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 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.
 Asked: 3/29/2006 Recently I have added quite bit of vegetables and fruit to my food and noticed that I shortly after I eat anything I am having a bowel movement.
 Asked: 3/27/2006 hi, my mom had a mastectomy six years ago and has been on tamoxfin since.
 Asked: 3/22/2006 I have Stage 2b breast cancer with one positive node out of ten.
 Asked: 3/21/2006 A friend has introduced me to a health system from "MANNATECH COMPANY" I have been taking the products for the past week and must say...
 Asked: 3/21/2006 Currently taking Aremidex. Have gained too much weight.
 Asked: 3/21/2006 Are there any drugs on the horizon for er/pr- breast cancer? I finished my cancer treatment yesterday! 8 rounds of chemo, followed by 33 rounds...
 Asked: 3/21/2006 Didn''t really know which section to put this question in...
 Asked: 3/9/2006 Have any studies or trial been conducted concerning the efficacy of Herceptin when used in women with Her2 positive cancer who have not undergone, and...
 Asked: 3/7/2006 After recently securing clear margins for 1cm IDC-IS (ER+, PR-, Her2/neu-positive), I am now meeting with oncologists to discuss appropriate adjuvant care
 Asked: 3/5/2006 I eat broccoli sprouts 5 days per week (about a handful).
 Asked: 3/2/2006 My daily multi-vitamin pack includes 250mg of Vitamin C.
 Asked: 3/1/2006 You have been very helpful in answering my questions - wonderful resource! This question relates to my friend who also has stage 2 breast cancer,...
 Asked: 3/1/2006 what is lymph drainage massage? how useful is it for someone with lympthedema?
 Asked: 2/28/2006 I had asked my oncology doctor, and he said that there where no other choice of medications other tomoxfin, because I was not post menopause.
 Asked: 2/27/2006 Is there other medications other than Tomoxfin..
 Asked: 2/21/2006 Thank you for your time.
 Asked: 2/21/2006 What are the foods most commonly associated with reduced cancer risk? And are these foods helpful in patients that are not estrogen sensitive or that...
 Asked: 2/17/2006 The answer to Q#70 in this category says that JH is starting several studies about soy and other comp.
 Asked: 2/13/2006 I am 43 yr. old - surgical post-menoposal.
 Asked: 2/12/2006 I was dianosed last year with ILC.
 Asked: 2/8/2006 Thanks for answering so quickly. But now I''m confused.
 Asked: 2/7/2006 Can I take melatonin if I am taking tamoxifen? .
 Asked: 1/29/2006 Original Question: What is the optimal ovo-lacto vegetarian diet for someone with ER & PR positve cancer? Are there certain foods to avoid? To...
 Asked: 1/29/2006 What is the optimal ovo-lacto vegetarian diet for someone with ER & PR positve cancer? Are there certain foods to avoid? To consume regularly? Fat...
 Asked: 1/29/2006 I have had breast cancer 3 times since 1979, no chemo.
 Asked: 1/29/2006 Hello, I was diagnosed with invasive ductile carcinoma BC in January of 2004.
 Asked: 1/14/2006 my son just had tratment for ewing sarcoma wich had meta stic to his lung.
 Asked: 1/9/2006 I had asked about sweet wormwood and you said it has not been tested.
 Asked: 1/8/2006 What are the thoughts on taking sweet wormwood while taking armidex? Research shows that it has an impact on preventing breast cancer.
 Asked: 1/5/2006 Does taking the supplements turmeric and medicinal mushrooms interfere with the actions of arimidex? MD Anderson recently published information that the turmeric may be helpful,...
 Asked: 1/3/2006 If one''s breast cancer is estrogen positive, why is it not advised to avoid foods with estrogen (e.g., milk, sweet potatoes, chick peas? It would...
 Asked: 12/30/2005 Hi. I had a lumpectomy in 7/04 for an early Stage 2 tumor (2 cm) with a BR of 6 (out of 10 for aggressiveness).
 Asked: 12/29/2005 I saw on the news that elevated levels of vitamin D can aid in the prevention of breast cancer.
 Asked: 12/29/2005 It has been over a year since I finished my chemo.
 Asked: 12/26/2005 I would appreciate any information you have on radiation vs.
 Asked: 12/21/2005 Have been taking Tamoxifen for about 9 months, I''m premenopausal.
 Asked: 12/19/2005 My wife was diagnosed in 2002 with stage 4 breast cancer that had metastasized the iliac crest.
 Asked: 12/13/2005 I read in the paper this weekend that women have better odds of surviving early bresat cancer if they are switched to aromatase inhibitors from...
 Asked: 12/11/2005 I heard on Paul Harvey that tamoxiphin can be used to help undersized boys grow.
 Asked: 12/8/2005 What are your thoughts on taking curcumin or tumeric? Does it interfere with Tamoxifen? I know many breast cancer gals are starting to take it...
