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Hi, I'm Jane Kerr
Diagnosed with ER/PR+ DCIS in early 2017 (49 yrs old). Had two lumpectomies (didn't get clean margins the first time) and the short course of radiation. Then I experienced extreme uterine crampin...
  • about 23 hours ago ·
Hi, I'm JSoderquist
That's awesome you had very little hair loss. Do u mind telling me which brand of cold caps you used? I am considering the Artic Caps. Need to get ordered asap. Thanks!
  • Mon Dec 9, 2019 ·
Hi, I'm Barbara G D.
I had to stop taking Letrozole, due to having terrible joint stiffness and pain. I am now taking Anastrozole. I have been on Aromatase Inhibitors, since 2016. Both Letrozole and Anastrozole have ca...
  • Sun Dec 8, 2019 ·
Hi, I'm Cozy
Tamoxifen can damage your tear ducts requiring stents to be placed. You can have excessive tearing. I have excessive tearing still just with RCHOP for my lymphoma treatment which ended over a year...
  • Sat Dec 7, 2019 · Like1
At 69 I was dx with 2 small but different types of cancer in the same quadrant of my rt breast. All the early opinions were for a simple lumpectomy and maybe some radiation or chemo after until the...
  • Fri Dec 6, 2019 · Like2
My advice is keep seeking help. It may take time to actually get that help. I had TONS of reactions to meds after robotic lung cancer surgery. I found basically no one listened. As long as I was up...
  • Sun Dec 8, 2019 ·
Hi, I'm Nancy
Medicare Advantage Enrollees Discover Dirty Little Secret
  • Sun Dec 8, 2019 ·
I was diagnosed with Stage 1A invasive dcis breast cancer. I had a lumpectomy, chemo, radiation and hysterectomy. I am taking Arimidex for the next 7 years. I ended up with swelling near my co...
  • Sun Dec 8, 2019 ·
Hi, I'm Betti
Have you discussed it with your team?
  • Fri Dec 6, 2019 ·
Hi, I'm Janet
Absolutely. And now my fingernails (Entire fingernails) are falling off one at a time. And this is after chemo ended.
  • Thu Dec 5, 2019 · Like2