Hi I was diagnosed with stage 2 cancer in left breast in January. Had a wide local excision, followed by 15 rounds of radiotherapy. I was on Letrozole for 5 months, but due to bad joint pain, my oncologist stopped it and has switched me to Tamoxifen. I’ve only been on it for 10 days, but I feel dreadful. Almost constant nausea, stomach pains and I cry at the drop of a hat. I’m just looking for reassurance, has any body else had these symptoms? I am finding the hormone therapy the worst of any treatment I’ve had so far, I feel so ugly, fat and such a different person to what I was before. I’m nearly 60 and I’m so scared all the time of it coming back, I never thought it would be so bad. I am also taking Venlafaxine, but was taking it previous to the breast cancer. Im sorry to moan and whinge, but I feel I don’t know which way to turn at the moment and my GP is useless.
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