I'm a stage 2 breast cancer survivor, what vitamins can I take for energy and to remain healthy?

Diet and exercise. Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex.

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Hi I want to ask which food have to take in 6.5 uric acid, I am breast cancer survivor. Thanx?

Avoid purines. Look up low purine diet. Some seafood- lobster etc can precipitate gout as can some diuretic medications-hydrochlorthiazides. Read more...
See detail. A serum uric acid of 6.5 mg/dl is minimally elevated. Ignore it. Diet has virtually no benefit in lowering the uric acid level despite what other doctors may say. Read more...
Uric acid diet. Tart cherry juice is effective; avoid organ meats; fatty meats and alcohol will elevate uric acid. Avoid these. Also, drink at least 3 liters fluid per day - this may enhance uric acid excretion - and if you incline diet successfully to mostly whole grain, fruit, and veggies, and nuts, using white fish and egg white for protein, then uric acid levels will come down. Read more...

Immediately a breast cancer survivor. On the drug tamoxifen, I missed a day. Can I take 2 pills in one day?

No... No, if you missed it completely do not double up. In the future if you miss a dose and remember within 8 hours you can take the dose. A weekly pill case can be a great reminder for taking pills, there are also dose reminder apps available. Read more...

How long would it take until you are considered a breast cancer survivor.?

No Magic Number. Like most cancers, breast cancer has the potential to recur years or even decades after diagnosis. However, the chance of recurrence is dependent on the stage and type of cancer. Philosophically, i consider all my breast cancer patients as survivors as soon as their treatment is completed. This is obviously a lot harder than it sounds, but with each passing year the odds improve. Read more...
5 years. Risk of recurrence is highest in the first two years and declines. After 5 years and no sign of recurrence, you are considered cured of that cancer. Read more...

Is it too risky for me to take birth control pills? My mom's a breast cancer survivor. Is it worth it to take them?

No major risks. Birth control pills do not cause breast cancer. So short term use for one or two years at a time is not likely to cause any significant problems. I think the benefit outweighs the risks.... Yet it is all relative and you only can decide what is best for you. Read more...
Tough question. There is a very small increased risk of breast cancer with the use of birth control pills. Our best guess so far is that use of triphasic pills are the primary culprit. It might be worth verifying with your pharmacist that your pills are not triphasic. Also note that birth control pills seem to lower the risk of other cancers. Starting birth control pills as a teenager seems to raise risk. Read more...

I m 63 years old and a breast cancer survivor since 2010. completed chemo n radiation. WBC is 2+ to 3+. Bp between 90+ to 58-60. Pls advise Rosaline?

More info. It is hard to give an opinion without more information. Low WBC can be a consequence of prior chemo but also can be a sign of bone marrow disorder. The trend is important here. The blood pressure depends on your body habitus. It may be normal or abnormal. . Read more...

I am a 2 time breast cancer survivor. Is it dangerous for me to use a tanning salon?

Yes. But not because of your breast cancer. It is not healthy to tan, period. Read more...
Spray It On. If you received radiation therapy as part of your rx, you definitely do not want to "re-radiate" this area. Regardless, any such exposure increases your risk of skin cancer--why take this unnecessary risk? Read more...
Why risk it? We get plenty of uv exposure from normal day to day activities regardless of where you live. So why exposé yourself to unnecessary radiation when cosmetically there are many topical products and spray options that achieve the same effect. Even if you had never had breast cancer people should b overly cautious about extra exposure. If you did receive radiation therapy for your cancer then avoid. Read more...