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 Asked: 10/25/2016 My aunt has been diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer with a 4cm left breast mass(invasive ductal carcinoma), with L-axillary lymph nodes (also biopsy proven +...
 Asked: 10/23/2016 My dear friend has TNBC mets in lungs and brain, and has been deemed too frail post surgery to remove brain mets for further treatment.
 Asked: 10/22/2016 I''m new to navelbine. On Day 5 of navelbine, I had muscle spasms on my right side where my cancer is then another treatment on day 9, now the pain is in the middle of my lower back where the cancer is.
 Asked: 10/22/2016 I have just started on a trial in the UK for Ibrance and Letrozole.
 Asked: 10/22/2016 Does Hopkins have a support group for Stage IV Metastatic Breast Cancer lifers?
 Asked: 10/20/2016 Hi how long does it take for Mets to occur after chemo.if they do....
 Asked: 10/20/2016 Hi how long does it take for Mets to occur after chemo..
 Asked: 10/19/2016 My best friend was first diagnosed with breast cancer (had a lumpectomy) two years ago.
 Asked: 10/16/2016 ILC metastatic to bone only. Have been on AI for 3 years with no progression.
 Asked: 10/16/2016 Do you have an opinion on the use of Alpha-lipoic acid in injection with peripheral neuropathy related to treatment at stage IV?
 Asked: 10/16/2016 On my last question about being put back on Abraxane I didn''n mention that I have also been on Pertuzamab for the last 2 years as well.
 Asked: 10/16/2016 Peritoneal mets. Hi I was diagnosed 2007 with primary BC and secondary in liver.
 Asked: 10/15/2016 When i was first diagnosed with breast cancer I was put on abraxane for 6 months or so It then spread to my liver and...
 Asked: 10/15/2016 Just Dx stage iv Mets to spine 12 years after primary ER+ HER2-.
 Asked: 10/14/2016 Thank you so much for answering my question! (see below) I wanted to reply on the lung mets, and see if your opinion stayed the same.
 Asked: 10/14/2016 I have classic ILC. I have somatic TP53 missense mutation, A ZNF703 amplification, and a FGFR1 amplification.
 Asked: 10/13/2016 My sister (who is 50 years old right now) was diagnosed with triple negative breast cancer three years ago.
 Asked: 10/13/2016 I was rediagnosed stage 4 Her2+ on May 2016 with mets to sacrom and L1 and L2 and several very small mets in lungs.
 Asked: 10/12/2016 Dx MBC de novo, 01/2016. MBC is ER/PR +, HER2-.
 Asked: 10/12/2016 My daughter had a double mastectomy for stage3 metastatic ductal breast cancer and was in lymph nodes.
 Asked: 10/12/2016 My sister was diagnosed with Stage IV Metastatic Breast Cancer last week and it has spread to her liver.
 Asked: 10/11/2016 Dear Expert I am a mother and concerned about the future for my child.
 Asked: 10/10/2016 Many thanks for answering my earlier question! My sister in New Zealand has advanced breast cancer with multiple liver mets & 1 solitary brain met...
 Asked: 10/7/2016 My friend was dx''ed w/ Stage IV TNBC in June 2016.
 Asked: 10/6/2016 My Cousin has had her cancer spread to her lungs and brain.
 Asked: 10/5/2016 What options exist if you have become chemo resistant ?
 Asked: 10/4/2016 My history is as follows: Breast cancer diagnosis: 8/16/2010 at age 51 Original breast cancer: Stage IIb, Grade 3, 3.9 cm mass removed from...
 Asked: 10/3/2016 What is the best way to monitor stage 4 Lobular MBC, 3rd recurrence ? PET, CT, MRI, Mammogram, blood work, etc? How often should one visit...
 Asked: 10/3/2016 I was diagnosed with Stage IIB breast cancer in April 2016.
 Asked: 10/3/2016 My wife has metastatic breast cancer to the bone.
 Asked: 10/1/2016 My 67 year old mom was diagnosed with late stage 3 TNBC.
 Asked: 9/29/2016 I''m 47, primary dx 2007 lobular BC grade 2, ER/PR+ HER2- I had FEC chemo, mastectomy, radiotherapy and 5 yrs tamoxifen. Oct 15 to Jan 16 rapidly...
