Tamoxifen: Useful breast cancer treat...

Tamoxifen: Useful breast cancer treatment

There are 3 comments on the FOX59.com WXIN-TV Indianapolis story from Sep 17, 2010, titled Tamoxifen: Useful breast cancer treatment. In it, FOX59.com WXIN-TV Indianapolis reports that:

Regardless of a woman's family history, the anti-estrogen hormone treatment can be used to help prevent cancer from coming back in the same area after a tumor has been removed, as well as decrease the risk of cancer developing in other tissue.

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Gail Perry

United States

#1 Sep 17, 2010
I wish these articles told the whole story. Tamoxifen can prevent the return of one kind of breast cancer, but it is a powerful drug with powerful side effects along with big benefits.

In spite of the big benefits I simply could not tolerate it. 50% of women go off aromatase inhibitors before the five years are up for the same reason.

I wish I had been told the truth. I don't think it would have changed anything, but I would have felt treated with respect instead of trying to hide the negatives from me.

Some people tolerate them well. I'm one of them that did not -- not AI's, and Tamoxifen was even worse.

Ask lots of questions and DEFINITELY give them a try. If you're having a hard time with them, it may mean more medications to deal with the side effects, but they really are life-saving.

But even with that, I simply could not tolerate them. I'm not everyone, but I do wish both sides of the story was told honestly.
Gail Perry

Largo, FL

#3 Apr 4, 2012
Sarah wrote:
I can recommend a reputable pharmacy (Tamoxifen)- canada-express-mall.com/products/nolvadex.htm... I received the order and it was on time and the pills work great.
I got my Femara (generic) from Northwestern Pharmacy in Vancouver, and they were terrific as well -- and $89 a month instead of $389 a month in the US.
#4 Sep 23, 2013
I have ordered 2 times from this website PILLSMEDSHOP. COM . I called yesterday the customer care and asked for a discount as i was about to order twice the regular amount.

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