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 Asked: 3/29/2017 What''s the latest recommendation on length of arimidex treatment? I was diagnosed with DCIS in 2003 and took tamoxifen for 5 yrs.
 Asked: 3/29/2017 I took tamoxifen for 5 years. 5 years later I develop IDC in opposite breast.
 Asked: 3/29/2017 I have a question about the Breast Cancer Index as am on year 5 of Arimidex, ER+, PR+, Her2- Stage 2a.
 Asked: 3/29/2017 I am 68 & had DCIS surgery to remove Grade 3 Comedo necrosis microcalfication mass of 3cm.
 Asked: 3/29/2017 I had bi-lateral breast cancer - estrogen receptor positive - 10 years ago -- 2 lumpectomies and radiation on both sides.
 Asked: 3/29/2017 What evidence is there that hormone therapy (AI and/or tamoxifen) actually causes cell apoptosis? Are we just delaying a recurrence with these drugs...
 Asked: 3/27/2017 I''m concerned about an answer just given on PR negative.
 Asked: 3/26/2017 Hello , I have read about two studies that are showing that a ER + yet PR- tumor is not as responsive to hormone therapy such as AI''s.
 Asked: 3/26/2017 I had a double mastectomy with reconstruction, no chemo or radiation.
 Asked: 3/25/2017 Which of the 3 aromatase inhibitors...Arimidex, Aromasin, and the best to take & has the least side effects? If you are going to have...
 Asked: 3/25/2017 I''ve got my AP report after a diagnostic hysteroscopy.
 Asked: 3/23/2017 Hi Lillie, thanks for answering my first question.
 Asked: 3/23/2017 I am in postmenopause, and had ER+/PR- HER2 positive DCIS, removed by the unilateral mastectomy.
 Asked: 3/21/2017 Letrozole has been my medication since august after lumpectomy and radiation.
 Asked: 3/20/2017 Thanks. If after pathology analysis the polyp is considered to have atypical cells but not cancer, would it be necessary to remove the uterous? Is there a way to find out if the cause of thaose atypical cells or EC was due to the use of Tamoxifen? Thanks. My previous comment: I''ve been taking Femara (Letrozole) for about 9 months.Diagnosed at 42, stage IIA (ER+ PR+ Herneu2-, 1 lymphatic node affected) Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) since my 20s.
 Asked: 3/19/2017 I''m 48 and had IDC. The cancer was 6mm stage 1 and grade 1.
 Asked: 3/19/2017 Thank you for your previous reply. Two more question, please.
 Asked: 3/19/2017 The only thing my oncologist told me about how to treat hair loss on anastrazole was it could be worse.
 Asked: 3/17/2017 On 1 mg anastrazole daily since Sept.
 Asked: 3/16/2017 I''ve been taking Femara (Letrozole) for about 9 months.Diagnosed at 42, stage IIA (ER+ PR+ Herneu2-, 1 lymphatic node affected) Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) since...
 Asked: 3/16/2017 Thank you for being so prompt in answering my question.
 Asked: 3/15/2017 I had Stage 1A, breast tumor, ER+(90) PR+(90) HER2neu negative (1+).
 Asked: 3/15/2017 Since starting Arimidex I have had horrible migraines Worse than I ever had before My Estradiol level came back below 9 and...
 Asked: 3/14/2017 Is taking 10 mg of Tamoxifen better than taking nothing at all? I was diagnosed at age 46, premenopausal, stage 2a, Luminal A, one positive...
 Asked: 3/14/2017 can tamoxifen cause diabetes?
 Asked: 3/14/2017 I am 75 years old. Had stage 2 breast cancer.
 Asked: 3/14/2017 I am 49.5, diagnosed with DCIS, stage 0.
 Asked: 3/14/2017 dear lilie pls i need to ask you about tamoxifen effect on any cancer rogue cell. does tamoxifen aim to kill these cell by blocking estrogen or...
 Asked: 3/12/2017 I was just dx with ILC. ER/PR very positive.
 Asked: 3/10/2017 Hi, I''m mernopausal and diagnosed with high grade DCIS with 10% estrogen and progesterone positive.
 Asked: 3/9/2017 I have been given 3 choices for hormonal treatment.
 Asked: 3/8/2017 I had surgery to remove DCIS Nuclear Grade High III present in 11 of 21 blocks - comedo type necrosis 5.7 x 4 x 3.2 cm.
 Asked: 3/7/2017 Hello! My mom completed treatment for Stage 1A two months ago (masectomy/chemo/reconstruction).
