Published in Cancer Weekly, March 29th, 2005
University of Maryland researchers wrote, "Tamoxifen (TAM) is widely used for treatment and prevention of breast cancer. TAM is metabolized by cytochrome P450 (CYP450) enzymes, including CYP3A5. Although two genetic polymorphisms in CYP3A5 are known (CYP3A5*3 and CYP3A5*6), the effects of these polymorphisms on TAM metabolism, TAM side effects, and tumor characteristics are unknown."
A.N. Tucker and colleagues "tested the hypothesis that CYP3A5...
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