Ask an Expert: Metastatic Breast Cancer

Johns Hopkins Avon Foundation Breast Center
ForumQuestionsAsk a Question
Metastatic Breast Cancer
Questions about advanced metastatic breast cancer.
3082 Ask a Question

Page 19 of 31 [3,082 questions]    Go to page 14, 15, 16, 17, 18 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24 ... 31
 Asked: 3/31/2006 Hello. Can you please describe the symptoms of brain mets? My sister is having an MRI done Monday for possible mets.
 Asked: 3/30/2006 Thank you so much for answering my question( #3, 3/30/06).
 Asked: 3/30/2006 Are there any drugs that are targeted soley for mets to the bones, brain, etc??? Do you believe that in the next few years there...
 Asked: 3/30/2006 I am trying to figure out my risk of recurrance or metastatic disease.
 Asked: 3/30/2006 My mom has bone mets. We recently discovered it has found its way to her skull.
 Asked: 3/29/2006 I was recently dx with bilateral IDC.
 Asked: 3/29/2006 My mom is 62 years old. She has met breast cancer spread to the bones.
 Asked: 3/29/2006 My mom has recently lost her 3yr battle with metastic breast cancer.
 Asked: 3/29/2006 Age 29, diagnosed as infiltrating ductal carcinoma metastatis to bone only .
 Asked: 3/29/2006 I understand that there are new clinical trials being conducted on new vaccines for women with mets.
 Asked: 3/29/2006 My mother is diagnosed for breast cancer stage 4, doctor asked us to get her bone scan done.
 Asked: 3/27/2006 I was diagnosed w/stage 4 metastatic breast cancer last April.
 Asked: 3/27/2006 Is weekly low dose chemo plus Herceptin as effective as the average or standard dose chemo (given in cycles of 3 or 4 weeks for...
 Asked: 3/26/2006 I have Metastatic breast cancer.It was found during a colonoscopy in July ''02.They never found it in my breast after many tests and I was...
 Asked: 3/25/2006 65 year old fewmale. Diagnosed with breast cancer in left breast in 1992.
 Asked: 3/25/2006 My mother was dignosed with breast cancer 19 years ago and about 11 months ago, she was dignosed with metasized breast cancer.
 Asked: 3/24/2006 My mother got metasized cancer 19 years after first being dignosed.
 Asked: 3/24/2006 My wife had a mastectomy and transflap reconstruction in 1991.
 Asked: 3/24/2006 OK I have a question. I was dx 4/05, stage 2, no lympnode involvement, ER/PR ++ and Her2neu++.
 Asked: 3/24/2006 hi there, what makes a person high-risk? I went for a check-up with my radiation onc and she said I was high-risk and that is...
 Asked: 3/23/2006 Hi, Thankyou for being there. In 2003 I had stage 1, grade 3, ER/PR neg/ Her2 Pos, no lymph node involvement, lumpectomy, 6 fec and 35 rad treatments.
 Asked: 3/23/2006 Hi. Initial diagnosis in July 2002 of invasive ductal breast cancer.
 Asked: 3/23/2006 My sister was diagnosied with stage IV breast cancer 3 weeks ago.
 Asked: 3/23/2006 I will be five years out this July.
 Asked: 3/23/2006 Hi - I have a question? Why do they use mice to try out all these treatments? I don''t think you can consider a mouse to be like a human being.
 Asked: 3/22/2006 I was diagnosed with Stage 2b infiltrating ductile carcimona in left breast.
 Asked: 3/22/2006 There was just news about a blood test that is very sensitive and can positively identify if microscopic cancer cells exist.
 Asked: 3/22/2006 I understand that there is a new drug called Avastin for women with advanced metastatic breast cancer.
 Asked: 3/20/2006 Why are we not seeing the same kind of advances in metastatic care as in early invasive care, it seems like the survival rates should...
 Asked: 3/20/2006 What are common syptoms for metastatic breast cancer? I was treated for stage III ILC last year, 7CM mass, mastectomy followed by 4 rounds AC,...
 Asked: 3/20/2006 I was diagnosed with 2.5 mm invasive lobular carcinoma-estrogen+, progesterone+, C-ERB-B2(-) in 2003.
 Asked: 3/20/2006 Hi.I have written in the past and am extremely appreciative with your timely responses and for taking the time to give us a little piece of mind.
