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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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Q. I was diagnosed with ER-receptive breast cancer and have had a lumpectomy and radiation. Now my oncologist has prescribed tamoxifen. I think I understand what it’s supposed to do, but I’m not sure… A. Tamoxifen (Nolvadex) is one of the most common drugs – perhaps THE most common drug – prescribed as a part of the hormone therapy used…

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PJ Hamel, Health Guide, commented on Aromatase Inhibitor FAQs: Hormone… Scarlet, I think most women on tamoxifen or an aromatase inhibitor tend to…

08/11/13

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PJ Hamel, Health Guide, commented on Wellbutrin (bupropion) and tamoxifen Hi - Your doctor switched you from Paxil to Effexor because Paxil interferes with…

05/25/13

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Phyllis Johnson, Health Guide, commented on HER2 (HER-2) Positive Breast Cancer?… Thanks for sharing your experiences with Tykerb with everyone.  I am…

02/09/13

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PJ Hamel, Health Guide, answered I would like to ask to the gynecologist… Hi Lizzie - First of all, we're not medically trained experts here -…

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