 Asked: 9/28/2016 lob er/pr neg in 1989.mets in bone /uterus 1 yr ago er/pr pos her2 equivical.faslodex improved bones.just found 1cen met in grim is prognosis...
 Asked: 9/27/2016 My friend was diagnosed with stage IV about 2 years ago.
 Asked: 9/26/2016 My wife is stage 4 TNBC, started trial on pembro/eribulin on 4/25/16, progressed by the end of July.
 Asked: 9/23/2016 breast mets liver 12/15. completed carbo chemo 4/16.
 Asked: 9/22/2016 Hello, I recently asked your opinion on prognosis for triple negative mets to lungs, liver, and bones and you replied, stating that it would depend "on...
 Asked: 9/22/2016 I was initially diagnosed with ER/PR+ her2- IDC (colloid type) breast cancer when I was 39.
 Asked: 9/20/2016 My triplet sister was diagnosed with TNBC in June 2015 (43 yrs old).
 Asked: 9/19/2016 My daughter has a collision tumor that consists of neuroendocrine carcinoma of the breast and invasive ductal breast cancer.
 Asked: 9/19/2016 Hi, I was diagnosed with stage IV invasive lobular ,er/pr +, multiple organs, peritoneal space(acites) and bone.
 Asked: 9/19/2016 Metastatic breast cancer 6cm Ryan middle love , 2 lymph nodes station 7 diagnosis metastatic adencarcinoma , inoperable ? Any hope ?
 Asked: 9/17/2016 My 47 year old friend: TNBC with brain mets with following tx so far: Lumpectomy, TAC regimen, capecitabine had brain mets in Jan 2016.
 Asked: 9/14/2016 3 years ago I had a mastectomy left breast 1.7cm tumor removed along with tumor in sentinel node had 7 out of all positive breast margin clear.
 Asked: 9/14/2016 I have mets to lungs, liver, spine, and ribs (er/pr+ and her2-).
 Asked: 9/13/2016 I just asked a question about my 38 year old friend.
 Asked: 9/13/2016 My lifelong friend 38, was diagnosed with triple negative breast cancer in 2014, she had a double mastectomy followed by chemo.
 Asked: 9/13/2016 My 37-year-old wife has MBC and has been NED for the past 2 years.
 Asked: 9/11/2016 SIL has type 2 diabetes with stage 4 breast cancer in liver, lungs, spine and brain.
 Asked: 9/9/2016 I have a friend,42, who was diagnosed in Oct.
 Asked: 9/8/2016 My wife has triple negative inflammatory breast cancer and she is brca2.
 Asked: 9/7/2016 diagnosed breast mets-liver 12/2015. after chemo completed 4/16, started ibrance/fulvestrant.
 Asked: 9/7/2016 My wife was diagnosed in 2012 T3N1M0 and subsequently with MBC in 2014.
 Asked: 9/5/2016 My wife has stage 1V b.c spread to lung and two nodes .
 Asked: 9/3/2016 Wife has TNBC, first DX July 2014.
 Asked: 8/30/2016 I sent a question earlier today re: if making it two years NED means anything when you have a stage 4 diagnosis - I should...
 Asked: 8/30/2016 Is there any significance to staying NED for two years? My case is I had one very small spot show in the sacrum that they could not biopsy.
 Asked: 8/30/2016 New release of peptide CT 20 to begin testing the drug by SEVA this year with clinical trial testing Q4 2017 specific to metastatic breast.
 Asked: 8/29/2016 Triple negative metastasized to the bones and in a clinical trial using eribulin and pembrolizumab.
 Asked: 8/27/2016 Thank you for answering my past question.
 Asked: 8/27/2016 My mom was dx with stage 1 breast cancer about 6 years ago and underwent surgery/radiation therapy.
 Asked: 8/26/2016 Hello, Triple Negative Breast Cancer that has metastasized to lungs, liver and bones.
 Asked: 8/25/2016 I was diagnosed with IDC two years ago.
 Asked: 8/25/2016 what has been the experience of metastatic tnbc patients at johns hopkins to keytruda, both in terms of effectiveness and in terms of side effects? Thanks
 Asked: 8/23/2016 My mom now has stage 4 breast cancer that has spread to her liver.
