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Topic: Low-Dose Tamox Reduces Recur & Invasive Risk After Non-Invasive

Forum: DCIS plus HER2-positive Microinvasion —

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Posted on: Dec 18, 2018 02:26PM

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Low-Dose Tamoxifen May Be an Option to Reduce Risk of Recurrence, Invasive Disease After Non-Invasive Breast Cancer
December 18, 2018

A low dose of tamoxifen after surgery reduced the risk of recurrence, as well as the risk of new invasive disease, in women diagnosed with hormone-receptor-positive breast intraepithelial neoplasia. Read more...

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May 24, 2020 10:22PM Floridabocagal wrote:

I maybe a candidate fir low dose tamoxifen... I had a diagnostic mammo , I had a biopsy and an mri mammo and all showed no cancer —- during my surgery 2 months after biopsy, the doctor found 5mm of cancer st the site of my calcification

Can anyone relate to this ??
What treatment should I do

Surgery 5/12/2020 Lumpectomy
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May 25, 2020 11:10PM BCat40 wrote:

Florida, you need to get the pathology back on the tumor to see if it is estrogen receptor positive. If it is, your doctor will most likely prescribe tamoxifen or other hormone therapy. If it is ER+ you can also have your tumor sent out for an oncotype test to find out the recurrence risk and how much such therapy would be useful to you.

Dx at 40. Did not tolerate hormone deprivation treatment. Dx 2/4/2020, LCIS/ILC, Right, <1cm, Stage IA, Grade 2, 0/1 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Surgery 3/25/2020 Lumpectomy: Right; Lymph node removal: Sentinel Radiation Therapy 6/2/2020 Whole-breast: Breast

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