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 Asked: 3/25/2010 I am about to start my 3rd line of chemo for breats can mets.
 Asked: 3/24/2010 So is the saying "sugar fuels cancer" valid? Should we reduce the amount of simple sugars in our diet?
 Asked: 3/25/2010 Lily, Hope all is well with you.
 Asked: 3/25/2010 Diagnost w/breast & bone cancer, treatment Arendia for about a year and 2monthsis there anything else that maybe better for me.
 Asked: 3/23/2010 My mother was diagnosed with CA Breast (R) (Stage III) and mastectomy was performed in Nov 2008.
 Asked: 3/23/2010 Thank you for all of the wonderful support and information that you provide.
 Asked: 3/22/2010 I am very confused. I have been getting conflicting reports from my doctors (oncologist and surgeon).
 Asked: 3/20/2010 On 3-4-08 I had a Right Mastectomy Path report Moderately differentiated grade 2 invasive mammary ca, probably invasive lobular ca, neoplasm grossly measures 2.9 cm...
 Asked: 3/20/2010 I have invasive ductal carcinoma, left breast.
 Asked: 3/20/2010 Dear Lillie, I found the Argani/Wu article about autopsies of metastases--Thanks, I will give it to my oncologist as you suggested.
 Asked: 3/20/2010 Dear Lillie, You told me today (3-1-100 to go to and type in "autopsy breast Arcani L" on the search bar.I did this, and...
 Asked: 3/19/2010 I have stage IV bc, mets to spine and liver--ER+,PR-,HER-.
 Asked: 3/19/2010 I have been told by many Doctors that my survival rate is this and that and many other things.
 Asked: 3/18/2010 In Oct 08 my wife had a craniotomy for a brain metastasis with unknown primary.
 Asked: 3/12/2010 Bone scan 3/10/10 followed up same day with plain films of sternum.
 Asked: 3/10/2010 I am a 10yr. survivor of Sage 1V her2-positive breast cancer.
 Asked: 3/9/2010 Lillie, a follow-up question to my March 1st question.
 Asked: 3/8/2010 was diagnosed at stage IIb in 2006 at age 36.
 Asked: 3/8/2010 dearest doctoris anti-her-2 vaccin available outside the US IN UAE AND IS EVERY MBC HER-2 PATIENT ELIGIBLETHANK YOU.
 Asked: 3/8/2010 dear lilliemy mother was diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer to bone ,lung and one spot to the liver ,she is er-,pr-,her+3,SHE STARTED NAV,CARBO ,ZOMETA AND...
 Asked: 3/6/2010 Hi i am 60 and was diagnosed with stage 3 BC in 08, with 13 Lymph testing positive and removed.
 Asked: 3/5/2010 Hey Lillie, thanks so much for all the answered questions, my Mom is wanting to know about reconstructive surgery after radiation with a mastectomy with...
 Asked: 3/5/2010 I''ve Just been diagnosed with bone mets.
 Asked: 3/4/2010 My close friend was diagnosed with DCIS & IDC grades 2 & 3 ER/PR+ Her2 - Tumor is 2.5 centimeters with calcifications in a line...
 Asked: 3/3/2010 what is the recommended frequency of MUGA scans while on Tykerb and Xeloda?
 Asked: 3/3/2010 Thank you in advance for help. I have mets to sternum (diagnosed Dec.
 Asked: 3/1/2010 dearest lillie i posted a question before which was about the chemo used in treating metastatic breast cancer, and i should ve said MBC to...
 Asked: 3/1/2010 My wife presented with stage IV breast cancer with mets to liver in 2005.
 Asked: 3/1/2010 My sister was diagnosed w/ Stage IIIC lobular ER+ HER2- BC in July 2005, treated with Adramycin/Cytoxan/Taxotere, then double mastect (all 14 lymph notes removed...
 Asked: 3/1/2010 dear lillie ? what chemo drugs that showed some efficacy in MBC, ARE THERE CLINICAL TRIALS ON THAT SUBJECT THANK YOU.
 Asked: 2/28/2010 HI I am stage IV Breast Cancer..
 Asked: 2/28/2010 Hey Lillie, thanks for the info on ILC for my Mom, she is HER2- but estrogen and progesterone positive.
 Asked: 2/26/2010 Hello, I stumbled on this site last night and was so thankful to find some other people with the same kind of breast cancer as my Mom.
