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... Read more
People Who Have Been Through Breast Cancer
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.
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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... Read more
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 more
Dear breast and uterine cancer veterans and lymphoedema victims,
let me tell you about my experience with the lymph node transplant.... Read more