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Hormone Therapy blocks estrogen that fosters cancer cell growth. Some 70% of female patients have a form of cancer that spreads with estrogen and progesterone. Tamoxfin, Femara, Evista, Armidex are common hormone drugs for breast cancer patients.

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There is a common, and completely understandable, misconception out there that women with breast cancer are not supposed to undergo hormone therapy. But hormone therapy is different than hormone REPLACEMENT therapy (HRT). Hormone replacement therapy has been used for years to treat symptoms of menopause by increasing the level of certain hormones…

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PJ Hamel, Health Guide, answered What's the difference between arimidex… I'm sorry you're having to go through this difficult experience. Aromasin…


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PJ Hamel, Health Guide, answered I finished radiation for the end of… In my opinion, knowing nothing of your case – no. Most breast cancers…


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PJ Hamel, Health Guide, answered Has anyone had arimidex affect their… Changes in the liver are a known side effect of Arimidex: this comes from…


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PJ Hamel, Health Guide, commented on Beyond Tamoxifen: Osteoporosis Drug… Thanks very much for adding these links. It all helps! PJH




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