 Asked: 3/7/2017 I''ve been on exemestane for 6 months and I now have what my neurologist suspects as carpal tunnel syndrome.
 Asked: 3/6/2017 First DCIS surgery in 2002, double mastectomy in 2012.
 Asked: 3/5/2017 Hi , I had surgery with DCIS (0.9mm), followed regular checkup had few spots so went for biopsy again and found out that have...
 Asked: 3/4/2017 On January 30th of this year you kindly answered my questions regarding follow-up from mastectomy on December 23, 2016.
 Asked: 3/2/2017 AI at bedtime? You replied to a question about whether there is a best time to take AI and when do most of your patients take it.
 Asked: 3/1/2017 I''ve read that Arimidex may cause dry skin.
 Asked: 3/1/2017 I was premenopausal prior to breast cancer treatment (chemo and Zoladex followed by an oopherectomy).
 Asked: 2/28/2017 I started taking Arimidex a couple weeks ago & my skin has gotten very oily & I''m even breaking out.
 Asked: 2/28/2017 My Er+ is 1% and PR+ is 2%.
 Asked: 2/24/2017 I am a 67 year old woman, recently diagnosed with invasive ductal carcinoma in left breast stage 2 .
 Asked: 2/21/2017 Dcis, small amount IBC, double mastectomy, clear nodes, 12 oncotype score.
 Asked: 2/19/2017 I just completed 10 years of Tamoxifen and then Letrazole (10 years total). in 2006 at age 47 had ICD 2 to 3 centimeters, ER and...
 Asked: 2/18/2017 Hi! Thanks for your previous reply. I already consulted with gynecologist and oncologist that''s why they prescribed a diagnostic histeroscopy, without saying anything else at all.
 Asked: 2/17/2017 Hi! I''ve been taking Femara (Letrozole) for about 8 months.
 Asked: 2/17/2017 If a premenopausal woman is allergic (or has a weird reaction) to tamoxifen, is there anything else that can be used in it''s place? ...
 Asked: 2/15/2017 I am having severe joint pain after taking Arimidex for 18 months, especially in my hands, knees, hips.
 Asked: 2/14/2017 Have you heard of anastrozole and testosterone clinical trials with better outcomes for decrease in usual side effects of aromatase inhibitors?
 Asked: 2/10/2017 how quickly after radiation does a patient need to begin AI?
 Asked: 2/10/2017 what are the side effects of taking tamoxifen and how long can you postpone it for , i.e.
 Asked: 2/6/2017 I had a rare breast cancer that was misdiagnosed for 2 years.
 Asked: 2/6/2017 I am using Tamoxifen and need to take benedryl for a allergies.
 Asked: 2/5/2017 10 yrs ago I was diagnose with DCIS, had lumpectomy & radiation, took tamoxifen for 5 years.
 Asked: 2/5/2017 Does Tamoxifen cause bladder cancer? A friend of mine developed it after taking this drug.
 Asked: 2/5/2017 Lillie, I''ve been on Tamoxifen for 16 months.
 Asked: 2/5/2017 I am a 56 yr old, stage I IDC, node negative, small 0.9 cm tumor.
 Asked: 2/4/2017 I am a 56 yr old, stage I IDC, node negative, small 0.9 cm tumor.
 Asked: 2/4/2017 Bilateral mastectomy. ILC , 4 tumor foci spans over about 8 cm.
 Asked: 2/3/2017 Significant decrease in dexa scan following 5 years of anastrozole.
 Asked: 2/3/2017 Hi, I am 41, diagnosed with IDC stage 2B in Feb 15.
 Asked: 2/2/2017 Stage 1 IDC with oncotype score of 7 now on tamoxifen < 2 months.
 Asked: 2/2/2017 My MO has said that after five years on an AI, the breast-cancer index test will be done to determine if another five years is beneficial.
 Asked: 2/2/2017 My wife (58 years old) just had a lumpectomy at the right breast,for a 1.5x1x0.9cm IDC.
 Asked: 2/1/2017 Okay. I am on zoladex and aromisin.
 Asked: 1/31/2017 My doctor mention that I have a flexor tendon injury on my left thumb base on an X-Ray, but he also noticed that there is...
 Asked: 1/29/2017 Thank you for answering my question. I recall my doctor saying that the AIs reduce the risk more than tamoxifen.
 Asked: 1/29/2017 I had tubular cancer operated. I read that, according to 2006-research, this type of cancer is strongly associated with HRT and risk of regression for me is high if I continue HRT.
