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 Asked: 1/24/2015 I live in South Africa and have a daughter who at age 32 in Jan.2013 was diagnosed BRCA 2 positive with a mix of lobular...
 Asked: 1/23/2015 my mom diagnosd 3 yrs. ago with mastasized lung cancer.
 Asked: 1/22/2015 Was detected with TNBC in May 2014 during my pregnancy and had done MRM and taken chemo and Radiation now due to pain in leg...
 Asked: 1/22/2015 I had just submitted a question regarding my 83 year old mother with breast mets-likely in the lung now with largest nodule approx.
 Asked: 1/21/2015 My mom is 83 and has metastatic breast cancer-now believed to be in her lungs.
 Asked: 1/22/2015 My sister cancer has spread to her bones, liver and brain.
 Asked: 1/22/2015 F/U question to my sister TNBC returned after 2 years in May 2014 spread to chest wall and lining of lung.
 Asked: 1/21/2015 For premenopausal metastatic breast cancer patients with her 2 + er+, is it recommended that ovaries should be removed?
 Asked: 1/21/2015 I was dx 2014 with stage IV bc with mets to liver and bones.
 Asked: 1/21/2015 How many carbohydrates constitute a low carbohydrate diet, and why are breast cancer patients told to ovoid wheat, even whole wheat..
 Asked: 1/21/2015 I know when TNBC spreads it is now a chonic disease.
 Asked: 1/20/2015 tnbc stage 2 B 1 node involved, diagnosed 08 2013.
 Asked: 1/21/2015 TNBC returned in May 2014 after 2 years spread to chest wall and lining of lung treatment again and for the rest of my sisters life...
 Asked: 1/20/2015 My wife, age 44, was originally diagnosed with HER2+ breast cancer at age 39.
 Asked: 1/20/2015 Hello again, many thanks, you answered my question about family member with mets in brain/lung/bones below.
 Asked: 1/18/2015 Have TNBC that has spread to liver.
 Asked: 1/17/2015 Had breast cancer in 2009. Had left breast removed plus 6 months chemo and reconstuction surgery ( implant) then in nov 2013 had lump in scar tissue, it was TNBC this time had lump removed jan 2014 and 7 weeks radation.
 Asked: 1/16/2015 Hello, a family member has breast cancer which returned last summer 2014...
 Asked: 1/16/2015 Hello, family member has breast cancer with mets in brain, lungs and bones. Hospital (local general hospital) said radiation to brain followed by Tamoxifen, for quality...
 Asked: 1/15/2015 My mother diagnosed with breast cancer(pt2n0m0 er/pr- her2+)on 09/01/14.She underwent mrm on 31/01/14,completed 4ac-4docetaxel along with herceptin.
 Asked: 1/14/2015 Thanks for your earlier reply! With my wife having bone lesions, we don''t as yet know which type.
 Asked: 1/14/2015 Will or could a surgical biopsy or cutting through a stage 1 breast cancer tumor help the cancer to metastasize in some way? Couldn''t...
 Asked: 1/14/2015 My mother was diagnosed with Stage IV ILC with extensive bone mets.
 Asked: 1/14/2015 Following up on your much appreciated rapid response to my previous question, with stage iv breast cancer and mets to lungs, biopsies as said...
 Asked: 1/12/2015 Family has just been diagnosed TNBC mets to lungs...tumors, lesions...
 Asked: 1/12/2015 Thank you for the quick response to my medical report question, however, it is quite inadequate .
 Asked: 1/12/2015 Mom was diagnosed a year ago with hormone related metastatic breast cancer.
 Asked: 1/12/2015 My pet imaging center in California will not release my pet scan report to me until AFTER 5 days.
 Asked: 1/12/2015 Dx w/ ER+PR+,HER- BC IN 2009..BIG TUMOR.
 Asked: 1/12/2015 Hi Lilly I''m not sure if you remember me but I attended one of the retreats in September, which was wonderful by the way.
 Asked: 1/10/2015 how serious is stage 2 ductil carcinoma triple negative in lymp noids .
 Asked: 1/9/2015 I am a 55 year old African American woman.
