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 Asked: 2/7/2016 My mom is 76 years old. She had breast cancer when she was 50 years old and had a mastectomy then.
 Asked: 2/7/2016 Dear Sir /Madam , My mother is with breast cancer stage four, expanded to lungs let me know her life expectancy as she with chemotherapy...
 Asked: 2/6/2016 My daughter in law was originally diagnosed with her2 positive.
 Asked: 2/5/2016 Hello again,, I had early breast cancer,,September 2014,, grade 3, stage 2 a,,, 1 node,,23 nodes taken all clear,, lumpectomy,,chemo, rads,, all good for Arimidex,,,but...
 Asked: 2/5/2016 My wife was diagnosis with breast cancer on nov.9, 2007.
 Asked: 2/3/2016 Please share best approach to triple e breast cancer that was treated by double breast removal and lymph nodes , subsequent radiation and now shows...
 Asked: 2/1/2016 I have TNBC metastasis in nodes and lungs.
 Asked: 1/31/2016 My mother has been diagnosed with triple negative breast cancer.
 Asked: 1/31/2016 Good day. My mother started with stage 1 breast cancer in 2005 and in 2010 it spread to the spine.
 Asked: 1/30/2016 My 48 year old wife was diagnosed with stage 4 her2 positive, E/P positive breast cancer.
 Asked: 1/30/2016 In 2011 I was diagnosed with advanced bone metastasis @ age 66 - ribs, entire spine, pelvis, sternum, femurs, humerus.
 Asked: 1/30/2016 Dx 2012 lobular cancer with bones mets.
 Asked: 1/28/2016 My 45 year old wife was first diagnosed with ER+ breast cancer in 2008.
 Asked: 1/28/2016 My friend had stage 3a lobular breast cancer 6 years ago and underwent hard chemo.
 Asked: 1/28/2016 Hello I am a 56 year old woman recently diagnosed with stage 4 breast cancer in my bone( arm) I have done some reading and am...
 Asked: 1/27/2016 My 77 year old mom''s breast cancer has metastasized to her bones, and now I believe to her liver.
 Asked: 1/24/2016 In 2012 I was diagnosed with stage 1 breast cancer HER positive, estrogen positive.
 Asked: 1/24/2016 Beat Cancer (Stage 1 A) diagnosed in 2013.
 Asked: 1/24/2016 I previously was treated for triple negative DCIS (surgery and radiation) and triple negative IIB (I had A/C, taxol and Carboplatin just over a year...
 Asked: 1/22/2016 My sister had spinal cord collapse last year, grade 2 breast cancer, hormone positive, her2-, and she went in with respiratory problems and couldn''t walk
 Asked: 1/22/2016 5 years ago I was diagnosed with stage 4 breast cancer it had metastasized to the lumbar bones.
 Asked: 1/21/2016 I was diagnosed with Stage 4 breast and lung cancer about 6 weeks ago.
 Asked: 1/21/2016 My mom was diagnosed with stage 3b triple negative inflammatory breast cancer 2 years ago and did amazing with her treatment.
 Asked: 1/19/2016 why is stage 4 breast cancer with mets to bones and spine have a shorter survival with spinal compression surgery.
 Asked: 1/19/2016 Ct scan shows small spot on pelvis, second ct done to confirm.
 Asked: 1/19/2016 hello my sister in law, age 43, is now diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer in liver, lungs, bones, pelvic deposits right internal mammary,skeletal and marrow...
 Asked: 1/18/2016 Hi My mother is 63 years, diagnosed with right breast mass and had mastectomy and lymph node excision 8 years ago and was treated with...
 Asked: 1/18/2016 Just wrote few minutes ago.. Forgot to include age is 67..
 Asked: 1/18/2016 I have stage four breast cancer ER positive (only).
 Asked: 1/18/2016 Hello i was diagnosed with stage 4 breast cancer and it has spread to the middle and lower part of my spine.I am also 9...
 Asked: 1/18/2016 I have stage 4 metastatic breast cancer, diagnosed 11/2013.
 Asked: 1/15/2016 My mom in ws diagnosed with stage 4 TNBC with lung(bilateral) & bone metastases( her skul sternum backbone,right scapula femur spine neck sacrum and sacro-illiac...
 Asked: 1/13/2016 Hi there, my 73year old Mother in law has been having hormone treatment for breast cancer for the past two years but it has recently...
