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Modalities and results of a combined anti-estrogenic therapy by means of tamoxifen and medroxyprogesterone in gynecologic cancerology

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1 Gynaecologische Gezwelziekten, Universitair Ziekenhuis Saint Rafael, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
Eur. J. Gynaecol. Oncol. 1986, 7(1), 45–50;
Published: 10 February 1986
Abstract

In the therapeutic schemes of the hormone-dependent gynecologic cancers, the combined administration of tamoxifen and medroxyprogesterone, generally, scores better results. The highly hormone-dependent tumors (ER+, PgR +) respond very well to a combined, simul­taneous treatment. The strictly hormone-dependent (ER+, PgR -) and the potentially hormone-dependent (ER-, PgR-) tumors seem to be most efficiently treated by means of a combined, successive scheme.

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