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Aromasin Warnings and Precautions - Breast Cancer Reconstruction

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  • Aromasin Warnings and Precautions
    Aromasin may not be safe to use if you have osteoporosis or if you are pregnant. This page of the eMedTV library offers several Aromasin warnings and precautions to be aware of before taking the drug and explains when the medicine should not be taken.
  • Aromisin
    If you are a postmenopausal woman with breast cancer, a healthcare provider may prescribe Aromasin. This eMedTV resource explains how Aromasin works and discusses the factors that may affect your dosage. Aromisin is a common misspelling of Aromasin.
  • Benefits of Arimidex
    Arimidex is specifically designed for women who have gone through menopause and meet certain criteria. This eMedTV page further explores who may benefit from Arimidex, including information on how the drug works. A link to more detail is also included.
  • Benefits of Femara
    Femara is specifically designed for women who have gone through menopause and meet certain criteria. This eMedTV page further explores who may benefit from Femara, including information on how the drug works. A link to more details is also included.
  • Benefits of Tamoxifen
    Clinical studies have shown that tamoxifen can help treat and prevent breast cancer. This eMedTV page briefly discusses tamoxifen's benefits, including how the medication works and details on its effectiveness. A link to more information is also included.
  • Benefits of Taxol
    A healthcare provider may use Taxol for breast cancer, ovarian cancer, or certain other forms of cancer. This eMedTV page briefly discusses the potential benefits of Taxol and provides a link to more in-depth information on this form of chemotherapy.
  • Biological Therapy for Breast Cancer
    Biological therapy for breast cancer helps the immune system fight cancer (and potential side effects from cancer treatment). As this eMedTV resource explains, the potential benefits and side effects seen with biological therapy for breast cancer.
  • Breast Cancer
    When abnormal cell growth occurs in the breast, this results in breast cancer. This eMedTV article discusses breast cancer in detail and provides information about risk factors, staging, treatment options, and the possibility of recurrence.
  • Breast Cancer Alternative Treatment
    This eMedTV page lists various alternative breast cancer treatments and offers questions to ask your doctor before beginning any alternative therapy. This page also emphasizes that alternative treatment should never take the place of medical treatment.
  • Breast Cancer and Antiperspirants
    No research has yet proven that there is a link between antiperspirants and breast cancer. As this eMedTV segment explains, two studies even had conflicting results. This page takes an in-depth look at studies done in 2002, 2003, and 2004.
  • Breast Cancer and Genetics
    It's understandable to be concerned if you have a family history of breast cancer. However, as this eMedTV page explains, family history is not the only reason people get cancer. This resource looks at the link between genetics and breast cancer.
  • Breast Cancer and Pregnancy
    Women have special concerns regarding breast cancer, and pregnancy can make detection and treatment difficult. This eMedTV article discusses breast cancer and pregnancy in detail, including how pregnancy can affect prognosis and treatment.
  • Breast Cancer Causes
    In the majority of cases, the breast cancer causes are not known. As this eMedTV article explains, there are certain factors (such as dense breast tissue) that, while not breast cancer causes, do increase the chances of developing the disease.
  • Breast Cancer Diagnosis
    Tests used in making a breast cancer diagnosis include mammograms, MRI tests, and fine-needle aspiration. This eMedTV Web segment discusses these and other tests in detail and explains how they relate to a person's treatment plan.
  • Breast Cancer Emotional Health
    When dealing with breast cancer, emotional health is an important consideration. This eMedTV segment addresses the emotional problems caused by breast cancer. Emotional health can be bolstered by support groups, therapy, or friends and family.
  • Breast Cancer Follow-Up
    As this eMedTV article explains, follow-up care is an important part of the overall breast cancer treatment plan. This resource explains various aspects of follow-up care, such as regular checkups, and discusses support groups for those with the disease.
  • Breast Cancer Gene
    Alterations in a so-called breast cancer gene may increase the risk of cancer. However, as this eMedTV article explains, they do not cause the disease in and of themselves. This article discusses this gene in more detail and links to more information.
  • Breast Cancer Hormone Treatment
    As this eMedTV page explains, your doctor may recommend hormone treatment if your breast cancer tumor depends on natural hormones to grow. This article explains the different types of hormone treatment, including their side effects, such as hot flashes.
  • Breast Cancer Implant Information
    Women considering breast reconstruction surgery need accurate, reliable facts on implants. This eMedTV article offers detailed information on breast cancer implants, including details about possible risks associated with implants.
  • Breast Cancer in Males
    If you think breast cancer only affects women, think again. This eMedTV page explains that, in rare cases, the disease can occur in men, too. This article gives a brief overview of breast cancer in males and includes a link to learn more.
  • Breast Cancer in Men
    It is rare for men to acquire breast cancer. This eMedTV page explains that there were an estimated 1,690 new cases of breast cancer in men in the United States in 2005. This article also describes how the disease is quite similar between men and women.
  • Breast Cancer Info
    Are you looking for info on breast cancer? This page of the eMedTV Web site is a good place to start. This segment provides a brief overview of this topic, with information on the different types, how many women are affected, and risk factors.
  • Breast Cancer Information
    Knowing a few key pieces of breast cancer information can help you take a proactive role in your healthcare. This eMedTV resource contains information regarding this disease and its risk factors, prognosis, and recurrence.
  • Breast Cancer Medication
    Chemotherapy, hormone therapy, and biological therapy are the three types of breast cancer medications. This eMedTV page provides a complete overview of this topic, including specific examples of these drugs and how they work to kill cancer cells.
  • Breast Cancer Nutrition
    Eating right can be challenging during and after breast cancer treatment. As this eMedTV page explains, healthy eating is a special concern for people battling this disease. This article discusses breast cancer, nutrition, and the benefits of exercise.
  • Breast Cancer Pain
    This eMedTV page explores the options for treating pain related to breast cancer. As this article explains, treatment may involve medications, alternative treatments, or other options. This resource also explains why it's important to seek help for pain.
  • Breast Cancer Prevention
    By being aware of the risk factors for breast cancer, you may be able to prevent it. As this eMedTV article explains, breast cancer prevention may involve lifestyle changes (such as exercising more), medications (such as tamoxifen), or surgery.
  • Breast Cancer Prognosis
    As this eMedTV segment explains, a prognosis for breast cancer will be based on research and statistics, but it's impossible to predict the outcome of an individual case. This article examines the factors that influence a person's prognosis.
  • Breast Cancer Questions
    When you have breast cancer, it's important to ask questions about your diagnosis, treatment, and more. This eMedTV archives provides several lists of detailed breast cancer questions you may want to ask your healthcare providers.
  • Breast Cancer Radiation
    As this eMedTV selection explains, radiation therapy may be given before or after (or even in place of) breast cancer surgery. This article explains how radiation is administered and discusses side effects associated with the treatment.
  • Breast Cancer Reconstruction
    As this eMedTV segment explains, reconstructive breast cancer surgery is a viable option for many women -- either during a mastectomy or later. This article covers reconstruction in detail and provides a list of questions you can ask your doctor.
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