Re: [MOL] tamoxafin REPLY TO MARIE [01202] Medicine On Line


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Re: [MOL] tamoxafin REPLY TO MARIE



Hi Marie, welcome to our forum.  I am a breast cancer survivor who was
placed on tamoxifen, with very severe pernment side effects.  I would
suggest that you talk to your Doctor about the drugs meestrol aceltate or
arimidex.  Fondly, lillian


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----- Original Message -----
From: "MARIE" <MARIESMAIL@webtv.net>
To: <mol-cancer@meds.com>
Sent: Friday, October 27, 2000 2:17 PM
Subject: [MOL] tamoxafin


> I am 56 years old and have just undergone centinal node lumpectomy for
> breast cancer.  I will be starting chemotherapy in a few weeks to be
> followed by some radiation therapy.  after this my doctor suggests that
> I go on tomoxafin for 5 years.
>
> I am not comfortable with this because after reading about the MANY
> SEVERE side affects (blood clots, endometrial cander, liver
> problems.etc/) I am not sure that the prevention is worth it.  I have
> read about the new raloxafin and although they seem to be testing in
> people who have never had cancer, it sound like something better for me
> to take.  My lymph node were negative and the lumpectomy had full clean
> margins, it was stage one and 1.5 centemeters.
>
> Can you advise, please.
>
> Marie Schneider
>
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