At SABCS, Presentations Highlight Ongoing Issues with Tamoxifen PGx | GenomeWeb

By Turna Ray

Several studies presented at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium last week investigated whether CYP2D6 testing can help doctors decide whether to treat breast cancer patients with tamoxifen, but the body of evidence did not resolve questions about the role of CYP2D6 genotypes or myriad other factors contributing to variability in tamoxifen metabolism.

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