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I was having leg cramps and then leg spasms from anastrozole. after some research, I read that drinking more water and eating a banana a day would help. I no longer have them. They stopped within a...
  • about 3 hours ago · Like5
Hi, I'm Doris K.
I was diagnosed 8 years ago with Follicular Lymphoma. After my initial 8 month treatment of various chemotherapies, Rituxan was my maintenance drug (4 treatments over two years). Other than being ...
  • Sun May 21, 2017 ·
Hi, I'm David M S.
Diagnosed in 2001 after BMB confirmed high HCT due to P-Vera. Had it for years prior but had been self-phlebotomizing through blood donations every 8 weeks for years. Numerous phlebotomy's (sometim...
  • Sun May 21, 2017 ·
I'm CONNIE M N., and I'm a survivor of Stage 1 Breast Cancer
It is also important to take your vitamins. I found Vit D3, calcium, multi vitamin, vit B 12 helps. Have not experienced the pain or leg cramps. But speaking from a Registered Respiratory Therapist...
  • Sun May 21, 2017 ·
Hi, I'm Debbie
Recently diagnosed with rectosigmoid cancer. Was told I have had it for 5-7 years, undetected. Soon to start chemo, Fulfox, four cycles, over 44 hour period, each cycle every other week. Anyone els...
  • about 4 hours ago ·
Hi, I'm Judy R.
I have SCL/CLL with slightly enlarged lymph nodes. Two nodes were removed proving diagnosis. Also a slightly enlarged spleen. No treatment for now. Does anyone take green tea extract supplements an...
  • about 5 hours ago · Like2
Hi, I'm CATHY C.
I have been on anastrozole since April and have experienced excessive water retention, my primary care physician increased my water pill but also ordered a MUGA test since one of the side effects o...
  • about 14 hours ago · Like1
I'm Marcie P., and I'm a survivor of Breast Cancer
I am taking Anastrozole to shut down estrogen from adrenal glands. I also had shots of Zoladex to shut down ovaries. I will have hysterectomy next week. Then I can stop the Zoladex shot. I have lo...
  • Sun May 21, 2017 ·
I'm Thedra R., and I'm a survivor of Stage 1 Breast Cancer
Sounds a lot like my cancer - had a bilateral mastectomy with expanders on December 8, just had reconstructive surgery on May 3 and am taking Tamoxifen. I have noticed my hair is a bit dryer so I u...
  • Sun May 21, 2017 ·
Hi, I'm John K G.
I had cancer in my upper third of my esophgus in July 2016. The radiation caused my throat to close up completely. I had a feeding tube installed right away because I went thru this cancer in 2010...
  • Sun May 21, 2017 · Like1

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