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 Asked: 3/31/2008 I have heard that arimidex may help for most of the breast cancer patients independent of their hormone receptors positive or negative.
 Asked: 3/29/2008 My mother (59 years old) had a lumpectomy with sentinel node biopsy (-) 2 years ago.
 Asked: 3/29/2008 Does damiana, which has a testosteronogenic effect, help with an estrogen positive cancer? .
 Asked: 3/24/2008 Can using skin products that contain soy products get into your system? I''ve been trying to stay away from Parabens and now see that the...
 Asked: 3/24/2008 Hi I was advised to lose some fat to limit estrogen supply.
 Asked: 3/24/2008 Lillie- I read on the John Hopkins website that brocolli sprouts are supposed to help prevent breast cancer.
 Asked: 3/15/2008 Hello- can anti-anxiety, anti-depressents, or St. John''s Wort interfear with Radiation? Also, can calcium/magnesium w/Vit D, B-complex, Vit.
 Asked: 3/8/2008 Is having a glass or two of wine a week o.k.? .
 Asked: 3/8/2008 Hi, I have a couple of questions, in regards to soy.
 Asked: 2/17/2008 Hi, I am now 48 bean on tamoxifen close to two years, chemo has caused menopaose.
 Asked: 2/16/2008 Hi, the brocco sprouts, I called our local grocery stores and they are now carrying brocco sprouts.
 Asked: 2/14/2008 I have a reoccuring knot on the upper part of my left breast near my armpit.
 Asked: 2/14/2008 Can I take fish oil capsules if I''m ER/PR+ and on Arimidex? It says that the capsules contain soy oil.
 Asked: 1/26/2008 I was diagnosed last JUly stage 2 no node er+ her-, Oncotype was 22.
 Asked: 12/31/2007 Have been on Famara about 2 months and definitely feeling fatigued.
 Asked: 12/31/2007 I read today that grape juice, vit D, calcium, and flaxseed are being found to be beneficial in BC prevention.
 Asked: 12/2/2007 Hi Lillie, I just started reading questions under this category,and found out about the broccoli sprouts.
 Asked: 12/2/2007 I am 32 years old and will be going in for an elective bilateral mastectomy and immediate DIEP reconstruction next month because of a...
 Asked: 11/30/2007 Diagnosed with HER-2+++ 2.7cms 1 lymph node infected 16 removed during masectomy.
 Asked: 11/28/2007 I know there is a lot of controversy about using soy products.
 Asked: 11/11/2007 Are you familiar with the idea that sugar -the processed sugar (sucrose), refined flour, etc.
 Asked: 11/7/2007 Hi Lillie, I have read that 35 appricot seads/day and vitamin B17 1500mg fight cancer, and a fruit juce fast can starve the tumor????????????Any truth...
 Asked: 11/4/2007 Hi I had T3 L0 ER+ PR+ HER- DC& LC Mastectomy followed by chemo and rad completed in june 06 now on tam.
 Asked: 10/21/2007 I''m taking Femara and Clondrate after chemo, rad, bilateral mastectomy and hysterectomy for stage 2 (11mm in breast, 2cm in node) BC, Are there any...
 Asked: 10/17/2007 Hi, I have been eating Brocco-Spouts, how much do you need daily? It comes in 4.0z packet? What do they actually do? Any vitamins that...
 Asked: 8/27/2007 On a multi-vitamin, calcium w/D, any other supplements that I should be taking, to help keep the "beast" at bay?
 Asked: 8/20/2007 Hi, Love the brocco-sprouts, how much should you eat..
 Asked: 8/13/2007 IS IT O.K. TO TAKE LECITHIN (WHICH I THINK IS DERIVED FROM SOY) IF I HAD BREAST CANCER 3 YEARS AGO.
 Asked: 6/23/2007 I am 12 years out from a diagnosis of Stage II node postive breast cancer.
 Asked: 6/23/2007 Hello--just discovered this site and it is wonderful.
 Asked: 6/23/2007 Hi, As of last week I''m finally done with treatments, lump,chemo and rads..
 Asked: 6/22/2007 anything new on glyconutrients possibly aiding chemotherapy with metastatic disease.
 Asked: 6/16/2007 I finally had my ooph and hyst.
