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 Asked: 2/19/2017 Yesterday (my 37th birthday) I had a diagnostic mammogram and ultrasound for a small, hard lump on my right breast.
 Asked: 2/18/2017 In 2013 I had a massectomy then started abraxane, then went to herceptin and deunosumab,6 months ago had progression in the bones and went back...
 Asked: 2/18/2017 In general, do 30% of women diagnosed with early stage bc (0-3) go on to develop metastatic breast cancer, even after treatment and remission of...
 Asked: 2/17/2017 40 y/o sister just diagnosed with stage iv breast cancer (her 2 pos) - liver and bones with several holes in her vertabrae.
 Asked: 2/17/2017 My 39 year old friend has just been diagnosed with stage 4 breast cancer.
 Asked: 2/17/2017 I had breast cancer in 2010. had lumpectomy.
 Asked: 2/14/2017 My 29 year old niece has been diagnosed with triple negative breast cancer that has metastasized to lymph nodes and both lungs.
 Asked: 2/14/2017 My 92 year old mother in law has ER positive BC with metastasis to bone and two lesions on the liver.
 Asked: 2/14/2017 My sister has metastatic hormone +, her2 neg.
 Asked: 2/14/2017 I have her2 plus metastatic breast cancer to liver and recently sclerotic lesion @ T11 body level is new.
 Asked: 2/14/2017 I didn''t post my question properly last time but why does a person with metastatic spinal cord collapse (2 vertebrae) not have the same possible...
 Asked: 2/13/2017 Hello, I was diagnosed with er/pr+ stage 2 breast cancer last year.
 Asked: 2/13/2017 Hi Lillie, Greeting from N ( 66), retreat participant with 2 local reoccurances, ( now fine,) who is doing well on TDM1 ( now on cycle...
 Asked: 2/12/2017 Can a node negative IDC spread to the other parts of the body?
 Asked: 2/12/2017 Is there immune therapy for metastatic breast cancer ....secondary bone cancer...contained..I would love to have some information and name of immune therapy for this
 Asked: 2/11/2017 My best friend (37) was just diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer last week.
 Asked: 2/11/2017 I had mets to lungs, liver, and bones.
 Asked: 2/11/2017 My sister, 44, is HER2 positive, has had lumpectomy, chemo (ACT, TAXOL) and Herceptin.
 Asked: 2/10/2017 diag 7yrs ago at age 39, DC 1cm er + pr+ her2 neg, grade1 lymp neg, angio neg, onco dx score 12..
 Asked: 2/9/2017 My Mom is diagnosed with TNBC Liver mets recently. Any advice, any guidance to improve her prognosis will be priceless and I will be ever...
 Asked: 2/8/2017 My 38 year old wife has metastatic tnbc with mets to her liver and bones.
 Asked: 2/6/2017 I have a patient with metaplastic breast cancer, triple negative.
 Asked: 2/6/2017 leptomeningeal metastases were found in the CSF of my 74-year-old aunt who has triple negative breast cancer with brain mets.
 Asked: 2/6/2017 Hi Lillie: Thank you for your earlier input (regarding relative benefit of chemo vs.
 Asked: 2/6/2017 I had IDC with positive 8/8 LN and ER +had right lung micronidules that disappeared after chemotherapy and tamoxifen, was it Mets? .
 Asked: 2/5/2017 I am a brca 1 triple neg patient, dx in 2005 at 47, now my sixth recurrence.
 Asked: 2/2/2017 My mom has MBC to bones and liver.
 Asked: 2/2/2017 Why does a metastatic spinal collapse from breast cancer not have the same survival stats as someone with bone cancer?
 Asked: 1/30/2017 Hello. Recently diagnosed with mtnbc due to a reoccurence in my sub pec muscle and paratracheal lymph node.
 Asked: 1/30/2017 mother triple negative breast cancer since 2011.about 9 month ago mets to lung and bone.
 Asked: 1/29/2017 I have mets to spine, ribs, hip and I am ER+, PR+ HER- Are you aware of anyone with this diagnoses living over...
 Asked: 1/29/2017 My best friend was recently diagnosed with triple negative breast cancer.
 Asked: 1/27/2017 My mother in law was diagnosed with stage 4 TNBC in May 2016 after initially being diagnosed with stage 2 in summer 2015.
 Asked: 1/26/2017 My wife was diagnosed with ILC in ''10.
 Asked: 1/26/2017 Hello. I was diagnosed with TNBC in July of 2014 at the age of 29.