 Asked: 1/9/2015 Hi Lillie, Thanks for all your help and follow up contact by your staff via phone etc.
 Asked: 1/7/2015 I''m 49 years old and was diagnosed with stage 4 breast cancer (ER, PR and HER2 positive) 6 months ago, metastastized to my liver.
 Asked: 1/7/2015 Once breast cancer has caused a spinal compression involving surgery to two vertebra, does this mean that cancer cells are now in the cerebral spinal...
 Asked: 1/7/2015 Is it normal for tumor markers to fluctuate over time? Once they start to go up a few points, do they go back down?..
 Asked: 1/7/2015 I was diagnosed with mets exactly 2 years ago and have been stable on Kadcyla since that time.
 Asked: 1/7/2015 My mother has Stage IV lobular breast cancer with extensive bone mets.
 Asked: 1/7/2015 My sister had two extensively involved vertebra from stage 4 breast cancer, causing a spinal cord compression which has left her somewhat paraplegic...she can barely...
 Asked: 1/6/2015 My 53 year old wife has "mets" in T4 T9 and humerus neck, found by chance from a scan for clots on lungs after a...
 Asked: 1/6/2015 My Mom was diagnosed with stage 3 breast Cancer.
 Asked: 1/4/2015 My dear aunt is in stage 4 metastatic breast cancer.
 Asked: 1/4/2015 What percentage does stage 2b (pr+, er+, her2-, 1 lymph node 2mm cancer & 2.3 cm cancer in right breast), mets to other parts of...
 Asked: 1/2/2015 is it considered "metastatic" when the lymph nodes are involved? 13 out of 19 lymph nodes in my armpit that were removed, were cancerous..
 Asked: 12/31/2014 Genetic test from Amberly genetics indicates I DO NOT HAVE A CDH1 Mutation but I have metastatic ILC.
 Asked: 12/31/2014 ILC. WITH 7 cm tumor.ER+ PR + HER-2 neg.
 Asked: 12/30/2014 My 25 year old daughter-in-law has triple negative breast cancer that has metastasized to her lungs.
 Asked: 12/29/2014 My mom was diagnosed with lobular cancer in 2005 Received adriamycin/ taxol and cyclophosphamide followed by letrozole for 5 yrs.
 Asked: 12/28/2014 In metastatic pleural effusion due to breast cancer do aromatase inhibitors work What are the other options .
 Asked: 12/27/2014 My 81 yo M-I-L has metastatic BC that is in lungs, adrenal glands and one small spot on rib and in colon.
 Asked: 12/24/2014 Is a metastatic spinal cord compression with some paralysis an indication that an advanced breast cancer has now entered into the last stages of survival?..
 Asked: 12/23/2014 A friend was just dx with stage 4 left breast cancer.
 Asked: 12/22/2014 A friend was diagnosed with bone Mets in February several years after stage 1.
 Asked: 12/19/2014 Sir my mother is suffering from meta size breast cancer with secondary liver cancer.
 Asked: 12/19/2014 My mother has metastatic breast cancer with cancer in liver.kindly provide best possible suggestion .plz ..
 Asked: 12/17/2014 How often do stage2b.
 Asked: 12/17/2014 I had a spot show up on a pet scan as hot.
 Asked: 12/16/2014 my aunt has mets to her brain stage 4 TNBC.
 Asked: 12/15/2014 My S-I-L was dx with breast cancer recurrence in 09.
 Asked: 12/12/2014 my sister has breast cancer and has significant fluid in her lungs she has had the drained twice.
 Asked: 12/11/2014 Stage 4 Metastatic Triple Negative Breast Cancer in Lungs With inflammed heart lining & high white blood count.
 Asked: 12/10/2014 My sister recently found out she has stage 4 BC.
 Asked: 12/8/2014 Diagnoised with IBC Stage 3a ER+ a year ago.
 Asked: 12/8/2014 My mom - in her 80''s was diagnosed with four 2-4 millimeters in size lung nodules.
 Asked: 12/8/2014 Hi. My sister was treated for breast cancer 8 years ago.
 Asked: 12/8/2014 Recently diagnosed stage 4 BC, neck tumor and 2 small liver tumors, both spots ER+, HER2 negative.
