You've just finished chemotherapy and are ready to get pregnant. Then your doctor says you should start tamoxifen. Tamoxifen is a hormonal therapy that lowers the risk of recurrence in women with hormone-receptor-positive breast cancer.
Although it causes hot flashes, tamoxifen does not make you menopausal. About 20% of women will have irregular periods on tamoxifen, but only a few stop their cycles entirely.
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