 Asked: 1/26/2017 Is it common to recommend enrollment into clinical trial as the first line of therapy? Mom (64 yo female) with past med hx of breast CA...
 Asked: 1/25/2017 I just asked a question about my mom and then I started reading.
 Asked: 1/25/2017 My mother, has been fighting triple negative breast cancer for 7 years, was 51 at diagnosis, she''s now 58, it''s in her lymph nodes...
 Asked: 1/24/2017 My 47 year old daughter was diagnosed with Triple Negative Metastatic breast cancer in Sept., 2015.
 Asked: 1/23/2017 My CA 27/29 test this month was 8 points higher than it ever has been at 39. Is this a significant rise? My...
 Asked: 1/23/2017 Hello i just want to ask my mom has breast cancer right now her left arm and eyes are swollen and she has water on...
 Asked: 1/21/2017 Diagnosed with triple negative stage 4 breast cancer spreading to the liver in July 2016.
 Asked: 1/19/2017 Can/do lytic spinal lesions simply "disappear"? ER+ 50% IDC in early 2012 (Oncotype score of 42, AC-T, lx and rads) local recurrence (now TNBC)...
 Asked: 1/18/2017 I have had tripe negative breast cancer in one breast,estrogen positive breast cancer in the other breast, 2 mastectomies, chemo from the first one.
 Asked: 1/17/2017 My best friend has triple negative breast cancer that has spread to her spine.
 Asked: 1/14/2017 I have just found out that my breast cancer has spread to my supraclavicular lymph nodes and there is also a small lesion on my...
 Asked: 1/13/2017 My mother in law has Stage 4 IDC triple negative of breast with mets to bilat lungs (multiple nodules)she has had 3 treatments of Taxotere and Cytoxan.
 Asked: 1/12/2017 My sister was diagnosed with MBC in July 2016 with spread to liver (10mm x 2 lesions), right SCF lymphadenopathy, right upper and middle lung...
 Asked: 1/11/2017 I have TNBC mets to both lungs, my question I''ve been thru halaven, cisplatin and now on Navelbine.
 Asked: 1/11/2017 I have metastatic triple negative breast cancer since 2008.
 Asked: 1/11/2017 Last year, at 39, I was diagnosed with Her2+ Stage 1 breast cancer, ER+.
 Asked: 1/9/2017 My mom who is almost 89 was diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer in right breast, lymph nodes, right lung and liver.
 Asked: 1/9/2017 My niece has stage 4 metastatic breast cancer which has moved into the bones and lymph.
 Asked: 1/7/2017 Hello. I has diagnosed with stage 2 breast cancer 11 years ago and underwent a lumpectomy, chemo, and radiation (no cancer was in the sentinode biopsy).
 Asked: 1/6/2017 My sister age 67 was diagnosed one year ago with stage 4 de Novo metastatic breast cancer it was ER +PR +HER2 negative.
 Asked: 1/4/2017 I had stage 1 breast cancer 15 years ago and underwent lumpectomy,sentinel node biopsy (neg.) radiation and 10 years of Femara.
 Asked: 1/2/2017 My 76 year old mother in law has been diagnosed initially with Stage 4 IDC with mets to both lungs.
 Asked: 1/2/2017 My daughter was diagnosed in July 2014 at age 41 with TNBC Stage 3c, with multiple axillary lymph nodes, nodes under the breast and supraclavicular...
 Asked: 12/30/2016 While on chemo for mets is it ok to get a flu shot and a shingles shot?
 Asked: 12/28/2016 my 48 yo wife has stage 4 triple negative metastatic breast cancer, she has a tumor in her left lung, 2 deep chest lymph nodes,...
 Asked: 12/28/2016 This is in regards to my mother ...
 Asked: 12/28/2016 Metastatic TNBC to bones diagnosed 11 months after original TNBC treatment completion.
 Asked: 12/27/2016 my mother 57 years old postmenopausal was diagnosed with ca.left breast in august family history.underwent modified radical mastectomy.on histopathology it was labelled as stage...
 Asked: 12/26/2016 My 54 yr old daughter was just diagnosed with stage 4 metastatic breast cancer 3 wks ago.
 Asked: 12/22/2016 MY friend has been diagnosed with Metastatic Breast Cancer that spread to her uterus.
 Asked: 12/19/2016 Wife has stage 4 breast cancer metastasis in right lung and two lymph nodes in chest .started with ibrance and femera .
