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Frequently Asked Questions on Topics for the Entire Family, for your health and well being and more!
FAQs - Breast Cancer
Are there any good alternatives to Tamoxifen for breast cancer (after having chemotherapy and radiation therapy)?
Mother had breast cancer 4.5 yrs ago & it’s not returned. She may start taking Evista for osteoporosis. I understand that it mimics estrogen & has not been shown to stimulate growth in breast tissue. Have there been any studies that state differently?
If you do not have estrogen receptors, is it beneficial to take Tamoxifen following surgery and radiation treatments for breast cancer?
My breast cancer was 97% dependent upon estrogen and 95% dependent upon progesterone. I understand Tamoxifen blocks the estrogen but don't you need to block the progesterone also? Why do you always hear about the estrogen and not the progesterone?
Are there benefits to staying on Tamoxifen for longer than 5 years?
Is there a link between back pain and Tamoxifen therapy?
What are the long-term effects of Tamoxifen?
Is Tamoxifen a chemotherapy drug, and is it effective in preventing breast cancer?
What can you tell me about the drug, Femara?
Have you heard of a homeopathic remedy for breast cancer called "IP6"?
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