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 Asked: 8/14/2018 My wife had breast cancer and a reconstructive mastectomy.The pathologist said her margins were not clear so they removed some lymph glands which tested...
 Asked: 8/13/2018 I''ve ready answers below. My mother, 64, has TNBC mets after 9 years.
 Asked: 8/13/2018 Friend has Stage 4 TNB with mets to bone and liver.
 Asked: 8/9/2018 I have a friend who is an 8 year survivor of triple negative, metastatic breast cancer.
 Asked: 8/9/2018 I was recently diagnosed with metastasized TNBC that has spread to my bones.
 Asked: 8/8/2018 Final patholgy report came back today. Shows micromatistic of sentinal lymph node.
 Asked: 8/8/2018 I have IDC in the right breast and DCIS in the left with 1 nodal involvment.
 Asked: 8/6/2018 My mum has triple negative breast cancer that has metastasised to her spine in two places.
 Asked: 7/31/2018 Thank you again Lillie for answering my questions about my wife that was diagnosed with triple negative inflammatory breast cancer in January, 2017.
 Asked: 7/27/2018 Hi! I''d like to know if bc metastasis in the spine can be seen on an X-ray.
 Asked: 7/26/2018 Just got diagnosed with stage 1b BC male about two months ago.
 Asked: 7/26/2018 Hello! I was diagnosed with Stage 4 breast cancer de novo in November 2017 at the age of 35.
 Asked: 7/16/2018 Hi I asked if sugar fed cancer and you said no that itís a myth but you gave advice to someone saying stay away from sugary foods.
 Asked: 7/13/2018 bone marrow metastasis... require platelet transfusion every 2-3 days...
 Asked: 7/7/2018 I am a68 year old woman who had inflammatory breast cancer.
 Asked: 7/7/2018 I know your institution does not recommend or obtain tumor marker tests to follow metastasis.
 Asked: 7/5/2018 I am a 76 year old woman.
 Asked: 7/2/2018 Thank you in advance for the response.
 Asked: 7/2/2018 hi.. I asked - hi..
 Asked: 6/29/2018 hi.. got bone metastasis with almost all skeletal involvement...
 Asked: 6/29/2018 Hi Original diagnosis metaplastic breasr carcinoma in 2006.
 Asked: 6/27/2018 can xeloda cause facial paralysis? thanks.
 Asked: 6/27/2018 Good sources of food to eat after surgery for estrogen based breast cancer.
 Asked: 6/27/2018 I started experiencing twitching sensation on my 4 limbs after 3 years on Herceptin and Perjata.
 Asked: 6/27/2018 does tumor fever during 3rd cycle of xeloda indicate progressive disease?
 Asked: 6/25/2018 hi...
 Asked: 6/22/2018 Hallo My initial diagnosis in jan this year MRI showed cancer in C spine As well as T 12. The pet/ct scan a few days later showed only...
 Asked: 6/19/2018 How serious is it that I have developed nodules in the upper and lower lobes of both lungs I was on TDM1 for over a...
 Asked: 6/19/2018 Iíve written before and really am so appreciative of your help and compassion.
 Asked: 6/19/2018 On 5/24 I was diagnosed with Triple Positive Breast Cancer with Lymph node involvement.
 Asked: 6/15/2018 A dear friend (46 yo) with TNBC with mets to lungs & spleen was just given a 6 month prognosis.
 Asked: 6/13/2018 Hi, I will keep this as brief as possible.
 Asked: 6/11/2018 Hello, I am 11 years NED from stage 1, ER/PR +, no nodes breast cancer.
 Asked: 6/11/2018 I always have white phlegm every day.
 Asked: 5/29/2018 43 year old women diagnosed stage II BC (ER+ 10%, PR+ 10%, Her2 + IHC3+)in 2013, did bilateral mastectomy, TCH treatment (TC 6 cycles and...
 Asked: 5/29/2018 Are low blood cell counts a problem with a 11 hour flight? Iím reading that the pressurized cabin can really take a toll on your blood cell counts.
 Asked: 5/25/2018 can bone metastasis cause aplastic anemia? Does chemo helps when sufferering from bone metastasis and aplastic anemia? I mean, should chemo continue when one have...
 Asked: 5/25/2018 Stage 4 breast cancer mets into liver, lymph nodes, breast and hip.
 Asked: 5/17/2018 can stem cells help cure metastasis to bones? or atleast help in keeping one in better state? thanks.
 Asked: 5/16/2018 Trying to understand what oncoptype score really means.
 Asked: 5/15/2018 Is Ibrance (oral pills) being used at for MTNBC? Also, is Halaven not a commonly used drug? There is a facebook group of less than...
 Asked: 5/15/2018 was diagnosed with Stage IV de novo BC (ER+ PR+ Her2 -) with mets to hip ribs spine and scapula.
 Asked: 5/14/2018 CT in Novemeber first diagnosed mets in sternum, mediastinal nodes and a lung and subq presternal nodule, with a few ?able areas on liver.
 Asked: 5/14/2018 What generally is the prognosis for Leptomeningeal metastasis? Everything I''ve read suggests a very sort time.
 Asked: 5/10/2018 how long does tumor fever takes to go once xeloda is started? thanks .
 Asked: 5/10/2018 36 yr old daughter diagnosed 2013 with stage IV BC spread to spine, ribs and extremities, in remission for 3yrs,(after ACT chemo,double mastectomy & hystorectomy,...
 Asked: 5/8/2018 hi.. thanks for answering my question however I was not talking about primary tumor to metastatic tumor but about progress of metastatic tumor from one site in bone to other site in bone only... here was my question - hi..
 Asked: 5/8/2018 My mom is stage iv with mets to bone liver and lungs - 3 years of treatments and surgeries and today we learned cancer has...
 Asked: 5/8/2018 Is there a difference in survival rates for de novo Stage IV patients versus recurrent cases? My mother-in-law was recently diagnosed with de novo Stage IV...
 Asked: 5/8/2018 hi.. first diagnosis with her2 positive by fish..
 Asked: 5/8/2018 Does sugar feed mbc? I am a lacto vegetarian eating a high carb diet plus I am a chocoholic.
 Asked: 5/7/2018 stopped xeloda in between 6th cycle for fever and infection suspicion...
 Asked: 5/7/2018 what all oral chemo options do one have other than xeloda for metastatic breast cancer? I know drugs are specific to ones condition but just need...
 Asked: 5/7/2018 hello...
 Asked: 5/3/2018 Hello, my mother 65 y.o. have secondary after radiotherapy breast angiosarcoma.
 Asked: 5/3/2018 My 67 year old sister has triple negative breast cancer that spread to brain, lymph nodes, bones, hip, back and abdomen - what is prognosis...
 Asked: 4/30/2018 Hallo. I was diagnosed jan 2018 with bone mets.
 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.

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