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 Asked: 10/23/2014 I had MRM and was diagnosed to have TNBC stage 3a September 2013.
 Asked: 10/22/2014 56 y/o white female first diagnosed with invasive lobular carcinoma stage 3 (31 nodes positive).
 Asked: 10/22/2014 My mother had bc about 16 years ago, stage iv, treated via chemo and mastectomy.
 Asked: 10/19/2014 Stg 4 lobular with mets to the bone.
 Asked: 10/16/2014 life expectancy for metastatic breast cancer stage 4 with mets to ribs and head.
 Asked: 10/16/2014 I am 56 patient from overseas with an 2 cm adenocarcinoma removed from one breast in 2011.
 Asked: 10/16/2014 My mom was diagnosed with TNBC in 2010, had MRM, 4 rounds of FEC & 4 rounds of Taxol & radiation.
 Asked: 10/16/2014 Should I have remained on Tamoxifen after my 5 yrs to prevent the breast cancer from metastasising.
 Asked: 10/16/2014 I have lung metastasis and my last CT scan showed paratrachael lymph node involvement.
 Asked: 10/15/2014 I have stage 1 ER PR Pos.
 Asked: 10/13/2014 I was first diagnosed with breast cancer 21 years ago at age 40.
 Asked: 10/13/2014 My wife has triple negative breast cancer tumors in her lungs now.
 Asked: 10/12/2014 I had a diagnostic mammogram and a ultrasound.
 Asked: 10/12/2014 My friend, 44 years old with two kids has recently been diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer (IDC of GR3, ER/PR positive, HER2 negative,small nodules in...
 Asked: 10/12/2014 my mother''s TNBC has spread to the liver and kidney and now they are saying she has ascites..really swollen her doctor will not drain fluid...
 Asked: 10/11/2014 My sister never had mammograms and consequently ended up with mets to her spine,large enough to cause spinal decopression.
 Asked: 10/10/2014 Is it considered "Critical" when the cancer spreads to the bone marrow?
 Asked: 10/8/2014 A relative has been diagnosed with triple negative breast cancer and has metastasis to the liver.
 Asked: 10/2/2014 My mom has HER 2+ breast cancer that has metastasised to brain & bones. Her CT scans are clear except for original spinal tumor.
 Asked: 10/1/2014 Hi My mom has TNBC stage 4. She had recurrence last year on liver,lungs and ribs.
 Asked: 9/28/2014 I have been off a chemo for a month that I was told would would thin my hair.
 Asked: 9/25/2014 my 78 year old mother was just diagnosed with Triple negative BC Stage 3A….Mammogram and Breast MRI are clean adinocarcinoma 5 axillary lymph...
 Asked: 9/25/2014 I failed on tamoxifen and letrazole with progression in my spine and possibly lungs.
 Asked: 9/22/2014 We are seeking help for a friend in Jamaica that has TNBC which has gone to her liver.
 Asked: 9/21/2014 Is it possible to change from ER-,PR-,HER2+ to triple negative bone mets only three months after chemo? If it is, will it be a sign...
 Asked: 9/21/2014 I am 73 yr. old ,had breast cancer 1998 lump removed Followed by chemo & radiation 5yr.
 Asked: 9/21/2014 What does it mean when a cancer patient is 77 years old and has been told has her2/neu..
 Asked: 9/16/2014 What is the best type of scan and conreast medium to visualize and track bone mets? I recntly read the review from EORTC.
 Asked: 9/15/2014 What is the recurrence % for stage 2 invasive lobular carcinoma triple negative breast cancer .
 Asked: 9/15/2014 My cancer spread to the lungs and lymph nodes.
 Asked: 9/14/2014 Does this work good for mets that went to the bone and liver i go on this wed.
 Asked: 9/12/2014 Is breast cancer that has spread to lymph nodes in the neck, directly above the supraclavicular chain considered stage 3 or stage 4 breast cancer/.
 Asked: 9/9/2014 I have been on faslodex since January 2011 for cancer to T10 and I''m doing very well.
