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Hi, I'm Joseph L S.
I was diagnosed with PV in January 1987 at age 38. Every Monday for 7 weeks after diagnosis I had a phlebotomy. From 1987 to 1992 I was on a low dose aspirin daily along with a periodic phlebotom...
  • about 17 hours ago ·
Hi, I'm Kimberly A W.
I had a lumpectomy for invasive ductal carcinoma in 2014. After radiation, I was put on Tamoxifen. I was on Tamoxifen about 1.5 years with extreme fatigue and joint pain that was so bad, I was af...
  • Tue May 23, 2017 · Like5
During menopause I took Effexor for hot flashes, so when they came back after taking the anastozole I asked my oncologist if I could go back on the Effexor. It has been a tremendous help. The hot...
  • about 13 hours ago · Like1
Hi, I'm Barbara G D.
With taking Letrozole, it can cause dizziness and joint inflammation and pain.That is what I experienced. You may react differently. I have just switched to anastozole and I will see how that works...
  • about 17 hours ago ·
I'm Elethia D. Jones, and I'm a survivor of Breast Cancer
I had my first mammogram in June 2016, no lumps detected. I was then notified that I needed another mammogram immediately. I had my second mammogram and I told I needed a biopsy. I asked my medical...
  • Wed May 24, 2017 ·
Hi, I'm Michele E V.
I have something similar. It's bile salts. It has no rhyme nor reason...just crops up. I take cholestyramine packets. For me they've been a mini life saver... over and over again. They work so...
  • Tue May 23, 2017 ·
Hi, I'm Debbie
Recently diagnosed with rectosigmoid cancer. Was told I have had it for 5-7 years, undetected. Soon to start chemo, Fulfox, four cycles, over 44 hour period, each cycle every other week. Anyone els...
  • Mon May 22, 2017 ·
Hi, I'm Judy R.
I have SCL/CLL with slightly enlarged lymph nodes. Two nodes were removed proving diagnosis. Also a slightly enlarged spleen. No treatment for now. Does anyone take green tea extract supplements an...
  • Mon May 22, 2017 · Like2
I'm Marcie P., and I'm a survivor of Breast Cancer
I am taking Anastrozole to shut down estrogen from adrenal glands. I also had shots of Zoladex to shut down ovaries. I will have hysterectomy next week. Then I can stop the Zoladex shot. I have lo...
  • Sun May 21, 2017 ·
Hi, I'm Doris K.
I was diagnosed 8 years ago with Follicular Lymphoma. After my initial 8 month treatment of various chemotherapies, Rituxan was my maintenance drug (4 treatments over two years). Other than being ...
  • Sun May 21, 2017 ·

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