 Asked: 12/1/2005 Had an ER+, stage 1 breast cancer 6yrs ago.
 Asked: 11/29/2005 I have read about Ganodermas (aka Reishi or LingZhi) being given to mitigate chemo affects.
 Asked: 11/28/2005 i am 49y/o survivor times 16 mos.stage 2a dcis/ilc micro mets to first sent.node/11 more clear .left affected/bilat.mast without reconstr.4ac-4taxotere-tahbso arimedix /on herceptin weekly...
 Asked: 11/20/2005 I would like to know specific upper body excercises for someone who has had a mastectomy with lymph node disection.I am familiar with moving the...
 Asked: 11/9/2005 Is there a reason for a surgeon to do a breast examination when scheduling surgery to remove a gall bladder.
 Asked: 10/31/2005 75 years old female,diabetic and hypertinsive found to have gall bladder stones with single large mass mostly arising from left lobe of liver causing mild...
 Asked: 10/30/2005 You just gave me advice & answered my quests ...
 Asked: 10/28/2005 Just purchased far infrared therapeutic *table lamp*.
 Asked: 10/26/2005 More brocco sprouts. The sprouts by the time they get to the grocery stores are already way past the stage where the concentration of the good stuff is at its best.
 Asked: 10/25/2005 Back to the subject of brocco sprouts.
 Asked: 10/18/2005 Tamoxifen is giving wicked hot flashes. Friends tell me Progesterone cream really helps.
 Asked: 10/18/2005 Tamoxifen is giving wicked hot flashes. Friends tell me Progesterone cream really helps.
 Asked: 10/4/2005 In 1999 at 41 years of age I was diagnosed with er+ breast cancer.
 Asked: 9/30/2005 I am 60 yrs old, have RRMS and have been taking Avonex for 6 years with good results and minor side effects.
 Asked: 9/27/2005 Arimidex user (1yr) Are there certain supplements that you would suggest for me to begin taking? Others that I should stay away from?
 Asked: 9/27/2005 Estrogen receptor positive breast cancer, taking Arimidex (1 yr).
 Asked: 9/21/2005 Hello, again.... I had asked about finding Brocco Sprouts or the seeds to grow them and you gave me a website for brassica tea.
 Asked: 9/16/2005 you mention broccoli sprouts. I know about the brocco sprouts that JH has a patent on.
 Asked: 9/10/2005 I am 50 and premenopausal. My Breast Cancer was caught early and was estrogen receptor positive.
 Asked: 9/9/2005 I am 52 yo have ER/PR + invasive breast Ca, will be finishing up next week my 4th dense chemo of A/C.
 Asked: 9/9/2005 I had a core biopsy done on what they say they are 90% sure it is a fibrodinoma.
 Asked: 9/6/2005 I have mets breast cancer in the bone.
 Asked: 8/31/2005 Is there any information on the use of essiac tea with tamoxifen?
 Asked: 8/28/2005 What herbal supplements should I avoid with breast cancer? I recently had a lumpectomy and take vitamins and minerals, but a friend told me I...
 Asked: 8/23/2005 Say I decide to try a different medicine, like my oncologist suggests.
 Asked: 8/22/2005 I have been on Tomaxifen for four years.
 Asked: 8/17/2005 I know there is some concern/debate about vitmin C and chemo, but I wonder if it is okay to take a 500 mg tablet of...
 Asked: 8/11/2005 My mother is 55 year old.She is a diagnosed case of breast cancer.She took femara two and half year back for two months then she...
 Asked: 8/9/2005 I have been taking Arimedex for a year now and have noticed that I have been sweating since I started taking it.
 Asked: 8/4/2005 I have had three breast cancers, all ductal in situ.
 Asked: 8/1/2005 Is there a sample Post treatment diet? I have gained 30lbs during treatment (which is now over).
 Asked: 7/27/2005 I have had breast cancer three times starting at 27 years old.
 Asked: 7/27/2005 I am a 40 yrs, diagnosed w/ bc two yrs ago.
 Asked: 7/26/2005 I am not sure this is where I should be posting this question, but here goes.
 Asked: 7/8/2005 What does Zometa exactly do for the cancer? Is it like chemo? What area does it help the most? Thank you..
 Asked: 7/8/2005 Can you tell me what Zometa is used for? Thank you..
 Asked: 7/7/2005 Are there any benefits for using a naural progesterone cream, applied directly to the breasts for atypical cells? As always, internet research yields no real...
 Asked: 7/6/2005 I have read that taking bisphosphonates in early stages of breast cancer can help prevent bone metastases ? Is this true?
 Asked: 7/3/2005 I was diagnosed with IDC back in mid May, and am beginning to get ready for the standard protocols of adjuvant therapy (chemo & rads & anti-estrogen).
 Asked: 7/3/2005 I have heard of colloidal silver being successful in alleviating symptoms of chemo.

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