Breast Cancer NPR's Joe Palca reports that an osteoporosis-fighting drug has been found to reduce the risk of breast cancer in women. The three-year trial showed women with osteoporosis who took the drug, raloxifene, dramatically reduced the risk of breast cancer.
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Breast Cancer

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Breast Cancer

Breast Cancer

Breast Cancer

Only Available in Archive Formats.

NPR's Joe Palca reports that an osteoporosis-fighting drug has been found to reduce the risk of breast cancer in women. The three-year trial showed women with osteoporosis who took the drug, raloxifene, dramatically reduced the risk of breast cancer.