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 Asked: 11/30/2005 I had a mastectomy on 10/26/05 and I am ER-, PR- and HER2/neu negative.
 Asked: 11/29/2005 My mother has recently been diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer.
 Asked: 11/29/2005 All my receptors were negative, which I now read from your forum is NOT a good sign.
 Asked: 11/28/2005 Does having breast cancer in both breasts at the same time mean that your chance of recurrance is higher? I had both lobular and ductal(1.5cm...
 Asked: 11/29/2005 Thank you for your dedication to this wonderful site and for your reply.
 Asked: 11/28/2005 Very briefly: mother-in-law (58yrs)diagnosed with bc; had a radical masectomy- sentinel node showed; group was removed and "micro micro about three nodes were positive"...just had...
 Asked: 11/28/2005 40 yr old diagnosed with dcis, invasive lobular in left brest 2 years ago, bilateral mastectomy with reconstruction, er+ pr- her2- sentinal 3 nodes neg
 Asked: 11/23/2005 Hello. I am the one who asked question #5.
 Asked: 11/23/2005 Hello, I was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1997 at the age of 37.
 Asked: 11/23/2005 Hi I have been diagnosed with recurrent breast cancer in the right lung middle lobe.
 Asked: 11/23/2005 Thank you for the reassurance regarding a rash which developed after radiation.
 Asked: 11/23/2005 Hi. I previously asked a question pertaining to my pathology report (question #6).
 Asked: 11/23/2005 Hi. I want to first take the time to thank you in advance for taking the time to answer my questions.
 Asked: 11/23/2005 My sister is a 50-year-old who in August 2003 had a left modified radical mastectomy and 4 cycles of adriamycin and cytoxan for a 1.8...
 Asked: 11/22/2005 hi, I had neo-adjuvant chemo,(AC and taxotere), bilateral masectomy, 25 radiation and will start arimidex after my ovaries are removed.
 Asked: 11/22/2005 One year ago my 82-yr old mother had a mastectomy.
 Asked: 11/21/2005 My husband has recently had a simple left mastectomy with positive sentinal lymph node (8mm) metastasis.
 Asked: 11/21/2005 I am a 55 year old woman with Stage IV breast cancer.
 Asked: 11/20/2005 Chemo Nov 04 - Feb 05, mastectomy May 05 (with tissue expander) 6 weeks radiation completed July 05.
 Asked: 11/20/2005 I had a mastectomy one year ago.
 Asked: 11/16/2005 My Mom was diagnosed in Mar.05 with stage IV bc.
 Asked: 11/15/2005 Big fan of Musa Mayer, she cited a MD Anderson study that stated that 40% of metastatic breast cancer patients are surviving 5 years, is...
 Asked: 11/15/2005 I had stage two breast cancer 16 years ago.
 Asked: 11/14/2005 My friend has a recurrance of breast cancer with a large tumor on the liver.
 Asked: 11/9/2005 My mother was first diagnosed in 1993 with BC.
 Asked: 11/9/2005 I heard on a telephone workshop about bone health for breast cancer patients that if you have been on pamidronate for a long period (5...
 Asked: 11/3/2005 Hi, I am very concerned about my sister-in-law.
 Asked: 11/2/2005 My sister, 48, has metastatic breast cancer.
 Asked: 11/2/2005 My mother was diagnosed about 6 months ago with stage 4 metastatic breast cancer, with some positive nodes in her chest wall.
 Asked: 11/1/2005 My mother has two met bc in her brain-one in the lateral temporal lobe and the second deeper in the basal ganglia.
 Asked: 11/1/2005 I am 34 with stage 4 breast cancer with lung and bone mets.
 Asked: 10/30/2005 I have been receiving pamidronate for metastatic breast cancer to the bone (sternum)for 5 yrs.
 Asked: 10/30/2005 I had advanced breast cancer almost 9 years ago;I was 34.
 Asked: 10/30/2005 I was diagnosed with stage 2B IDC in March 05, 1 node showed micromets, tumour had lymphatic invasion noted on the pathology report.