 Asked: 1/29/2017 My oncotype score is 12 which equates to a 8% 10 year recurrence risk.
 Asked: 1/27/2017 I have been diagnosticated with breast tumor: low grade phyllodes tumor(benign), associated to usual ductal hyperplasia and 2 foci of atypical ductal hyperplasia and low...
 Asked: 1/26/2017 Will hormone therapy work is you are ER positive but PR negative.
 Asked: 1/25/2017 After being on anastrozole for 5 years for estrogen positive, node negative breast cancer (oncotype recurrence score of 12), my Dexa scan was spine -2.3...
 Asked: 1/25/2017 Clarification needed on Susan K omen''s Risk of Re-occurrence statement below please....
 Asked: 1/24/2017 Hi. I will be starting AI soon and I am wondering if there is a recommended time each day to take it.
 Asked: 1/23/2017 I''ve taken tamoxifen for a year after IDC and ILC early stage diagnosis and treatment.
 Asked: 1/19/2017 I was diagnosed with grade I tubular ductal carcinoma in November and had a unilateral mastectomy (11/28).
 Asked: 1/19/2017 I was diagnosed with grade I tubular ductal carcinoma in November and had a unilateral mastectomy (11/28).
 Asked: 1/13/2017 My oncotype test came back a 19 I did not do chemo am doing 20 rads and 5 boosters.
 Asked: 1/12/2017 Hi- Should I take tamoxifin with low erPositive? I got my onco score and my er is 5.7, her 9.7 and pr 4.7 all very...
 Asked: 1/9/2017 What is current data on use of hormone replacement therapy in a patient with breast cancer diagnosis that is E/PR positive? References would be appreciated...
 Asked: 1/9/2017 I had a stage 2A breast cancer (node negative) that was ER+ Pr+ HER2 Nu -.
 Asked: 1/7/2017 Lillie. I''ve been on Tamoxifen for 15 months.
 Asked: 1/4/2017 When a tumor was small, noblymph node involvement, but negative on progestrone and only ER+ 5%, should I take anastrazole?
 Asked: 1/2/2017 Carpal tunnel syndroma and lezorole. Is it possible wrist pain could be due to lezorole? Have been taking daily pill since august.
 Asked: 1/2/2017 62 yrs old DCIS lumpectomy 2008 radiation- 19 months tamoxifen.
 Asked: 12/31/2016 I am scheduled for biphosphinates IV, zoledronic acid with my AI of anastrozole r//t osteopenia and osteoporosis p/bone density test.
 Asked: 12/30/2016 I''m 59 years old had a double lumpectomy diagnosis infiltrating ductal carcinoma stage one surrounding tissue clean lympnodes negative.
 Asked: 12/30/2016 I was diagnosed 4 years ago with stage 2A lobular breast cancer...oncotype dx score nodes involved...had double mastectomy due to lcis and atypical hyperplasia...switched...
 Asked: 12/29/2016 Thanks for answering my previous question about tamoxifen (I am a very healthy and fit 49 year old pre-menopausal woman.
 Asked: 12/28/2016 I am a very healthy and fit 49 year old pre-menopausal woman.
 Asked: 12/28/2016 I have been doing monthly lupron shots since July and have not gotten a period.
 Asked: 12/27/2016 What percentage of breast cancer recurrence of an ER PR positive 3mm IDC, no lymph node involvement with a double mastectomy with or without endocrine...
 Asked: 12/26/2016 57 years old, diagnosed 5/2012 stage IIA, grade 3, ER 65%, PR negative, Hers 2 negative, 1.1cm IDC, 1/16 nodes, node 1.5 cm, LVI suspicious.
 Asked: 12/25/2016 I have lcis and dcis grade 1 stage 0 remoed this month.
 Asked: 12/24/2016 I am on aromasin and just recently the calf in my left leg has started giving out when I put weight on it.
 Asked: 12/20/2016 I''m currently on Zoladex and Exemestane, are there any interaction if i start using Replens, need some clarity as i''m getting different answers from friends...
 Asked: 12/19/2016 Hello, I have been on tamoxifen for 3 months now, I have noticed that I have been loosing weight easily, can tamoxifen cause this side...
 Asked: 12/19/2016 Hello. I drink 1 - 2 cups brassica tea a day and eat brocco sprouts 2 TBs a few times a week.
 Asked: 12/19/2016 Without knowing any better, I started taking my AI just before I started Rt and continued throughout RT.

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