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 Asked: 1/7/2019 Is there a problem vaping a small amount of cannabis while taking Ibrance.
 Asked: 12/31/2018 After 2 years of treatment for metastatic breast cancer still have cancer SUV 3.6 was 6.6 in lymph glands _ cancer in breast and...
 Asked: 12/23/2018 My dearest friend has stage 4 breast cancer, with mets to liver and lungs.
 Asked: 12/18/2018 Thanks. All questions asked here are of kind of personal nature.
 Asked: 12/17/2018 Hi!I''m worried about possible bone metastasis.They have given me a bone gammagraphy and Spect result of my lower back.
 Asked: 12/17/2018 My aunt is de novo stage IV breast cancer with metastasis to bone only ..She had recieved chemotherapy (doxorubicin followed by taxotere) then she has...
 Asked: 12/17/2018 After exhausting all targeted treatments for Her2+ withs mets to bones and lungs,bones are stable but lungs contniue to spread.Have been on abraxine,xeloda and now...
 Asked: 12/17/2018 Hi, I have a query regarding my mother.
 Asked: 12/10/2018 For about a year my mother''s markers have been fixed at 340 (ca15-3)..
 Asked: 12/7/2018 I was diagnosed metastatic in 2008. I have had clean pet scans up until 2018 and a small nodule showed up in my right lower lung.
 Asked: 12/6/2018 Hallo. I had rads to vertebra C5-T2 in feb 2018. My oncologist only does CT chest abdomen pelvis.
 Asked: 12/6/2018 Hi Lilly! I have had a bone gammagraphy and spect for a lower back pain I have been having for about 5 months.
 Asked: 12/6/2018 I have had a bone gammagraphy and Spec done in search of bone metastasis because I have been having low back pain lately.
 Asked: 11/29/2018 My wife is 52 and is 4 yrs Mets bone and lung.
 Asked: 11/29/2018 My wife is 52 and is 4 yrs Mets bone and lung.
 Asked: 11/27/2018 Recently diagnosed with 4 metastatic liver lesions, each the size of a very small button.
 Asked: 11/20/2018 My mother-in-law had breast cancer 17 years ago and she had her left breast removed.
 Asked: 11/19/2018 My wife was diagnosed with MBC Feb 2018, Liver, skull, spine, shoulder, lung lining and now in remission, she''s had chemo plus radiation on the...
 Asked: 11/19/2018 does ibrance and letrozole help the mets to my bones? i also take xgeva.
 Asked: 11/15/2018 I have HR+ MBC, was diagnosed 9 months ago.
 Asked: 11/6/2018 Can emotional stress such as going through a divorce, or having serious problems with your teenager, cause a recurrence of breast cancer?
 Asked: 11/1/2018 When I was diagnosed initially, the pet scan showed an axilla node, pectoral node and mediastinal node in addition to the breast lump.
 Asked: 10/25/2018 How to distinguish between a simple lower back pain and pain due to metastatic breast cancer in lower back? Pain gets better but it doesn''t...
 Asked: 10/25/2018 I was diagnosed with bilateral ER+ PR+ Her2 Negative breast cancer about 5 years ago.
 Asked: 10/15/2018 My sister-in-law, age 54 living in Northern VA has just been diagnosed with stage IV ductal breast cancer.
 Asked: 10/15/2018 I was just diagnosed with MBC. In my bone scan it noted that I had areas in the skull.
 Asked: 10/11/2018 I''ve had Her2 positive mbc for 5.5 years now.
 Asked: 10/11/2018 My wife was stage II breast cancer ER+ HER2+ 6 years ago. Treat with radiation, docitaxol and herceptin for 1 year then she was...
 Asked: 10/8/2018 My mom passed away in April from triple negative Metastic breast cancer.
 Asked: 10/2/2018 Im on my 6th treatment for mestatic btreast cancer to bones and liver now spread to lungs I just started Fec 60.
 Asked: 10/1/2018 I was just dianosed with inflamatory breast cancer--stage 4 de novo from what i have read.
 Asked: 10/1/2018 I have triple negative breast cancer. I had a double mastectomy in 6/16.
 Asked: 9/24/2018 How atypical is it for breast cancer (HER2 positive) to become stage 4 metastatic brain tumor that was triple negative and what challenges does that...
 Asked: 9/24/2018 How likely is it that a sentinal node and second node biopsy comes up clear even though cancer has spread..
 Asked: 9/17/2018 I am a year out of treatment for IDC 2b, I have my labs done regularly.
 Asked: 9/13/2018 was diagnosed with Stage IV de novo BC (ER+ PR+ Her2).
 Asked: 9/4/2018 Do you have any information about Alisertib for HR+, PR- HER2- metastatic breast cancer? Has it been successful alone or with another drug? What would...
 Asked: 8/31/2018 What is the possibility of TNB- 1.9cm - Stage 1-treated with Chemo (CT X4 ) 3 years ago, having metastasized to the brain.
 Asked: 8/30/2018 My wife dx with Stage IV MBC to bones/liver 12/17, after Stage III dx in 12-16.
 Asked: 8/24/2018 Hello Lillie, I just wanted to thank you for the invitation for my wife and I to attend the retreat in Sept that you posted in...
 Asked: 8/24/2018 Last CT innumerable liver mets.Rx Fulvestrant. 4 mos later marked hepatic heterogeneity,with elongated regions of diminished attenuation throughout, new mild ascites, and a recannulized paraumbilical vein suggest pseudocirrhosis.
 Asked: 8/21/2018 Hello My dear friend was just diagnosed with TNBC metastatic to lung.
 Asked: 8/20/2018 how to differentiate between cancer growth and infection if having fever but no positive blood or urine cultures? Can radiography tell the difference?
 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.

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