 Asked: 12/19/2016 My mother was recently diagnosed with Metastatic Breast Cancer, she had a modified radical mastectomy about 10 years ago for stage 2 breast cancer, along...
 Asked: 12/15/2016 my MIL has been diagnosed with stage 4 MBC.
 Asked: 12/14/2016 My 73 year old sister has advanced luminal breast cancer with mets in the liver and brain.
 Asked: 12/12/2016 I am 38 with ER/PR+ HER2- breast cancer, currently NED for almost 9 months after having two small lesions in the liver.
 Asked: 12/11/2016 -57 y/o, cauc, no family Hx -Annual mammogram clear -recent strike to rib by clothing rack caused broken 2nd rib left side -complains of significant deep/bone pain...
 Asked: 12/11/2016 First BC diagnosis Nov 2015 / Stage IV, mets to bone @ age 61.
 Asked: 12/9/2016 My 57 year old SIL has been diagnosed with de novo metastatic breast cancer to her bones (lumbar spine, left iliac bone crest, left hip,...
 Asked: 12/8/2016 Thanks for your previous reply. Currently,my sil''s husband has been told care is now palliative.
 Asked: 12/8/2016 I have asked you several questions over the past two years regarding my 73 year old mom regarding her bone metastases and now liver involvement.
 Asked: 12/8/2016 What is the prognosis for Stage 4 IDC grade 3 tumor triple negative with multiple nodules in bilateral lungs? Our doctor only says low, and...
 Asked: 12/8/2016 Significance of being NED for 3+ years? Diagnosed Stage 4 in June 2010 at 39 yo.
 Asked: 12/6/2016 Invasive ductal carinoma,ER+VE,HER2-VE mets to sternum, liver and lung.34yoa, on zometa, zoladex and exemestane.
 Asked: 12/6/2016 My mom has stage four breast cancer metastasized to her brain and she hasn''t given me a lot of information.
 Asked: 12/4/2016 my friend 34 years old, diagnosed with TNBC.
 Asked: 12/4/2016 I have Stage 4 metastatic Triple negative androgen receptor positive breast cancer.
 Asked: 12/2/2016 Best sister/friend diagnosed with breast cancer in 2006.
 Asked: 12/1/2016 Diagnosed with stage 4 metastatic breast cancer in 2014 July.
 Asked: 12/1/2016 My Mother had a lumpectomy ~2 years ago.
 Asked: 11/30/2016 What is the average life expectancy for someone with spinal collapse, two vertebrae, no visceral mets, with er+ her2- grade 2 breast cancer?
 Asked: 11/30/2016 My sister has Stage 4 TNBC. Originally diagnosed in 2008 had double mastectomy and became stage 4 in 2013.
 Asked: 11/29/2016 Are BC mets to spine the worst or best place for life expectancy if you are ER+ & HER-?
 Asked: 11/26/2016 stage 4 cancer with widespread bone and spine mets at time of diagnosis 3 years ago.
 Asked: 11/23/2016 What is the data on reconstruction surgery (DIEP FLAP) on patients with MBC and progression? I have an understanding of a potential surgical activation...
 Asked: 11/21/2016 Hello,My mother is 68 years old & she was diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer in April 2016 with ER postive & HER 2 negative (being...
 Asked: 11/18/2016 11yrs. Cancer free--now have Mets to Sternum-- ER and Prog.
 Asked: 11/17/2016 Hi, my sister in law was diagnosed with inflammatory tnbc in July,with 7 nodes involved.
 Asked: 11/13/2016 How common is oliogmetatasis in the people you have come in contact with over the years? Lung? Breast? Liver? Since monoclonal antibodies in use? Thanks, N
 Asked: 11/13/2016 After 10 years CA free My sister Breast Ca back with a vengeance.Beint treated at UPMC.
 Asked: 11/13/2016 Hi Lillie, Thanks for all that you do.... ( Retreat participant, 66, etc.
 Asked: 11/13/2016 I also want to ask about the percent of reoccurrence with Stage 2a, grade 3 with one positive lymph node with triple negative breast...
 Asked: 11/13/2016 I am 6 months post chemo AC and taxol and 4 months post radiation for triple negative breast cancer, grade 3, stage 2A with Bilateral...
 Asked: 11/13/2016 Thank you for your prompt response to my question re immunotherapy for ER+ HER- MBC however is Keytruda an option? .
 Asked: 11/12/2016 Hi.
 Asked: 11/11/2016 I am 69 yo female with multicentric IDC x five lesions and DCIS> 15 cm.

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