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Public health vs. chemoprevention  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/CEWH/RB/bulletin-vol2no2EN.pdf

Discusses chemoprevention experiments, which test potent drugs to prevent disease, and the risks, particularly for Canadian women, of these experiments.

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Published: 2001
Tamoxifen links  
http://www.breastcancersupport.ca/Resources/Tamoxifen/
Lists links to clinical trials, research, and drug information on tamoxifen, an experimental drug for the treatment of breast cancer. (See Details)
Understanding estrogen receptors, tamoxifen, and raloxifene  
http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/understandingcancer/estrogenreceptors
Describes the hormone estrogen and its receptor. Explains the relationship of estrogen and its receptor to breast cancer and the risks and benefits of reducing cancer risk with drugs called antiestrogens and selective estrogen receptor molecules (SERMs). (See Details)
Published: 2005
Breast cancer prevention and hormone manipulation: a debate long overdue  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39817
Discusses the debate surrounding chemoprevention - are women true participants in breast cancer prevention research or are they simply targets for drug company hype? (See Details)
Published: 1998
How do we interpret the results of the Breast Cancer Prevention Trial?  
http://www.cmaj.ca/cgi/reprint/158/12/1613.pdf
Offers an analysis of a U.S. National Cancer Institute clinical trial on the use of tamoxifen to prevent breast cancer in women with a high risk of developing breast cancer. (See Details)
Published: 1998