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Not enough evidence about tamoxifen

LONDON -- Contradicting U.S. findings, British scientists who conducted the longest-running study of tamoxifen have concluded there is not enough evidence the drug prevents breast cancer, according to research published Friday. Although scientists agree tamoxifen fights the recurrence of breast cancer in women who already have had surgery, they are divided over whether it prevents the disease from occurring in the first place.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/07/10/tec_233055.shtml
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Nanotechnology in cancer treatment looks promising

PARIS - Experiments on mice have shown promise for the future of nanotechnology in treating cancer - research that could bring doctors a step closer to using the technology to release cancer-killing drugs inside tumors while leaving the rest of the body unscathed.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/11/02/liv_18576.shtml
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No edge to mastectomies over lump removal

BOSTON -- Twenty years of follow-up research on women with breast cancer has offered powerfully reassuring confirmation that cutting out just the lumps can save as many lives as mastectomies.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/10/22/tec_359954.shtml
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