Faslodex

What is Faslodex?

Fulvestrant (Faslodex, AstraZeneca) is a drug treatment of hormone receptor-positive metastatic breast cancer in postmenopausal women with disease progression following anti-estrogen therapy. It is a complete estrogen receptor antagonist with no agonist effects, which in addition, accelerates the proteasomal degradation of the estrogen receptor.

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My Mom have metastatic breast CA

HER-2 Negative PR++ ER+++

she got hormonal therapy tamoxifen faslodex

and now the Dr said she need to take...

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I am a cancer survivor and i was taking aromasin, afinitor and once a month, I go for faslodex injection. My doctor canceled afinitor because blood...

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I've been on Faslodex for a year for METS and about 6 months in I started crying for no reason at all, although my oncologist says it's because of...

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I am a cancer survivor and i was taking aromasin, afinitor and once a month, I go for faslodex injection. My doctor canceled afinitor because blood...

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