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 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?
 Asked: 02/15/2005 Do you know of any studies that are being done --ER/PR negative--that one could avoid chemo in lieu of other medications (perhaps like liquid radiation...
 Asked: 02/10/2005 two parts to this. I had a negative reaction to my first zometa infusion (flu-ish, sweats, etc) The doctor suggested half a dose.
 Asked: 01/28/2005 I am taking Femara and I would like to know if I can add flaxseed to my diet.
 Asked: 02/15/2005 I received a mammogram recently and I received BIRADS an final assessment what does the letters stand for?
 Asked: 02/03/2005 I was diagnosed with stage 2a breast cancer jan.
 Asked: 04/20/2005 My wife had a breast tumor removed, followed by chemo and radiation, about 2 years ago.
 Asked: 03/17/2005 I was dx with IDC invasive -hormone +her23/04 at age 37.
 Asked: 04/07/2005 Il live at Montréal, Québec, Canada.
 Asked: 01/28/2005 I am on tomoxifen and would like to take a dietary supplement that inhances metabolism it is an Arbonne product that is made of natural ingredients.
 Asked: 02/03/2005 how do youy now if you have breast cancer.
 Asked: 03/07/2005 every 6th of the month i get my period it last for seven days when do i ovulate?
 Asked: 02/24/2005 I am a 36 year old pre-menopausal woman who has been diagnosed with stage IIB breast cancer.
 Asked: 01/30/2005 I have been on tamoxifen for three months as my first treatment for bone mets.
 Asked: 12/29/2004 You stated in a previous post, Question #24 Jul 29, 2004, that Lorraine Day''s photo''s don''t look like cancer.
 Asked: 04/20/2005 I am using diet as complimentary to chemo and surgery.
 Asked: 04/19/2005 I am 50 y.o. premenopausal, Just got results of steriotactic biopsy indicating DCIS.
 Asked: 02/14/2005 What are your thoughts on a BRCA 1 or 2 carriers using high-lignan flax oil in the amount of 1 TBSP daily as a source...
 Asked: 01/25/2005 I have been recommended to drink essiac tea to help prevent cancer from coming back.
 Asked: 03/18/2005 I am 43 years old.In Oct 2004 I had mastectomy for IDBC T1 G2 N1-3.
 Asked: 03/30/2005 I was dx with IDC & I''m ER+.
 Asked: 02/15/2005 I had stage 1 grade 1 node negative, margin negative, estrogen receptive tumor.
 Asked: 11/15/2004 I have read in several sources that massage is not recommended for people with malignant diseases.
 Asked: 10/21/2004 what is celecoxib.
 Asked: 10/01/2004 Hi, I have emailed you before and thank you for the answer to that query.
 Asked: 09/22/2004 What''s your opinion about Dr.
 Asked: 09/03/2004 I recently finished my chemo. and radiation treatments for breast cancer and was put on Arimidex.
 Asked: 08/19/2004 I have a friend who is on tamoxifin and has a constant rash from it.
 Asked: 08/18/2004 What is the connection with glucose in the blood (eating high carbs and refined sugars) and cancer cells in the body.
 Asked: 08/17/2004 I have just finished chemo and will be going back to work after taking off for 8 months to go thru treatment.
 Asked: 08/11/2004 What is spontaneous remission and what causes it?
 Asked: 08/11/2004 Is a diet of 10% fat too low for cancer to thrive in?
 Asked: 08/11/2004 What are the enviornmental conditions that cancer cells need to have in order to grow? Is it possible to create a less favorable environment so...
 Asked: 08/11/2004 Are there any studies that fish oil can help prevent the spread of breast cancer because it strenthens the immune system activity and kills wandering...
 Asked: 08/11/2004 Do you have any information on Dr.
 Asked: 08/11/2004 I have just finished chemo therapy and have gained 10lbs that I am having a hard time taking off.
 Asked: 08/09/2004 Chemo is making me fat!!! I have gained 10lbs so far while one chemo.
 Asked: 08/09/2004 What role does diet play in getting beast cancer.
 Asked: 08/04/2004 I read a question where someone was wondering if doctors would prescribe Celebrex for cancer patients with metastisis.
 Asked: 08/02/2004 is there any medicine for lyphedema of the groin its my daught she is 38 she has thes support pants but what kind of medicine well she need thank you.
 Asked: 08/02/2004 I have heard that eating soy products help prevent breast cancer recurrence because it blocks estrogen production.
 Asked: 07/29/2004 Is it true that people have cancer cells in their bodies every day and the immune system kills them naturally? If this is true, what...
 Asked: 07/29/2004 What are glyconutrients and how do hey boost your immune system?
 Asked: 07/29/2004 I recently saw an infomercial by Dr.
 Asked: 07/29/2004 Are there any clinical trials (past or present) that link diet to decrease in recurrence ?
 Asked: 07/29/2004 Does blood type have any impact on cancer recurrence? I just saw a book called The Blood Type Diet for People With Cancer, and it...
 Asked: 07/29/2004 Once you have been diagnosed and treated for cancer, is diet of any benefit? I saw a book called the Breast Cancer prevention diet and...
 Asked: 07/28/2004 I was diagnosed with stage 1 breast cancer and I have been trying to clean upmy diet, which in the past was horrible.
 Asked: 07/28/2004 i have read that there are foods that contain chemopreventive properties.
 Asked: 07/28/2004 i will be done with my five years of tamoxifen november 18, 2004.
 Asked: 07/26/2004 3 months ago my mother was diagnosed stage II aggressive breastcancer.
 Asked: 07/26/2004 Is there any alternative therapy that has any positive results in achieving improvement or remission of metastatic breast cancer? is there any research showing if that...
 Asked: 07/01/2004 Has Juice plus+ vitamin supplements been shown to help prevent recurrence of breast cancer?
 Asked: 07/01/2004 I was diagnosed with DCIS five years ago.
 Asked: 06/25/2004 I am 47, a routine mammogram found microcalcifications which were diagnosed through stereotactic biopsy as LCIS and ADH.

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