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tamoxifen

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishtamoxifenta‧mox‧i‧fen /təˈmɒksəfen $ -ˈmɑːk-/ noun [uncountable] 🔊 🔊 a drug that is used to treat breast cancer
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tamoxifenThe greatest difference had been made by the hormonal drug tamoxifen, which was developed in Britain.The drug tamoxifen, first described in the late 1960s, has some value as a palliative in patients with oestrogen-dependent tumours.
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