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Alternate treatment than using Tamoxifen affecting Fibroids?

Tamoxifen and fibroids

I'm just finished my chemo and am about to have my lumpectomy for my oestrogen receptor positive grade 3 invasive ductal carcinoma.
However I have a large mass of fibroids in my abdomen and my oncologist says that the tamoxifen will make them larger.
What do you think he will do instead.?
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replied June 1st, 2018
Hello and Welcome

I appreciate your concern

One option would be to surgically remove the fibroid if its extensively large or there is profuse bleeding. GnRH analog therapy and embolisation can also be considered in consultation with your doctor.


Wishing you best of health

Thanks


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