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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It may have slight effect on weight gain but it should not be significant and your weight will depends...

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Stage IV metastatic breast CA patient. Original diagnosis at 32- ER/Pr positive, node pos. mastectomy and chemo. Recurrence 10 years later with...

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Oophorectomy is removal of one or both ovaries. A small amount of Estrogen is still made in fat cells, so generally speaking after oophorectomy...

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