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 Asked: 12/22/2005 Hello: This is the best site I''ve found to answer my questions.
 Asked: 12/22/2005 In response to another question you wrote: "the NCCN treatment guidelines changed the recommendation of doing annual scans in 1997.
 Asked: 12/22/2005 Hi, I am stage IV cancer with mets to cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine, hips, sac joints, sternum and 3 small spots in the lung.
 Asked: 12/21/2005 MIL diagnosed in October with metastatic breast cancer.
 Asked: 12/21/2005 Two questions, does smoking increase the risk of metastasis? And, if the cancer recurs within 1-2 years is it safe to say that the cancer...
 Asked: 12/21/2005 The assumption here seems to be that the primary breast tumor is the feeding table for metastasis.
 Asked: 12/21/2005 I was recently diagnosed with ER+ breast cancer with many spots on the bones.
 Asked: 12/21/2005 I was dx with mets last year, one year after my original dx.
 Asked: 12/21/2005 I keep reading that following chemo, radiation, etc., we should have a yearly mammogram.
 Asked: 12/20/2005 My mom 61 yrs old was diag with Met 8 months ago.
 Asked: 12/20/2005 Hello - I am 38, wife of 16 years and mother of a 7 year old daughter and a 10 year old son.
 Asked: 12/20/2005 (This web site is a credit to you and your profession.) A question about how breast cancer spreads: Do malignant cells actually break-off from the...
 Asked: 12/19/2005 why so much fuss about the primary breast tumor? Even if needle biopsy says malignant, why not just leave the tumor alone, and move on...
 Asked: 12/19/2005 My friend was diagnosed with inflammatory breast cancer.
 Asked: 12/19/2005 My sister age 58 has had a simple mastectomy, chemo and radiation.
 Asked: 12/19/2005 My sister has metastatic breast cancer in the bones and liver.
 Asked: 12/16/2005 My sister was diagnosed with aggressive metastatic bc.
 Asked: 12/16/2005 Hi, My aunt has breast cancer, the doctors have done the following diagnosis: 2nd February 2005: (Receptors) ER: 1 f mol/mg proteins PGR: 19 f...
 Asked: 12/15/2005 My mother was recently diagnosed with breast cancer in the spine, sternum, and she also has small (1 mm) spots on her liver.
 Asked: 12/15/2005 I finished treatment(mastectomy, chem and radiation for stage 2 breast cancer Oct 17.
 Asked: 12/14/2005 My wife Age 51 post-menoposal was diagnosed with infiltrating ductal carcinoma of the right breast.
 Asked: 12/14/2005 My mom recently underwent two rounds of Adria/Cytoxin and had a horrible time with them.
 Asked: 12/14/2005 aggressive, metastatic breast cancer, mastectomy, 6 positive lymph nodes, recurrance in both breasts, all receptors negative.
 Asked: 12/13/2005 I lost my dad two years ago to cancer and my mom brother died 8 month later from cancer.
 Asked: 12/13/2005 I''m trying to reconcile pathology stage T2N1 with an Elston Grade of 3.
 Asked: 12/13/2005 My mother was recently diagnosed with cancer in the spine,sternum, and she has six small spots (1mm each) on her liver.
 Asked: 12/12/2005 My mom, 68, has stage 4 breast cancer with multiple metatstisis in her spine and throughout her bones of her entire body.
 Asked: 12/11/2005 what would be your treatment of choice for ER/PR and HER2 negative matastatic breast cancer? None of the new drugs (Tamoxifin, Herceptin or Arimidex) would...
 Asked: 12/11/2005 I was diagnosed with advanced metatatic breast cancer, 3years ago.
 Asked: 12/11/2005 I was first diagnosed with breast cancer in 1993 at the age of 43.
 Asked: 12/11/2005 What does this sentence mean on a pathology report? Metastatic carcinoma consistent with a metastasis from a breast primary involving one (1) lymph node? Does...
 Asked: 12/8/2005 My wife is 43 and was initially diagnosed at age 40 with metastatic breast cancer with only one bone lesion.
 Asked: 12/8/2005 Would one have symptoms in the very early stages of brain mestastisis? Like some areas show symptoms quicker than others, I was wondering about the...
