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Topic: ALH , started on Femera

Forum: Benign Breast Conditions —

A safe place to worry for members who have not been diagnosed with breast cancer, but have concerns about their breasts.

Posted on: Mar 15, 2017 07:05PM

soshanna wrote:

I have been to more doctors in the last month! they removed a cyst during a needle biopsy but also found ALH cells. So, MRI, consult with a medical oncologist, and going next week for genetic counseling. anyone take Femera for prevention of breast cancer? Worried about side effects. Well, worried in general.

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Mar 15, 2017 07:13PM MelissaDallas wrote:

I was offered Aromasin. I haven't heard of them using letrazole as a prophylactic drug for ALH

LCIS, extensive sclerosing adenosis, TAH/BSO & partial omentectomy for mucinous borderline ovarian tumor.
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Mar 15, 2017 07:43PM soshanna wrote:

The oncologist said letrazole is offered only to women past menopause. Also, I have a strong family history of cancer.

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Mar 15, 2017 08:36PM MelissaDallas wrote:

Don't misunderstand, I wasn't doubting you. Using AIs for prophylaxis as opposed to tamoxifen or Evista in menopausal women is a fairly recent thing. Aromasin is used in menopausal women too

LCIS, extensive sclerosing adenosis, TAH/BSO & partial omentectomy for mucinous borderline ovarian tumor.
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Mar 16, 2017 10:57AM soshanna wrote:

Thank you. I am very new to this.

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