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 Asked: 11/22/2017 My friend is diagnosed with Triple Negative Breast Cancer and she had taken 6 courses of chemotherapy.
 Asked: 11/21/2017 Newly diagnosed blastic lesion/mets to sternum & possibly one small lung nodule and few ?able areas on liver.
 Asked: 11/21/2017 My mother, stage 4, had a triple negative breast cancer with lung and bone metastasis 19 months ago.
 Asked: 11/13/2017 When is pulmonary metastasis known as a chronic disease?(mtnbc).
 Asked: 11/11/2017 My mother diagnosed with lung metastasis twenty months ago.
 Asked: 11/13/2017 Cancer has spread to large tumor in liver and three small tumors in bone.
 Asked: 11/13/2017 Never had CA 27-29 drawn before, last CA 15-3 one year ago around 29, now this new test CA 27-29 result is 206.
 Asked: 11/6/2017 54 year old, female with Her 2 positive and ER/PR negative breast cancer, failed adjuvant treatment with Herceptin in 2 months, and then Kadcyla...
 Asked: 11/5/2017 Not a question. Just wanted to say thank you for your thoughtful response.
 Asked: 11/3/2017 Probably way too long of a question, but I’m not really sure where to begin.
 Asked: 11/1/2017 I have just been switched from Xeloda to Ibrance and Faslodex due to progression in my liver.
 Asked: 10/31/2017 How many percent of patients with triple negative metastasis lung disease are affected by pleural effusion?
 Asked: 10/27/2017 In 2014 I was diagnose with triple neg bc, with 16 nodes involved.
 Asked: 10/27/2017 Is there a need for a biopsy to diagnose lung metastases?
 Asked: 10/25/2017 Good morning, Thank you for all of your help through this terrible journey.
 Asked: 10/19/2017 mother has stage 4 Tnbc with metas to lungs and bone for 18 month ago.she has shortness of breast.but she has not Pleural effesion...
 Asked: 10/17/2017 12 years ago had bilateral mastectomy with chemo and radiation for IDC with lymph node involvement.
 Asked: 10/16/2017 My cousin was diagnosed with triple negative BC January 2016.
 Asked: 10/16/2017 My fiance was diagnosed with triple negative breast cancer August 2016, she underwent 16 rounds of chemo, radiation (finished April 2017), a lumpectomy and is...
 Asked: 10/14/2017 My oncologist orders yearly chest x-rays for all her breast cancer patients who had a T1c or larger breast cancer tumor regardless of onco score.
 Asked: 10/13/2017 My wife has been taking letrazole with ibrance for the past 20 months.
 Asked: 10/10/2017 I am researching Cancer Treatment options for a friend.
 Asked: 10/9/2017 I have had metastatic breast cancer since 2012.
 Asked: 10/8/2017 My wife is 53 and ER+ PR+ HER2-.
 Asked: 10/8/2017 My wife is 53 yrs old and has now metastatic breast cancer ER+ PR+ HER2- (diagnosed about 2 yrs ago) after initial diagnosis of breast...
 Asked: 10/8/2017 My wife was diagnosed with stage 4 breast cancer with met to liver in March 2015, she is ER/PR positive, and Her2 positive.
 Asked: 10/5/2017 What happens when the cancer spreads to the limpnods and lungs is chemo the only option? And what are the survival rates?
 Asked: 10/5/2017 I have triple negative metastatic breast cancer.
 Asked: 10/5/2017 My Mother has metastatic breast cancer in her bones only.
 Asked: 10/4/2017 How long can patients survive with bone only breast cancer metastases?
 Asked: 10/2/2017 I had a paratracheal lymph node light up on a pet scan measuring 11x8.
 Asked: 10/2/2017 2007 I had stage 2b breast cancer, no lymph involvement.
 Asked: 10/2/2017 My Moms bone mets is in her T-8, T-10, T12 vertabrae of the spine, along with 4th rib on right side, pelvis and skull.
 Asked: 9/29/2017 I have been taking Xeloda and recently had a CT scan because my tumor markers were rising.
 Asked: 9/27/2017 My wife has triple negative BC. She was originally told that it was stage 1a based on an image 5 weeks ago and a negative test on a suspicious lymph node that biopsied negative.
 Asked: 9/27/2017 I was diagnosed with Her2+ breast cancer ~2 years ago.