 Asked: 9/9/2014 Have there been or are there now any studies conducted on the long-term effects of Faslodex (fulvestrant)? I have been on it as my sole...
 Asked: 9/8/2014 I was 43 years old, 2008 and diagnosed with ILC with 11 postive lymph nodes.
 Asked: 9/6/2014 One year ago I was diagnosed and treated for invasive breast cancer with negative sentenal node.
 Asked: 9/6/2014 1.Will Hopkins be participating in Pfizer clinical trial NCI02142868 combining palbociclib and femara? 2.
 Asked: 9/1/2014 Diagnised stage 3 had double masectomy,chemo,radiation,and just finished herceptin..
 Asked: 9/1/2014 I had lumpectomy for invasive ductal carcinoma in November 2012, Stage 1, Grade 3, chemo, 3 of 4, radiation.
 Asked: 8/29/2014 friend was recently diagnosed with three separate tumors in her left breast.
 Asked: 8/28/2014 A friend was diagnosed several months ago with stage 4 TNBC with mets in liver (small).
 Asked: 8/26/2014 I had TNBC in 2006 without lymph node involvement, free for 6 years then recurrence same breast and area, had mastectomy Feb/2013 with chemo.
 Asked: 8/25/2014 A dear friend was dx in February with bone mets 8 years after stage 1.
 Asked: 8/23/2014 My doctors say that I could have 10-15 good years-I had one spine met that completely went away with chemo treatment (see below that starts...
 Asked: 8/22/2014 My mom is 83 and 3 yrs post mastectomy/radiation for triple negative bc.
 Asked: 8/22/2014 A friend was diagnosed with TNC, 2.5CM, 5 lymph+ around Dec 2013.
 Asked: 8/21/2014 Trying to figure out the impossible - how much longer my 87 year old mother has to live.
 Asked: 8/19/2014 Hi there. Just hoping someone out there can give some light :) I am the eldest daughter of a mom with stage 4 breast cancer - it has metastasized to her bones and the brain over the past 4 years.
 Asked: 8/19/2014 What is the significance of fluid in the lungs in Stage 4 TNBC? My sister has had fluid drained twice in 8 days.
 Asked: 8/17/2014 My oncologist has me on taxol, herceptin and projeta and my lymphnodes are more swollen than when I started treatment.
 Asked: 8/17/2014 What percentage of stage 1 estrogen positive cancers metastasize? Thank you.
 Asked: 8/16/2014 Hi, 1 yr survivor R breast Ca stage IIA T1cN1micro.
 Asked: 8/14/2014 Extreme leg weakness. Has it anything to do with my stage 4 breast cancer or my chemo....Taxol? Am also on Hercepton.
 Asked: 8/14/2014 My recent PET scan showed 1cm nodule on the Hilar lymph node & lower right lung.
 Asked: 8/12/2014 Found a lump in my supraclavicul about 1 month ago.
 Asked: 8/11/2014 How long on average is hormonal therapy able to keep breast cancer metastasis limited to the bones? Will breast cancer in the bones eventually...
 Asked: 8/9/2014 Hi I have recently been diagnosed with mets to the spine.
 Asked: 8/8/2014 From person with low platelets.... Dr.
 Asked: 8/5/2014 Latest follow up for stg 4 lobular BC, blood work all normal, cancer markers normal range, CT no spread to organs, but bone scan shows...
 Asked: 8/2/2014 My daughter was diagnosed with breast cancer at age 24 and had found iut she was pregnant.
 Asked: 7/30/2014 My wife was dox with TNBC Oct 30.
 Asked: 7/28/2014 Is metastatic breast cancer in the lymphnode the same as lymphoma? Every time I do a search that is all that comes up.
 Asked: 7/27/2014 Are intramammary nodes palpable? I have 1 cm lump within 1/4 inch of my breastbone.
 Asked: 7/27/2014 Mom diagnosed with triple negative breast CA December 2012, lumpectomy followed by chemo and radiation completed August 2013, back pain just last week found...
 Asked: 7/27/2014 Hi, my 72 year oldmother has been diagnosed with spindle cell breast cancer with metastatis to lung right lower lobe...
