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Has anyone reported excessive sleepiness while on letrozole?

Posted 28 Aug 2017 by Zzzzzer 0 answers

I have been on letrozole for 18 months following chemo, radiation, and mastectomy for Stage II breast cancer (in right breast only) diagnosed in August, 2015. Since chemo, and continuing to date, I have routinely been sleeping 10 to 12 hours per night. Even after waking up to an alarm after 8 hours ...

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!

I had a double mastectomy and 6 months of chemo and and 5 years of Femara. It was not in my lymph?

Posted 17 Aug 2017 by Paisley2017 0 answers

... nodes. I am 73 years old and the doctor advised me to take 5 more years of tomoxifen but the side effects were bad after 2 months. We discussed it and i decided not to take anything else after the five years on femara. What are the percentages of recurrence of cancer in my case

Has anyone had heart trouble after being on tamoxifen for about 1and a half years?

Posted 28 Dec 2016 by Michelle h 1 answer

I had a double mastectomy and was put on tamoxifen. After about a year and a half I had a heart attack with 9 blockages.I didn't have heart problems before this and was wondering if anyone else who was taking tamoxifen has had heart problems?

Why am I continuing to have hot flashes after quitting tamoxifen?

Posted 18 Sep 2016 by Tearl56 0 answers

Five and a half years ago, I had IDC and DCIS. I had a mastectomy. My Dr. Thought I would be a great candidate for tissue testing. It would be able to determine what my chance of a re-occurrence would be. After it was completed, my chance of a re-occurrence was at 2.3 percent. It was determined ...

Question about Tumeric and Curcumin?

Posted 5 Apr 2016 by buttercup59 1 answer

Diagnosed in 2010 with invasive lobular breast cancer (stage 3b), went thru chemo (6 rounds every 3 weeks), surgery (bi-lateral mastectomy), radiation and was in remission. During remission, I was taking Arimidex every day and getting an Xgeva injection every 3 months. All scans, up until one I ...

Can cough & breathlessness be caused by Anastrozole?

Posted 25 Jul 2015 by cariad bach8 2 answers

Been on Anastrozole almost 1 year. after mastectomy for grade 1 cancer..had previous mastectomy for fibro cystic breast 40 years ago! Since starting medication I developed cough with mucous(clear production) and have become gradually more breathless.now on 2 inhalers but getting worse.Chest Xrays ...

Arimidex - is anastrozole of some benefit for postmenauposal BC 67 years old with mastectomy 0 nodes

Posted 15 Dec 2014 by helenemarie 1 answer

... HR + Her 2+ neoadjuvant chemotherapy before surgery and preventive contralateral mastectomy ? If there is no breast tissue, no overweight, having taken the 18 herceptin treatment over one year and 20 months of arimidex, and cancer free, is there a substantial benefit in continuing to take ...

Does Hypercare work for excessive facial sweating?

Posted 17 Aug 2014 by pstepp 1 answer

After breast cancer bilateral mastectomy surgery I take meds (anastrozole and venlafaxine) that cause sweating on my face. Do you recommend Hypercare for the face or is there a better option?

Anyone with Paget's disease of the breast?

Posted 17 Oct 2014 by San Luis Rey mission 1 answer

Diagnosed with Pagets disease of the breast July 22, 2014. August 11 2014 mastectomy of left breast and complete reconstruction of both breasts. Looking for survivors of this type of breast cancer. Also for support group even if only through the computer support. American cancer society could not ...

Neulasta - I had a mastectomy and now I am on my 3rd chemo. Still 3more to go. Today my blood count?

Posted 22 Sep 2014 by Vassallodorothy 1 answer

to go.My blood cells are2.9and so I was recommended neulasta. I am not sure what I should take it or not. I am worried about the side effects. Can any body give me some feedback please. Thanks Dorothy Vassallo Malta

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