 Asked: 1/12/2016 What is your opinion on metastatic breast cancer vs.
 Asked: 1/11/2016 Is it true that if Stage 1, Grade 3 Triple Negative Breast Cancer reoccurs elsewhere in the body it automatically reoccurs as Stage 4?
 Asked: 1/11/2016 Wife is 52 stage 4 bc metastisis, with mets in bones and liver.
 Asked: 1/11/2016 What''s an expected WBC for someone taking Ibrance? What''s the lowest that you would safely recommend someone to stay on it? My mom''s was .8...
 Asked: 1/6/2016 Is it possible for surgery to cure metastatic breast cancer? My daughter in law was just diagnosed with triple negative metastatic breast cancer, her...
 Asked: 1/6/2016 Ok, I was diagnosed with Stage 1 early ER/PR+ BC in 2012.
 Asked: 1/3/2016 My doctor said I am stage 3 Breast Cancer but I am metastatic (found in different parts of breast).
 Asked: 1/1/2016 46 year old friend was diagnosed with TNBC in April 2015.
 Asked: 12/30/2015 My 46 year old friend was diagnosed with TNBC in April 2015.
 Asked: 12/29/2015 This the guy with the 43yr old wife with stage 4 breast cancer with brain mets i am sorry to keep bothering you.But she went...
 Asked: 12/20/2015 I am on a very low dose of TDM1 since August my CEA IS 7 & CA 15-3 is 70.
 Asked: 12/20/2015 My mother-in-law was just diagnosed with a recurrence of bc in her liver.
 Asked: 12/19/2015 Good evening, I reside in VA. Doctor says my mom most likely has metastatic stage IV breast cancer.
 Asked: 12/19/2015 My close friend of 50 years has stage 4 metastatic breast cancer.
 Asked: 12/19/2015 From pathology report stage is pT1c-pN0-mx.
 Asked: 12/18/2015 If the pathology test states tnbc grade 2 to 3, would they do ct scans or pet scans prior to surgery to ensure there are...
 Asked: 12/18/2015 how often does her 2 breast cancer matasize?
 Asked: 12/18/2015 Biopsy results of liver biopsy came back ER+ but also low positive for HER2.
 Asked: 12/16/2015 My sister-in law has stage 4 triple negative breast cancer that has come back and spread to her brain and bones.
 Asked: 12/14/2015 What is the best hormonal drug to use for Stage 4 ILC Breast Cancer that has spread to the spine and pelvis? Just finished 6 rounds of AC.
 Asked: 12/13/2015 Thank you for your prompt reply, you have reassured me regarding the lumpectomy - I am sure with my excellent surgeon that I shall cope with this.
 Asked: 12/13/2015 Triple Negative Breast Cancer Stage 2 Oncologist recommended chemo to shrink tumor size of walnut before surgery.
 Asked: 12/13/2015 my mother diagnosed metastatic cancer stage 3 ,it is spread to right adrenal gland and left of hilum and main tumar on left side of...
 Asked: 12/13/2015 I have been diagnosed with grade 1 breast cancer and two lymph nodes involved.
 Asked: 12/11/2015 Thank you so much for sharing your knowledge with us.
 Asked: 12/11/2015 What is the downside of getting a pet scan along with a mammogram every year with a stage 1 breast cancer? I understand that...
 Asked: 12/11/2015 My daughter 33 had a completele double mastectomy in may 2014 afterward chemo, this August 2015 it metastasis to her lungs, she had surgery to...
 Asked: 12/9/2015 Brst ca, herc+ estr- in 2013 currently brst ca return same pathology metastasized to lungs and bone.
 Asked: 12/8/2015 I know that DEXA scan is used to determine bone density, but can they pick up signs of metastasis, too?
 Asked: 12/7/2015 My wife is the 43 yr old lady with mets to spine,bones,liver,and the brain it is HER2 positive she has just finished her 4th round...
 Asked: 12/6/2015 What is life expectancy for bone only metastatic brast cancer? Primary diagnosed year 2013 stage 3A, Er 100%, Pr 80%, Ar 100%.
 Asked: 12/6/2015 What is life expectancy for bone only metastatic brast cancer? Primary diagnosed year 2013 stage 3A, Er 100%, Pr 80%, Ar 100%.
