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 Asked: 11/25/2015 Happy Thanksgiving Lillie! I am so thankful to you for answering my questions with such care, concern, expertise and patience.
 Asked: 11/23/2015 Hello, My wife had what was intended to be a preventative double mastectomy upon learning she was positive for the gene Chek II.
 Asked: 11/21/2015 thank you for your earlier response! My mom had an attempted TRAM flap.
 Asked: 11/20/2015 Hi. I was recently diagnosed with breast cancer (I''m 44).
 Asked: 11/20/2015 Oct-14 -- detected Breast cancer, TNBC type confirmed in Oct 2014.
 Asked: 11/19/2015 my friend has been treated for stage 4 TNBC for about 18 months now (mets to liver).
 Asked: 11/16/2015 Hi, a colleague is being treated for breast cancer - she''s had masectomy, and many different types of chemo.
 Asked: 11/16/2015 My mother is 74 years old. She has a history of double mastectomy in 1992 and 2010.
 Asked: 11/15/2015 My wife was diagnoses 1.5 years ago with er and pr receptive her2- had lumpectomy for 2.2 cm on one side and Dcis other.
 Asked: 11/13/2015 Invasive carcimona present in breast cancer after chemo .
 Asked: 11/12/2015 I have stage 4 HER2+ , ER-, PR-.
 Asked: 11/10/2015 My father has stage 4 breast cancer that has spread to his spine, spleen, and pelvis area the doctors stated that they are lesions and...
 Asked: 11/9/2015 What is life expectancy for stage IV, with liver mets and remaining breast mets, for 60 year old female on Ibrance and letrozole.
 Asked: 11/9/2015 My tumor markers have been rising so my doctor had me get a CT scan.
 Asked: 11/8/2015 My dear friend was diagnosed 5 days ago with stage 4 breast cancer mets to liver and bone.
 Asked: 11/4/2015 My best friend had a lumpectomy about 4 years ago followed by very minimal radiation and no chemotherapy.
 Asked: 11/4/2015 my aunt had TNBC in right breast 12 months before.
 Asked: 11/3/2015 I am 62 diagnosed 1 year ago with stage 4 her+ breast cancer.
 Asked: 11/2/2015 original breast cancer triple negative three years ago.
 Asked: 11/2/2015 4 years ago I was diagnosed with stage 3C triple negative breast cancer.
 Asked: 11/2/2015 what is prognosis for 62 yr old diagnosed with breast cancer (both breasts & lymph nodes under arms) - inlc.
 Asked: 11/1/2015 In response to my question about intravenous Vitamin C and other high dose vitamin treatment, you responded: "neuropathic treatments to date have not been successful...
 Asked: 10/30/2015 2008 stage 4 breast cancer, had lots of chemo radiation and surgery, then it metastasized to skull 2014.
 Asked: 10/21/2015 Hello, I have asked a couple of questions since my 32 year old daughter was diagnosed with Stage 4 Mets in June, in lungs, liver,...
 Asked: 10/20/2015 My mother in law has been diagnosed with Metastatic Breast CA stage 4.
 Asked: 10/19/2015 I was diagnosed with bone mets off the bat in Oct.
 Asked: 10/18/2015 What is the life expectancy for a 74 year old woman with breast cancer metastasized to liver and bone.
 Asked: 10/15/2015 Five years ago I was diagnosed at 41 years old with ER/Pgr + Invasive colloid cancer and DCIS both in right breast.
 Asked: 10/14/2015 I have ER+ (only 5%) BRCA 2 metastatic breast cancer in my lungs.
 Asked: 10/13/2015 I''m 42 with stage 4 breast cancer ER+ & PR+ with bone mets which are 2 places in spine, sternum, clavical, humerus and femur.
 Asked: 10/13/2015 What is the life expectancy of Stage 4 breast cancer which has spread to pleural fluid, right axilla and right chest wall.
 Asked: 10/13/2015 What is the life expectancy of a female 47 with metastatic breast cancer ? She has a history of breast cancer since 2001 .
 Asked: 10/12/2015 My first cancer was 2012. Had mestecomy and chemo.
 Asked: 10/12/2015 Hi. Was dxd with 2b  tnbc sept 2013.