 Asked: 12/8/2005 During a breast reduction, in 2003, an invasive lobular carcinoma (2.5mm-very small) was discovered on the left breast.
 Asked: 12/8/2005 My dear friend was diagnosed in January 03 with Stage IV breast cancer at 38 years old.
 Asked: 12/7/2005 My sister Dx with inflammatory breast cancer in 2/05.
 Asked: 12/6/2005 Is mastectomy a good option for stage 4 breast cancer after 3 cycles of chemo? My mom (age 60, ER/PR neg, Her2/neu positive (1+, %...
 Asked: 12/6/2005 Why is there no cure for metazised breast cancer?
 Asked: 12/5/2005 My mother (age 60, post menopause) is diagnosed with breast cancer(Stage 4) of tumor size 6.5cm x 4.3 cm with lymph nodes involved.
 Asked: 12/5/2005 Are there really persons out there who have survived metastatic breast cancer? If so, why is it called incurable?
 Asked: 12/4/2005 I recieved notification that you posted your response, but when I click on the appropriate page, the question is not there.
 Asked: 12/4/2005 I was tempted to buy a medicine camptosar(Cancer control) from a website called for my mom who was diagnosed with metastasis breast cancer.I tried...
 Asked: 12/4/2005 My mother (age 60, post menopause) is diagnosed with breast cancer of tumor size 6.5cm x 4.3 cm with lymph nodes involved.
 Asked: 12/4/2005 Could you please describe the symptoms most often reported for metastatic breast cancer in the bone, specifically the leg and hip area.
 Asked: 12/4/2005 My daughter-in-law has one focus of cancer in her liver.
 Asked: 12/4/2005 i am a bystander in this sad drama.
 Asked: 12/2/2005 A close family friend had breast cancer about 7 years ago.
 Asked: 12/2/2005 My daughter-in-law, 43, has been diagnosed at Stage 4.
 Asked: 12/1/2005 Do you know of anyone diagnosed with IBC that has beat it and is cancer free and remained that way? Does it always reoccur? I...
 Asked: 12/1/2005 MY FIRTST CANCER: 10.5 years ago (1995, age 48)** Infiltrating duct carcinoma unifocal (histo grade III, cyto grade II) ** No node involvement ** Resection...
 Asked: 12/1/2005 52 years old. Had 1.2cm Invasive Ductal in right breast 5 years ago which was treated with Lumpectomy, Sentinel Node Bx, Chemo and Radiation.
 Asked: 12/1/2005 In Oct I had a pet scan which showed some activity in the nodes in my neck, my doctor thought it would be ok to...
 Asked: 12/1/2005 75 y/o with infil. ca of the breast with mixed ductal and lobular had mastectomy and no chemo/no radiation per onco due to the risks and benefits with high co morbidity.
 Asked: 11/30/2005 It looks like my amazingly strong sister wrote question #98.
 Asked: 11/30/2005 My mother was diagnosed with Breast Cancer in May 30 1986.
 Asked: 11/30/2005 I am 50, post menopausal and I have been diagnosed with ILC of left breast.
 Asked: 11/30/2005 Hello. I have just turned 47 and was diagnosed earlier this year with mets to bones and lung and lung lining after first diagnosis 4 years earlier.
 Asked: 11/30/2005 I had a mastectomy on 10/26/05 and I am ER-, PR- and HER2/neu negative.
 Asked: 11/29/2005 My mother has recently been diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer.
 Asked: 11/29/2005 All my receptors were negative, which I now read from your forum is NOT a good sign.
 Asked: 11/28/2005 Does having breast cancer in both breasts at the same time mean that your chance of recurrance is higher? I had both lobular and ductal(1.5cm...
 Asked: 11/29/2005 Thank you for your dedication to this wonderful site and for your reply.
 Asked: 11/28/2005 Very briefly: mother-in-law (58yrs)diagnosed with bc; had a radical masectomy- sentinel node showed; group was removed and "micro micro about three nodes were positive"...just had...
 Asked: 11/28/2005 40 yr old diagnosed with dcis, invasive lobular in left brest 2 years ago, bilateral mastectomy with reconstruction, er+ pr- her2- sentinal 3 nodes neg
 Asked: 11/23/2005 Hello. I am the one who asked question #5.
 Asked: 11/23/2005 Hello, I was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1997 at the age of 37.
