Media Articles Related to Fareston (Toremifene)
Olaparib Positive Results in BRCA Metastatic Breast Cancer
Source: Medscape Pathology & Lab Medicine Headlines [2017.02.17]
The PARP inhibitor is already approved for use in advanced ovarian cancer with BRCA mutations; now it shows promise in another cancer.
Medscape Medical News
More patients with early-stage breast cancer may be able to avoid chemotherapy in the future
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2017.02.17]
Women with early-stage breast cancer who had an intermediate risk recurrence score (RS) from a 21-gene expression assay had similar outcomes, regardless of whether they received chemotherapy, a new...
Schizophrenia Linked to Increased Breast Cancer Risk
Source: Medscape Psychiatry & Mental Health Headlines [2017.02.16]
Women with schizophrenia have a nearly twofold increased risk for breast cancer compared to women without schizophrenia, a finding that underscores the need for improved screening in this population.
Medscape Medical News
Scalp cooling device may help reduce hair loss for women with breast cancer receiving chemotherapy
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2017.02.16]
Two studies in JAMA examine hair loss among women with breast cancer who received scalp cooling before, during and after chemotherapy.
More Data on Cholesterol Lowering, Breast Cancer (CME/CE)
Source: MedPage Today Oncology/Hematology [2017.02.14]
(MedPage Today) -- Improved outcomes with cholesterol-targeting medication
Published Studies Related to Fareston (Toremifene)
Prostate cancer diagnosis among men with isolated high-grade intraepithelial
neoplasia enrolled onto a 3-year prospective phase III clinical trial of oral
high-grade prostatic intraepithelial neoplasia (HGPIN) on biopsy... CONCLUSION: Although toremifene 20 mg did not lower the PCa detection rate, men
Toremifene to reduce fracture risk in men receiving androgen deprivation therapy
for prostate cancer. 
therapy during a 2-year period... CONCLUSIONS: Toremifene significantly decreased the incidence of new vertebral
Toremifene decreases vertebral fractures in men younger than 80 years receiving
androgen deprivation therapy for prostate cancer. 
men younger than 80 years... CONCLUSIONS: Toremifene significantly decreased new vertebral fractures in men
Toremifene to reduce fracture risk in men receiving androgen deprivation therapy for prostate cancer. [2010.10]
PURPOSE: Androgen deprivation therapy is associated with fracture risk in men with prostate cancer. We assessed the effects of toremifene, a selective estrogen receptor modulator, on fracture incidence in men receiving androgen deprivation therapy during a 2-year period... CONCLUSIONS: Toremifene significantly decreased the incidence of new vertebral fractures in men receiving androgen deprivation therapy for prostate cancer. It also significantly improved bone mineral density, bone turnover markers and serum lipid profiles. Copyright (c) 2010 American Urological Association Education and Research, Inc. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Effects of toremifene and tamoxifen on lipid profiles in post-menopausal patients with early breast cancer: interim results from a Japanese phase III trial. [2010.07]
OBJECTIVE: Toremifene and tamoxifen have been used for adjuvant therapy in post-menopausal patients with breast cancer in Japan. Dyslipidemias are common in post-menopausal women. However, limited data are available on the effects of these agents on lipid profiles in Japanese patients. The Japan Toremifene Cooperative Study Group has been conducting a Phase III randomized trial of post-menopausal patients with breast cancer. One of its secondary endpoints is to confirm the effects of these agents on serum lipid profiles... CONCLUSIONS: Distinct differences between two selective estrogen receptor modulators on lipids were observed. Toremifene improved lipid profiles, particularly as an enhancer of high-density lipoprotein cholesterol. To a large extent, tamoxifen improved low-density lipoprotein cholesterol levels. The impact of these improved lipid profiles on the risk of cardiovascular diseases needs further confirmation.
Clinical Trials Related to Fareston (Toremifene)
Safety of Toremifene and Tamoxifen Therapy in Premenopausal Patients With Operable Breast Cancer [Recruiting]
To compare the safety of toremifene and tamoxifen therapy in premenopausal patients with
operable breast cancer by monitoring gynecological abnormality,blood lipid level,hepatic
abnormality,estrogen level and perimenopausal symptoms.
Changes in Breast 3D Ultrasound Measurements Using Toremifene [Completed]
The Effect of Toremifene Treatment to the Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Findings in Premenstrual Mastalgia [Completed]
The purpose of this study is to determine the effect of toremifene treatment to the MRI
findings of the breast in women suffering from premenstrual mastalgia.
Neoadjuvant Toremifene With Melatonin or Metformin in Locally Advanced Breast Cancer [Recruiting]
This study evaluates the addition melatonin and metformin to toremifene in the treatment of
locally advanced breast cancer. Third of patients will receive toremifene, other third will
receive combination of melatonin and toremifene and other patients will receive combination
of metformin and toremifene.
Treatment and Survival Continuation Study of Atamestane Plus Toremifene vs Letrozole in Advanced Breast Cancer [Terminated]
Protocol 777-CLP-32 is the treatment and survival continuation protocol of Biomed
777-CLP-29, and will continue to compare combined hormonal therapy using the experimental
aromatase inhibitor (AI) atamestane combined with the FDA-approved anti-estrogen toremifene
(Fareston«), to the single agent FDA-approved aromatase inhibitor letrozole (Femara«) for
the treatment of advanced breast cancer. The purpose of this study is to determine whether
maximal estrogen suppression achieved via the combination of atamestane, plus toremifene
(Fareston«), is more effective than letrozole (Femara┬«) in delaying the growth of breast
Reports of Suspected Fareston (Toremifene) Side Effects
Hepatic Function Abnormal (4),
White Blood Cell Count Decreased (4),
Interstitial Lung Disease (3),
Hepatitis Acute (2),
Condition Aggravated (2),
Respiratory Failure (2),
Neoplasm Progression (1),
Osteomyelitis (1), more >>