Topic: Start Here: Important Links and Info About Hormonal Therapy

Forum: Hormonal Therapy - Before, During, and After — This is a safe place to share your experiences of others considering or on hormonal treatment.

Posted on: Aug 12, 2011 08:44PM - edited Aug 31, 2022 08:15AM by moderators

Posted on: Aug 12, 2011 08:44PM - edited Aug 31, 2022 08:15AM by moderators

moderators wrote:

For some extensive information, see the main Breastcancer.org site's section on Hormonal Therapy, including detailed information on:

  • What Is Hormonal Therapy?
  • Is Hormonal Therapy Right for You?
  • Types of Hormonal Therapy Treatment:
    • Aromatase Inhibitors
      • Arimidex: Benefits, Side Effects and More
      • Aromasin: Benefits, Side Effects and More
      • Femara: Benefits, Side Effects and More
    • Selective Estrogen Receptor Modulators (SERMs)
      • Tamoxifen in Pill Form (Brand Name: Nolvadex): Benefits, Side Effects and More
      • Tamoxifen in Liquid Form (Brand Name: Soltamox): Benefits, Side Effects and More
      • Evista: Benefits, Side Effects and More
      • Fareston: Benefits, Side Effects and More
    • Estrogen Receptor Downregulators (ERDs)
      • Faslodex: Benefits, Side Effects and More
  • Hormonal Therapy: What to Expect
  • Hormonal Therapy Side Effects Comparison Chart
  • Staying on Track With Hormonal Therapy
  • Questions to Ask Your Doctor About Hormonal Therapy
  • Ovarian Shutdown or Removal
  • Research News on Hormonal Therapy

Some discussion board threads may be helpful too in finding practical information from other members who are going through, have been through, or are just starting hormonal therapy:

Hope this helps and remember to talk with your treatment team to weigh all benefits and possible side effects before making your decision. Sometimes a second medical opinion can be helpful.

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