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Med Oncologist Recommendations- Atlanta Area

Hello,

Trying to decide on Medical Oncologist. Have three Rads left and I know next steps are to discuss possible Tamoxifen. Anyone in the Atlanta area have any recommendations? As of right now I've had three recommendations.

Kristina Bowen
Jorge Leguizamo
Allen Freedman

Any advice or recommendations are greatly appreciated.

Thank you,
Diana

posted about 13 hours ago by A MyBCTeam User

My doctor wants to put me on Letrozole Has anyone been on this med. ANY SIDE EFFECTS

posted 1 day ago by A MyBCTeam User

I am on Letrozole and have been for 3 years now. The only problem I have is joint pain and I counteract this with taking one Dicolfenac in the morning… read more

posted about 2 hours ago

Reconstruction Choices

posted 1 day ago by A MyBCTeam User
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I had double Mastectomy and almost two yrs later Diep flap . I had no other choice cause not enough tissues left to attach implants. This was not my… read more

posted about 13 hours ago

Tamoxifen and Blood Clots

I've been on Tamoxifen for over 5 years now and was tolerating it well overall, just some night sweats at times. But a few weeks ago I developed some chest pain and went to ER. Sure enough I was diagnosed with Pulmonary Embolism (PE) with multiple blood clots in both of my lungs. My onco stopped the Tamoxifen immediately and I am on blood thinners now. Still lots of chest discomfort and tightness, but that's to be expected as it takes up to a few months for the blood clots to dissolve.… read more

posted 3 days ago by A MyBCTeam User

Breathing probles with radition

Has anyone had increased asthma problems diring and after radiation?

posted 3 days ago by A MyBCTeam User
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HI Sherry, I've never had asthma, but I am experiencing more coughing than usual. And I do have COPD, so I asked the RAD doctor last week -is the RAD… read more

posted 3 days ago

KISQALI

Is anyone taking KISQALI? It is for postmenopausal Her2 negative metastatic breast cancer? It's taken along with Femara.
generic name is Ribociclib

3 weeks on then 1 week off.. it is in pill form.. 3 pills taken together.

It was just released by FDA in March, 2017. I have only taken 2 weeks of Kisqali so far.. 8/20/2017

being prone to infection is a side effect. Neutropenia. this is JoAnnSurvivor (Email address can only be seen by MyBCTeam users)

tags: Kisqali ribocicilib Bone metastases

posted 3 days ago by A MyBCTeam User
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I'm praying it works for you, JoAnn

posted 2 days ago

Gaberpentin and extreme fatigue

I just started on Gaperpentin and I think I am sleeping better but I am extremely fatigued during the day. I am only taking 100 mg and I am suppose to work up to 300 mg over the next few weeks. Does anyone have similar side effects?

posted 3 days ago by A MyBCTeam User
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What does it help with the hot flashes????, I wake up like 3-5 times a night with horrible hot flashes any relief would be great!

posted about 16 hours ago

KISQALI

Is anyone taking KISQALI? It is for postmenopausal Her2 negative metastatic breast cancer? It's taken along with Femara.
generic name is Ribociclib

3 weeks on then 1 week off.. it is in pill form.. 3 pills taken together.

It was just released by FDA in March, 2017. I have only taken 2 weeks of Kisqali so far.. 8/20/2017

being prone to infection is a side effect. Neutropenia. this is JoAnnSurvivor (Email address can only be seen by MyBCTeam users)

posted 3 days ago by A MyBCTeam User

I am on Ibrance which is the sister drug to Kisqali. I also am on Femara and a shot of Xgeva.

posted about 15 hours ago

KISQALI

Is anyone taking KISQALI? It is for postmenopausal Her2 negative metastatic breast cancer? It's taken along with Femara.
generic name is Ribociclib

3 weeks on then 1 week off.. it is in pill form.. 3 pills taken together.

It was just released by FDA in March, 2017. I have only taken 2 weeks of Kisqali so far.. 8/20/2017

being prone to infection is a side effect. Neutropenia. this is JoAnnSurvivor (Email address can only be seen by MyBCTeam users)

posted 3 days ago by A MyBCTeam User

No sorry, never heard of it

posted 3 days ago

delayed side effects of arimidex

I've been on Arimidex for almost two years. I've always had joint pain but now I'm experiencing pain in the bone of my right leg.

Has anyone else had delayed side effects on Arimidex?

tags: arimidex delayed side effects

posted 4 days ago by A MyBCTeam User
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I was I on arimadex for 7 months before my joints started hurting. it got so bad I switched to femara then aromasin. aromasin has been much better for… read more

posted 3 days ago
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