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Membrane Antioxidant-Mediated Cardioprotective Anticarcinogenic Actions of Tamoxifen

  • Helen Wiseman


In order to understand the possible importance of the reported membrane antioxidant action of Tamoxifen to its cardioprotective and anticarcinogenic effects, the basics of membrane and lipoprotein composition and structure and how these are influences by free radicalmediated oxidative stress need to be appreciated and these will now be briefly explored (see Figure 1 for an overview).


Breast Cancer Lipid Peroxidation Tamoxifen Therapy Keshan Disease Cardioprotective Action 
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