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 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: 2/8/2006 IS IT TRUE THAT THE SIDE EFFECTS OF HERCEPTIN ARE LESS DETRIMENTAL WHEN USED ALONE AND NOT IN COMBINATION WITH CHEMO ? WHAT ARE THE...
 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 br.ca 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: 10/22/2005 MY DAUGHTER HAS A LUMP IN HER RIGHT BREAST AND ITS PAINFUL TO TOUCH.
 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.
 Asked: 6/24/2005 How helpful or useful is poly mac in the fight against cancer.
 Asked: 6/19/2005 I am currently taking "Aremidex" for the breast cancer I"ve had.I am always tired,my body always hurts like I have the flu all the time,been...
 Asked: 6/9/2005 I have breast cancer and will be receiving AC and Taxol.
 Asked: 6/9/2005 I am presently receiving radiation for a brain tumor that was removed (breast cancer spread).
 Asked: 5/31/2005 Would watching ones PH balance be considered complementary? I had Her2, surgery, chemo & rad and now on Aremidex.
 Asked: 5/31/2005 I remember reading that a clinical trial was being conducted at JHU regarding the effect of soy supplements (specifically Revival)on breast cancer survivors
 Asked: 5/31/2005 I just wrote about the 88% odds - and I misquote (though you probably caught it).
 Asked: 5/31/2005 I''d prefer not to have chemotherapy (rectocele, varicose, bad veins in general) or radiotherapy (autoimmune disorder in the vascular collegen category-antiphospholipid syndrome)
 Asked: 5/24/2005 I am having chemo at present and due to intense burning in my stomach am on LOCEC but am also taking Aloe Vera juice, 20mm twice per day.
 Asked: 5/23/2005 Can you take flax seed oil while taking taxmoxifen? How much fat (based on trying to avoid a breast cancer recurrence) is too much?? Does...
 Asked: 5/23/2005 In November I was diagnosed with stage 1 breast cancer and am both ER/PR+ and HER2+.
 Asked: 5/22/2005 I read about a study at Duke using a drug called lapatinib.
 Asked: 5/17/2005 On March 27, 2005 I finished 6 cycles of CAF for stage 1 invasive breast cancer.
 Asked: 5/15/2005 I had dcis in situ-mastectomy reconstruction on 4-20-05.
 Asked: 5/8/2005 Iam a 44 year old women who just had a mastectomy are reconstruction due to dcis in situ.
 Asked: 4/24/2005 I read that 1/2 tsp of sage taken as a tea 3 times a day can help hot flashes.
 Asked: 4/22/2005 i have read that there is a greater chance of recurrence with heavy alcohol use.
 Asked: 03/14/2005 I have read that breast cancer survivors should eradicate all dairy products from their diet (and eat very little animal-based product, but stacks of fruit...
 Asked: 03/06/2005 I''m a 44 yr old woman with Stage II breast cancer.
 Asked: 01/13/2005 what can i expect my body to do after stopping tamox.
 Asked: 12/23/2004 Hi,My mother seems to be a rare case for she is being treated with tomoxifen for peritoneal cancer rather than Breast.
 Asked: 01/13/2005 as a five year survivor in may, i have gained 50 lbs since being diagnosed in 99.
 Asked: 04/17/2005 I take tamoxifen and i would like to know if i can take one-a-day 50+ multivitamin/multimineral supplement.
 Asked: 04/07/2005 I have been on tamoxifen for 3 years.
 Asked: 03/19/2005 Is there recent scientific data showing that vitamin E and refraining from caffeine will reduce or otherwise effect a breast cyst?
 
 
 
 
 

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