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Hi, I'm Ruth A P.
Good luck to you. I tried the Claritin and it did not work for me but as long as no one rubbed my back or arms I was OK. Just achy for those 3 days and super tired but only had 4 chemo treatments ...
  • about 8 hours ago · Like1
Hi, I'm Charline C.
Not bad at all. Just having arms over head and neck position are not comfortable. The rest for me was not bad because I was thinking about how I was laying and having to be still. You can do it!!!
  • about 11 hours ago ·
Thanks Betti!
  • Wed Feb 13, 2019 ·
Hello All, Has anyone had radiation therapy as part of their treatment after a mastectomy? I thought that it wasn't necessary. However, my breast surgeon strongly suggested I have a consultation...
  • Tue Feb 12, 2019 ·
Hi, I'm Betti
Anastrozole is one of 3 meds. that can be used on Er+ tumors in post menopausal women. Tamoxifen is used for women with Er+ tumors who are not in menopause. Everyone's body handles medications di...
  • Tue Feb 12, 2019 ·
Hi, I'm Maryann F M.
I have had nothing but trouble with side effects and how my body does not handle chemo treatments for breast cancer. My onc. is working with me on all the troubles I am having, and reducing the do...
  • Mon Feb 11, 2019 ·
Hi, I'm Wendy D H.
My neuropathy also is almost gone. A combination of Lyrica, Gabapentine and Accupuncter
  • Tue Feb 12, 2019 · Like2
Hi, I'm AG girl
I had horrible reactions to Ibrance and dropped 45 pounds in 60 days I had to get off of it after the first month. Couldn’t eat or swallow. Nurse practitioner couldn’t understand. I believe bec...
  • Sat Feb 9, 2019 ·
Hi, I'm alliet
I am on Tamoxifen now after breast cancer surgery, wondering what side effects other women on it are having ? I have noticed fatigue joint pain texture of hair different. I have had a lot of bone ...
  • Tue Feb 5, 2019 · Like1
Hi, I'm Suzette
Hi all! I finished chemo and surgery. My doctor is talking about tamoxifen. I too am concerned about the side effects. Has anyone done research on a natural hormone blocker. May not be effecti...
  • Tue Feb 5, 2019 · Like4