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 Asked: 4/20/2018 Hi... first..
 Asked: 4/19/2018 My mother had her 6 month Ct and bone scans for her bone mets.
 Asked: 4/9/2018 My friend''s wife 36yrs old, diagnosed Triple Negative BC on 28/05/2017.
 Asked: 4/9/2018 Hallo. I was diagnosed with bone mets jan 2018.
 Asked: 4/3/2018 If fever is getting down with paracetamol and is again up after paracetamol effect is gone.
 Asked: 3/30/2018 I just read that 25% of early stage breast cancers become metastatic? Is that true? Thanks! .
 Asked: 3/30/2018 What percent of breast cancers are detected at a metastatic level if screening by mammogram and MRI are done every 6 months for a high...
 Asked: 3/30/2018 what are features of tumor fever during stage 4 bone metastasis? Thanks .
 Asked: 3/27/2018 What is the life expectancy of triple negative breast cancer with mets to both lungs, liver and brain?
 Asked: 3/22/2018 Wife diagnosed with Stage 4 breast cancer July of 16 , it spread to to right middle Love of lung .
 Asked: 3/22/2018 My wife has metastatic breast cancer with bone mets.
 Asked: 3/20/2018 i am on letrozole and ibrance. i just radiation to my left sub pectoral lymph node.
 Asked: 3/19/2018 I was diagnosed with TNBC in November 2016.
 Asked: 3/11/2018 i am in ibrance and letrozole. recently after radiation to my left sub pectoral lymph node (2 weeks later), I am having left arm/finger and some right arm and finger issues..(numb and /or pain).
 Asked: 3/9/2018 Dear Lillie, I have had denovo MBC for 5 years.
 Asked: 3/8/2018 I have metastatis of spine, bone and liver after one year of completion of initial treament.
 Asked: 3/7/2018 My mother has extensive bone mets from MBC ER+,PR-,HER2-.
 Asked: 3/5/2018 My daughter, 45, HER2 +, triple+, has finished chemo (taxol), radiation, Herceptin, and had 2 lumpectomies, no lymph node problems, However, no...
 Asked: 3/5/2018 My sister has stage 4 ILC. She just found out she has a single mass in her adrenal which she is having a PET scan for on Wednesday. I have heard that this usually indicates multiple organ metastasis also? Is this usually the case? How long is average life expectancy.
 Asked: 3/5/2018 Hi! I''m wondering what the symptoms of mets in the chest wall or lungs are.
 Asked: 3/5/2018 I just had my 20th TDM1 infusion Whats the most that anyone has had that you know of.
 Asked: 3/5/2018 My fiancť has TNBC, we found an osteolytic lesion on her acromion process an she has been complaining about hip and lower back pain.
 Asked: 3/5/2018 What does a 6mm hazy nodule in the upper right lung lobe mean? The nodule was found during my last ct scan.
 Asked: 3/5/2018 I have a family member who has stage 4 triple negative metastatic breast cancer that has metastasized to her liver and lungs most recently.
 Asked: 2/27/2018 Hi there, my orig BC was diagnosed April 2016.
 Asked: 2/26/2018 My mother in law has stage 4 TNBC spread to her lungs, bones, and lymph nodes.
 Asked: 2/22/2018 I am on cycle 20 of Ibrance, letrozole & monthly Xgeva.
 Asked: 2/22/2018 Should every patient with bone mets receive xgeva and at what point should it be added to the treatment regimen. Also is it correct that studies...
 Asked: 2/22/2018 My mom was originally diagnosed with ER+/PR-/HER2- breast cancer back in 2001.
 Asked: 2/20/2018 I have triple negative breast cancer. I was first diagnosed 5 years ago and had a bilateral mastectomy after chemo.
 Asked: 2/20/2018 Metastasis to bone... had pain which is gone now...
 Asked: 2/19/2018 MBC (ER/HER2+) diagnosed Jan ''16, (intial breast cancer diagnosed 2006, treated and then remission).
 Asked: 2/19/2018 My mom diagnosed with stahe 3 tnbc in May 2015.She had cough from almost 3 months.So her onco ordered her pet/ct.Which states multiple nodule in...
 Asked: 2/19/2018 Are there any forums for people to discuss how long their hormonal therapy drugs worked for those suffering with Bone Only Mets? I am just...
 Asked: 2/19/2018 What is the treatment options for triple negative breast cancer that spread trough the skin? I did chemo, double mastectomy, radiation and I was on Xeloda,...
