Hi all I finished my radiotherapy beginning of December, 15 treatments & an extra 8 boost, 23 treatments in total. I was recommended a baby moisturiser cream from a company called called Childs Farm you can get it in boots and most big supermarkets. It’s very kind & suitable for children with eczema and psoriasis. I met some amazing people, truly inspiring, I suffered No side-effects from the radiotherapy only problem I am having is from the hormone tablets. Good luck ladies.
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Hi I’m new to the forum, so briefly Im a active 54yr old recently had lumpectomy for a stage 2 ER, 1 lymph out of 4 came back positive. Ive then had oncotype Dx Results which showed I was just in the medium risk zone, chemo was recommended but only 4% benefit to me so after looking into this further I declined on the basis that the risks involved & upset to mine & my families life far outweighed the possible benefits. So now I’ve had 23 sessions of radiotherapy and a zomita infusion & was prescribed Arimadex. After only 3 months on this med I’ve had to stop. I experienced severe pain in my shoulders, arms & hands, both my arms would go numb at night whilst in bed, not to mention the back, knee & ankle pain which was getting progressively worse, I felt like an old woman. It’s been 2 weeks this Wednesday since I took them and I’m still not back to normal, shoulda are improved but my hands are still very stiff & painful, apparently it will take 5 weeks to get out of my system. So Having read this thread & several others regards to side effects I am seriously considering not taking the hormone treatment at all, they all appear to have horrid side effects which seriously effect my quality of life, really, what’s the point in living longer if you feel like crap & can’t walk. Think I’m going to look at my diet, lifestyle & take my chances folks.
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