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 Asked: 3/28/2011 Dear Lillie, Mom has just been diagnosed with 2 liver mets, approx 2.3cm and 2.1 cm.
 Asked: 3/28/2011 Hi,My wife has breast cancer which has spread to her spinal fluid (leptomeningeal carcinomatosis)? Right now, she is undergoing treatment and feels ok without any...
 Asked: 3/27/2011 I''ve been on Aromasin for 4 years, three months and have remained in complete response to treatment.
 Asked: 3/25/2011 Hello,I was just told the following information in a fax from the nurse of my medical oncologist, that after I got results back from a...
 Asked: 3/24/2011 My daughter, came to the Hopkins Cancer Center for a 2nd opinion on her diagnosis of Stage 4 Metastatic Breast Cancer in July or August of 2006.
 Asked: 3/23/2011 dearest lillie my mother has just received SRS FOR BRAIN METS.soon afer the radiation she become very nurevous agitated ,she cant sleep at night is...
 Asked: 3/22/2011 Hello, wife diagnosed with IDC last June, chemo, single mastsec.
 Asked: 3/21/2011 Lillie. My wife was diagnosed breast cancer in 2004 er pr + her2 neg had AC then tamoxifen.
 Asked: 3/21/2011 In regards to the HER2 nu+ vaccine trial, do you have to be off steroids for it? .
 Asked: 3/17/2011 my wife has had mbc for a little over 2 years.
 Asked: 3/17/2011 Does Hopkins have a stage 4 her2+vaccine trial.
 Asked: 3/16/2011 I have a family member that has been battling extensive bone mets, with it also being in the bone marrow for the past two and a half years.
 Asked: 3/14/2011 My sister in law has been diognosed with triple negative breast ca.She lives in Baltimore.
 Asked: 3/14/2011 I have a friend who has just been diagnosed with breast cancer.
 Asked: 3/8/2011 So now my mom is triple negative and has a few bone mets.
 Asked: 3/7/2011 I had invasive ductal carcinoma, stage one, no lymph node involvement coming up on 5 years ago.
 Asked: 3/4/2011 I know you probably can''t answer this, but I was diagnosed with Stage 1 IDC, 1.2 cm, ER+/PR+/Her2- 5.5 years ago, and am just about...
 Asked: 2/27/2011 The tumor in my left breast has become extremely painful (hard to get to sleep and wake early due to the pain...worse when lying down).
 Asked: 2/25/2011 Hi Lillie, My 82-year-old Mother with Breast Cancer mets to liver and bones was just taken off Xeloda after only 10 days for horrendous side...
 Asked: 2/25/2011 Can bones mets disappear or go NED ? Mine have been stable for over 2 years, is that good .
 Asked: 2/21/2011 How likely is it that a node neg,stage 1,triple neg 1.4cm Bc would return after 5 years? I did aggresive chemo and radiation.
 Asked: 2/18/2011 Hi, I had a cat scan of my lungs due to cough, fast heart rate and rib pain.
 Asked: 2/15/2011 Hi. I help in the care of a dear friend age 52 dx 2005 Stage IIIB.
 Asked: 2/15/2011 Hi,I just get so paranoid every time something starts to hurt! Just passed the 2-year mark, am on Tamoxifen.
 Asked: 2/15/2011 We have had 7 months of xeloda for my moms skin mets and it was working.
 Asked: 2/11/2011 I know there is no cure for stage 4 bc but does the probability of recurrence weaken the longer you are NED? My sister has...
 Asked: 2/10/2011 My Mom 83 has stage 4 BC.
 Asked: 2/9/2011 I am caring for my wife who is a six-year BC liver Mets survivor ER+.
 Asked: 2/7/2011 Hi, my aunt was just diagnosed with triple negative breast CA, had a ''clean'' mastectomy, neg nodes and then on an ultra sound for Spleen...
 Asked: 2/5/2011 Thank you, Lillie, for your prompt answer about my 82-year-old mother with MBC.
 Asked: 2/4/2011 Hi Lillie. My Mom was diagnosed with MBC to liver and bones in November 2009, 7 years after her original stage l diagnosis.