 Asked: 9/27/2017 My mom was diagnoses with Breast cancer 4 years ago, had breast removed, no chemo or radiation, just the tomoxofin I think.
 Asked: 9/26/2017 My wife (age 50) was diagnosed with TNBC Stage 2 Grade 3 (right breast) in Oct ’15 and had genetic testing that showed BRCA negative...
 Asked: 9/26/2017 My sister has stage 4 breast cancer that collapsed her spine and has been cancer free for 3 years....yesterday she had unremitting nausea and vomiting,...
 Asked: 9/26/2017 My wife and I are both physicians in Delaware.
 Asked: 9/23/2017 A good friend (male) several years from original breast cancer diagnosis just found that he has a tumor in his shoulder joint that cannot be removed.
 Asked: 9/22/2017 I was diagnosed in 2009 er+pr+ her2 -.
 Asked: 9/22/2017 My wife was diagnosed with Stage 4 Metastasized Breast Cancer in October 2015 in her bones (From skull, shoulders, spine, hips, lower and upper back,...
 Asked: 9/21/2017 My sister suffered a 2 vertebrae metastic spinal collapse and was near killed and left paralyzed.
 Asked: 9/21/2017 I have looked at the website and found a few trials.
 Asked: 9/21/2017 Hi Lilly. I am really hoping that you can provide me with some clarification on what is going on with my mother and her treatment.
 Asked: 9/21/2017 I may have been unclear. I went from triple positive to triple negative.
 Asked: 9/20/2017 I have metastaticTNBC after 12 years from initial treatment.
 Asked: 9/19/2017 My daughter, 44, is HER2 positive, triple positive, has had 2 lumpectomies, chemo, radiation, and is about halfway through Herceptin.
 Asked: 9/18/2017 I was diagnosed with IDC in December and had a single mastectomy in January.
 Asked: 9/13/2017 My sister is a 36- year old, otherwise healthy female.
 Asked: 9/13/2017 My Aunt was diagnosed with Ductal Carcinoma which was diagnosed in May 2015.
 Asked: 9/13/2017 Hi, I lost my beautiful mum whom was my best friend earlier this year, she was only 56 my heart is utterly broken never to be repaired.
 Asked: 9/11/2017 Diagnosed Jan 2015 TNBC, stage 3 small tumor left breast lumpectomy April No lymph evolvement, clear margins, 1 session chemo then quit.
 Asked: 9/9/2017 I have mets to liver, lungs, and bones.
 Asked: 9/8/2017 Hi - TNBC, IBC, had Taxol,carbo, adriamycin and Cytoxan regimen started 12/16.
 Asked: 9/6/2017 My wife initially diagnosed with Breast Cancer (ER/HER2+) 2006, treated with radiation (lymph node), lumpectomy and chemo.
 Asked: 9/2/2017 How long does it take to get a 2nd opinion at the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center? My sister was told by her doctor that there...
 Asked: 8/28/2017 Hi , I have metastatic breast cancer in bones, I am now been treated with Katcyla, My questions is if will be wise do a...
 Asked: 8/27/2017 Hi, Was dx with Stage 1 ER-PR-, Her2+++ premenopausal in 2005.
 Asked: 8/24/2017 I have an isolated site of metastasis in L5 vertebral body without any symptoms or pain. Should these cases be treated with radiotherapy? or rather, is...
 Asked: 8/25/2017 My sister in law has stage 4 ductal triple negative breast cancer.
 Asked: 8/24/2017 I had radiation 10 years ago for DCIS and tamoxifen.
 Asked: 8/24/2017 I was diagnosed at age 63 with Stage IV breast cancer (initial diagnosis) with mets to liver in February 2016 .
 Asked: 8/23/2017 Follow up to Should these cases be treated with radiotherapy? or rather, is radiotherapy usually done in such cases? Is cure possible in such cases or...
 Asked: 8/22/2017 Dear sir, My mom is diagnosed with metastasis breast cancer.Initially she is ER PR positive and HER2 positive.It has spread to bones of vertebra and...
 Asked: 8/22/2017 my mom was diagnosed with stage IV metastatic breast cancer to brain, bone, and lungs last october of 2016.
 Asked: 8/22/2017 Is it possible to have metastasis to "L5 vertebral body only" and experience no symptoms/pain at all? Is it possible for such person to walk...
