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 Asked: 8/7/2006 Hi Lillie. My friend has BC with mets to liver and brain.
 Asked: 8/2/2006 Mine is a long and convoluted story---Dx 4-2005, at age 46, with IDC with spread to lymph nodes.
 Asked: 8/2/2006 in 2001, I was diagnosed with stage 2b breast cancer and had a lumpectomy on my left breast, dose dense chemotheraphy and radiation.
 Asked: 8/2/2006 I was diagnosed with bone mets 3/06 after complaining to my MD about extreme fatigue.
 Asked: 7/31/2006 My 83yo(otherwise fit and well) mother-in-law has been dxed with BC 3/52 ago.
 Asked: 7/31/2006 My 44 year old sister had a double mastectomy almost three years ago.
 Asked: 7/31/2006 Has the standard for monthly infusions of Zometa for bone mets been re-evaluated due to Zometa''s persistent half-life and the now identified risks for ONJ...
 Asked: 7/29/2006 Just completed 6 rounds Taxotere/Xeloda and 6 weeks of 3 field radiation following bilateral mastectomy for Stage 3C ILC, 5.1 cm tumor, Grade 1, ER...
 Asked: 7/29/2006 Dx last year with IDC. er pr- her2+...7cm tumor..5 positive nodes..mastectomy.
 Asked: 7/27/2006 I have been living with mets to bone and single lesion to the brain, which was removed 5 months ago, for the past nine years.
 Asked: 7/27/2006 Had Invasive breast cancer HER2+ Grade 3, Stage 1 ~ 3mm invasive tumor w/lots of DCIS, therefore had a rt.
 Asked: 7/27/2006 53 yo Dx Dec 2005 with Stage IIIB ILC, grade 1, E Pos 94%, Pro Neg 2%, HER2NEU Neg, normal diploidy, no angiovascular invasion, 5.1cm...
 Asked: 7/27/2006 At 32 was diagnosed with stage IV IBC 2/1/06 with met to liver.
 Asked: 7/26/2006 Less than two years ago, at age 39, my wife was diagnosed with Stage IIIC BC -- 14 of 28 lymph nodes involved.
 Asked: 7/26/2006 Dear Lillie, thank you so much for your advices and on-line support.
 Asked: 7/26/2006 I am 42yrs old with 2 very young daughters (3&7).
 Asked: 7/24/2006 My mother is 70 yrs old. She had a growth in the shoulder which was excised and the tissue biopsy indicated ER/Pr +ve.
 Asked: 7/24/2006 Had modified radical mastectomy 10/04. 4 A/C, 12 Taxol, 38 radiation treatments.
 Asked: 7/24/2006 Im 35 and I have Stage IV BC w/liver & bone mets.
 Asked: 7/24/2006 I wasn''t sure where this question fit.
 Asked: 7/21/2006 My mother n law is 55 years old and was diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer in 2005.
 Asked: 7/21/2006 Can you recommend a good source for additional information on metastatic breast cancer? I am very interested in finding more well-founded guidance on nutrition, treatments,...
 Asked: 7/21/2006 My 78 yr old Mom diag Stage IIb grade 3 ER/PR and HER2 negative in March 2005, lumpectomy, 1st sentinel node micrometastes the rest clear,...
 Asked: 7/21/2006 thanks for responding to my questino #1 on July 20.
 Asked: 7/21/2006 Hello Lillie and thank you so very much for all the caring support you provide here.
 Asked: 7/20/2006 my sister was diagnosed with pagest and DCIS 2 years ago.
 Asked: 7/20/2006 My mother has battled bc since 2000 with mets to lung (had surgery) and brain (had surgery with chemo and radiation)she has negative receptors.
 Asked: 7/20/2006 Lillie, you have been very helpful and right on in answering my previous questions, so thank-you.
 Asked: 7/20/2006 Since March I have been on Gemzar after the first treatment my WBC dropped so low I couldnt do chemo that week, they gave me...
 Asked: 7/20/2006 I was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1989 at age 35.
 Asked: 7/6/2006 ER PR HER2/neu +++. Mets to spine.
 Asked: 7/6/2006 I recently finished chemotherapy with Taxol and Herceptin.
 Asked: 6/29/2006 My mom has metazised breast cancer. They just did an ultrasound on my breast and found them normal but on the right breast they did find prominent axiullary node 18mm.