 Asked: 6/5/2007 I have been on Arimidex (age 54, bilateral mastectomy, chemo) for four months and I feel achey, depressed, my heels hurt like crazy, like an old lady.
 Asked: 6/5/2007 Hi. I am finally having my ooph and hyst the 6th (providing my pre-ops went well)..
 Asked: 6/3/2007 I heard about a product called brevail (concentrated lignans) and am trying to find more research info on it.
 Asked: 5/1/2007 How much broccoli sprouts should you eat a day? I found them but they are so little.
 Asked: 3/26/2007 Hi,I am glad that your back, I have missed all your informative posts! I have to have an ooph coming up shortly and am concerned...
 Asked: 3/17/2007 Welcome back! I''ve missed reading your input..
 Asked: 1/22/2007 I''m on Femara following a recurrence of my early stage breast cancer during my 34th week of pregnancy almost a year ago.
 Asked: 1/22/2007 I saw 2 answers in your database on the subject of ''artemisinin'', both of which sidestepped around discussing or mentioning the compound.
 Asked: 1/14/2007 I''ve heard that diet does contribute to cause of cancer in 30 to 60% of cancers.
 Asked: 1/7/2007 Hi, I am a seven year b/c survivor! I am done with tamox.
 Asked: 1/4/2007 I am 53, likely post menopausal having had a mastectomy (my decision vs lumpectomy with radiation.) Am on chemo as additional preventative as 1 of...
 Asked: 11/27/2006 Hi I was diagnosed with multi focal dcis in april o6 I had a total mastectomy with tram flap reconstruction after 2 unsuccessful lumpectomy unable...
 Asked: 11/20/2006 I am 58, 6 weeks post lumpectomy, on Arimidex 1 mo.(no problems yet) and about to start radiation.
 Asked: 11/14/2006 If my moms bone marrow biopsy shows any form of cancer; leukemia, bone...
 Asked: 11/8/2006 Have you any instances of Femara causing hypertension and/or damage to the kidneys? After 2-plus years on Femara my normally low (120 or less) blood...
 Asked: 11/8/2006 Hi, my mom was diagnosed with BC 2.7cm w/clear margins and the sentinel nodes were negative.
 Asked: 11/1/2006 any medicines to reduce the side effects of chemo theraphy....
 Asked: 10/25/2006 my wife age 53,no kids, underwent a lumpectomy for Right Breast tumor on 26/8/2000,infiltrating ductal carcinoma, mass-2.5cm with clear margins,no foci of DCIS,all 10 Axillary...
 Asked: 10/23/2006 There has been a debate going on in the discussion forum of breastcancer.org regarding broccosprouts.
 Asked: 10/23/2006 Hello, just wondering if you have heard of Juiceplus vitamin supplements and if so, what is your opinion on taking these vitamins? I have seen...
 Asked: 10/18/2006 I have 2 questions. One is that I have read the use of Brocco sprouts may be counterproductive in women using AIs due to the metabolic pathways used by some of them.
 Asked: 10/16/2006 after 3 yrs on tamoxiphen (vaginal bleeding/enlarged uterus), i was put on arimidex.
 Asked: 10/10/2006 I have recently read a book called waking the warrior goddess.
 Asked: 9/28/2006 For HER 2 positive patients, I have seen herceptin weekly for 1 year recommended for some and others seem to indicate a once every 3 week regiment.
 Asked: 9/24/2006 Breast Cancer. org just had a postwhich referenced a puplished study in Danish -PubMed-that suggested garlic and an active element in onions, apples adn mushrooms might inhibit AIs.
 Asked: 9/21/2006 I have regular flaxseed oil and fresh ground flaxseeds as I read these prevent breast cancer.
 Asked: 9/11/2006 I have had a lumpectomy for a mucinous colloid carcinoma, stage 1 and the 2 lymph nodes removed were negative.
 Asked: 9/8/2006 In January of 2004, while nursing my four-month old baby I found a lump.
 Asked: 9/1/2006 I have had problems sleeping since my treatment for breast cancer 61/2 years ago.
 Asked: 8/28/2006 I am 18 months out from diagnois of ILC and have finished all treatment.
 Asked: 8/25/2006 I would like to use oral L-Glutamine powder in large doses (30 to 50g per day) to help counteract to some extent certain side effects...
 Asked: 8/25/2006 I have been on aromacin for a month with no side effects.