 Asked: 10/29/2005 44 yo,stage3A,mast,2/14 nodes positive,ER/PR-, HER2+3.diagnosed 2 months ago.My lump started as small thickening about two cm to 9 cm mass at time of surgery 7...
 Asked: 10/27/2005 My friend had breast cancer 8 years ago- stage 3, had chemo, lumpectomy,radiation and was put on tomoxin.
 Asked: 10/26/2005 First let me say how informative this site has been for me.
 Asked: 10/26/2005 Great site, I was diagnosed in 1998 with stage IIIA idc,(5.2cm.
 Asked: 10/26/2005 My mom is 52 years old, post menopausal, and has just been diagnosed with stage II Invasive ductal carcenoma, with two mets to the hip...
 Asked: 10/25/2005 Mom had mastectomy 12 years ago, 15 lymph nodes negative, ER,PR both neg, staged at 0, no therapies.
 Asked: 10/22/2005 My sister was diagnosed with breast cancer in April of this year, Hormone receptor positive, stage 3a (18 of 21 lymph nodes positive, many matted).
 Asked: 10/22/2005 My mother was recently diagnosed with inflammatory breast cancer and immediately began treatment with chemotherapy.
 Asked: 10/22/2005 I had a modified radical of my right breast Sept04.
 Asked: 10/22/2005 My sister, age 58 was diagnosed with breast cancer 17 years ago.
 Asked: 10/21/2005 My mother was diagnosed with stage 4 breats cancer 4 1/2 years ago.
 Asked: 10/20/2005 My aunt has been diagnosed with recurrent met.stage 4 breast cancer.
 Asked: 10/19/2005 4 years ago next month Mom had a mastectomy.
 Asked: 10/18/2005 I was treated for Breast Cancer three years ago.
 Asked: 10/18/2005 I was dx with stage IV metastatic breast cancer in 1998, I have had 4 frontline chemos and also had my ovaries removed.
 Asked: 10/18/2005 Do you know of any web sites that address the latest treatments for metasatic breast cancer, affecting the bone.
 Asked: 10/18/2005 I was diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer at the end of May this year.
 Asked: 10/18/2005 69 year old woman extensive mets to lungs, extensive bones, skull lesions, possible brain with closing of left eye as main symptom along with pain...
 Asked: 10/18/2005 I have a breast cancer (found in July this year myself no previous hx )after mammograms ,ultrasound ,needle biopsy & scans I was also found...
 Asked: 10/18/2005 Lost - No medical treatment..... State 4 My mom age 70 very heavy smoker had a masectomy Sept/01 7 lymp nodes removed with 3 canceries.
 Asked: 10/18/2005 I was diagnosed with two separate breast cancers 1 1/2 years ago.
 Asked: 10/11/2005 My sister was diagnozed with breast cancer over a year ago.
 Asked: 10/11/2005 My friend who is 41 years old was diagnosed with stage IV breast cancer that metastasized to her lungs.
 Asked: 10/11/2005 What is your opinion on using hormonal therapy (such as Tamoxifan) in conjunction with Herceptin in a metastatic setting? I''ve heard the argument against using...
 Asked: 10/4/2005 Why is it I read so many posts from people who were diagnosed at Stage 1 (no lymph node involvement) who later turn up with...
 Asked: 10/4/2005 Are there median survival statistics for untreated (or alternatively treated) metastasized breast cancer? I assume that most of the statistics are reflecting patients who are...
 Asked: 10/4/2005 Last week I had a metastatic tumor removed from my liver.
 Asked: 10/3/2005 My PET scan showed "intense hypermetabolic activity" in a lymph node in the lower right neck and some hypermetabolic activity in the brain, heart, kidneys,...
 Asked: 10/3/2005 I''m a 44 yr old womaen have been recently (8-30-05) dx with metastatic breast cancer.
 Asked: 9/30/2005 I was diagnosed with metastic breast cancer,affecting nodes under arm and LSCF 9 years ago and to date have had no reacurrence.I have recently stopped...
