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Fulvestrant is called an antiestrogen medicine. This means that it blocks the effect of estrogen in the body. It is only used for postmenopausal women who have been diagnosed with Reference estrogen receptor-positive (ER+) Opens New Window breast cancer.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: August 11, 2011|
|Medical Review:||Reference Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine
Reference Douglas A. Stewart, MD - Medical Oncology