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 Asked: 1/29/2006 My mother @49 had bc in 2000,lump and 13 lymph nodes removed and 4-sessions of chemo and radi.
 Asked: 1/29/2006 I was diagnosed 5 yrs ago at 39.
 Asked: 1/29/2006 My 32 year old daughter has been battling breast cancer for 2 years.
 Asked: 1/29/2006 Can breast cancer metastasize to the cervix? I just sent this message and got an error message inreturn, so sorry if you get this question twice..
 Asked: 1/29/2006 Can breast cancer metastasize to the cervix? I am worried about a pap smear I just had reading "atypical glandular cells of endocervical origin''.
 Asked: 1/25/2006 hi,I am the one who wrote in Question #1 dated 01/21/06 about the lymph nodes.
 Asked: 1/21/2006 which is more commone for breast cancer to spread, through the lymph nodes if you have positive lymph nodes, or through the blood stream when...
 Asked: 1/20/2006 Hi there, My mom was diagnosed with stageIV bc in Mar 05.
 Asked: 1/19/2006 Great forum! I was recently dx''d with a local recur to the mast.
 Asked: 1/19/2006 I have just been diagnosed with metastic adenocarinoma in 2 axilla lymph nodes on the side that I had a total mastectomy.
 Asked: 1/18/2006 My recent pet scan showed multiple foci in the liver indicating activity.
 Asked: 1/18/2006 hi there, I was just wondering about when to report new aches and pains to the onc.
 Asked: 1/18/2006 Hello - I was dx with multiple bone mets and mets to pleura and lung last year after first dx 4 years previously.
 Asked: 1/18/2006 My mom''s breast cancer has metastesized to the left acetabulum and lumbar 1 & 2.
 Asked: 1/17/2006 I was diagnosed with ILC, Stage IIa (T2N0) with no LVI, ER/PR+, HER2-.
 Asked: 1/17/2006 Mother diagnosed with inv. bc 10/6/05.
 Asked: 1/16/2006 Hi. Was diagnosed a year ago with high grade, comedo-type DCIS.
 Asked: 1/16/2006 I was diagnosed with extensive DCIS and couple small invasive tumors, no lymph node involvement in 1998.
 Asked: 1/16/2006 My mother in law had breast cancer in the mid 90''s.
 Asked: 1/16/2006 Hello, I am stage IV with mets to spine, hips, sternum.
 Asked: 1/16/2006 I was diagnosed with bc 6/2004 at age 35.
 Asked: 1/16/2006 I was originally diagonosed with breast cancer in 1994.
 Asked: 1/14/2006 My mother is 72 years old and CT showed tumor on L5 vertebrae.
 Asked: 1/13/2006 75 yr. old with stage 2A of mixed infil.
 Asked: 1/13/2006 what is the prognosis for a stage 4 single met to the lung which was removed by a vats proceedure in 2001.I have been NED since..
 Asked: 1/14/2006 75 y/o dx with breast cancer stage 2A with 3.5 cm mixed infil.
 Asked: 1/13/2006 my wife has her-2 positive breast cancer that has metastasized to the brain after chemotherapy (adromycin), Surgery, radiation, and then Herceptin (Which she is still...
 Asked: 1/12/2006 I was diagnosed in 1998 with stage 2 ductal adenocarcinoma.
 Asked: 1/12/2006 Sister diagnosed with stage 4 BC(started out as stage 1-, then progressed to 2 and now is 4 after PET scan shows bone met all...
 Asked: 1/12/2006 I was diagnosed in November 2004 with Stage 2A breast cancer.
 Asked: 1/12/2006 A CT scan showed the following: In the liver there are scattered areas of ill-defined low density developing varying in size up to 9 mms.
 Asked: 1/11/2006 My mother is 65 years old and we just found out the breast cancer that has already metastasized to her lungs, liver and bones has...
 Asked: 1/11/2006 My mother was diagnosed with 1 cm non-invasive DCIS (low grade) in 2004.
 Asked: 1/11/2006 I was diagnosed in October 2004 with Breast cancer 1cm.
 Asked: 1/11/2006 Hi, was wondering if you could answer a couple of questions for me from some of my tests.
