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TAMOXIFEN
Hi, I'm Francess L H.
I have been taking Tamoxifen for 5 years. It has worked well, but I have experienced side effects, including hot flashes, primarily at night. At times, this has caused problems with sleeping. Melatonin and a “Chillow” pillow have helped, though.

I have also noticed joint pain, weight gain, and a thinning of my eyebrows.

Overall, the benefits of the medicine have outweighed the side ef…   Read more…

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Created Dec 1, 2016 in Cancerbus' resources · Like1
I'm a 51 year old woman living in the Bay Area of California with a naughty case of stage IV breast cancer with bone metastasis, my husband, my stepson, and my cat. Although not in that order eve... more
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Updated Apr 12, 2011 in Breast Cancer Group's resources ·
Updated guidelines for breast cancer patients were released by The National Comprehensive Cancer Network. The guidelines are designed in a consumer friendly manner to help patients select treatment... more
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Created Apr 13, 2015 in Breast Cancer Group's resources · Like1
Available where books are sold: It isn't what happens to you, it's what you do when it happens. Through the trauma of breast cancer Alicia Garey came out of the writing closet to share her e... more

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