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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
Shouldn't be: Check with your physician for specifics.
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
34 years experience Medical Oncology
Check again: Not sure what "recon surgery" means but please do not take an elevated tumor marker as a certainty for cancer. You did not say how much it w ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Wilbert Warren
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Tamoxifen : Not sure why your estrogen level is being checked. Tamoxifen is used in specific conditions such as Breast Cancer prevent or adjuvant treatment of est ... Read More
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Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience Family Medicine
What's going on?: Why are you, a young guy, 20 years old, being tested? What's going on? Tamoxifen is only indicated in some types of breast cancers in males and female ... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
NO : Lots of information missing , the results of the tests. If I have to guess had initial lumpectomy , later mastectomy was done most likely due to rec ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Very low: Endometrial cancer is rarely hereditary, so it is highly unlikely that you will have this problem due to the fact that your sister had it. Breast canc ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Traub
18 years experience Fertility Medicine
Multiple reasons: It is possible that the metformin affected that. But...Many women with pcos have high insulins and sugars and this leads to chronic fatty liver which ... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Deborah Sculco
36 years experience Hematology and Oncology
May be the Tamoxifen: Have you had any imaging? U/s? Ct abdomen? Could try holding tamoxifen and seeing if lft's clear. Imaging may also help clarify/ has hepatitis scre ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
34 years experience Medical Oncology
Setting?: Are you taking it after curative surgery (adjuvant) or to control metastatic disease? Markers can be confusing. I have to say the progressive elevati ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Regina Hampton
22 years experience Breast Surgery
Once per day: Tamoxifen is most commonly used to treat breast cancer. The dose is (usually) 20mg per day and taken for 5 years. This medication is also used for p ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience General Surgery
Kill cancer cells: Tamoxifen is a very effective chemotherapeutic agent to treat breast cancers that have the estrogen receptor. Tamoxifen may also be prescribed to pre ... Read More

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