 Asked: 8/25/2006 I had DCIS with minimal invasion,Stage 1, sentinel nodes negative, triple negative-May 2006.
 Asked: 8/23/2006 Do you recommend Dr Lee''s "What your Dr may not tell you about breast cancer" to your patients? If not, why not? Research has proven...
 Asked: 8/22/2006 I am 45 years old. A couple months ago, I was diagnosed with fibrocystic breasts.
 Asked: 8/22/2006 I posted previously about brocolli sprouts. I assume you''re talking about brocolli that grows on stalks and the sprouts are the top portion.
 Asked: 8/21/2006 I read that Suzanne Summer''s started taking Iscador injections after treatment for her breast cancer.
 Asked: 8/18/2006 I''ve read a lot about natural progesterone cream in that it balances out estrogen especially if one is estrogen dominant.
 Asked: 8/15/2006 Is it okay to take flaxseed and flaxseed oil if you were diagnosed with estrogen positive cancer?
 Asked: 7/29/2006 I have been reading really good news about Curcumin and breast cancer.
 Asked: 7/21/2006 Due to my history of breast cancer issues (tumors have been estrogen positive), doctor is recommending Tamoxifen.
 Asked: 7/20/2006 My chiropractor recommended boosting my immune system by taking 1-3, Beta Glucan.
 Asked: 7/6/2006 Are there any studies linking tubeligation with ovarian cancer?
 Asked: 6/28/2006 A friend of mine has invasive ductal carcinoma, stage 3 or 4, her2neu positive.
 Asked: 6/27/2006 First of all, thank you so much for providing this service.
 Asked: 6/20/2006 a friend of mine has pancretic cancer, was given 2 months to live that was 12 months ago.
 Asked: 6/19/2006 Doyou know anything about broccoli capsules and their benefits?
 Asked: 6/15/2006 Hi, My Mum has had Breast Cancer twice (5 years apart), has had a lumpectomy of each breast and 6 weeks of radiotherapy for each breast.
 Asked: 5/31/2006 Hi and thank you. I had a wire guided biopsy/removal of lumps and have atypical cells and hyperplasia.
 Asked: 5/25/2006 Does a macrobitoic lifestyle really affect reoccurance?
 Asked: 5/9/2006 This isn''t really medicine. But, is it safe to eat soy products such as Morningstar chic patties? Is that a different type of estrogen? They are usually a big part of my diet.
 Asked: 5/9/2006 Is it safe to take effexor for hot flashes, if you have been diagnosed with breast cancer?
 Asked: 5/8/2006 Thanks for your prior answer on supplements in lieu of brocco sprouts.
 Asked: 5/8/2006 I eat Brocco Sprouts and drink the tea....
 Asked: 5/4/2006 I am a college student at Blue Cliff College studying Medical Assisting.
 Asked: 5/1/2006 I am very curiuos about broccoli sprouts.
 Asked: 4/16/2006 Is it possible to purchase the hopkins broccoli sprouts online? I live in southern Colorado.
 Asked: 4/15/2006 Sister diagnosed with stage 4 breast cancer, had lumpectomy, further test found cancer in bones and additional lmyph nodes, completed radiation and am now considering...
 Asked: 4/14/2006 I have been reading about the 2-OHE/16alpha-OHE metabolite ratio as a risk indicator for the development of estrogen-receptive cancers.
 Asked: 4/14/2006 I had a small invasive carcinoma 7 years ago.
 Asked: 4/13/2006 Seven years ago I was diagnosed at the age of 30 w/invasive ductal carcinoma - 1.5 cm, Grade 3, with 6 nodes positive, Her2Neu (3+).
 Asked: 4/12/2006 The results came back as part of my White blood cell counts.
 Asked: 4/12/2006 I recently had my annual physical and got my lab results ib the mail.
 Asked: 4/11/2006 Hello! I have a friend who is undergoing Hercepin treatment after chemo.
 Asked: 4/7/2006 I have always been a very, very sound sleeper (even through diagnosis, radiation, etc.).
 Asked: 4/6/2006 What is current opinion on the efficacy of Arimidex versus Femara? I was diagnosed with lobular invasive bc in 2005 and underwent a BRCA+-motivated oophorectomy...
 Asked: 3/30/2006 I just started eating the John''s Hopkins broccoli sprouts.
 
 
 
 
 

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