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Questions on the facts and myths of breast cancer.
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|7/2/2011||I had breast cancer/ masectomy 14 years ago. I had four shots of chemo. Cytoxin was in the shot and five years of Tamoxifen. In 2008 I got bladder cancer not related to my breast cancer.|
I know others who say that cytoxin can cause bladder cancer later, yet it can be used to treat bladder cancer. Strange???? I have just completed three years of BCG maintenance and have been clear since the initial surgery.
Have you seen many cases of Bladder cancer after Cytoxin??
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|7/2/2011||A less common side effect of cytoxan treatment: may result in increased risk of other cancers including leukemia and bladder cancer. No I do not recall any cases of bladder cancer related to cytoxan and breast cancer tx. Best wishes!|
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