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Most Common Benign Breast Tumor
Women under 40
Small, firm mass
Increased tenderness and size with Estrogen
Bloody nipple discharge
Women 20-40 years old
Small tumor in lactiferous ducts
Too Small to Palpate
Common in 40's
Large Palpable Mass
Mechanism of Action
Selective Estrogen Receptor Modulator (SERM)
Antagonist on Breast Tissue
ER-positive Breast Cancer
Decreased Risk of Osteoporosis
Increased Risk of Endometrial Cancer
Increased Risk of Venous Thromboembolism (VTE)
HER-2+ Breast Cancer
Monoclonal antibody against HER-2
Inhibition of Cellular Signaling
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