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 Asked: 1/2/2019 Can it be beneficial to tak tumeric and ginger with chemotherapy taxol herceptin and projetta?
 Asked: 12/25/2018 I would like to ask about fenugreek ..spirulina and chlorella during chemo ..thank you.
 Asked: 12/23/2018 Is there a tumeric (curcumin) tamoxifen interaction? Does taking tumeric reduce the effectiveness of taking tamoxifen?
 Asked: 11/26/2018 is taking zinc supp .OK during chemo.
 Asked: 11/19/2018 Can you take turkey tail with tamoxifen .
 Asked: 11/13/2018 Can I take AHCC (active hexose correlated compound) with Curcumin (Turmeric)?
 Asked: 11/7/2018 I am 44 premenopausal stage 1 breast cancer survivor .
 Asked: 11/5/2018 Sorry if this question has already been asked-I don''t see a SEARCH option.
 Asked: 10/30/2018 i flaxseed ok with hormone receptors positive BC.
 Asked: 10/29/2018 Can I take dim with aromasin.
 Asked: 10/8/2018 Hi reconsidering having mastectomy after oncoplasty w radiation and fareston.
 Asked: 10/3/2018 Interaction between turkey tail and ibrance.
 Asked: 10/2/2018 Does CBD oil interfere with Aromatase Inhibitors (specifically Femara? .
 Asked: 10/1/2018 I have read contradicting information regarding using astragalus to help side effects of chemo.
 Asked: 9/13/2018 I have seen answers to questions on this forum where Brassica tea has been recommended as a complementary treatment.
 Asked: 8/27/2018 Can I take Turmeric with tamoxifen.
 Asked: 8/24/2018 CAn you take turkey tail mushrooms with tamoxifen? Thanks..
 Asked: 8/24/2018 Hi there I have just finished reading a interesting book by dr kristie funk,she is a breast surgeon .
 Asked: 8/2/2018 about to end 10 years of tamoxifen - wondering if there are any withdrawal symptoms/issues? Mastectomy-- no further treatment other than tamoxifen Thank you
 Asked: 7/30/2018 I was diagnosed as stage 1, Er+/Pr+/Her2-, grade 3, oncotype 40.
 Asked: 6/25/2018 Is it advisable to take DIM supplements while undergoing radiation for breast cancer?
 Asked: 6/22/2018 melatonin and abemaciclib: does the antioxidant effect of melatonin (5-10mg) interfere with the cytotoxic effect (via ROS) of abemaciclib?--my most dramatic drop in tumor markers...
 Asked: 6/19/2018 Stage II invasive ductal carcinoma - ER/PR+ with one lymph node out of 8, w/ LVI and PNI I have had 2 PET/CT scans since my...
 Asked: 5/17/2018 Two months ago I ended my chemo sessions of Taxotere, carboplatin, hecepotin & perjeta.
 Asked: 5/14/2018 Hello ... I read that CBD oil will function just like grapefruit when taking AI''s that contraindicate grapefruit ...
 Asked: 5/8/2018 Research shows berberine aids effectiveness of Tamoxifen.
 Asked: 5/3/2018 Are there any known or suspected interactions between 5-HTP and tamoxifen? .
 Asked: 4/24/2018 Can taking Magnesium interfere with Tamoxifen?
 Asked: 4/23/2018 I have finished my treatments (chemo and radiation) for stage 2 breast cancer and just got my results of having osteoporosis.
 Asked: 4/20/2018 I''ve two questions please: (1) Does Brassica tea hinder the effectiveness of aromatase inhibitors in any way? (2) What do you know about the role...
 Asked: 4/16/2018 Hi: I received AC+T chemo about a year ago and took curcumin during the entire time thinking it would not be harmful and possibly helpful.
 Asked: 4/16/2018 Valerian root has estrogen- like effects. If I am taking arimidex an anti-estrogen and have been told that valerian root would help me with my sleeplessness.
 Asked: 4/9/2018 can i have turmeric/circumin/curry with letrozole and ibrance treatment?
 Asked: 4/3/2018 I have received Herceptin treatments every three weeks since June 30, 2017.
 Asked: 4/3/2018 My wife has been diagnosed with stage 1 a Ilc .
 Asked: 4/3/2018 Can you take DIM while on tamoxifen?
 Asked: 3/30/2018 does CBD oil interfere with tamoxifen.
 Asked: 3/30/2018 Has anyone been put on Exemestane. I have been on Letrozole for 1-1/2 years.
 Asked: 3/28/2018 Can you drink tart cherry juice while taking letrozole and ibrance?
 Asked: 3/27/2018 Can you take valerian tablets to help sleep when receiving herceptin injections.
 Asked: 3/13/2018 Can you drink brassica tea while on Ibrance and letrozole?
 Asked: 3/13/2018 Can you drink brassica tea while on letrozole?
 Asked: 3/8/2018 I received my shipment of Brassica tea.
 Asked: 3/2/2018 I was getting Prolia injections while taking Aromatose Inhibitors.
 Asked: 2/19/2018 Will cbd capsules have a negative affect on my Anastrazole or Alendronate medication?
 Asked: 2/15/2018 I stopped taking Letrozole Feb. 4 and my question is, do you go through withdrawal? I am feeling so depressed and confused.
 Asked: 2/11/2018 Can I take milk thistle with ibrance and letrozole..
 Asked: 2/8/2018 I stopped taking Letrozole 5 days ago as I could not handle the side effects.
 Asked: 2/2/2018 I am about to start Aromasin for E+/P+/Her2+ Stage2B breast cancer.
 Asked: 1/30/2018 Can you take flax meal and/ or Chia seeds to balance Omega 6''s while taking Anastrazole? I just started taking it today.
