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Posted by: Anonymous | 2009-08-06

fertility after breast cancer treatment

I'  m 30, female, with a history of breast cancer. I received tamoxifen and zoladex injections and as a result I went into medical menopause. I also had radiation after surgery. I am in remission now for a while and feel great. I'  m off both these medicines for over 5 months and my menstrual period still haven'  t returned. My question is: HOW LONG AFTER STOP USING THESE MEDICINES COMBINED DOES MENSTRUAL PERIOD USUALLY RETURN TO NORMAL? Secondly: WHAT CAN I EXPECT REGARDING MY FERTILITY IN THE FUTURE?

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It is important that you discuss this with your oncologiost to determin if your breasr cancer was hormone positive as thsi will impact your furture fertility , Do this as soon as possible .
Linda

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