 Asked: 8/18/2017 I am about to have my 12th cycle of tdm1 I asked my oncologist about the success of tdm1 and she said they have had...
 Asked: 8/16/2017 I am a 48-year-old woman and have mets to the liver.
 Asked: 8/15/2017 Hello, my question is regarding tnbc. My question is, does how quickly breast cancer returns and becomes metastatic have any influence on the individuals overall prognosis? My family member had her cancer return in just 2 months after completing initial chemo and radiation with mets to the lungs and pleural effusion.
 Asked: 8/17/2017 Dear Sir, Iam a pharmaceutical scientist and my mom is diagnosed with metastasis breast cancer.
 Asked: 8/15/2017 My mom (age 62) has just been diagnosed today with metastatic breast cancer to her hip bone, will have a partial hip replacement and most...
 Asked: 8/15/2017 Good afternoon, Quick question, is it odd to have Breast Cancer metastasize to an adrenal gland? My mom has TNBC mets to liver, lung, lymph...
 Asked: 8/9/2017 Hi! Thank you for your reply in advance.
 Asked: 8/8/2017 My daughter was treated for 3 negative breast cancer in October 2015, finished two rounds of chemo (pill and red devil) and radiation with double...
 Asked: 8/6/2017 Could you give an estimate for the risk of metastatic recurrence based on the following pathology report? Thank you, Lillie, for answering my questions about my...
 Asked: 8/6/2017 thank u for your you know of any trials???????Where is the best place to find them?AS OF TODAY WE ARE TRYING ALL TREATMETS TO...
 Asked: 8/5/2017 My wife was diagnosed with ER+/PR+/HER- Stage IV Breast Cancer w/Liver Mets in Nov 2015.
 Asked: 8/5/2017 Hello ~ My sister 46 years was diagnosed with TNBC Stage 3/grade 3 in May 2015 and she is a BRCA1 carrier.
 Asked: 8/5/2017 Was diagnosed. with triple negative breast cancer.
 Asked: 8/5/2017 I was diagnosed with triple negative breast cancer in 09/16.
 Asked: 8/3/2017 Friend diagnosed with triple neg inflammatory breaststroke chance in November.
 Asked: 7/30/2017 Good evening, Could you please explain the gravity of this situation? My mom had 1TNBC brain met surgically removed in July 2016, and had...
 Asked: 7/29/2017 I have ER+Her2- breast cancer metastasized in June 2015.
 Asked: 7/29/2017 have lung/bone mets. is breast cancer metastasized to lung a non small cell tumor or what? Also can Keytruda maybe help when my Ibrance wears off? I have been on 100 Ibrance for 16 mo.
 Asked: 7/28/2017 I had a Clinical trial using Herception and Perjeda in July 2014 followed by a double mastectomy at Johns Hopkins in July/August 2014 for Her-2...
 Asked: 7/28/2017 Finished tch 6 cycle chemo... got surgery after 4th chemo...
 Asked: 7/25/2017 hi... My father finished chemo last year in May and 52 weeks herceptin finished in Dec.
 Asked: 7/25/2017 I was diagnosed with TNBC in 2015 and completed chemotherapy, lumpectomy, another round of chemo and radiation.
 Asked: 7/25/2017 age 71 - stage 4 negative 3 breast cancer.
 Asked: 7/24/2017 My mom was an extremely active 61 YO woman until about three months ago when she suddenly started experiencing fractures, one after another.
 Asked: 7/24/2017 If cancer has spread to the lymph nodes 2/3 which diagnostic test is advised for f/u per standard of care?
 Asked: 7/22/2017 My mom had BC. I have extremely dense breast tissue.
 Asked: 7/20/2017 if the cancer cells spred before surgery, what can the breast surgery and remove lymph nodes help this situation? lymph node and system is help...
 Asked: 7/19/2017 Hi - I have a friend with metastatic, triple neg breast cancer.
 Asked: 7/19/2017 Hello and thank you - What are drug-based approaches or other ideas to help with radioprotection and radiation injury mitigation of the esophagus? My mom has...
 Asked: 7/19/2017 My mom is 61 YO and was very active until 3 months ago.
 Asked: 7/19/2017 my daughter was diagnosed with triple negative breast June 2016.

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