 Asked: 11/23/2005 Hi I have been diagnosed with recurrent breast cancer in the right lung middle lobe.
 Asked: 11/23/2005 Thank you for the reassurance regarding a rash which developed after radiation.
 Asked: 11/23/2005 Hi. I previously asked a question pertaining to my pathology report (question #6).
 Asked: 11/23/2005 Hi. I want to first take the time to thank you in advance for taking the time to answer my questions.
 Asked: 11/23/2005 My sister is a 50-year-old who in August 2003 had a left modified radical mastectomy and 4 cycles of adriamycin and cytoxan for a 1.8...
 Asked: 11/22/2005 hi, I had neo-adjuvant chemo,(AC and taxotere), bilateral masectomy, 25 radiation and will start arimidex after my ovaries are removed.
 Asked: 11/22/2005 One year ago my 82-yr old mother had a mastectomy.
 Asked: 11/21/2005 My husband has recently had a simple left mastectomy with positive sentinal lymph node (8mm) metastasis.
 Asked: 11/21/2005 I am a 55 year old woman with Stage IV breast cancer.
 Asked: 11/20/2005 Chemo Nov 04 - Feb 05, mastectomy May 05 (with tissue expander) 6 weeks radiation completed July 05.
 Asked: 11/20/2005 I had a mastectomy one year ago.
 Asked: 11/16/2005 My Mom was diagnosed in Mar.05 with stage IV bc.
 Asked: 11/15/2005 Big fan of Musa Mayer, she cited a MD Anderson study that stated that 40% of metastatic breast cancer patients are surviving 5 years, is...
 Asked: 11/15/2005 I had stage two breast cancer 16 years ago.
 Asked: 11/14/2005 My friend has a recurrance of breast cancer with a large tumor on the liver.
 Asked: 11/9/2005 My mother was first diagnosed in 1993 with BC.
 Asked: 11/9/2005 I heard on a telephone workshop about bone health for breast cancer patients that if you have been on pamidronate for a long period (5...
 Asked: 11/3/2005 Hi, I am very concerned about my sister-in-law.
 Asked: 11/2/2005 My sister, 48, has metastatic breast cancer.
 Asked: 11/2/2005 My mother was diagnosed about 6 months ago with stage 4 metastatic breast cancer, with some positive nodes in her chest wall.
 Asked: 11/1/2005 My mother has two met bc in her brain-one in the lateral temporal lobe and the second deeper in the basal ganglia.
 Asked: 11/1/2005 I am 34 with stage 4 breast cancer with lung and bone mets.
 Asked: 10/30/2005 I have been receiving pamidronate for metastatic breast cancer to the bone (sternum)for 5 yrs.
 Asked: 10/30/2005 I had advanced breast cancer almost 9 years ago;I was 34.
 Asked: 10/30/2005 I was diagnosed with stage 2B IDC in March 05, 1 node showed micromets, tumour had lymphatic invasion noted on the pathology report.
 Asked: 10/29/2005 44 yo,stage3A,mast,2/14 nodes positive,ER/PR-, HER2+3.diagnosed 2 months ago.My lump started as small thickening about two cm to 9 cm mass at time of surgery 7...
 Asked: 10/27/2005 My friend had breast cancer 8 years ago- stage 3, had chemo, lumpectomy,radiation and was put on tomoxin.
 Asked: 10/26/2005 First let me say how informative this site has been for me.
 Asked: 10/26/2005 Great site, I was diagnosed in 1998 with stage IIIA idc,(5.2cm.
 Asked: 10/26/2005 My mom is 52 years old, post menopausal, and has just been diagnosed with stage II Invasive ductal carcenoma, with two mets to the hip...
 Asked: 10/25/2005 Mom had mastectomy 12 years ago, 15 lymph nodes negative, ER,PR both neg, staged at 0, no therapies.
 Asked: 10/22/2005 My sister was diagnosed with breast cancer in April of this year, Hormone receptor positive, stage 3a (18 of 21 lymph nodes positive, many matted).
 Asked: 10/22/2005 My mother was recently diagnosed with inflammatory breast cancer and immediately began treatment with chemotherapy.
 Asked: 10/22/2005 I had a modified radical of my right breast Sept04.

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