Thursday, September 18, 2014
Just Diagnosed with Cancer? Chat with Experts

People Who Have Been Through Breast Cancer

lake59

lake59, Community Member

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Having trouble w/Hormone Blockers

Hi!  I had invasive lobular BC in Aug 08.  I had chemotherapy, then a left mastectomy with 6 nodes taken.  They were negative and cancer was low nuc.grade.  I tried Tamoxifen, then Femara, and I went into a major depression on both.  I have had shots of lupron and do OK with that.  I want to do all I can, but really... Read moreChevron
Angi

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2 time breast cancer survivor, mother, and wife.

A Guide to Handling Hotflashes

Hot flashes are experienced by many women when cancer or its treatment affects hormone levels, but there are ways to manage hot flashes that can improve your quality of life.  
Cancer Vixen

Cancer Vixen, Health Guide

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Fashionista - Activista - Cartoonist

Early Detection of Breast Cancer is Key

In case you were asleep and not keeping up with the news, or just keeping tabs on the tabloids, The United States Preventive Services Task Force said Monday that women should start regular breast cancer screening at age 50, not 40, and that doctors should stop teaching women to examine their breasts on a regular basis.   Women of America,... Read moreChevron
Maimah Karmo

Maimah Karmo, Health Guide

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Tigerlily Foundation, President and Founder

Lombardi Cancer Center Releases Controversial Study

As a breast cancer survivor, the past three and a half years have been an amazing learning experience for me.  As powerful as my personal experience was, learning and becoming an educated advocate has also given me the opportunity to know when to speak up on an issue, and taught me the importance of weighing all aspects and facts before doing... Read moreChevron
Cat

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LYmphnode transplant

Dear breast and uterine cancer veterans and lymphoedema victims,   let me tell you about my experience with the lymph node transplant.   In 2006 a friend of mine ( a neurologist in Paris) recommended seeing Dr. C. Becker. I had been suffering from great pain in my right arm and my right breast as consequence of a breast cancer... Read moreChevron