Are you planning to have breast surgery?

Many women hesitate to take breast cancer prevention medication for fear of side effects. We are trying to reduce the side effects of these medications by using a medicated gel, applied to the breast skin. Currently, two of our studies are looking at the use of medicated gel as possible breast cancer prevention methods.  Applying medicated gel to the breast skin in the weeks leading up to your breast surgery will not treat your current condition and will not interfere with your surgery, but will help us find out if this may be a safe and effective method for breast cancer prevention.

 

Testing an Active Form of Tamoxifen Delivered Through the Breast Skin to Control Ductal Carcinoma in Situ (DCIS) of the Breast

Principal Investigator: Seema Khan, M.D.
Northwestern University

This study is no longer accepting patients. To learn more about this study, please visit  https://www.clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02993159

Additional Resources

DCIS Fact Sheet

Preguntas Frecuentes Sobre El DCIS De Mama

Study Brochure

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Endoxifen Gel vs. Placebo Gel in Women Undergoing Breast Surgery

Principal Investigator: Seema Khan, M.D.
Northwestern University

This is a study is no longer accepting patients. To learn more about this study, please visit https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03317405

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