Reducing the Risk of Breast Cancer With Medicine: A Guide for Women

This guide, developed by the Agency for Health Care Research and Quality (AHRQ), can help you talk with your doctor or nurse about medicine to reduce the risk of breast cancer. It talks about two different medicines. It gives information about benefits, side effects, and cost. This guide is based on a government-funded review of research reports about using medicine to lower the risk of breast cancer. For a free print copy of the Guide, call the AHRQ Publications Clearinghouse at (800) 358-9295; ask for AHRQ Publication Number 09(10)-EHC028-A. For more information about breast cancer, visit the