 Asked: 12/7/2014 I have triple neg bc mets to heart and lungs.
 Asked: 12/5/2014 are there any immunotherapy trials for breast cancer or advanced breast cancer?
 Asked: 12/4/2014 I am hearing that radioembolization is a good treatment option for liver mets, and some people do fairly well with cyberknife, etc.
 Asked: 12/4/2014 My mother had stage 2B invasive BC about 15 years ago with node involvement, and got aggressive treatment.
 Asked: 12/4/2014 My neighbor has been living with met cancer to spine for almost 15 years.
 Asked: 12/1/2014 Is there anything for good pain relief and stress relief as palliative care for my mother? Thank you..
 Asked: 11/28/2014 I have mets to bones, lung & adrenal glands.
 Asked: 11/28/2014 My wife had a metastatic liver breast cancer from 2009 she has a her2 3 +she take more time chemoserapy also hersebtin and tykerb she...
 Asked: 11/24/2014 Are they any particularly promising trials that hold promise for ER/PR+ HER- patients underdoing the treatment I have had/am on? I do subscribe to...
 Asked: 11/24/2014 My mother is 84 .She was diagnosed stage 4.
 Asked: 11/23/2014 I am 22 years old.i was originally diagnosed with stage three breast cancer.i had a mastectomy of the left breast.i was recently told that i...
 Asked: 11/23/2014 My sister has Stage IV breast cancer(dx09) with bone mets throughout incl skull and uniformed mets in her liver.
 Asked: 11/20/2014 I am ask ? For a 36 years old was just do breast cancer pet scan bone scan show t1 n 1st rib mats stasis...
 Asked: 11/17/2014 What breast oncologist is more suited in treating metastic breast cancer?
 Asked: 11/17/2014 my mother diagnosed with breast cancer pt2n0m0 er/pr-,her2+ on 09/01/2014 underwent mrm surgery on 31/01/14,completed 8cycles of AC,10 herceptins,but unfortunately my mother had solitary brain...
 Asked: 11/17/2014 I was originally dx with stage 3b ilc 100% est and prog fed tumor 7.5 cm grade 1 and with 1 possible lymph node involved.
 Asked: 11/13/2014 My mom was recently diagnosed with stage 2 grade 3 breast cancer.
 Asked: 11/10/2014 does bone mets always have bone marrow involvement? .
 Asked: 11/10/2014 I a, 49 diagnosed at 45 with mbc to bones, and bone marrow.
 Asked: 11/10/2014 I am newly diagnosed with Stage IV multifocal RIGHT breast invasive ductal carcinoma, clinical stage IIb, T2N1, ER/PR + 95%, Her2 neg.
 Asked: 11/9/2014 My mother has stage 4 mastasized cancer to liver, spine and clavical area.
 Asked: 11/8/2014 My wife (Stage 2B, Grade 3) was diagnosed in February and had a bilateral mastectomy in March.
 Asked: 11/8/2014 I was diagnosed with metastatic. Breast csncer a year two years from my last chemo trearments.
 Asked: 11/7/2014 Hello. My 68 year-old mother has been diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer that has metastasized to her bladder.
 Asked: 11/7/2014 My sister was diagnosed eight years ago with breast cancer, had double mastectomny and it presented in her spine almost immediately and has spread throughout...
 Asked: 11/5/2014 What is the ten year survival rate for stage 3A , grade 1 lobular breast cancer.
 Asked: 11/3/2014 Hi, My Sister-in-Law (aged 57) was recently diagnosed with TNBC.
 Asked: 10/30/2014 My sister was diagnosed with Stage I Her2+ breast cancer last July.
 Asked: 10/30/2014 I heard only 2% of people at stage 4 get cure.
 Asked: 10/29/2014 I had a 2cm grade 2 tumour removed in October 2014.
 Asked: 10/29/2014 My sister had metastatic spinal cord compression with several dysfunctions with bowel, bladder and legs and has some inability to take deep breaths.
 Asked: 10/28/2014 My mother died at 73 from mbc.
 Asked: 10/23/2014 I had MRM and was diagnosed to have TNBC stage 3a September 2013.

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