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    Condition: Breast Cancer
    5/17/2016 7:29:12 AM

    Reviewer: Del, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

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    Comment:
    I were diagnosed with Lobular breast cancer at 44 in 2010 which had spread throughout my right breast and to my lymph nodes. I were also estrogen and progesterone positive. I started Tamoxifen after completing 6 months Chemo and 5 weeks Radio September 2010 and were told I'd be on it for 5 years. The most noticeable side effect were the hot flushes however as time went on I've had growing ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Breast Cancer
    4/13/2016 1:43:48 PM

    Reviewer: Evilqueen, 45-54 on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    Im 50 and was diagnosed with Ductal Carcinoma on my 50th bday August 2015. I chose to have a double mastectomy. After reading ALL the horrible reviews, I VERY reluctantly,started Tamoxifen Mar 22, 2016 and all I have noticed is my moods seem a bit all over the place, I'm easily irritated and my hot flashes increased. My weight so far has stayed the same and no hair loss as others have menti ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Breast Cancer
    4/4/2016 5:27:26 PM

    Reviewer: Melissab, 45-54 on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 2

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I was diagnosed with DCIS-stage zero in 2014. I had bi-lateral lumpectomy surgery, followed by 33 radiation treatments. I was told I needed to take Tamoxifen for 5 years following the radiation. I am almost 2 years into taking the Tamoxifen and dealing with being lethargic, moody, muscle and limb weakness, and worst of all HOT FLASHES that make life miserable. I find it hard to get out of bed. M ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Breast Cancer
    2/3/2016 12:59:50 PM

    Reviewer: kathi, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Diagnosed with stage 2 breast cancer with sentinel node involvement (2 of the 8 nodes taken were positive). After radiation I was prescribed Tamoxifen. Was on the drug for about 8 weeks which were the worst in my life. Side effects included constant fatigue, joint pains, back pain, hip pain, to the point that it was hard to get out of bed, bi-polar moods, depression, crying all of the time, let ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Breast Cancer
    11/29/2015 12:58:14 PM

    Reviewer: BJ, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Had DCIS - grade 0, lumpectomy and 1 week of brachytherapy. Suggested to take Tamoxifen for preventive reasons and strong family history of breast ca. Started with joint pain, chills, developed minor cataract after 1 year on medication (now advanced enough during second year to have extraction). Late in second year had DVT and taken off drug. The risk of the adverse affects were greater than init ... Show Full Comment

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