 Asked: 2/15/2010 Lily, thank you for your service--your wisdom has brought many of us comfort.
 Asked: 2/7/2010 dear doctor shockney in metastatic breast cancer to brain could tykerb be administred with corticsteroids ,if yes how the dose would be scheduled, is prophylactic...
 Asked: 2/7/2010 After 7 months of back pain, groin numbness and some urination issues, I got an MRI (no bone scan).
 Asked: 1/24/2010 Are my risks higher for getting Mets based on my medical history.
 Asked: 1/24/2010 Hi Lillie - I sent you a question about bumbs under my arm and I think I told you the wrong dx date.
 Asked: 1/24/2010 Per my earlier e-mail regarding x-rays and mets - I will be going to my oncologist for my two year anniversary this week.
 Asked: 1/24/2010 I have grade 111/111 infiltrating ductal carcinoma, lymph nodes positive for high grade metastic carcinoma just had a lumpectomy waiting on results is my grade...
 Asked: 1/24/2010 H1, thanks for your time and kind advice.
 Asked: 1/24/2010 Hi I love your site and was so please to see the forum was open again.
 Asked: 1/23/2010 Can an x-ray show mets - I have been having back and chest pain for a month and went for an x-ray a couple of...
 Asked: 1/23/2010 Hi Lillie. I''ve written to you before and have another question.
 Asked: 1/23/2010 i wish first to say happy new year for all MBC who are still hanging on,and especially for you lillie my question is about recurrent...
 Asked: 12/20/2009 for monitoring bone metastases ,is there a difference between bone scan and pet-ct.
 Asked: 12/13/2009 My wife was dx''d with Stage IV breast cancer with bone mets in the lower spine, pelvic region, and ribs in Aug 2006.
 Asked: 12/13/2009 My mother has her2 breast cancer and is currently being treated with xelota and tykirb.
 Asked: 12/15/2009 dearest lillie how effective is xeloda in bone metastases,and can it be compared to taxotere ? and is there reliable evidence of cross resistance between...
 Asked: 12/15/2009 dear lillie: how is clodronate different of zometa in the treatment of MBC to bone? were they compared head to head? thanks.
 Asked: 12/12/2009 Lily--not sure if you can answer this, but does having had breast cancer make you more prone to other cancers? I am a 3 yr...
 Asked: 12/12/2009 My sister is 53. She has Metastatic Breast cancer in her bones (hips, spine and ribs) and in her liver.
 Asked: 12/6/2009 Hi Lillie. Thanks for your help with the question I sent on the 23rd Nov.
 Asked: 12/6/2009 dearest lillie: my mother has been diagnosed with MBC TO BONES ,LUNG AND ONE FOCUS IN LIVER 2007 ,TWO YEARS LATER HER DISEASE REMAINED MAINLY...
 Asked: 11/23/2009 Hi Lillie. I am now 45, and was diagnosed with mixed ductal/lobular breast cancer in Aug 2008.
 Asked: 11/15/2009 dearest lillie my mother was dignosed with MBC mainly to bone ,er-,pr-,her-2 +3 2 years ago.her last pet -ct done last june showed stabilized disease.recently...
 Asked: 11/15/2009 Hello Lillie, I searched your achives and couldn''t find a similar question.
 Asked: 11/7/2009 My mom is 65. Stage IV invasive lobular cancer with bone mets, liver and carcinoma in right pleural lung.
 Asked: 11/7/2009 my moms doctor refers to a tumor marker and it is now in the low 50''s and it went down to the 20''s which is...
 Asked: 11/1/2009 I am in a trial for a PARP inhibitor and will be receiving Gemzar and Carboplatin without the PARP inhibitor.
 Asked: 10/17/2009 My IDC was diagnosed and DBL Mast was done last spring.
 Asked: 9/5/2009 Hi- I wast first diagnosed in 1988 and two years ago, broke a rib and discovered liver involvement also.
 Asked: 9/5/2009 I have metastatic breast cancer that is limited to cervical lymph nodes.
 Asked: 8/16/2009 I am 48 years old and was diagnosed in 2/08 with lobular invasive carcinoma.
 Asked: 8/9/2009 I was diagnosed with breast cancer (IDC) 3.5 years ago - stage 1, grade 3, triple negative, BRCA1+.
