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Lila de Tantillo

Lila de Tantillo, Health Guide

Journalist, Caregiver

Taking Tamoxifen (Nolvadex)? Why Paxil and Other Antidepressants Could Pose a Problem


Tamoxifen (or nolvadex) is a drug commonly prescribed to prevent the recurrence of breast cancer, but a common side effect of the treatment is hot flashes. As a result, selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) - a class of... Read moreChevron

Kevin Knopf, MD

Kevin Knopf, MD, Health Guide

Medical Oncologist

The Advantages and Disadvantages of Adjuvant Chemotherapy for Breast Cancer

Data presented at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium show that basically all women with HER2+ breast cancers benefit from adjuvant chemotherapy/Herceptin due to their worse Read moreChevron

Fran Visco

Fran Visco, Health Guide

President, National Breast Cancer Coalition

When Breast Cancer Goes Away on Its Own

What if you found out from a mammogram that you had breast cancer - but a few months later were told it had gone away? Sounds pretty unbelievable - but a study published recently by the Archives of Internal Medicine suggests that this might be... Read moreChevron

Marc Heyison

Marc Heyison, Health Guide

President, Men Against Breast Cancer

Breast Cancer Model, Learning from Adelphi New York Statewide Program

It has been a long while since I have written, but I wanted to share some thoughts I have regarding the potential closing of the Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Hotline & Support Program. This program has... Read moreChevron

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Laurie Kingston

Laurie Kingston, Health Guide


Living with Metastasitic Breast Cancer

This year, I made it one of my personal missions to reach more women through my writing. I wanted to get the message out that more of us are living longer and living well with metastatic breast... Read moreChevron