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Anti-Estrogen Treatment Shrank Lung Tumors in Mice, University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute (UPCI) Study



1/11/2012 7:20:52 AM

Combination drug treatment that targets estrogen production significantly reduced the number of tobacco carcinogen-related lung tumors in mice, a new study shows. "Anti-estrogens have been shown to prevent breast cancer in some women," Jill Siegfried, a professor in the department of pharmacology and chemical biology at the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, said in an American Association for Cancer Research news release.

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