Stage 1 Invasive Ductal Carcinoma: Exemestane and side affects
I started Exemestane January 2019 after receiving a diagnosis of stage 1 Invasive Ductal Carcinoma. I had a partial mastectomy in November 2018, no radiation or chemo. I had a complete hysterectomy at 34 and took Estradiol (low dose) for 16 years. I tapered off before turning 50, went through menopause, and was diagnosed with breast cancer at 56. Pathology showed ER+, PR and HER both negative.
Is anyone else on a similar path?
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Hi @krhubarb and welcome to the Breast Cancer group. I'm tagging a few other members who have taken Aromasin (exemestane), like @matttheschmatt @guntherbear and @shenriq
You may also be interested in these discussions:
– Concerned about the side effects of anastrozole https://connect.mayoclinic.org/discussion/i-completed-all-treatments-for-breast-cancer-but-now-i-am-supposed/
– Invasive ductal carcinoma (IDC): Anyone else? https://connect.mayoclinic.org/discussion/invasive-duct-ca/
Krhubarb, how was your recovery from surgery? Have you noticed any side effects from exemestane?