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 Asked: 6/22/2018 Would a postmenopausal woman ever reach such a low level of estrogen naturally that would make it equivalent to the artificially reduced level from...
 Asked: 6/22/2018 A postmenopausal woman, age 59, with LCIS has had endometrial hyperplasia & bleeding fibroids (age 50 and 56) treated with D&C, then endometrial ablation
 Asked: 6/22/2018 Is hormone therapy more important if the ER % is high? Is there a greater recurrence risk with a tumor that is ER 100% than one that is ER 50%? .
 Asked: 6/19/2018 Hi. My MO wouldnít give me a recurrence risk percentage.
 Asked: 6/15/2018 I have been on all 3 AI ''s for over 5 years with miserable side effects.
 Asked: 6/15/2018 Is it safe to take Ranitidine with Tamoxifen? I read that it is a low level CYPD6 inhibitor.
 Asked: 6/11/2018 Iíve been on Tamoxifen for 3 months.
 Asked: 6/11/2018 Are migraines common with the use of letrozole and Zoladex? I''ve always suffered from migraines just some days before,during and some days after periods.Since I...
 Asked: 6/8/2018 I have been on Tamoxifen for a year without any hot flashes.
 Asked: 6/4/2018 I was diagnosed with Invasive duct carcinoma, grade 2 three years ago.
 Asked: 6/5/2018 Do you have any tips for improving the Fulvestrant injection(s) experience, or for coping with side effects? Thanks!
 Asked: 5/30/2018 Hi Lillie! I''m taking Letrozole and Zoladex to prevent any recurrence or mets of my primary stage IIA bc diagnosed when I was 42.
 Asked: 5/25/2018 Hi,I had a surgery last month.
 Asked: 5/21/2018 Dear Lilly: I''ve been taking anti-hormonal treatment (Tamoxifen for about 2 years and Letrozole for about 3 years) for bilateral ER+ Pr Her2 negative bc,...
 Asked: 5/17/2018 Is it ok for breast cancer patients to use vagifem to treat vaginal athrophy?
 Asked: 5/14/2018 Hi Lilly: I was diagnosed with bilateral ER+ PR+ Her2 negative bc at 42.I had a DMX and dense chemo.
 Asked: 5/14/2018 Does Herceptin cross the blood brain barrier? I am HER2+ and know that my chances for brain mets are increased.
 Asked: 5/11/2018 46 years old.in 2013 i had mastectomy for 6 mm breast cancer, G1, ki 67 11 % ,er 100% , Pgr 70 % , herb2 0. 3...
 Asked: 5/11/2018 I have been on Aromasin for three years.
 Asked: 5/10/2018 I had a double mastectomy. Found ILC 0.3 mm and a second 4 mm.
 Asked: 5/8/2018 I''m 47.5 years old, diagnosed with IDC Feb 2016.
 Asked: 5/7/2018 Does taking 5mg of biotin forte affect anastrozole medication? Thank you!
 Asked: 4/30/2018 Almost 1.5 years from 1.5cm IDC/DCIS (Ic) indicated mastectomy (ER/PR+, her2Neu neg, low oncotype (7) score on tamox 12/17-4/18 and temporarily held given bilateral LE...
 Asked: 4/30/2018 Can anastrozole interfere with the healing of a broken bone? I know that a potential side effect is bone loss so I''m wondering if...
 Asked: 4/30/2018 Taking Tamoxifen for 3 years, Stage 1 IDC, ER/PR+, HER-2Neu -, small mass with lumpectomy and radiation tx.
 Asked: 4/24/2018 Hi Lillie, I''m coming on my 5 year anniversary.
 Asked: 4/23/2018 I had a 4.5cm lobular tumour removed and had an oncotype score of 10.
 Asked: 4/21/2018 Hi there I am taking tamoxifen and have been finding it hard to keep weight off ,I exercise and eat well ,before I got breast cancer...
 Asked: 4/20/2018 I was curious to see why the Estrogen Blocker (Fareston) is not widely prescribed in the United States.
 Asked: 4/19/2018 been on tamoxifen for about 8 months, my testosterone levels are very low - is it safe to have testosterone replacement (pellet or cream) while...
 Asked: 4/18/2018 Do aromatase inhibitors kill cancer cells or just stop or slow their growth? If the latter, do the cancer cells start to grow again when...
 Asked: 4/18/2018 I am a 58 year old woman, diagnosed with stage 1, grade two bc.
 Asked: 4/17/2018 I am in my 5th year on tamoxifen and find that I have had very few side effects, although I had few side effects from menopause too.
 Asked: 4/17/2018 For hand and finger pain/stiffness caused by Letrozole, do you ever recommend: ~~a weekly high dose of Vitamin D (50,000-unit) to complement a daily dosage of...