 Asked: 2/3/2011 More questions. Thank you for being here.
 Asked: 1/30/2011 DEAR DOCTOR SHOULD XELODA BE STOPPED DURING whole brain radiationthank u.
 Asked: 1/29/2011 dear lillieshould tykerb be stopped while taking dexamethasone 16 mg or the tykeb dose should be increased and howthank u.
 Asked: 1/29/2011 dearest lilliei dont know if you can help me through the difficult times im going through my mother has received WBR for brain mets last...
 Asked: 1/28/2011 Lillie,From yesterday (Question at end):"1/27/2011 Lille,My wife first presented with stage IV liver mets five and half years ago.
 Asked: 1/27/2011 Lille,My wife first presented with stage IV liver mets five and half years ago.
 Asked: 1/23/2011 Hi Lillie: I''ve copied my question and your response below because I was unsure of your response regarding triple neg.
 Asked: 1/23/2011 My 75 year old mother was treated for lobular breast cancer 27 years ago.
 Asked: 1/22/2011 I was diagnosed in August of 2009 w/stage 4 breast cancer.
 Asked: 1/22/2011 Dear Lilli,i just tried to look for an answer for this question previously posted but i was not able to find it .sorry to bother...
 Asked: 1/22/2011 Dear Lilli,i am here again with a question my MIL was on femara it stopped working after year and half then she was put on...
 Asked: 1/20/2011 I was diagnosed with a Grade 1, Stage 1 small (4mm) breast tumor two months ago.
 Asked: 1/20/2011 Dear Lillie.
 Asked: 1/19/2011 My mother was diagnosed Stage 4 last November, mets to the bones, ER+,PR+.
 Asked: 1/19/2011 Hi Lillie: I now have MBC (bones, pleura, liver, lymph nodes) and have failed on hormonals getting to this point: tamoxifen, arimidex, aromasin and faslodex
 Asked: 1/18/2011 Hi, I am 42 years old diagnosed stage IV last Feb.
 Asked: 1/18/2011 Hi I am writing to update about my sister.
 Asked: 1/13/2011 dearest lillie i ve been reading that tykerb interacts with calcium channel blockersmy mother has just stareted amilodipine for hypertension .what kind of interaction is...
 Asked: 1/11/2011 I had breast cancer surgery. My oncologist wants me to take tamoxifen for 5 years.
 Asked: 1/10/2011 So one doctor says stay on xeloda and dont stop as long as it''s not toxic and one doctor says stop xeloda and see what happens.
 Asked: 1/5/2011 what do you know about the chemo Eribulin?
 Asked: 1/5/2011 I had a mastectomy a week ago and I was told lymph nodes were not affected.
 Asked: 1/3/2011 Dear Lillie:Thank you for answering me re: bc metastasis to the intestines.
 Asked: 1/3/2011 Lillie. My wife was diagnosed breast cancer in 2004 er pr + her2 neg had AC then tamoxifen.
 Asked: 1/2/2011 I had Stage 2 bc 2 yrs.
 Asked: 12/31/2010 You said "Risk is quite high for a distant recurrence"Is the risk still quite high after chemotherapy, radiation and Tamoxifen?Is the risk quite high because...
 Asked: 12/31/2010 I had the bone scan and more x-rays - they found a bone island and arthritis, but no cancer mets! I am so happy and...
 Asked: 12/31/2010 I was diagnosed with BC on November 16th after a biopsy.
 Asked: 12/29/2010 Thankyou so much for your answer for my mother.
 Asked: 12/28/2010 Thank you so much for your answer.
 Asked: 12/27/2010 I am writing again with an update.
 Asked: 12/27/2010 I am a 5 year breast cancer survivor.
 Asked: 12/26/2010 I was treated for stage 2A breast cancer 8 years ago - now they have found a lytic lesion in my pelvis at the SI...
 Asked: 12/22/2010 Concerning micro mets in sentinel node biopsy.
 Asked: 12/21/2010 I was originally diagnosed in September of 1999 with breast cancer.
 Asked: 12/19/2010 My partner was diagnosed with triple neg stage 4 (ductal invasive, 6 nodes, mets on bone in 2 places).