 Asked: 6/29/2006 I have recently started chemo again. I was on adry, cytox and 5FU 4 yrs ago.
 Asked: 6/28/2006 Three yrs ago diagnosed with IIIB inflammatory breast cancer.
 Asked: 6/27/2006 Any connection at all between a recurrent kidney infection (with UTI''s as well) and metastatic breast cancer?I had bc diagnosis in 2002, mastectomy in 2003,...
 Asked: 6/27/2006 I was dx with stage 3A invasive lobular cancer last year.
 Asked: 6/22/2006 I have stage IV bc to lungs and liver.
 Asked: 6/22/2006 I was diagnosed with 2 small lung mets (right lung) in December of this yea, I am HER2+.
 Asked: 6/21/2006 How often does breast cancer spread to the ovaries or intestines?
 Asked: 6/21/2006 What is the predictive value of the Nottingham grade for survival?
 Asked: 6/21/2006 My wife is 48 years old and has been battling metastatic breast cancer for 2 years.
 Asked: 6/21/2006 I am 4 yrs out of original bc dx.
 Asked: 6/21/2006 My 54 year old mother is battling metstatic breast cancer.
 Asked: 6/21/2006 Lillie, are there any chemo drugs available that will cross the blood brain barrier? My girlfriend has been told that they cannot give her more...
 Asked: 6/20/2006 I am sure you have been asked this many times, but I need to ask this again.
 Asked: 6/20/2006 I have arthritis as well as met.
 Asked: 6/20/2006 I had a 2cm, grade 2, er/pr +, her - (1+), one node +, dense lymphatic invasion, 12 months ago.Mastectomy, FEC chemo, Tamoxefin.
 Asked: 6/19/2006 My mother''s breast cancer spread to the liver.
 Asked: 6/19/2006 My 40 yr.old neighbor was diagnosed ~ 3 yrs.
 Asked: 6/19/2006 What role does Herceptin play in preventing or treating brain mets? Does it even travel to the brain region?
 Asked: 6/19/2006 I was diagnosed with stage 2 BC June 05.
 Asked: 6/19/2006 Just want to let you know the link for the Hortygabi paper: This article is not new, 1997, but it is interesting and gives...
 Asked: 6/16/2006 If I have a hormone receptor negative tumor, Her2neu absent, went through CMF protocol chemo in 1994, would Xeloda be effective for me 12 years...
 Asked: 6/16/2006 Apologize if this gets sent twice - hit the wrong button.
 Asked: 6/15/2006 Hi Lillie, thanks so much for this website it has been most helpful.
 Asked: 6/15/2006 There is a paper about long term survival of patients with metastatic breast cancer by Dr.
 Asked: 6/15/2006 Hi Lillie... This is my moms situation: 4 months ago she had surgery to remove a 4cm brain met.
 Asked: 6/15/2006 My aunt is battling stage 4 with mets in the bones.
 Asked: 6/15/2006 Had invasive stage 1 bc in 2004, neg nodes.
 Asked: 6/12/2006 I''m 36 yrs. old and was diagnosed on 3/27/06; IDC 1.85cm, in the 8:30 position, ER+ PR+, HER2-, Lumpectomy, SNB showed all 4 nodes negative, clean margins, Grade 1.
 Asked: 6/6/2006 I have a question, about the end of March of 06 my husband and I were moving into our new home.
 Asked: 6/6/2006 My mom has been on Herceptin for a while now for her constantly reoccuring mets.
 Asked: 6/6/2006 HI, I had bilateral masectomies with 4 AC and 4 taxotere.
 Asked: 6/6/2006 Hi, you mentioned joint pain a few questions ago: I''ve had a sore elbow for some weeks, which seems to be exacerbated by lifting; I...
 Asked: 6/6/2006 My Mom 71 yrs old, was in good health, recently has been diagnosed with metastatic cancer 5/06 to the adrenal gland, bones, liver, lymph node...
 Asked: 6/6/2006 I have mets to the lungs (after 15 years).
 Asked: 6/5/2006 How long does it typically take to see symptoms of mets in the bone and lungs from stage 1 breast cancer? Does the grade 3/3...
 Asked: 6/5/2006 I''m nearly 4 years out from diagnosis of IDC, Paget''s disease and DCIS, Stage I, neg sentinal node (0/1), grade 3 (8/9), ER+(5%), PR+(30%) Her2/neu...
