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Breast Cancer and Men

7 Oct 2009 20:34

hello all - i was diagnosed with having breast cancer in December 2003 - having had a full Mastectomy to my right side loosing not only breast tissue but muscle also - 4cm grade 4 - 16 nodes (clear) - 6 sessions Chemo - 25 sessions of Radio - supposed to be on Tamoxifen for 5 years - finished after 2 - no treatment since then - still doing well.

If anybody wants to ask me anything - please feel free.

Re: Breast Cancer and Men

22 Jan 2018 13:22 in response to ManhadBC

Thanks for your post. I am presenty taking tamoxifil for my treatment of breast cancer. I have had chemo and radition. I have been taking  tamoxifil for about 6 months and am experiencing trouble achieving an erectiion. Did you experience this and if so what can I do?

Re: Breast Cancer and Men

23 Jan 2018 13:52 in response to Atch

Hello Atch,

I just wanted to take a moment to stop by and welcome you to our forum.

I'm sorry to hear you are experiencing unpleasant side-effects from your medication. Have you spoken to your doctor about this? If you haven't perhaps this is something to consider doing on your next appointment with them.

Also, feel free to give our cancer nurses a call if you feel like talking to someone medically trained might help, they're available on this phone number 0808 800 4040, Monday - Friday between 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Best wishes,

Renata, Cancer Chat Moderator