 Asked: 7/26/2014 My sister begins radiation next week for a spinal compression fracture from bone mets.
 Asked: 7/22/2014 I was diagnosed with stage IIIa (> 7 cm)infiltrative lobular carcinoma with 2 positive lymph nodes in my right breast 17 years ago at 44 yrs.
 Asked: 7/21/2014 My wife had metastatic Breast cancer to bone has spread to liver & now diagnosed with multiple bone mets .
 Asked: 7/21/2014 Had bi-lat mastectomy with immediate reconstruction at Hopkins in 2005 for stage 1 ILC right breast.
 Asked: 7/20/2014 Hi! I was Stage 4 from the start with a tumor size of 6cm.
 Asked: 7/19/2014 Mom was diagnosed with triple negative breast cancer in ''2011.
 Asked: 7/19/2014 My wife is 51 years old and has been diagnosed with Metastatic Stage IV breast cancer.
 Asked: 7/17/2014 My 80 yr old mother has breast cancer metastisized rather extensively to bones and now to liver.
 Asked: 7/17/2014 I was dx with stage 2B TNBC IDC in Feb.
 Asked: 7/16/2014 Just asked question re 1 lymph nodes metastasized.
 Asked: 7/16/2014 If the lobular stg 4 BC travels beyond the bone will it be detected on a CT scan.
 Asked: 7/16/2014 What is the probability of cancer having metastases to other organs and/or bones with 1 lymph nodes +.
 Asked: 7/16/2014 My sister in law is 44 with TNBC.
 Asked: 7/13/2014 Hi, My mother has been diagnosed with Metatastatic breast cancer with cancer metastasizing to bone, liver and spleen.
 Asked: 7/13/2014 I was diagnosed with with 1 supspious lesion on my iliac wing 1 year ago.
 Asked: 7/13/2014 I was only a little over a year out of treatment for stage 2 breast cancer when I got diagnosed with Metastatic breast cancer.
 Asked: 7/13/2014 When discussing Metastatic Breast Cancer with my oncologist he said some women live as long as 5 years and when I got upset he said...
 Asked: 7/9/2014 I was dx with metastatic breast cancer that had spread to numerous bones 1 yr ago.
 Asked: 7/9/2014 From last year I was diagnosed with breast cancer (carcinoma lobular invasive)with liver methastasis.
 Asked: 7/6/2014 I have stage 4 Met cancer to the lungs.
 Asked: 7/6/2014 Hi...I''m am 2 years out from diagnosis of TNBC Stage 1, no lymph node involvement, no LVI, grade 3, had 2 tiny 0.5cm tumors and some DCIS.
 Asked: 6/26/2014 I have stage 4 breast cancer with mets to bones only .
 Asked: 6/22/2014 Just DX with Stage 1, grade 3, NO LYMPH NODE involvement, but triple negative.
 Asked: 6/20/2014 I am a 51 year old woman and was diagnosed with grade 1V breast cancer 2 years ago, with small liver mets.
 Asked: 6/20/2014 IN response to 6/18 post...78 yr. old woman has a bone biopsy grade 3, ER, Prog Negative.
 Asked: 6/19/2014 A 78 yr old woman with stage 4, grade 2, lobular metastatic breast cancer.
 Asked: 6/16/2014 I''m 36, dx with Stage IIa IDC, no lymph node involvement.
 Asked: 6/15/2014 My mother has metastatic triple negative breast cancer she had surgery march 26 2014 the oncolgist waited to long to give her treatment after sergery...
 Asked: 6/12/2014 I have stage 4 breast cancer and have been doing pretty well for almost 2 years.
 Asked: 6/10/2014 my niece has stage 4 breast cancer.
 Asked: 6/7/2014 My sister has triple negative cancer. 4 years ago in breast.
 Asked: 6/4/2014 My 78 year old mother has path report of cytokeratin 7 positive, 20 negative GATA - 3 stain positive, CA 125 focally positive... mammogram negative metastatic cancer throughout...
 Asked: 6/3/2014 A few years ago, JHU had a study for rapid autopsy of mbc patients.

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