I am waiting for my pills to arrive and fearful of starting a chemo after almost seven years of anti-hormones. I immediately started looking for info on this site, and the Afinitor topic was started in Jan. 8, 2012 with 35 pages of comments to go through. Do you think it is possible to start a new topic now that this med…
Obesity Ups Recurrence Risk in Women Treated With Aromatase Inhibitors
Obesity Ups Recurrence Risk in Women Treated With Aromatase Inhibitors Nov 24, 2023 The risk of breast cancer recurrence is higher in women with obesity treated with an aromatase inhibitor. Read more…
What Helps Women Stick to Hormonal Therapy Treatment Plans After Surgery?
What Helps Women Stick to Hormonal Therapy Treatment Plans After Surgery? August 25, 2023 Lowering medicine prices seems to be one of the best ways to help women stick to their hormonal therapy treatment plans after breast cancer surgery. Read more…
Any POSITIVE stories about AIs or Tamoxifen?
I am seeing a lot of posts seem to indicate that AIs are frequently stopped due to side effects that are not bearable. I am on Tamoxifen and expect my onco to recommend me changing to an AI. I have gained at least 10 lbs since starting T just shy of 2 years ago. I do have joint pain (specific to the hip area) but am sure…
Kisqali Plus Hormonal Therapy After Surgery for Early-Stage Breast Cancer Reduces Recurrence Risk
Unusual side effects of Aromatase Inhibitors
Trying to find resources or breast cancer sisters and brothers' experiences who are using AI and have unusual side effects that are not on the medication list. In my case, my skin color has changed from pale white to orange/yellowish. My blood tests are normal including all liver tests. Anyone else has a similar side…
11 years on exemestane and urgency/incontinence
Hi everyone. Well, like other women in their early 60s, I'm beginning to have some incontinence and urgency that I can't control. I've cut out caffeine completely (heartbroken) which seems to help; I am extremely active (yoga/pilates/barre/hiking) do kegels and have for years, but lately I've begun to suffer from urgency…