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Breast Cancer, Prevention - Hi there! I have found a thickening of tissue in my left breast in the?

Posted 15 Dec 2011 by cmarangi 5 answers

... outer quadrant. My right breast does not have this thickening. Went to the dr. and she felt it as well and referred me for a mammogram. Radiologist felt and saw it on the scan. Us technician saw it on the u/s. Dr. on duty said it looks the same as my mammo last year, but I know my breast feels ...

To Tamoxifen or Not Tamoxifen, that is the question?

Posted 15 Jan 2014 by Trying2Prevent 3 answers

Long story short... found lump in breast, needle biopsy done came back as atypical ductal hyperplasia, surgically removed the lump, came back as benign. My breast surgeon sent me to see an oncologist and she suggested to start taking Tamoxifen as a chemopreventive since my Gail Model %'s were ...

What causes overactive salivation?

Posted 8 May 2013 by 3A3B3C 1 answer

I am 66 yrs old I take tamoxifen 20mg per day I take zopiclone 3.5mg a couple of times a week I take vitamin B12 750mg every day I drink at least 8 glasses of water every day I have just in the last 5 mos. gotten off of risperdone

Chronic headache in aperson taking tamoxifen?

Posted 12 Jan 2014 by SHEKARMED7 1 answer

person taking tomoxifen ,for more than a year,having chronic headache,how it can be managed?

I am afraid to take Tamoxifen, should I be? I am already moodhy and have hot flashes?

Posted 25 Feb 2018 by Ricamary 1 answer

I had a very small amount of invasive cancer removed from my left breast. No cancer found in lymph nodes. However I have to endure 4-6 weeks of radiation. I am scared of this drug Tamoxifen--- plus I have to take for 5 years. I already experience mood swings and hot flashes how bad will this change ...

Breast Cancer, Prevention - Hi, I have been diagnosed with DCIS, oestrogen receptor positive. I am?

Posted 23 Oct 2009 by Shayne Hingle 1 answer

... 48 years old and perimenopausal. I would appreciate it if you could advise whether I could take Evista instead of Tamoxifen? Many thanks Shayne

I have just been prescribed Raloxifene by my Dr. I am very anxious about having to take it?

Posted 13 Feb 2011 by Lynnzie 1 answer

I have not been diagnosed with cancer, but recently had surgery for Hyperplasia (lcis/dcis), and diagnosed as a high risk for breast cancer. I debated and hedged, and finally decided to take the meds. I seem to be having side effects that are not listed. Unless, its my anxiety over using the drug. ...

Tamoxifen - Is there any hope for someone 69 who can't afford weight gain nor mood swings?

Posted 3 Oct 2016 by Northern grand 0 answers

I haven't started it yet, but the side effects scare the dickens out of me! I was stage 0 with no lymph node problems, but had taken HRT until 2 weeks before surgery. They said E and P positive. Could that be because of the HRT? Finishing radiation then they want to put me on tamoxifen. Is ...

Tamoxifen - When do the symptoms start!!?

Posted 12 Aug 2017 by Sweetpea1983 0 answers

I started taking it 4 days ago and today I'm so fituged it feels like I'm on chemo again. As a stage 2 and after bilateral mastectomy, I want to be able to take Tamoxifen, but after seeing all the comments, I'm now terrified!

Tamoxifen - is it remmended for High risk for breast cancer?

Posted 8 Apr 2017 by Joycenas 0 answers

Not sure if I should take tamoxifen after reading all the side affect.

Can Evista interact with Biseptol?

Posted 17 Jul 2017 by Deeana Frankel 0 answers

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