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Condition: Breast Cancer
4/19/2008 5:10:05 PM

Reviewer: KANSASSIS, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

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sWITCHEWD BACK TO TAMOXIFEN after gtrying Arimidex, to counter the aching muscles. Now concerned about constant thirst. Anyone esle have that side effect?

Condition: Breast Cancer
4/16/2008 6:27:20 PM

Reviewer: mackenzie, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

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i have two more years to take tomoxifin.so far so good.i hope afterwards it continues to work.i have not had any complications with it so far.

Condition: Breast Cancer
4/10/2008 7:27:11 PM

Reviewer: ljasmurf1, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I was diagnosed with Stage 2 Grade 3 Ductal Carcinoma at age 39. Had chemotherapy first, then lumpectomy, then radiation, then tamoxifen. Been on and off Tamoxifen since July 2007. Finally reached the point where I can't take it anymore. I have foot cramps and sometimes leg cramps. My menstrual flows are inconsistent with heavy bleeding. I have experienced terrible hot flashes and nausea. I wa ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Breast Cancer
4/9/2008 9:31:58 AM

Reviewer: pkaz, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Almost 3 years after treating stage 2 cx with chemo and radiation and then Tam. I have been told of yet another side effect. I now have a heart condition called cardiomyopathy. I am only 41 and too young to feel this old! I am grateful that I will soon be off Tam (by the way also probably was a major contributor to extreme heavy bleeding which lead to a partial hyst.) and on to an AI. All you who ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Breast Cancer
4/6/2008 10:57:25 PM

Reviewer: JennyJo, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I had stage 2 breast cancer, had bi-lateral mastectomy, chemo. Started taking Tamoxifen 3 months ago. Hot flashes for first month then no side effects at all. My periods stopped during my chemo and came back this past week. I'm am concerned why they have come back and now considering hystorectomy. Going to the doctor soon to have questions answered.

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