 Asked: 10/11/2015 Hi. Was dxd with 2b tnbc sept 2013.
 Asked: 10/11/2015 TBBC w mets to liver (2 spots - 2 cm) and potentially my sacrum ( lower back).....
 Asked: 10/11/2015 My daughter is a breast cancer surviver of 15 yrs.
 Asked: 10/9/2015 If your report say no Muscular invasion..
 Asked: 10/9/2015 Hi, my mom was diagnosed with stage 2 breast cancer on 9/19/15.
 Asked: 10/9/2015 Hi and thank you!!!Is Breast cancer more likely to travel to other parts of the body and bones through the nodes or blood which is...
 Asked: 10/8/2015 Hi,, I thought you could only get reoccurrence in other parts of the body only if the cancer spread through the nodes,,,,, can it also...
 Asked: 10/5/2015 Hello, I am writing an article on GcMAF as a potential treatment for metastatic breast cancer.
 Asked: 10/5/2015 My mother in law is 72 an recently diagnosed with stage 4 breast cancer with mets to spine.
 Asked: 10/5/2015 My sister in law was recently dianosed with stage 4 her2+ MBC with mets in both lungs and the liver.
 Asked: 9/30/2015 Metastatic breast cancer had spread to lungs which was treated for 17 cycles with herceptin.The pet scan shows no metastatsis after the treatment and the...
 Asked: 9/29/2015 I was originally diagnosed with Stage 2 in 2011 post-partum (prescribed Tamoxifen initially following chemo/Herceptin) and then with Stage 4 at 34 in 2013
 Asked: 9/25/2015 Pt with TNBC, infiltrating ductal ca stage IV with bone mets expressing ki67 at diagnosis.
 Asked: 9/25/2015 My mom is 71 years old and was originally diagnosed with breast cancer in 2002.
 Asked: 9/22/2015 I have stage 4 breast cancer, spread to the liver and last scan shows bone activity.
 Asked: 9/22/2015 I emailed you previously about my mom back in February and April, I believe.
 Asked: 9/21/2015 I am a Breast Cancer Survivor. First diagnose in 2004 Stage 1c, left mastectomy with reconstruction at John Hopkins.
 Asked: 9/21/2015 I have asked a couple of questions about my 32 year old daughter who was re diagnosed with Metastatic BC.
 Asked: 9/19/2015 Hi, I''m a 49 y/o female with stage IV mets to spine (8) hip (1) rib (1) liver (1) lung (1) and 2 were found in my ovaries when they were removed.
 Asked: 9/15/2015 Hello, I am look to identify how common is breast cancer in India and metastatic breast cancer in india....
 Asked: 9/15/2015 Hello All, I am interested in how common breast cancer is.
 Asked: 9/14/2015 I am 68 and diagnosed in Feb.
 Asked: 9/9/2015 I''m experiencing post-operative rash and discoloration over my mastectomy site.
 Asked: 9/7/2015 My mother-in-law was diagnosed with stage 4 breast cancer hormone receptor positive on 8/4/15.
 Asked: 9/6/2015 Hi - In Jan 2012, I was diagnosed with triple negative BC and went through a lumpectomy, TC chemo and radiation.
 Asked: 8/29/2015 Stage 4 breast cancer, grade 2, ER+PR+Her-, mets to spine causing collapse of two vertebrae, some paralysis of legs but otherwise doing well.
 Asked: 8/28/2015 My sister had Stage 2 breast cancer.
 Asked: 8/27/2015 what is the life expectancy of a woman with stage IV metastatic breast cancer that tests positive for HER2 and has spread to the...
 Asked: 8/27/2015 What is expected life expectancy for stage 4 breast cancer That has metastasized to a chest lymph node, my liver and my rib. I am her2 positive...
 Asked: 8/26/2015 How is it determined whether or not an MRI/PET scan in needed for metastatic breast cancer.
 Asked: 8/26/2015 Hi - Thank you for providing this service.
 Asked: 8/26/2015 Hi I have mets in my pelvis and lungs all are stable.
 Asked: 8/23/2015 DO tamoxifen increase mussel pain,bone pain, arthiritis or swelling of joints .
 Asked: 8/23/2015 I was diagnosed in September 2013 with stage 2 DCI.