 Asked: 12/12/2010 Relative has been diagnosed with met breast cancer spread to brain, lungs and bone.
 Asked: 12/12/2010 Dearest Lillie, you are always so compassionate with your writings.
 Asked: 12/3/2010 Thank you so much for your knowledge and time..I admire what you do for so many greatly.
 Asked: 12/1/2010 My mother was diagnosed with stage 4 met breast cancer.
 Asked: 11/30/2010 Hello Again. I wrote to you about my sister 31y/o now and in 2007 diagnosed with TNBC mets to liver and lung.
 Asked: 11/30/2010 Last May diagnosed with mets to spine and marrow.
 Asked: 11/29/2010 17 years ago I had two lumpectomies for breast cancer.
 Asked: 11/28/2010 I had stage 3 br cancer, had lump., chemo & radiation.
 Asked: 11/26/2010 PLease help with info on Metastatic Breast Cancer.My 16 daughter was diagnosed with a phyllodes breast tumor 1/2110.
 Asked: 11/24/2010 Is there some success with using imprexa and herceptin together.
 Asked: 11/24/2010 Lillie, what do you think about using Faslodex after trying 3 chemo regimens Xeloda, Gemzar, Navelbine) for bone + marrow mets? (There was hormonal therapy...
 Asked: 11/21/2010 If my 2001 breast cancer, which reoccurred in 2003, has moved to my scalp (biopsied as BC positive markers 11-11-10) what should be my next...
 Asked: 11/17/2010 hi, i have written to you before about my sister.
 Asked: 11/15/2010 I had bileteral mastectomy on November 04-th.
 Asked: 11/14/2010 Hi. My sister was diagnosed with stage four triple neg breast cancer.
 Asked: 11/12/2010 Hi, Can you still end up with metastasis if your tumor was invasive, stage 1, no lymphatic invasion, clear lymph nodes and no vascular invasion...
 Asked: 11/11/2010 mastastic breast cancer to the bonr I have never had pain until faslodex the pain went from hips down my legs .I went on xeloda...
 Asked: 11/8/2010 my mother has been frequently complaining of burn sensation with urination.
 Asked: 11/5/2010 I have appreciated greatly how you share your time and knowledge with all of us..thank you so much.
 Asked: 11/5/2010 Diagnosed with recurrent mastastic breast cancer, 15 radiation treatments, ad aromasin.
 Asked: 11/3/2010 I was diagnosed Oct. 1 with stage2B, Hormone receptor both negative, her2/neu positive, lymp positive 2/8, stage t2,
 Asked: 11/2/2010 I don''t have a question at the moment, just want to let you know how incredibly useful this website is.
 Asked: 10/29/2010 hi again.i am here again with another question .My MIL had Pneumonia after spinal cord compression ,she felt lot better and recovered and she decided...
 Asked: 10/25/2010 Once the metastatis is in the bone marrow, would this be consider like a leukemia.Could that person obtain a bone marrow transplant? How long can...
 Asked: 10/22/2010 While looking at these pages I have, for the first time, read about mets to the bone marrow which appears to be rather not so...
 Asked: 10/22/2010 I have stage 4 breast cancer but am currently on a "chemo holiday" since a mastectomy in September.
 Asked: 10/20/2010 I have IVstage Mestatic Breast Cancer located in T9 of spine.
 Asked: 10/21/2010 Are there any trials at Hopkins for treatment of stage 4 metastatic breast cancer using Telemerase? .
 Asked: 10/18/2010 My mother''s metastatic to the bones has now moved to the bone marrow.
 Asked: 10/17/2010 dearest lilliemy mother is on tykerb anxeloda for meastatic breast cancer diagosed 3 yrs ago.she has suffered of recurent low urinary tract infection .her creatinine...
 Asked: 10/16/2010 My mother was diagnosed with Her2neu breast cancer in 2001.
 Asked: 10/16/2010 I had stage 2 breast cancer 18 years ago with no lymph node involvement.
 Asked: 10/15/2010 I have heard so many stories of stage IV women, some living many many years after this diagnosis, others barely making one year.

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