 Asked: 4/16/2018 Hello. I am experiencing considerable fatigue since finishing chemo/starting tamoxifen 3 years ago.
 Asked: 4/16/2018 38 yr old unmarried daughter, DCIS diagnosis recently, about 1 cm in left breast, grade 3, er positive had surgery, radiation, now deciding about taking...
 Asked: 4/12/2018 How much benefit do low ER+ (say 1 to 4%) women derive from hormone suppressant therapy? I''ve seen specific benefit figures for high ER+ women...
 Asked: 4/12/2018 besides breast cancer cells, dose any normal body cells need estrogen for their function, if yes, dose anti-estrogen drug affect whole body health? What is...
 Asked: 4/10/2018 Have started having lightheadedness and dizziness after 10 months on anastrazole.
 Asked: 4/10/2018 Do the SERMs Tamoxifen and Raloxifene tend to have fewer urogenital side effects than the Aromatase Inhibitors?
 Asked: 4/9/2018 Have you found that the brand name estrogen suppression drugs have fewer side effects than the chemical name/generics? Is there an advantage in taking...
 Asked: 4/9/2018 I have been on a aromatase inhibitor for five year this coming June.
 Asked: 4/9/2018 Hi! I had ER+ PR+ Her2 negative bc at 42.
 Asked: 4/9/2018 Would this be how you rank the "strength" of these 3 aromatase inhibitors in their effectiveness in suppressing estrogen? 1.
 Asked: 4/9/2018 Age 67, very healthy except for osteopenia, first and only diagnosis in February.
 Asked: 4/4/2018 2a er+idc w micromet.oncotype 14. BCI shows very little benefit.
 Asked: 4/3/2018 I have been drinking about one cup of brassica tea per day.
 Asked: 4/3/2018 Tamoxifen versus neratinib? I had triple positive breast cancer.
 Asked: 3/30/2018 I have taken tamoxifen for 10 years for estrogen positive breast cancer.
 Asked: 3/30/2018 what are the recurrence numbers for woman who do not take aromatase inhibitors i had an IDC with tubular features nottingham grade 1 5 mm greatest...
 Asked: 3/28/2018 Dear Lillie! I saw my oncologist last week.
 Asked: 3/28/2018 Hi Lillie, In 2015 I was diagnosed with HER2+, estrogen+, 2b invasive ductal carcinoma.
 Asked: 3/27/2018 I''m a post-menopausal woman with ALH. Is Evista or Tamoxifen a better chemoprevention choice if you''re concerned about side effects for the uterus, hyperplasia, thickened endometrium, bleeding, etc..
 Asked: 3/26/2018 Dear Lillie, I am kindly asking your advice in this particular situation: I am an ILC, ER+,PR+,HER2-, chemo, radio, under Tamoxifen since April 2013. Yesterday I...
 Asked: 3/26/2018 Mammogram 2/22/18.core needle biopsy 3/14/18.diagnosis Invasive ductal carcinoma 01:00 lesion 1 A ,grade 2, HER-2 + .I have been put on Aromatase Inhibitors and in...
 Asked: 3/23/2018 I have had two occurrences of DCIS.
 Asked: 3/22/2018 I have been on anastrozole for almost 5 years for stage 1 breast cancer and my hair is getting so thin along with painful knee joints.
 Asked: 3/22/2018 For hair loss a product on the market claims to have the following ingredients "Our concentrated Feminine complex lotion, formulated using our 100% natural PlacentolTM complex
 Asked: 3/22/2018 I did have the Mona Lisa Touch procedure with dry vaginal tissue and pain with vaginal penetration. After the procedure (which are 3 sessions,...
 Asked: 3/22/2018 Hi Lilly! I''m taking Letrozole (Femara) daily and Zoladex every 28 days.
 Asked: 3/22/2018 Hi! Eight weeks after lumpectomy 1.1cm Estr/Prog pos, HER neg (no nodes, clear margins, Oncotype 21, no chemo).
 Asked: 3/20/2018 This may be too off-topic but here goes.
 Asked: 3/19/2018 If a woman has a severe reaction within days of taking an aromatase inhibitor, does that mean that estrogen levels are already low so that...
 Asked: 3/19/2018 1. If patients treated for estrogen positive, HER2 negative breast cancer have received aromatase inhibitors with NED, no evidence of disease is that preventive treatment? 2.
 Asked: 3/14/2018 is it safe to take methyl folate ? apparently i carry the c677t gene.
 Asked: 3/14/2018 Have preliminary clinical trials shown a decrease in recurrence of breast cancer with nonFDA approved preventive aromatase inhibitors? If so, what clinical trial...
