Wednesday, October 5, 2011

I wonder....

would an apple a day keep my doctors away?! lol

Take Care



I had my 3 month checkup with my oncologist this morning. He went over my scans results with me. My brain MRI showed sinusitis and my CT scan showed I have cyst on my left ovary. I'll have to follow up on that one with my gyne, but I do know that studies have shown that Tamoxifen can cause ovarian cysts.

A study I found in the Oxford Journals (http://jjco.oxfordjournals.org/content/35/10/607.full)states...
Patients still having a menstrual cycle during tamoxifen had high risk (58.33%) of developing ovarian cysts. We have described an association between pre-menopausal patients using tamoxifen with high E2 level and ovarian cyst enlargement.


So I guess I fall into that lucky group! Par for the course. lol

Other than that, everything looks good. He isn't really worried about whatever it was that disappear from my left eye. PHEW!! I go back for blood work and a check up in 3 months.

2 comments:

  1. Do you think that maybe it wasn't a nevus to begin with? Whatever it was, I'm glad it's gone and he doesn't seem worried about it.

    Eat those apples!!:)

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