For more information about STAR.

, for more information about STAR, including links to media materials and a fact sheet Visit NCI STAR homepage at below or NSABP websites and foundation. Used for tools to calculate a woman’s risk of developing breast cancer, visit / or breast cancer prevention bcrisktool.

In addition, women who were prospectively randomized to raloxifene daily, and take an average of four years followed, had 36 % fewer uterine cancers and 29 % fewer blood clots than the women who were assigned to take tamoxifen. Uterine cancer, particularly endometrial cancers are a rare but serious side effect of tamoxifen. Both tamoxifen and raloxifene are known to increase a woman’s risk of blood clots. In National Surgical Adjuvant Breast and Bowel Project , a network of cancer research professionals coordinated the study by the National Cancer Institute , part of the National Institutes of Health is promoted. STAR enrolled 19,747 postmenopausal women who were at increased risk for the disease.####Hutson received her B. From the University of California San Diego and graduated on the University of Washington. She did her Postdoc in neuroscience and anatomy at University of Utah.

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