 Asked: 1/29/2018 I am taking letrozole 2,5mg per day now two years after breastcancer.
 Asked: 1/29/2018 Is it safe to take curcumin with anazstrozole after stage 2b breast cancer surgery and chemo 4 years ago..
 Asked: 1/26/2018 Can I use Turmeric while taking Tamoxifen? I''ve been on the Tamoxifen for 3 years..
 Asked: 1/21/2018 I know there is no proof that Tumeric will help BUT assuming Tumeric could help the body repair DNA damage, would taking it be counter...
 Asked: 1/18/2018 Can you take turkey tail mushroom supplement when on Herceptin and Pertuzumab Perjeta.
 Asked: 1/16/2018 Can I take Milk Thistle with Arimidex.
 Asked: 1/11/2018 I had er + & triple neg cancer in 1 breast, stage 2 with 3 lymph nodes removed.
 Asked: 12/22/2017 Can I take AHCC with Tamoxifen?
 Asked: 12/14/2017 I am currently taking Tamoxifen as an adjuvant therapy for breast cancer.
 Asked: 12/13/2017 I''m now taking Letrozole and have been on it a week.
 Asked: 11/30/2017 I am considering stopping Aromatose Inhibitors for preventing a recurrence.
 Asked: 11/27/2017 My Onc took me off of Anastrozole for two weeks, after which I will be taking Letrozole.
 Asked: 11/8/2017 I have developed quite the spare tire....very distressing.
 Asked: 11/1/2017 I have been on anastrozole now for almost a year.
 Asked: 10/29/2017 Does caloric restriction help lower the risk of metastasis in TNBC? When CR is included with chemo and radiation, studies in mice showed more...
 Asked: 10/16/2017 can you take resveratrol with tamoxifen.
 Asked: 10/10/2017 My question is about hair tattoo? does hair tattoo hurt? low long does it take to heal?
 Asked: 10/9/2017 What is micro pigmentation. Which type of person will handle this.
 Asked: 9/29/2017 Can I use tumeric instead of arimidex (anastrozole)? I feel that the side effects of having a bigger stomach, due to less estrogen is unhealthy.
 Asked: 9/24/2017 Is there any evidence that Clariton or antihistamines help with pain from Aromatase inhibitors?
 Asked: 9/23/2017 Hi Lillie. I see a thread about brassica tea & brocco sprouts.
 Asked: 9/17/2017 Are there any particular foods to avoid while on letrozole? .
 Asked: 9/13/2017 Can intake turmeric with Tamoxifen.?
 Asked: 9/7/2017 I have soya flour and would like to try making a high protein bread with it.
 Asked: 9/3/2017 I have been found to have high levels of Vitamin E in my blood work - and I do not take it as a supplement.
 Asked: 9/2/2017 Is it better to take Vit D3 in caplets rather than gelcaps which contain soybean oil, when taking Anastrozole? .
 Asked: 8/31/2017 I would like to take Probiotcs and magnesium but am concerned about the interaction with anastrozole I am taking.Should I be concerned? Thanks..
 Asked: 8/22/2017 Is turkey tail mushroom effective in decreasing recurrance either local or distant for women who are ex stage 2 b, 3 positive nodes pre menopausal?? .
 Asked: 8/23/2017 I will soon be having a lumpectomy for PLCIS.
 Asked: 8/17/2017 Hello, My mother last chemo is September 1 how soon will she have surgery?
 Asked: 8/8/2017 My wife has breast cancer and we''ve read about the benefits of adding broccoli sprouts to her diet.
 Asked: 8/2/2017 Can I tak Artemisinin while on Trastuzumab and Pertuzumab?
 Asked: 8/1/2017 After a lumpectomy in a few weeks, I will be going to an oncologist in order to start drug therapy to reduce my risk of breast cancer.
 Asked: 7/24/2017 Have any results been received from the effectiveness of radiotherapy ablation.
 Asked: 7/24/2017 I am 65 y/o female with stage 1 B IDC with ER+PR+ node negative S/P mastectomy on femara..
 Asked: 7/22/2017 Can I take DIM with letrozole.
 Asked: 5/31/2017 Would you suggest someone on Anastrozole to also get Prolia injections twice a year not only for bone strength, but to keep breast cancer away...
 Asked: 5/30/2017 What natural supliment can help with side effects of tamoxifen.
 Asked: 5/17/2017 I have been given some Chaga for tea and am concerned because I''m taking Arimidex.
 Asked: 5/8/2017 I have been on anastrozole now for 3 months.
 Asked: 4/30/2017 Is it good to take reishi mushroom extract with ER+ PR+ HER32+++ Breast Cancer.
 Asked: 4/28/2017 Greetings, I have been taking anastrazole lmg.
 Asked: 4/26/2017 Can a patient, under therapy with Letrozole (2.5 mg) for Breast cancer, get Melatonine in parallel and if yes, what dose is appropriate (to face...
 Asked: 4/22/2017 What pain reliever would you suggest using while on Anastrozole? I am getting bad knee and wrist pains..
 Asked: 4/13/2017 I''ve recently been diagnosed with osteopenia after taking Letrozole for 2 years.
 Asked: 4/10/2017 My daughter is taking chemotherapy - taxol is it okay for her to take B17 along with that?
 Asked: 4/2/2017 will the supplement berberine conflict with my anastrozole?
 Asked: 3/25/2017 Hi! I''d like to know if there is any interaction between Zoladex, Zometa (a biphospanate) and Maxalt (for migraines)Thank you..
 Asked: 3/23/2017 Had to see my surgeon today because I developed a seroma in the lumpectomy area.

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