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A 'Preemptive' Strike

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Tamoxifen, an effective treatment for breast cancer, may also prevent the disease in healthy women a new Cancer paper reveals. Although the drug has serious side effects — such as raising the risk of uterine cancer, heart attack, and stroke — it could be worth the risk for some healthy women under 55, reports New Scientist's Andy Coghlan.

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