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 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.
 Asked: 12/19/2016 My wife finished her chemo on Oct.
 Asked: 12/16/2016 My recent labs show an increase in LDH to 205 (high normal) and ALT increase to 33 (high normal) from my last ones drawn 6 mos ago.
 Asked: 12/15/2016 I''m 77 years old and taking arimidex and I have a lot of side effects, should I stop taking it?
 Asked: 12/15/2016 What is the maximum amount of time can allow between stopping aromataze inhibitors and Evista?
 Asked: 12/15/2016 What can be done to relieve side effects from hormone therapy: Pain in joints and muscles,cataracts,arthritis, coughing/sneezing, mood change, tender breast etc
 Asked: 12/15/2016 I have been on tamoxifen for 5 months.
 Asked: 12/14/2016 I have been on Tamoxifen for 5 months and notice my hair is thinning.
 Asked: 12/9/2016 My wife had Stage 2 breast IDC (ER 95%, PR 70%,Her2-).
 Asked: 12/8/2016 Hello, I am 54 this month. On 11/2/16 I had a bilateral nipple and skin sparing mastectomy for DCIS stage 0 on right.
 Asked: 12/7/2016 I had a baseline blood estrogen level with a result of less than 50.
 Asked: 12/6/2016 Hello, what are some of the more common side effects with Tamoxifen? Is weight gain usually a big issue? I have other health issues and...
 Asked: 12/1/2016 What anti-anxiety/anti-depressants can be taken with Lupron? Which with Tamoxifen? I used to take Lexapro - with great success - but after 2 shots of...
 Asked: 11/30/2016 Friend who is a complete transgender (male to female) and on hormones has breast cancer Er+ Her2 -.
 Asked: 11/29/2016 IDC diagnosed in 2015. Stage 1, grade 2, 1.8 cm, er+, pr-, her2-, oncotype score 28.
 Asked: 11/29/2016 Background: diagnosed 9/8/14, stage 1 grade 2 ER + , oncotype 13, no sentinel lobe involvement, had lumpectomy and radiation.
 Asked: 11/28/2016 Hello, due to 0.8 cm idc tumor with hormones 90%positive, her 2 negative and ki-63 between 6-9% I had lampectomy, radiation and taking tamoxifen for...
 Asked: 11/28/2016 I''ll have a diagnostic hysteroscopy done due to a suspiciouss mass in my uterous after having taken Tamoxifen for about 2 years and a half.
 Asked: 11/25/2016 I have been taking Tamoxifen for about 2 weeks.
 Asked: 11/22/2016 My insurance company just notified me that AI''s are no longer on the Preventive Medication list for the ACA.
 Asked: 11/22/2016 Recently I have had mild vaginal discharge watery with tinge of yellow.
 Asked: 11/21/2016 Good evening! I''ve been taking Femara (Letrozole) for about 6 months.
 Asked: 11/20/2016 I was diagnosed with triple negative breast cancer.
 Asked: 11/19/2016 What percentages do 9.7 estrogen level and 3.8 progesterone level translate into? (Oncotype) I have read studies that high estrogen and low progesterone do not benefit...
 Asked: 11/18/2016 Hello Ma''am/Sir, I''m overwhelmed reading about different things about stage I A ductal cancer.
 Asked: 11/17/2016 Diagnosed with Stage 1A-T1A, ER positive.
 Asked: 11/16/2016 Thank you so much for your quick reply to my question regarding testing estrogen levels and recurrence.
 Asked: 11/16/2016 I just read a studies where estrogen levels were measured in 2 groups of women who had breast cancer.
 Asked: 11/14/2016 I had Stage 2 breast IDC treated with lumpectomy, 4 AC treatment, 12 Taxol, then radiation.
 Asked: 11/13/2016 I have written a few times. March 2015 had lx for Stage 1, Grade 1 IDC.
 Asked: 11/13/2016 I had an invasive bc (stage IIA) at 42.
 Asked: 11/13/2016 Thank you for your answer related to my question about endometrial cancer.
 Asked: 11/10/2016 How long before you could tolerate Lupron? I have had 2 shots to date and I feel horrible - anxious, depressed, awful.
 Asked: 11/9/2016 I''m nervous because i missed my Zoladex injection last month.
 Asked: 11/8/2016 What are the symptoms of endometrial cancer due to Tamoxifen treatment? I took Tamoxifen for about 3 years.
 Asked: 11/7/2016 This was a previous question and answer with a follow up question.
 Asked: 11/7/2016 What percentage of people have hair loss/thinning from tamoxifen.
 Asked: 11/7/2016 Allred 6/8 on anastrozole? Diagnosed 2016 at 48 with 3cm idc 4mm high grade dcis.
 Asked: 11/6/2016 Why do oncologist scare patients by saying you will be put on zoladex for 5yrs and more.
 Asked: 11/6/2016 I am 48, pre-menopausal, and have been taking Tamoxifen for a little over one year.
 Asked: 11/6/2016 Hello! Very confused! I recently met with Onco 1 month post lumpectomy.
 Asked: 11/6/2016 Is it okay to take Letrozole more than 10 years (still have some left), or is important to stop at the 10 year mark? ...
 Asked: 11/6/2016 Can hormone medication - goserelin be given by an OBGYN? .
 Asked: 11/6/2016 Thanks very much for this site. I''m confused having met w/onco today.
 Asked: 11/6/2016 My wife is taking Anastrozole 1 mg daily since she had breast cancer tumor removed.

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