Z-Endoxifen Shows Promise as New Treatment for Common Breast Cancer Type

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“Z-endoxifen, a potent derivative of the drug tamoxifen, could itself be a new treatment for the most common form of breast cancer in women with metastatic disease. This finding was reported from a clinical trial conducted by researchers at Mayo Clinic and the National Cancer Institute, and published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.

“The final results of a first-in-human phase I study of Z-endoxifen in women with estrogen receptor positive  showed that the treatment was safe and resulted in tumor shrinkage in women whose tumors had progressed on standard anti-estrogen therapies, including tamoxifen.”

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