Hi Shak and co!
I don't mean to put anyone off the mirena coil if you have made your decision in light of the facts, but it's worth being aware....oncologists generally don't recommend the coil after breast cancer because some of them release hormones...and hence may slightly increase risks re breast cancer reoccurence etc, more on this link:
Given that risks generally decrease the longer after inital diagnosis and hormone treatment, some oncologists seem to (mine was) of the view that it may be a quality of life decision once you are a few years into the hormone therapy. I appreciate heavy periods are bit of a nightmare. Given the risks I take Tranexamic acid and Mefenamic acid (both tablet form), as prescribed by GP and gynocologist for heavy periods, and okayed by the onc.
I wrote a post about this topic on the forum earlier today - please see link below:
I this helps clarify matters a tad and suggests a potential alterative.
You might want to discuss options other than the coil with your GP and onc.
All the best
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