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One of the kidneys removed due to Wilms tumor. Is it safe to take Diane 35 for long term? Family history of cancer

Hi, I wondered if it is safe to use Diane35 on a long term when living with one kidney? WHen I was two months my right kidney had been removed after having a Wilm s tumor . Another question is are the chances to get breastcancer higher when using Diane35? My grandmother died of breastcancer and I m wondering if the use of Diane 35 increases the chances of breastcancer. Thanks in advance.
Asked On : Fri, 20 Jul 2012
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Diane35 doesnt have any adverse effects on kidneys per se. After removal of one kidney, the remaining kidney will compensate for the other kidney. But this drug increases the breast cancer risk. You have increased risk of breast cancer because of positive family history. Breast self examination and examination by your doctor regularly is recommended. Consult your doctor regarding continuing the medication.
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