 Asked: 8/19/2016 Have widespread bone mets. On Ibrance, femara & xgeva.
 Asked: 8/19/2016 You replied to my message yesterday about having surgery to remove a spot on my lung a year ago, triple negative.
 Asked: 8/18/2016 45 years old, Invasive Ductile Carcinoma, HER2 positive, metastasis to liver, presumable tumor pushing on bile duct (will have laparoscopic procedure tomorrow to verify whether...
 Asked: 8/18/2016 Hello again I wrote a question about my mother a few days ago and had a follow up question.
 Asked: 8/18/2016 About 16 months went by between my double mastectomy and my recurrence, triple negative both times.
 Asked: 8/17/2016 Thanks as always...see NIH studies report about monoclonal antibodies and slow healing skin issues. Regards as always.. Can you delete my name from the body of...
 Asked: 8/17/2016 Hi Lillie, NED ( twice and currently) Breast Cancer Mets .. .
 Asked: 8/16/2016 I was diagnosed with Stage 1 Grade 3 IDC ER+ PR- HER2- on 4/25, had a bone scan on 5/3 that was all clear, and...
 Asked: 8/15/2016 My aunt has triple neg BC metastatic to lung and is in hospice at home.
 Asked: 8/15/2016 My wife. Age 33.
 Asked: 8/13/2016 Hello, my mom was diagnosed November 2015 with stage 4 breast cancer, this was her initial diagnosis, it was intianlly discovered only in her bones...
 Asked: 8/11/2016 Hi! I''m very grateful you take your time to answer our doubts.
 Asked: 8/7/2016 I was diagnosed with tnbc in May 2009.
 Asked: 8/5/2016 Wife diagnosed with stage 2 b TNBC 2 years ago.
 Asked: 8/5/2016 I am 41 and finished active treatment - surgery, chemo, rads - for stage 2b, grade 2, 1/3 nodes, er+ IDC.
 Asked: 8/5/2016 My Mom was recently diagnosed with stage for metastic breast cancer that has spread to her bones, liver, lungs, abdomen and brain.
 Asked: 8/5/2016 What is the prognosis: TNBC w marked progression of metastatic disease.
 Asked: 8/5/2016 My mother was diagnosed with breast cancer June 6th.
 Asked: 8/5/2016 My dear wife had tnbc 7 years ago.
 Asked: 8/4/2016 Met BC (nodes, bone, liver) stable since initial treatment (chemo, surgery, rad) on Arimidex.
 Asked: 8/3/2016 I was diagnosed de novo metastatic to bone in March.
 Asked: 8/2/2016 Mother diagnosed in 2009 age 45 with triple negative brca negative breast cancer.
 Asked: 8/2/2016 I am breast mets, liver, diagnosed 6 months ago and completed chemo.
 Asked: 8/2/2016 I have learned that Hypothermia for breast mets, liver, is good and only practiced in Germany, Mexico.
 Asked: 8/2/2016 My mother in law has secondary stage 4 breast cancer that has spread to a tumor in her pelvis, spot on kidney, several on liver,...
 Asked: 8/1/2016 My wife has TNBC, dx in 2013, multiple mets on mediastinal, supraclavicular, tracheal nodes, single lesion on liver and in lung found this March.
 Asked: 7/31/2016 I''m four years on from a Stage 1 diagnosis of HER2+ breast cancer.
 Asked: 7/31/2016 Thank you for answering my question from 7/29, re: small spot on liver.
 Asked: 7/31/2016 Do the BRCA gene mutations have anything to do with breast cancer recurring or the speed and aggressiveness in which it does?
 Asked: 7/31/2016 Hello, I have stage 4 BC with extensive mets to bones and lungs, dura..
 Asked: 7/29/2016 I was diagnosed with bilateral breast cancer (am BRCA2 positive) 8 years ago.
 Asked: 7/29/2016 Hi, My friends wife was just diagnosed with lobular cancer in both breasts.
 Asked: 7/29/2016 Hi, My friends wife was just diagnosed with lobular cancer in both breasts.
 Asked: 7/28/2016 hi... got 6 chemo cycles, MRM surgery after 4th one.
 Asked: 7/27/2016 Hello I have Infiltrating ductal carcinoma, stage 1a, negative for genetic test.

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