 Asked: 6/5/2006 What does a metastasis to the skull look like? Does it make a lump?
 Asked: 6/1/2006 Besides a bone biopsy, what are ALL of the ways to distinguish between Paget''s disease and bone mets? Thank you..
 Asked: 6/1/2006 How do you distinguish between Paget''s Disease of the bone and bone mets from breast cancer? .
 Asked: 5/31/2006 Hi. Thank you for responding to my question (#4 on 5/30).
 Asked: 5/30/2006 How long does it take before signs of bone mets? I was diagnosed with stage 1 breast cancer.
 Asked: 5/30/2006 Mother (age 70, extreme morbid obesity 330#) diagnosed w/ low-grade DCIS (L&R breasts) and infiltrating lobular carcinoma (R breast) in 6/2005.
 Asked: 5/30/2006 I have had an annoying sore spot in the area of my back lower ribs for about 10 weeks.Six weeks ago my oncologist had a...
 Asked: 5/30/2006 My mom recently had surgery to remove a 5cm tumor in her skull.
 Asked: 5/30/2006 Hello, my sister is 49 years old and was diagnosed with Inflammatory Breast Cancer in October of 2005.
 Asked: 5/30/2006 Is a popping or cracking noise in the chest area a possible sign of met breast cancer?
 Asked: 5/30/2006 Hello - I have bone and lung mets, am 47, still work full-time and am reasonably active but I find if I do something like...
 Asked: 5/26/2006 Why is it that the rate of recurrence is so high in the first 2 years.
 Asked: 5/26/2006 My mother was diagnosed 8 years ago with Stage IIIB bc.
 Asked: 5/26/2006 I have stage IIA breast cancer. Had chemo and radiation and I''m 3+ years out.
 Asked: 5/26/2006 Why isn''t there better screening for breast cancer? After being diagnosed with stage 1 in 2003, last Nov during my MRI the radioligist noticed an...
 Asked: 5/25/2006 Can you tell me the common sites for Breast Cancer to spread to and what symptoms to be concerned about.
 Asked: 5/25/2006 Hi there, you answered a question for me(#5 5/23/06),I have read that Whole brain radiation is only done when the patient has a life expectancy...
 Asked: 5/25/2006 44 Year old Female. 2 years ago March had IIIB infiltrating ductul carcinoma of breast.
 Asked: 5/25/2006 I am currently undergoing chemo for DCIS with lymph node involvement, had partial masectomy, radiation with 4 cycles of A/C at the same time, started...
 Asked: 5/25/2006 Diagnosed in Oct. 2004, I am stage 3c, supraclavicular node 1 cm tumor, ER/PR+, HER2+, 3 cm tumor in left breast taken by lumpectomy, no positive nodes under arm, 4 AC, 4 Taxol, radiation, arimidex and herceptin until two months ago when Gated Heart Scan went to 42 so needed to be off.
 Asked: 5/25/2006 Next month it will be four years ago that my wife was diagnosed with Stage IV Breast Cancer (liver mets), she continues to undergo numerous...
 Asked: 5/23/2006 I had Breast cancer in 1980 with mastectomy and 16+ nodes.
 Asked: 5/23/2006 I know that survival and cure are different, but how can we be encouraged with this aspect of the disease? Is there any place where...
 Asked: 5/23/2006 My mom was diagonsed with Breast cancer in 1992 and since then she had taken chemotherapy almost 5-6 times.
 Asked: 5/23/2006 Hi Lillie..
 Asked: 5/23/2006 Hi there, my girl friend has stage 4 breast cancer with mets to her liver and brain, she was given 18months and is now thankfully...
 Asked: 5/22/2006 Thank you. I''v gone from stage 1 to stage IV in 3 years even with the stats showing it was only a 5% chance of recurrance.
 Asked: 5/22/2006 Inflammatory Breast cancer and Zeloda: I''m 58, diaogosed with IBC Jan 2001, initially treated with 4 x AC, 6 x CMF, radio at same time,...
 Asked: 5/22/2006 My daughter aged 42 was diagnosed with breast cancer six months ago.
 Asked: 5/22/2006 First, I wanted to say "thank you" for your wonderful sight.
 Asked: 5/22/2006 My mom was digonsed with Breast cancer in 1992.

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