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 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.
 Asked: 7/17/2015 What does mean Invasive Ductal Carcinoma in her left breast with tumor metastases to her lymph nodes and lungs? .
 Asked: 7/17/2015 My tumor markers went up from 36.2 to 55 in four months.
 Asked: 7/17/2015 My friend has metastatic spinal cord collapse from grade 2 breast cancer (stage 4) in two vertebrae and spots on vertebrae in lumbar region.
 Asked: 7/17/2015 I have mets Her2+ cancer. CT scan shows precarinal mets has shrunk from 13 to 5 mm.
 Asked: 7/11/2015 Hello, thank you for answering my question last night, and for giving me a great contact for support, just to make it easier, I will...
 Asked: 7/11/2015 Hi there, My mom was diagnosed with triple negative breast cancer in 2011, stage IIIB.
 Asked: 7/11/2015 My mother age 70 has stage IV infiltrated lobular carcinoma.
 Asked: 7/10/2015 My 32 year old daughter had breast cancer about two years ago, stage 2b (not exactly sure if that is the correct term).
 Asked: 7/10/2015 I was diagnosed from fhe beginning with Stage 4 BC with two small lesions in my liver last month.
 Asked: 7/9/2015 My sister has metastatic breast cancer that is in all her bones, liver and lymph nodes in her neck.
 Asked: 7/5/2015 I have metastatic Breast Cancer with her2 tumors in my lymph nodes and lungs.
 Asked: 7/4/2015 Dear Lillie...I am frantic this Fourth of July.
 Asked: 7/3/2015 I was 15 years out from stage 2b breast cancer 6/13 positive nodes.
 Asked: 7/1/2015 My wife has invasive lobular carcinoma in her left breast.
 Asked: 6/28/2015 I am 73 year old woman 16 years out from invasive node positive breast cancer I have recurrent pleural effusions on the same side as...
 Asked: 6/28/2015 So I am confused-I was diagnosed with stage 2b breast cancer (6/13 pos nodes) estrogen receptive.
 Asked: 6/26/2015 Can lymph nodes light up on a pet scan and not be breast cancer mets? And I am on aromason-it has been almost two years...
 Asked: 6/25/2015 My mom is 46 year old she was suffering from breast cancer in 2011.but after operation ,chemo,radition she was fine and taking a routine ...
 Asked: 6/24/2015 I was diagnosed with infiltrating ductal carcinoma, the lymph nodes are clear.
 Asked: 6/23/2015 Can you have stage 4 breast cancer without lymph node involvement?
 Asked: 6/23/2015 Hello, When breast cancer is at stage 4, are the lymph nodes under the axilla affected as well?
 Asked: 6/22/2015 Hello, what are signs that infiltrating ductal carcinoma has spread to the lungs, and can this happen before it spreads to the lymph nodes under...
 Asked: 6/22/2015 I just started with Xeloda-induced hand-foot syndrome.
 Asked: 6/22/2015 I am taking afinitor and aromasin (I have mets to lungs and liver).
 Asked: 6/20/2015 I live in Switzerland but can travel to the US for a consultation.
 Asked: 6/19/2015 Thank you for answering my question. If lymph nodes light up on a Pet Scan-does that not always mean Breast recur.
 Asked: 6/17/2015 My mom is 73. Living in Durban, South Africa.
 Asked: 6/16/2015 After 16 years of being cancer free from stage 2b hormone receptive cancer, my tumor markers went up to 103.
 Asked: 6/12/2015 I am 73 years old. In August 2014 I was diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer of the left lung.
 Asked: 6/11/2015 I have had stage I invasive lobular breast cancer and am now on Tamoxofen after a lumpectomy and rad.
 Asked: 6/10/2015 My wife ageing 54 years was diagnosed with TNBC(stage-1and Grade-3)on 26.12.2013.She was undergone BCS of the left Breast with Axillary dissection on 20.01.2014 followed by...
 Asked: 6/8/2015 Hi My mother had her breast removed and chemotherapy.
 Asked: 6/7/2015 My sister has been diagnosed with spinal cancer in the L4-5 vertebrae.
 Asked: 6/4/2015 I have Stage 4 ILC (estrogen/prog++,HER2-) I have been on Arimidex for 7 months.
 Asked: 6/4/2015 My wife has a new HER2 positive cancer in the left breast 9 years after her first cancer which was HER2 negative in her right breast .
 Asked: 6/2/2015 I am 47 and was diagnosed with IDC one year ago.
 Asked: 6/1/2015 A close friend has advanced metastatic breast cancer, hormone positive, HER 2 negative.

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