"Tamoxifen" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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One of the SELECTIVE ESTROGEN RECEPTOR MODULATORS with tissue-specific activities. Tamoxifen acts as an anti-estrogen (inhibiting agent) in the mammary tissue, but as an estrogen (stimulating agent) in cholesterol metabolism, bone density, and cell proliferation in the ENDOMETRIUM.

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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Tamoxifen" by people in this website by year, and whether "Tamoxifen" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 38 publications over 24 distinct years, with a maximum of 3 publications in 1996 and 2013 and 2018
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