 Asked: 8/3/2009 Dx 10/07 Stage2/Grade2 2/7nodes+, ER+PR-,HER2+,Carbo/Toxatr x4,LeftBrst, could not hv rad, (BMT for AML 1981) Last Chemo Feb 5,2008.
 Asked: 8/3/2009 Dear Lillie, My sister was dx''d with bc 11 yrs ago and that she has the BRCA1 mutation.
 Asked: 8/3/2009 dearest lillie i have another question please you have advised me before to go to a NCI comprehensive cancer center to get a second opinion...
 Asked: 7/26/2009 Hi Lillie- You are an amazing woman and have given so many, so much help.
 Asked: 7/27/2009 Hi, I am 10.5 year out, first diagnosed age 39 in 1998 w 11/12 positive nodes IDC & ILC.
 Asked: 7/27/2009 My mother, 70, was stage 2A, 7 mm with only sentinel node containing a miniscule amount of cancer in February 2006.
 Asked: 7/27/2009 My sister was diagnosed with triple neg, 3 pos.
 Asked: 7/27/2009 My question is about my treatment. I was dx 7/1/2008 (age 40) with Stage IV breast cancer (hip, sternum, low back, mid-back, and liver).
 Asked: 7/19/2009 dear lillie what are chemo drugs with knwn activity in bone -only mets beside taxanes,thank you.
 Asked: 7/18/2009 Dear Lillie: In October 2006 I was diagnosed with Triple Negative Breast Cancer, stage IIB.
 Asked: 7/13/2009 My dear friend who is only 43 is now dealing with mets to brain, bones, and lung.
 Asked: 7/12/2009 I have been following the advice you have been giving others for about 2 years...thanks for all you do.
 Asked: 7/5/2009 Very recently having shortness of breath when going upstairs, pain in my upper right back with really dry itchy skin issues.
 Asked: 7/6/2009 dearest lillie in feb 2003 my mother was diagnosed withIDC T(2,5CM),N(221),M0 SHE RECEIVED ACX4,TX4 AND POSTMASTECTOMY RADIOTHERAPY.HER THERAPY ENDED ON OCT 2003 IN FEB 2005,SHE...
 Asked: 7/4/2009 Hello Lillie - I was diagnosed with stage IV with bone mets 4 weeks age(couple of spots one on the rib and one the spine...
 Asked: 6/14/2009 In 2004 I had a masectomy for DCIS noninvasive.
 Asked: 6/14/2009 dear lillie i appologize in advance for my long question.
 Asked: 6/1/2009 My question isn''t necessarily about breast cancer.
 Asked: 6/1/2009 We learned Friday that Mom has cancer cells in her spinal fluid.
 Asked: 5/31/2009 hi lilli, i have been reading your site extensively beacause my wife now has stage 4 breast cancer.
 Asked: 6/1/2009 Hi Liilie, I was diagnosed with stage 1 er/pr- Her2neu+ breast cancer with no node involvement in 2005.
 Asked: 5/23/2009 what are the chances of calcifications showing up in mammogram in 2006 and developing into infiltrated ductal carcinoma with negative hormone receptors in 2009? This...
 Asked: 5/10/2009 I''ve heard that Hopkins offers retreats for women with metastastic disease.
 Asked: 5/11/2009 Dear Lillie, Thankyou for your honesty with answering questions here.
 Asked: 5/10/2009 Hi, I''m 38 years old woman, one year ago I was diagnosted with right breast carcinoma.The stadification risult from sonogarfy and mammogary T1NoMo, with 2...
 Asked: 4/26/2009 Dear Lilly, Thank you for your help and honesty in the past.
 Asked: 4/20/2009 I am a 12 year survivor but have been fighting the fight the whole time.
 Asked: 4/20/2009 I was diagnosed in 1998 with invasive lobular cancer with spread to the lymph nodes.
 Asked: 4/20/2009 I had a BMT in 1981 for AML (Leukemia) I was started on Loestrin 1.5/30 in 11/84 and had been on it until my BC dx in 10/07.
 Asked: 4/20/2009 hello,i would like to ask about dental procedures during zometa there a recommended period before and after zometa when its more safe for such...
 Asked: 4/20/2009 dear lillie more than a year ago my mother was diagnosed with MBC to bones and lung,she received navelbine and herceptin and zometa.
 Asked: 4/20/2009 My 56-yearold wife was Stage IV at diagnosis in mid-February, with a single met on her femur.

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