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disneyfan2008
disneyfan2008 Member Posts: 6,583 Member
edited May 2012 in Breast Cancer #1
I had lumpectomy , radiation and ON tamoxifen for almost 4 yrs now. I am very small breasted! Seems like since on Tamoxifen I have gained some size. Anyone else! So small prior I thought a lumpectomy to me is mastectomy to most!


just curious


Denise

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  • mjjones453
    mjjones453 Member Posts: 155
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    not me
    If anything I have lost in that area! I have also lost about 35 lbs while on tamoxifen. I do exercise every day. I am large breasted, and definately do not mind losing inches on top!
  • mamolady
    mamolady Member Posts: 796 Member
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    Some of my patients have
    Some of my patients have complained that they actually got bigger after menopause. Tamoxifen may cause similar reactions?
  • disneyfan2008
    disneyfan2008 Member Posts: 6,583 Member
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    mamolady said:

    Some of my patients have
    Some of my patients have complained that they actually got bigger after menopause. Tamoxifen may cause similar reactions?

    Mamolady: intersting..i went
    Mamolady: intersting..i went through meno just prior/ same time as cancer. I gained 25 lbs due to steriods..so I thought that was it and now lost it all and still kept extra in chest area...STILL small...of course not huge amt just noticable...for sure..

    Thanks..