My breast cancer is positive for both estrogen and progesterone receptors. This means that these hormones fuel the growth of cancer cells. To help keep my cancer at bay, I just began hormonal treatment today with the drug tamoxifen which works by blocking estrogen from estrogen receptors on cancer cells.
I am very grateful to have Dr David Riseberg as my oncologist. I appreciate his knowledge, thoughtfulness and deliberation in choosing treatments that work the best for my age and my lifestyle. Most of all, I appreciate that Dr Riseberg includes me in treatment choices and has never pressured me into treatments that I am uncomfortable with.
The pink ribbon created by Erica Prier of Footlights Dance & Theater Boutique