 Asked: 2/19/2018 hi.. had TCH 6 cycles, mastectomy and radiation. Got reoccurance in L5 spine bone a year later.
 Asked: 2/15/2018 My mother''s markers ca15-3 vary from 560 to 20 and cea from 15 to 45 ....
 Asked: 2/14/2018 Pablociclib,Ibrance cause Cirrhosis ? Could I ask please if you have seen any evidence yet that Pablociclib or Ibrance cause cirrhosis of the liver ? I have...
 Asked: 2/11/2018 In remission, last chemo was June 2017 and last radiation was August 2017, I had 2 chest wall lymph nodes and one medistinal lymph node.
 Asked: 2/11/2018 I had a two spot light up on a pet scan.
 Asked: 2/8/2018 My ex-wife was diagnosed with Brain Met yesterday.
 Asked: 2/7/2018 What is the life expectance of stage 4 metastatic breast cancer to the liver..
 Asked: 2/7/2018 Thank you so much for providing this service.
 Asked: 2/4/2018 Chemo (Taxol) has caused a sore mouth.
 Asked: 2/4/2018 In 10/2010, I was diagnosed with MBC in left breast (2), chest wall, right axial nodes, spine (T11-12, T4-5 and T5-6 with encroachment, and in liver.
 Asked: 2/4/2018 Hi, I am Akash from India. My mother is diagnosed with invasive ductal carcinoma NOS, grade 3, stage 4 with skeletal metastases.
 Asked: 2/2/2018 I have tnbc and had mastectomy full before chemo treatment Does this put me in a worst position had I done chemo first .
 Asked: 1/30/2018 Just found out I have stage4 TNBC with 2 spots on my lungs and some mets under my arm in my lymphs..Today was my 1st...
 Asked: 1/30/2018 There are several CDK 4/6 inhibitor drugs that are taken in conjunction with various hormonal treatments.
 Asked: 1/29/2018 Started Ibrance + Fasolodex for ER+,PR+ BC last week that is spread through lymph nodes in my neck,chest and around lungs.
 Asked: 1/30/2018 I''ve recently had a suspicious rib series X-ray followed by a positive PET scan with spots in my ribs, spine, pelvis, and leg, which all...
 Asked: 1/28/2018 Hi..The tumor marker ca15-3 is more important or cea in metastatic breast cancer ??
 Asked: 1/28/2018 Wife was diagnosed w/TNBC in 11/2014. Neu adjuvant therapy with 6 of 8 chemo treatments and no radiation.
 Asked: 1/26/2018 My friend had breast cancer with mastectomy and LN resection aprx nine years ago.
 Asked: 1/25/2018 Should every patient with evidence of bone mets, regardless of symptoms and whether the lesion appears osteolytic or osteoblastic, receive Xgeva, Aredia, or Zometa, and...
 Asked: 1/22/2018 What is the standard of care for follow-up CT, bone scan, or PET imaging, and CA 27-29 and other labs once treatment for Stage IV...
 Asked: 1/20/2018 My 74 yr old mom has TNBC which has spread in her skin, causing a fungating wound where her breast used to be (which we...
 Asked: 1/20/2018 I have mets to bones, lungs, and liver.
 Asked: 1/18/2018 Good Evening. My wife is now stage iv has Mets to lungs and liver and spine and has been on the regime of 6 x docetaxol plus herceptin and perjeta.
 Asked: 1/16/2018 I have been told the a ketone diet is possibly an advised diet for breast cancer patients, especially metastatic.
 Asked: 1/15/2018 My mom has breast cancer bone Mets.
 Asked: 1/13/2018 Grapefruit is a dietary highlight of winter, and I''ve always enjoyed eating them.
 Asked: 1/10/2018 MBC (ER/HER2+) diagnosed Jan ''16, 6 tumors (2 at 4+ cm in cerebellum & 4 small in upper brain areas) and into lungs, liver and...
 Asked: 1/3/2018 My good friend was diagnosed with Triple Negative Breast cancer 4 years ago and had a lumpectomy and did chemo.
 Asked: 1/2/2018 My mother was diagnosed with de novo mestastic breast cancer with mets in the liver.
 Asked: 12/30/2017 In mid June I began having back problems and then in July was spotting-my priimary doctor gave me a pap smear which was abnormal and...