 Asked: 12/6/2015 What could it mean when a cancer marker 27.29 jumps from 240 to 462 in two months.
 Asked: 12/6/2015 My mom is 74 and was diagnosed with breast cancer last year that was already in her lymph nodes.
 Asked: 12/4/2015 My mother has never had cancer before and has suddenly presented with stage 4 lobular carcinoma that has spread to the bladder only.
 Asked: 12/3/2015 Recurrence of Breast Cancer with tissue left behind from the first diagnosis in 2011 double mastectomy, chemo. 2014 Lymph nodes positive , very large tumor removed...
 Asked: 12/2/2015 this is the guy with the 43 yr.
 Asked: 12/2/2015 Mom dx''d Stage 4 with 2-3 "intense" liver mets, the largest measures 3 cm X 3 cm.
 Asked: 12/2/2015 I was dx with early stage 1 ER/PR+ breast CA in 2012.
 Asked: 12/2/2015 I did ask a question but forgot that they did want to do additonal testing for fibroglandular breast tissue and im wondering why .
 Asked: 12/1/2015 my wife is 43 she had her first cancer diagnosis for breast cancer on sept.18 2015 at the time of her diagnosis she was already...
 Asked: 11/29/2015 I had stage 2 breast cancer in 1998 with lumpectomy, chemo and radiation followed by tamoxifen.
 Asked: 11/29/2015 I have ER and PR+ and Her2- stage 4 breast cancer Have been taking Ibrance + letrozole for 6 months.
 Asked: 11/28/2015 My sister has stage 4 triple negative breast cancer and it has spread but she still think they can get in remission .
 Asked: 11/28/2015 Thanks for your response. My mom has been diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer that has spread to peritoneum and is suffering from ascites.
 Asked: 11/27/2015 My mother had initial mets to lungs, bones, liver which occurred appro 4 months after getting a "clear" checkup and stopping herceptin.
 Asked: 11/27/2015 My wife has Triple Negative Breast Cancer (stage 2B, grade 3).
 Asked: 11/27/2015 Thankyou for your quick reply, My wife is 28, How many chance cancer come back again..
 Asked: 11/27/2015 thank you ...
 Asked: 11/26/2015 My wife have stage 2, DCIS & ER-, PR- & HER-, 1+ NEGATIVE, surgery done & chemotherapy is going on, I want to know her life expediency.
 Asked: 11/26/2015 good wife diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer.
 Asked: 11/26/2015 I progressed form Stage 2 to 4 a year after diagnosis while on Tamoxifen (IDC, ER+PR+, node negative, grade 3, age 38).
 Asked: 11/25/2015 Happy Thanksgiving Lillie! I am so thankful to you for answering my questions with such care, concern, expertise and patience.
 Asked: 11/23/2015 Hello, My wife had what was intended to be a preventative double mastectomy upon learning she was positive for the gene Chek II.
 Asked: 11/21/2015 thank you for your earlier response! My mom had an attempted TRAM flap.
 Asked: 11/20/2015 Hi. I was recently diagnosed with breast cancer (I''m 44).
 Asked: 11/20/2015 Oct-14 -- detected Breast cancer, TNBC type confirmed in Oct 2014.
 Asked: 11/19/2015 my friend has been treated for stage 4 TNBC for about 18 months now (mets to liver).
 Asked: 11/16/2015 Hi, a colleague is being treated for breast cancer - she''s had masectomy, and many different types of chemo.
 Asked: 11/16/2015 My mother is 74 years old. She has a history of double mastectomy in 1992 and 2010.
 Asked: 11/15/2015 My wife was diagnoses 1.5 years ago with er and pr receptive her2- had lumpectomy for 2.2 cm on one side and Dcis other.
 Asked: 11/13/2015 Invasive carcimona present in breast cancer after chemo .
 Asked: 11/12/2015 I have stage 4 HER2+ , ER-, PR-.
 Asked: 11/10/2015 My father has stage 4 breast cancer that has spread to his spine, spleen, and pelvis area the doctors stated that they are lesions and...
 Asked: 11/9/2015 What is life expectancy for stage IV, with liver mets and remaining breast mets, for 60 year old female on Ibrance and letrozole.
 Asked: 11/9/2015 My tumor markers have been rising so my doctor had me get a CT scan.

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