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Lila de Tantillo

Lila de Tantillo, Health Guide

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Author

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

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