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RMJ. 2014; 39(4): 467-469

Endometrial carcinoma following long term tamoxifen therapy

Shazia Tufail, Farkhunda Akhter.


Tamoxifen in breast cancer can be continued for 10 years with increased benefit but endometrial cancer can develop in treated patients. We report a case of poorly differentiated endometrioid adenocarcinoma, which developed in a woman with history of tamoxifen intake of over five years after breast cancer, who did not undergo any endometrial surveillance.

Key words: Tamoxifen, endometrial carcinoma, breast cancer

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