 Asked: 3/20/2006 My Sister has a brain tumor, 4cm and 2 very small lumps in the lungs.
 Asked: 3/20/2006 I have already posted, but now I have more information.- My sister has breast cancer, comedocarcinoma, 3 nodes positives out of 25, with mets to...
 Asked: 3/20/2006 Diagnosed with IDC in 2002 at 40 yrs.
 Asked: 3/20/2006 My wife, age 45, was diagnosed with stage 3B lobular invasive in RB 3 years ago.
 Asked: 3/19/2006 My wife was diagnosed in Aug of 2005 with Stage 4 breast cancer.
 Asked: 3/19/2006 My 62 years old cousin has bilateral breast cancer stage iv ER positive.
 Asked: 3/18/2006 Could you please answer a questions for me? I was dx with bone mets a few months ago.
 Asked: 3/10/2006 My wife''s breast cancer has spread to the bone.
 Asked: 3/10/2006 My mother - 49 years old, is a cancer patient .
 Asked: 3/9/2006 What kind of exercise can I do to stay conditioned with bone mets to the spine? So far I have no fractures but the mets is in my sacrum up to my skull.
 Asked: 3/9/2006 My mother diagnosed with breast cancer January/05, mastectomy April/05, diagnosed liver mets and possible bone mets June/05 also HER2 positive.
 Asked: 3/9/2006 Hi..My mom is 53 yrs old and was diagnosed with Breast Cancer back in Dec 96''.
 Asked: 3/7/2006 I just finished treatment(CAF 6 rounds and 35 radiation treatments) on Feb 3rd of this year.
 Asked: 3/7/2006 In May 2004 I was diagnosed with invasive ductal carcinoma histolic grade 1/3(well developed tubules) nuclear grade 2/3(moderate variation in size and shape)
 Asked: 3/6/2006 Not knowing all the facts, Stage 4 IBC, with mets to Brain, Liver, Lungs and Bones.
 Asked: 3/6/2006 hi there, the answer to question #3 03/05/06 just upset and worried me.
 Asked: 3/5/2006 For the past month, I have had a droopy right eyelid.
 Asked: 3/5/2006 I have been taking zometa and faslodex for bone mets to the ribs for about 7 months, for several days after the infusion I feel...
 Asked: 3/5/2006 Is it true that the lymph nodes are an indication whether cancer has spread? If that is so, does it mean that when the lymph...
 Asked: 2/28/2006 A close friend of mine was recently diagnosed with Stage IV breast cancer, having spread to her liver and possibly elsewhere.
 Asked: 2/28/2006 Could you explain to me what right paratracheal lymph node that measures 13X10mm us seen? Kind of confused about that one.
 Asked: 2/28/2006 What tests show mets? Are the tests routine or do you have to ask for them specifically?
 Asked: 2/28/2006 Are tumors that are grade 3/3 and bloomberg 9/9 more like to metatastisize regardless of size and initial node involvement?
 Asked: 2/28/2006 2 years ago, at age 46 I had invasive Stage 2B right bc, surgery 11/03, 2.2cm, with necrosis, a lumpectomy, w/1 postivie node.
 Asked: 2/27/2006 My friend was diagnosed with breast cancer 5 years ago.
 Asked: 2/27/2006 Was disgnosed Feb. 99 w/infiltrating ductal carcinoma, Grade III, tumor was 2.5 cm., 16/16 positive nodes w/extranodal extension and lymphatic invasion, ER/PR-neg, Her-2 Neg.
 Asked: 2/27/2006 I too had stage 1 bc with micro sentinel node involvement.
 Asked: 2/25/2006 This past week I was at my oncologist to discuss chemo for my breast cancer lung mets.
 Asked: 2/25/2006 hi, I recently had another pet scan but because of some technical difficulties they didn''t start the test until approximately 2 hours after the injection
 Asked: 2/25/2006 first got breast cancer 4 years ago, that was sorted etc, now after finding nodules around scar i have had bone & CT scans and...
 Asked: 2/25/2006 I was shocked to read that a person that has been diagnosed with stage 1, node negative cancer, that had a double mastectomy would be...
 Asked: 2/24/2006 My wife has been MBC in the bone for the past 1.5 years.
 Asked: 2/24/2006 In Dec.2004, I was diagnosed with stage I breast cancer no node involvement.