 Asked: 3/13/2018 If a patient had no evidence of disease after being treated for estrogen positive breast cancer with surgery and radiation is it appropriate to have...
 Asked: 3/13/2018 Is there a test for baseline estrogen levels in a post-menopausal women? Wouldn''t such a test be a helpful prior to taking various estrogen...
 Asked: 3/11/2018 I have read several places that side effects for adjuvant therapy are worst for postmenopausal women in their mid to late 50s.
 Asked: 3/11/2018 Is is true that Letrozole (Femara) & Anastrozole (Arimidex) & Exemestane (Aromasin)have NOT been FDA approved for PREVENTION of breast cancer in high risk...
 Asked: 3/9/2018 If Exemestane caused severe vaginal and anal burning (along with other symptoms) after only days of use, why would Lestrozole NOT cause the same vaginal...
 Asked: 3/8/2018 Are doses of Exemestane lower than 25 mg ever prescribed? Seems a 150 lb woman would need less than a 250 lb woman.
 Asked: 3/7/2018 My onco score was 13. ER/PR+ Her2- no nodes involved,stage and grade 1-bil mastectomy no chemo no rads.
 Asked: 3/7/2018 After finishing chemotherapy when is it best to start back on letrozole? Is there a timeframe when it is best to start or should...
 Asked: 3/7/2018 Do all estrogen positive, HER2- patients with positive nodes (any number of positive nodes) get chemo as a current standard of care unless they decline...
 Asked: 3/7/2018 Which studies indicate the recurrence rate/percentages for estrogen positive patients taking or not taking tamoxifin and/or aromatase inhibitors? Are they current data or very...
 Asked: 3/5/2018 Is estrogen positive, HER2 negative breast cancer node negative or positive with 3 or less skipping chemo and going for tamoxifin or aromatase inhibitors? ...
 Asked: 3/5/2018 Hello Lillie, I was diagnosed with Atypical Lobular Hyperplasia 3 years ago.
 Asked: 3/2/2018 What is the benefit of tamoxifen vs hysterectomy long term? I have been taking tamoxifen 10 years now and since Iím 42 I still havenít...
 Asked: 3/2/2018 Has the Breast Cancer Index been approved by the FDA?
 Asked: 3/1/2018 In estrogen positive Breast cancer are the recurrence rates higher in 1.
 Asked: 3/1/2018 What are the general guidelines about taking Tamoxifen and drinking alcohol? Is alcohol contraindicated while taking Tamoxifen?
 Asked: 2/28/2018 I was diagnosed with stage 1 invasive ductile cell carcinoma.
 Asked: 2/28/2018 If I take tamoxifen and/or AI for the recommended 10 years and had 85% ER+ and 40% PR+ tumour, is there any connection with the...
 Asked: 2/28/2018 Hello Lillie, I had my last radiation treatment yesterday.
 Asked: 2/27/2018 Hi, You mention that the recommendation for AI was changed from 5 years to 10 years partly because there was a notable amount of recurrence...
 Asked: 2/26/2018 My mother just turned 88. In August 2017, we discovered she had a 2.5 cm breast tumor (invasive ductal carcinoma) No lymph nodes involved Clean margins.
 Asked: 2/26/2018 So IíM confused....if the RS score is 15% for 10 years with 5 years of tamoxifen and we continue to take an estrogen blocker for...
 Asked: 2/23/2018 I''ve been taking Zoladex and Tamoxifen together for 4.5 months.
 Asked: 2/23/2018 Is the lack of benefit of AIs after 10 years due to resistance developed to the drug? Does this suggest that a cancer that an...
 Asked: 2/22/2018 Is chia seed ok to eat while on Tamoxifen? I have a protein power that I would like to use whose second ingredient is chia seed..
 Asked: 2/22/2018 What are the recommended tests for assessing ER+ recurrence risk after 7 yrs.
 Asked: 2/22/2018 How much calcium supplement should you take daily if you''ve been diagnosed with osteopenia?
 Asked: 2/20/2018 I have been on Tamoxifen for a year and doing well.
 Asked: 2/20/2018 Lillie, I was on Arimidex for a mere 2.5 weeks.
 Asked: 2/20/2018 Have been on tamoxifen for a year and doing well.
 Asked: 2/20/2018 With the latest info.
 Asked: 2/19/2018 I have the same question that Lillie asked but, respectfully, you misunderstood her question and your reply did NOT answer the question.
 Asked: 2/19/2018 Are the patients who have a recurrance with estrogen positive breast cancer with or without aromatase inhibitors usually overweight or large BMI?
 Asked: 2/19/2018 I am taking tamoxifen for 4 years now.
 
 
 
 
 

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