Cough Syrup Gives Clue to Breast Cancer Drug Dose

November 19, 2010

BBC News

Women often respond differently to Tamoxifen, which can mean they need a higher dose to get the same effect.

Researchers from the Erasmus Medical Centre in Rotterdam noticed the body deals with the active ingredient of cough syrup the same way - offering an easier way to make this calculation.

Charity Breakthrough Breast Cancer said it might cut side-effects for women. Read More