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 Asked: 3/1/2015 Hello, My mother was recently diagnosed with invasive ductal carcinoma.
 Asked: 3/1/2015 my mother has stage IV breast cancer (Her2) that has spread to the spine and liver.
 Asked: 3/1/2015 Hi Lillie and staff, Thanks for your help, as before..
 Asked: 3/1/2015 I had mastectomy 3 yrs ago for invasive lobular bc.
 Asked: 2/27/2015 Dx with mets (lytic lesion) to iliac wing in June 2014.
 Asked: 2/27/2015 My mom was diagnosed with ER+ Stage I right breast cancer and was on her 5th year of antihormone treatment.
 Asked: 2/26/2015 Age 62. Battling breast cancer for 20 years and then this year it spread to the bones.
 Asked: 2/26/2015 I am 36. Diagnosed with Stage II Triple Negative Breast Cancer in October 2012, no lymph node involvement.
 Asked: 2/25/2015 My mom is 83, now weighs 88lbs, and started injections of Faslodex once a month in December.
 Asked: 2/23/2015 After MBC, what is the probability of recurrence the longer one is in remission controlling for age? Does it converge to the non-advance breast cancers...
 Asked: 2/22/2015 Hello. I am being treated for stage lV triple negative breast caner, this is the first reoccurrence.
 Asked: 2/22/2015 My wife was diagnosed with stage 2 er-/pr-, her2+ breast cancer 4 years ago at age 39.
 Asked: 2/20/2015 My sis has Stage IV lobular breast cancer with extensive bone mets.
 Asked: 2/19/2015 How would you treat bone Mets ER postive, her2 was read 3 different ways ihc was positive +3, fish test was negative, second opinion from...
 Asked: 2/18/2015 my mother diagnosed with solitary brain mets on november 2014(breast cancer jan 2014 her2+/,er/pr-).she underwent SRS on december2014.
 Asked: 2/18/2015 I was diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer in January of 2015 (initial dx was stage 2 ER+ PR+ in Feb 2013).
 Asked: 2/17/2015 I have had mets to the bone for a year and a half and now I have 7 lesions (largest 1.5 x 1.5)showing in my liver.
 Asked: 2/17/2015 What can you tell me about Ellagic Guard, a supplement that contains Ellagic acid. Is this ever used to support the immune system for patients...
 Asked: 2/17/2015 my mother was diagnosed with solitary brain mets on novemeber2014(her2+/er/pr- breast cancer jan 2014).she was treated with SRS on nov 2014.2 weeks back, she had...
 Asked: 2/16/2015 ID#999827371 - QUESTION (follow-up) Stage 2 in 2010, lumpectomy, chemo & radiation, Tamoxifen for 2 years, stopped, then showed metastases in bones/spine/hip/ribs
 Asked: 2/15/2015 Last month my 71 year old sister was diagnosed with her initial stage 4 breast cancer with fungating tumor, grade 3, with multiple skeletal &...
 Asked: 2/11/2015 Hi, what are usually the symptoms when cancer has spread to the bones? Are there any specific symptoms to look for? .
 Asked: 2/8/2015 I am a BC survivor, diagnsoed 9 years ago with Stage One IDC, Er+,Pr+, mastectomy, radiation, Tamoxifen.
 Asked: 2/6/2015 Hi, Lillie, thank you so much for providing this service.
 Asked: 2/6/2015 1.) If someone stops taking a chemo before it stops working for her, can she try using it again at a later time? 2.) Can anyone...
 Asked: 2/6/2015 I know I keep asking about my sister''s metastatic spinal cord compression with breast cancer, partial paralysis, rads, 3 and a half months in hospital...
 Asked: 2/5/2015 My wife had triple negative cancer diagnosis in March 2013.
 Asked: 2/3/2015 When are you officially staged? Upon discovery I was told potentially stage 3B or C.
 Asked: 2/2/2015 My mother is 66. 7 years ago, she was diagnosed with ER+, stage IIb primary breast cancer.
 Asked: 2/2/2015 I am a 48 year old female recently diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer.
 Asked: 2/1/2015 How will one know if cancer has metastisezed? .
 Asked: 1/29/2015 Mom 78 has stage 4 bc, lung mets, chemo for 2 yrs, is losing weight , no appetite , weak and not very mobile.
 Asked: 1/29/2015 Can shingles cause tumor marker results to be elevated?
 Asked: 1/27/2015 Diagnosed wth 1 cm ductile carcinoma with 1 lymphnode .
 Asked: 1/27/2015 The longer you stay no evidence of disease does this mean less likely the cancer will progress? Going on five years with a single metastes...
 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.

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