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Breast cancer drug plans

Women in England and Wales with a family history of breast cancer could be offered preventative medication on the NHS, the drug watchdog National Institute of Health and Clinical Excellence has suggested in a consultation.

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At risk women could get preventative breast cancer drugs

Women with a family history of breast cancer could be offered preventative medication on the NHS under new plans outlined by the health regulator.

Officials are examining whether women who are at "high risk" of developing the disease should be offered hormone therapy to prevent breast cancer.

At risk women could get preventative breast cancer drugs

The National Institute of Health and Clinical Excellence (Nice) has launched a draft consultation to see whether drugs tamoxifen or raloxifene should be offered to high-risk post-menopausal women in England and Wales.

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