 Asked: 8/20/2015 After 3 years of fighting breast cancer, one of stage 2 then 2 of stage 4 I am still at a loss of what causes...
 Asked: 8/20/2015 After stage 2B HER2+ BC and mastectomy...
 Asked: 8/19/2015 Is it possible for breast cancer to spread to an internal iliac node? My CT scans have shown an internal iliac node that has grown...
 Asked: 8/18/2015 Do you know of any new upcoming clinical trials that would be for ER/PR+, HER negative, stage 4, No evidence of disease patients? Thank...
 Asked: 8/14/2015 Hi I have TNBC metastatic breast cancer in the liver.
 Asked: 8/14/2015 My 74 year old great-aunt has Stage 4 triple negative metastatic breast cancer which at diagnosis 6 months ago had only spread to the lymph...
 Asked: 8/11/2015 My daughter is 36,has Stage 4 breast cancer, is HER2 positive.
 Asked: 8/11/2015 Dear friend has been living with Stage IV with bone mets and small tumors in her lungs for two years.
 Asked: 8/10/2015 My mother was diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer 4 weeks ago.
 Asked: 8/5/2015 Why does no one operate on Stage IV and any recommendations on when to radiate mets to spine? Original dx age 47 in 2009 - Stage 2 IDC.
 Asked: 8/5/2015 A friend was just diagnosed with stage 4 cancer yesterday.
 Asked: 8/5/2015 If someone were to stay NED for an extended period (say beyond five years or ten) is there any proto call in place for discontinuing...
 Asked: 8/4/2015 Newly diagnosed with stage IV BC with mets to spine, liver and lung.
 Asked: 8/4/2015 I am a Stage 4 Breast Cancer patient with open wound.
 Asked: 8/3/2015 My Dr. Has ordered an mri of an area above my knee that appears to be slightly swollen .
 Asked: 8/2/2015 My 76 year old mom was diagnosed with stage 4 BC in November (ER/PR+ HER-).
 Asked: 8/1/2015 I had Stage 1a breast cancer 6 yrs ago.
 Asked: 8/1/2015 My mother in law was just diagnosed today with Stage IV metastatic breast cancer.
 Asked: 8/1/2015 My mother was diagnosed with stage IV breast cancer in 2013 on her left side after a round of chemo and radiation signs looked positive,...
 Asked: 8/1/2015 My mom has triple negative masts to her spine pelvis and ribs and is on Abraxane and zometia.
 Asked: 7/30/2015 What is life expectancy of woman with stage 4 breast cancer that has spread to the sternum and the spine? .
 Asked: 7/28/2015 My wife was just diagnosed with a 4 cm sternal lesion (malignant from biopsy) and an MRI of her spine shows abnormal cells in bone...
 Asked: 7/27/2015 Was just wandering if a 42 year old female in overall desent health other than being diagnosed with stage 2b breast cancer triple positive ...
 Asked: 7/25/2015 My mother was diagnosed with HER2+ stage 3 breast cancer (at age 58), within a year finishing treatments and herceptin she got very sick and...
 Asked: 7/24/2015 My 81 year old Mother has been diagnosed with stage IV breast cancer that has metastasized to the spine, pelvis, hips and part of the skull.
 Asked: 7/24/2015 Hi - I have numbness in my chin and read it can be a sign of metastatic breast cancer.
 Asked: 7/22/2015 what is the life expectancy of a woman with stage IV metastatic breast cancer that tests positive for HER2 and has spread to the sternum,...
 Asked: 7/22/2015 Momma was diagnosed 3 years ago with TNBC Stage 2 invasive ductal carcinoma.
 Asked: 7/20/2015 My mother in law was diagnosed with stage 4 triple negative metastatic breast cancer.
 Asked: 7/20/2015 I am stage 2 TNBC, bilateral mastectomy, negative nodes with co-morbidities of diabetes and hemochromotosis.
 Asked: 7/18/2015 My sister has Stage IV breast cancer that has spread to her liver and bones and, most recently, her brain.
 Asked: 7/18/2015 My mom was diagnosed with BC 16 years ago ER+, HER-2- in the right breast, had mastectomy, chemo, radiation.

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