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Dr. Bernard Seif
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Faslodex (Overview)

Faslodex is a cancer agent.


Dr. Bernard Seif
12 doctors shared insights

Faslodex (Overview)

Faslodex is a cancer agent.


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What is the difference between faslodex (fulvestrant) andfemara?

What is the difference between faslodex (fulvestrant) andfemara?

Subtle: Both are used to treat estrogen positive breast cancers but falsofex tends to be used in those less responsive to my understanding . Maybe the oncologists will have more to add. ...Read more

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Are my ankles swollen due to faslodex (fulvestrant)?

Are my ankles swollen due to faslodex (fulvestrant)?

Probably not: Swelling is not listed as an adverse reaction. But i would discuss it with your prescribing doctor. ...Read more

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What is the faslodex (fulvestrant) injection?

What is the faslodex (fulvestrant) injection?

Medicine for Cancer/: It is a medicine used for treatment of metastatic Breast Cancer. it blocks the hormones and is often used to control breast Cancer. ...Read more

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What is the difference between faslodex (fulvestrant) andfemara?

Subtle: Both are used to treat estrogen positive breast cancers but falsofex tends to be used in those less responsive to my understanding . Maybe the oncologists will have more to add. ...Read more

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Are my ankles swollen due to faslodex (fulvestrant)?

Probably not: Swelling is not listed as an adverse reaction. But i would discuss it with your prescribing doctor. ...Read more

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Are the drugs faslodex (fulvestrant) and Xeloda similiar?

Are the drugs faslodex (fulvestrant) and Xeloda similiar?

NO: Faslodex (fulvestrant) - is hormone therapy for metastatic breast cancer, it`s given as an injection. Xeloda - is an oral chemotherapy drug that can also be used in metastatic breast cancer as well as in other cancers. ...Read more

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Are faslodex (fulvestrant) and Xeloda similiar to each other?

NO: Faslodex (fulvestrant) is an anti estogen therapy -used to treat hormone receptor positive breast cancer (breast cancer that depends on hormones such as estrogen to grow)- is given by injecting medication into the muscle. Xeloda is an oral chemotherapy- which is a pro drug of 5fu. It is used to treat different kind of cancer such as- colon, esophagus, rectal, breast . They are not similar. ...Read more

Dr. Marvin Ott
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Fulvestrant (Definition)

Fulvestrant ...Read more