 Asked: 2/23/2006 My mom is 56 and is living with stage IV mestastic breast cancer.
 Asked: 2/23/2006 Following a diagnoses of stage 2 ibc, 1 node +, chemo and mastectomy, I have had mid femur and hip pain for the last 6 months.
 Asked: 2/22/2006 I''ve had a mastectomy (4 months ago) due to lg.
 Asked: 2/22/2006 I was dignosed with breast cancer on dec.
 Asked: 2/22/2006 Thank you for your response to my intial question! My mother thought they said it was LCIS but in fact they are now saying that it is DCIS.
 Asked: 2/22/2006 A friend of mine was diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer, her2 positive, right breast, last Feb.
 Asked: 2/22/2006 Hello. 12 years ago, at the age of 50, my mother was diagnosed with breast cancer.
 Asked: 2/21/2006 I was diagnosed and treated for breast cancer in nov.
 Asked: 2/21/2006 can a sore thumb be a sign of bone mets? I have been on arimidex for 2 months and the sore thumb started after that.
 Asked: 2/21/2006 I am having Herceptin treatment and have numbness in my right hand and fingers I also am quite weak in the legs on waking and...
 Asked: 2/21/2006 My mother(75) was diag with stage 2 Breast cancer in 04.
 Asked: 2/21/2006 Thanks for much for your information.
 Asked: 2/21/2006 Hello, I have a few questions regarding reoccurance or mets.
 Asked: 2/20/2006 Thanks for all the information. It helps more than you know.
 Asked: 2/20/2006 I was told I have 3 small nodules in upper right lung.
 Asked: 2/20/2006 Please describe what a recurrence in the mastectomy scar would/could look like?
 Asked: 2/20/2006 I had undergone chemotherapy and after a checkup done I found out that it is metastastic and has spread to my lungs.
 Asked: 2/20/2006 My 32 y/o wife has recently had a reoccurence of Stage IV Breast Cancer (this CA is probably hereditary as she only has one female...
 Asked: 2/19/2006 I was diagnosed with Insitu Ductal Carcinoma in 2000, underwent mastectomy followed by 25 bouts of radiation,I was told I did not need any chemotherapy...
 Asked: 2/19/2006 My sister-in-law, a public health nurse, has developed carcimatous meningitis recently, and is told there is no hope by the oncologists at Sloan Kettering, altough...
 Asked: 2/19/2006 My mom underwent Chemotherapy in Jan 05 and on a check up in Jan ''06 the x-ray report showed the case of metastatic.
 Asked: 2/19/2006 In 1990, I was diagnosed with breast cancer--4cm lump, 13 of 20 positive nodes.
 Asked: 2/17/2006 My cancer spread to T9 & L3 9/05.
 Asked: 2/17/2006 I was diagnosed 7/05, 2.1 cent. tumor, er/pr, her-, sentinel node biopsy negative for cancer, clean margins.
 Asked: 2/16/2006 my wife age 37 has metastatic breast cancer to her bones and a couple of tiny spots on her lungs as of october 2005.recently she...
 Asked: 2/16/2006 I wrote last month (#83) about my mom who has stage IV breast cancer...over the past 3 years she has gone thru spinal surgery, masectomy,...
 Asked: 2/16/2006 My mother is 40 years old and does not smoke.
 Asked: 2/15/2006 Is bone loss a symptom of bone mets?
 Asked: 2/15/2006 My friend has breast metastis to the liver and no where else.She had chemo embalization directly to one lobe of the liver but unfortantly the...
 Asked: 2/15/2006 I was diagnosed w/Stage 1 (multiple tiny tumors, the largest 4mm) in Dec.
 Asked: 2/15/2006 I have an aunt who was diagnosed with breast cancer in Dec 2005.
 Asked: 2/14/2006 Pt. age 48, ER/PR-, HER2- at initial diagnosis in 1999.
 Asked: 2/14/2006 My mother is 53 and has metastatic breast cancer which has spread all over her body, according to the bone scan it is in almost...
 Asked: 2/14/2006 After 6 rounds of chemo the tumors on my Aunt''s liver have either shrunk or the smaller ones have disappeared- howevver, there is a "spot"...
 Asked: 2/14/2006 Well...the pet scan fortunately showed there was NO cancer! Thank God.

© The Johns Hopkins University, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, and Johns Hopkins Health System, All rights reserved.