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Mar 23, 2018 08:57AM
Mielli, Everyone is different, and many women have few side effects, but those in that category aren't often on here looking for advice, so this skews the side effects. That being said, some people do have side effects. For most, they are manageable. Mine are not too bad at all.
Jumpship, I have not gained weight on Femera, but I do eat very healthy and exercise every day. It sounds like you are closely watching your diet too. Could you ask your GP to test your thyroid? From my observations here, it seems that thyroid issues are very, very common among those of us who've had BC.
8/5/2013, IDC, Right, 1cm, Grade 2, 0/1 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- (IHC)
8/26/2013 Mastectomy: Left, Right
9/20/2013 Cytoxan (cyclophosphamide), Taxotere (docetaxel)
12/12/2013 Tamoxifen pills (Nolvadex, Apo-Tamox, Tamofen, Tamone)
1/23/2014 Reconstruction (left); Reconstruction (right)
1/29/2015 Lumpectomy: Right
2/2/2015, IDC, Right, 1cm, Grade 2, 0/0 nodes, ER+/PR-, HER2- (FISH)
2/25/2015, IDC, Right, 1cm, Grade 3, 0/13 nodes, ER+/PR-, HER2- (IHC)
2/25/2015 Lumpectomy: Right; Lymph node removal: Right, Sentinel, Underarm/Axillary; Prophylactic ovary removal
3/31/2015 AC + T (Taxol)
8/25/2015 Whole-breast: Breast, Lymph nodes, Chest wall