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Call to give breast cancer drugs to high risk women

“Breast cancer could be curbed by preventative drug treatment,” reported The Independent.

Many newspapers reported suggestions by experts that women at higher risk of breast cancer should be offered preventative drugs in the same way that statins are given to people at greater risk of cardiovascular disease. Most newspapers also report that these drugs are associated with side effects, including a small increased risk of endometrial cancer for some women. More ……