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A nurse is gathering health history information on a patient admitted to the hospital. The patient takes tamoxifen, but she does not know the purpose of this medication. The nurse should question the patient about the presence of which disease?

Explanation

• Tamoxifen is an estrogen antagonist used in the treatment and prevention of breast cancer.

• Incorrect: Tamoxifen is not used in the treatment of hypertension, testicular cancer, or endometrial cancer.

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