tamoxifen blocks the actions of estrogen, a female hormone. Certain types of breast cancer require estrogen to grow...learn more »





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