 Asked: 12/27/2017 One of my family member was suffering from triple negative breast cancer in jan 2016, she underwent mastectomy, chemo and radiations, now it is metastatic...
 Asked: 12/26/2017 Hello, I have MBC with mets to my liver and spine.
 Asked: 12/20/2017 Hello! My mom has HER2 Positive Metastatic Breast Cancer that has spread to her spine and lungs.
 Asked: 12/15/2017 Is breast cancer considered metastatic if it has moved into 2 of 5 lymph nodes?
 Asked: 12/11/2017 hi.. 6 cycles TCH, then mastectomy, then radiation. Metastasis detected in backbone L5 (single point) this July, after an year of original treatment. Since biopsy was difficult and original was HER2 positive, considering new mets as her2 positive, had tykerb + aromasin for four months.
 Asked: 12/8/2017 How soon should a scan be done when new symptoms develop? Thank you for the answers to my previous questions during this difficult year.
 Asked: 12/7/2017 My mother in law diagnosed with metastatic adenocarcinoma from breast primary.
 Asked: 12/6/2017 I just asked the question about my daughter having Stage II kidney disease, but forgot to ask should she be having scans? She was...
 Asked: 12/6/2017 My daughter, 45, HER2 positive, triple positive breast cancer, has already had Taxol, radiation, has 3 more Herceptin treatments, now find out she has Stage...
 Asked: 12/6/2017 Sternal mets on CT & bone scan,?small pulmonary nodule met and ?few small met areas on liver,enhancing/enlarged mediastinal & left hilar nodes, and pre-sternal nodule...
 Asked: 12/2/2017 My wife was diagnosed with stage 4 HER2-/ER+ breast cancer about four and one-half years ago with mets to bone & brain.
 Asked: 12/1/2017 In your experience does the pablociclib,fulvestrant (Ibrance faslodex) drug combination commence working straight away in most patients with visceral metastases (e.g in the liver)or can...
 Asked: 11/30/2017 Liver Mets ER+ Thanks for the reply to my earlier question.
 Asked: 11/30/2017 Hello you had answered a question just prior about women with 12 oncotype and their chance of distant reocccurance.
 Asked: 11/29/2017 How is survival probability of a breast cancer patient in Stage 4?
 Asked: 11/29/2017 Breast cancer Mets to Liver as well as Spine..... I saw this as an earlier question... "How long can patients survive with bone only breast cancer metastases?" The...
 Asked: 11/29/2017 I have read online statistics vary for distant reoccurrence.
 Asked: 11/28/2017 Lillie I am so sorry to ask another question, I am sure I am a bother at this point.
 Asked: 11/28/2017 Hi Lillie, I am worried about my mom and believe doctors are ordering unnecessary tests.
 Asked: 11/28/2017 Hi Lillie, Iím so sorry to ask another question as Iím sure I am a bother to you.
 Asked: 11/27/2017 Hi Lillie, you have answered questions in regards to my mom before.
 Asked: 11/27/2017 I have MBC and none of what I have is normal to say the least.
 Asked: 11/26/2017 My mom is 53 yrs old, was diagnosed with triple negative breast cancer in Jan 2016.
 Asked: 11/22/2017 My friend is diagnosed with Triple Negative Breast Cancer and she had taken 6 courses of chemotherapy.
 Asked: 11/21/2017 Newly diagnosed blastic lesion/mets to sternum & possibly one small lung nodule and few ?able areas on liver.
 Asked: 11/21/2017 My mother, stage 4, had a triple negative breast cancer with lung and bone metastasis 19 months ago.
 Asked: 11/13/2017 When is pulmonary metastasis known as a chronic disease?(mtnbc).
 Asked: 11/11/2017 My mother diagnosed with lung metastasis twenty months ago.
 Asked: 11/13/2017 Cancer has spread to large tumor in liver and three small tumors in bone.
 Asked: 11/13/2017 Never had CA 27-29 drawn before, last CA 15-3 one year ago around 29, now this new test CA 27-29 result is 206.
 Asked: 11/6/2017 54 year old, female with Her 2 positive and ER/PR negative breast cancer, failed adjuvant treatment with Herceptin in 2 months, and then Kadcyla...
 Asked: 11/5/2017 Not a question. Just wanted to say thank you for your thoughtful response.
 Asked: 11/3/2017 Probably way too long of a question, but Iím not really sure where to begin.
 Asked: 11/1/2017 I have just been switched from Xeloda to Ibrance and Faslodex due to progression in my liver.

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