 Asked: 1/11/2006 I wrote the other day regarding my mom''s status.
 Asked: 1/10/2006 My sister was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1999 (Paget''s disease of the nipple);had single mastectomy, chemo and radiotherapy.
 Asked: 1/10/2006 My mom was diagnosed with Stage IV breast cancer 2 1/2 years ago...has gone thru spinal surgery, masectomy, radiation, various chemotherapies, recently removed a brain...
 Asked: 1/10/2006 How accurate is sentinel node biopsy? I had a 5-6 cm tumor with a simple mastectomy in July when sentinel node was negative.
 Asked: 1/8/2006 I was diagnosed with liver mets in May05.
 Asked: 1/7/2006 My mother was diagnosed with breast cancer 5 years ago.
 Asked: 1/6/2006 My mother, age 75, had a mastectomy and radiation at age 60; then a recurrence about seven years after that.
 Asked: 1/6/2006 I had chemotherapy, radiation treatments, and have been taking arimidex since June 2004 for stage 2B infiltrating ductal carcinoma, estrogen postive.
 Asked: 1/5/2006 My mom had a PET CT skull to thighs.
 Asked: 1/4/2006 my wife age 37 has metastatic breast cancer to her bones and recently over past several months has been getting ill with what her doctor...
 Asked: 1/4/2006 hello, my sister ,a widow with three children,age (34 yrs.) had breast cancer in 3 lymph.
 Asked: 1/3/2006 I underwent a mastectomy in December where 0.25mm micrometastisis was found in sentinel node, all other 18 nodes tested negative and 0.6 primary tumor was...
 Asked: 1/3/2006 I was diagnosed 2/05 with Stage 3A IDC Estrogen Postive, HR+ breast cance.
 Asked: 1/2/2006 You have been such a good source of information.
 Asked: 1/2/2006 I am a 29 year old stage 3A breast cancer patient, I was diagnosed over a year ago.
 Asked: 1/2/2006 Forgive me if you already received this ...
 Asked: 1/2/2006 Is it possible to develop skin metastastis under the arm after a stage 1 diagnosis? I have developed a red, somewhat pimply rash under my...
 Asked: 1/2/2006 I was diagnosed with extensive, invasive ductal carcinoma and dcis in 2000.
 Asked: 12/31/2005 In February, 2005 my mother was diagnosed with Stage II breast cancer.
 Asked: 12/30/2005 As of 9/05 I have stage 4 cancer mets in L3 & T9(fracture) spine.
 Asked: 12/29/2005 My friend has stage IV- being treated with chemo and herceptin- after 2 rounds of chemo- cat scan shows the tumors have not shrunk- one...
 Asked: 12/29/2005 First of all, thank you for your site.It is a wonderful source of information.
 Asked: 12/29/2005 My daughter is 39 with mas breast cancer, chest wall breats, stomach, enlarger spleen and liver damaged by one treatment with taxol.
 Asked: 12/29/2005 I am 32 yrs old and have recently been diagnosed with what the doctors are referring to as stage IV breast cancer.
 Asked: 12/29/2005 If a patient comes to you with cancer in the breast and cancer in the liver, they seem to call it breast cancer that has metastasized to the liver.
 Asked: 12/27/2005 Any good news with regard to Abraxsane and Herceptine for advanced IBC?I have had 10 rds of both for Advanced IBC and Mets to...
 Asked: 12/26/2005 I have written before, 1st diagnosed with BC in 1989 with chemo and mastectomy, 2nd mastectomy in 1997 (new primary site) no chemo.
 Asked: 12/26/2005 I had invasive ductal BC in 1990 at age 47, Stage 1, 12mm mass, all 12 lymph nodes neg, E & Pr receptors negative, 6 mos of CMF chemotherapy.
 Asked: 12/26/2005 Diagnosis inconclusive at this time, but it appears I may have stage 4 br ca.
 Asked: 12/23/2005 Mom''s got recurring bone cancer, especially in her skull.
 Asked: 12/23/2005 what would the symptoms be of breast cancer spreading to your rib area? When I stretch my right hand up to reach for something, it...
 Asked: 12/23/2005 hi, My Mom was diagnosed in March 05 w/metastic bc.
 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...

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