breast cancer
FlorenceAliceMarie posted:
I was just diagnosed with dcis, July 24th 2013. doctor did a mastectomy July 28th 2013. she made me appointment for the 28th of of this month with an oncologist about hormone any body done this
FlorenceAliceMarie responded:
they removed some of my lymph nodes to.
georgiagail replied to FlorenceAliceMarie's response:
Many breast cancer survivors are on these types of medications.

Here is an explanation of what they are and why they are used:

jenna291 responded:
Yes, it is a precautionary method. I was stage II, but a good friend with DCIS had a lumpectomy followed by 5 years of tamoxifen.
Let us know what medication you will be taking. A lot depends on whether or not you have gone thru menopause, if you were estrogen positive, etc.
best of luck,