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Jan 26, 2011 02:21AM
Cynthia, Yes, I think I'm going to get an script, I remember now having one of these when I was first diagnosed & although I had one ativan & my DH came in with me & held my hand, I was still very upset when it passed over my head.
Stephanie, I had leg pain when I was first taking T & went & had acupuncture & haven't had any leg pain for about a year now, you may want to try that, it took 3 treatments to get rid of it totally.
The bone scan is for the rib pain that I have had for a year now. The onc is thinking that it's probably from rads, but because it won't lessen she wants to make sure it's nothing. She is also running all the usual tumor marker blood tests.
Bilateral breast cancer, IDC, 3 1/2 cm, Stage 2 Grade 2, 4/12 nodes, ER+/PR+,
10/2008, IDC, Both, 3cm, Stage IIb, Grade 2, 3/9 nodes, mets, ER+/PR+, HER2-
10/2008, IDC, 2cm, Stage IIb, Grade 2, 7/14 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2-
5/14/2014, IDC, Stage IV, mets, ER+/PR+, HER2-
09/06/2009 Arimidex (chemical name: anastrozole, class: aromatase inhibitor)
, Tamoxifen in pill form (brand names: Nolvadex, Apo-Tamox, Tamofen, Tamone, class: selective estrogen receptor modulator (SERM))
05/19/2014 Arimidex (chemical name: anastrozole, class: aromatase inhibitor)
07/05/2009 Whole-breast radiation
01/08/2009 Mastectomy of one or both breasts: Mastectomy of my left breast, Mastectomy of my right breast; Lymph node removal (also called dissection): Underarm (axillary) lymph node removal (also called dissection)
, Sentinel lymph node removal (also called dissection)
, Lymph node removal (also called dissection) on my left side
, Lymph node removal (also called dissection) on my right side
02/01/2009 Cytoxan (chemical name: cyclophosphamide), Fluorouracil (also called 5-fluorouracil or 5-FU; brand name: Adrucil)
, Methotrexate (brand names: Amethopterin, Mexate, Folex)
, Taxotere (chemical name: docetaxel)