A very important FYI
Originally posted on Kim Chaffee- My breast cancer story:
Tamoxifen is one of the best cancer fighting drugs. It successfully prevents the return of estrogen receptor positive breast cancer in two – thirds of women who take it. Now that success rate can be improved even further with “Tamoxitest” – a combination of DNA testing and careful management of other drugs or herbals that are being taken with tamoxifen. Before tamoxifen can go to work blocking the growth of cancer cells it must be activated in the body.
Many patients are unable to perform this activation for two reasons.
1.Their DNA is unable to produce the enzyme.
2.They are taking a drug, herbal medicine or food that interferes with their body’s ability to activate tamoxifen.
Example: Prozac and Paxil are among hundreds that block tamoxifen activation..
Both of these antidepressant drugs are given to women for the menopause symptoms that develops with tamoxifen. I have found that the anti-seizure drug…
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