 Asked: 9/29/2005 My mother was diagnosed with Breast Cancer in May 30 1986.
 Asked: 9/29/2005 I had Invasive Ductal carcinoma with mastectomy in January 2003.
 Asked: 9/27/2005 My wife had breast cancer 3 years ago at 40 years of age, agressive cells, double mastectomy, heavy doses of chemo (the strong kind), she...
 Asked: 9/27/2005 I''ve had intermittent hip and leg pain which has been diagnosed as illeotibial symdrome and bursitis.
 Asked: 9/25/2005 I was diagnosed with bc in 2001 and bone mets were discovered in 2003.
 Asked: 9/25/2005 My question is threefold. I have Mestatic Breast cancer and so does my sister.I also have 3 girls.
 Asked: 9/23/2005 My mom has metastic breast cancer in her spine and brain as well as her liver and other bones.
 Asked: 9/23/2005 I was dx in Jan 05 with mets to neck nodes and hip bone.(original dx stage2b BC in sept 03) since starting on xeloda all my scans have come back NED.
 Asked: 9/21/2005 After being diagnosed in March, I had a PET scan that was clear.
 Asked: 9/21/2005 My mom is 53 years old and has been fighting breast cancer since 1999.
 Asked: 9/20/2005 Hello My mother who is 55 yrs old and had undergone MRM+CT+HT+RT 6years ago has been recently diagnosed as meningeal carcinomatosis based on MRI and...
 Asked: 9/19/2005 My wife has been recently diagnosed with invasive ductal metastatic breast cancer.
 Asked: 9/19/2005 My wife has stage IV breast cancer and is being treated with Femara and Zometa.
 Asked: 9/18/2005 Two questions: I was diagnosed Nov 2004 with stage 3A/grade 3 bc left breast with lymph node involvement.
 Asked: 9/18/2005 I have not been dx''d with metastatic disease but my CBC and differential showed 1 metamyelocyte.
 Asked: 9/13/2005 I''m 5 yrs. post dx with stage IIIa BC bilaterally, with AC, MRM,Taxotere and radiation.
 Asked: 9/13/2005 I was diagnosed with Stage III IDC, had 8 pos lymph nodes, mastectomy of left breast.
 Asked: 9/12/2005 Hi, I truly hope you answer this! Nine years ago I was diagnosed with stage 3 breast cancer, had mastectomy, radiation, chemotherapy.
 Asked: 9/12/2005 I recently had a CT scan of the abdomen: "The left adrenal gland contains a 1.6cm somewhat hypodense entity which does have approimately 50% washout...
 Asked: 9/10/2005 I am the 54 yr. old woman in question # 13 with breast cancer that metasized to my liver (2.7 cm), right br masectomy performed 6/13/05.
 Asked: 9/10/2005 I have DCIS in my right breast and 1.5mm of microinvasive cancer, her2neu +3, ER+ and sentinal node biospy that tested 2 nodes clean.
 Asked: 9/10/2005 You often mention stage 4 of breast cancer in your answers, but on other websites, and other information sources, I only see stages 1 through...
 Asked: 9/9/2005 My mother in law has inflammatory breast cancer - it spread to the lymph nodes under her arm - after a few weeks of chemo,...
 Asked: 9/9/2005 I was diagnosised with invasive lobular of the right breast Sept.
 Asked: 9/9/2005 My friend was diagnosed with Breast cancer 6 months ago.
 Asked: 9/9/2005 My mother in law has been diagnosed with stage 3 inflammatory breast cancer.
 Asked: 9/8/2005 Hello Lillie-I just read the information included below about identifying women at risk for recurrence using immune cells.
 Asked: 9/8/2005 My sister age 69 was diagnosed in Oct.
 Asked: 9/8/2005 hi-I''ve written a year ago. I''m inquiring about my mom, 71, who was first dx with bc in 1987,had a double mastectomy; plus chemo.
 Asked: 9/7/2005 I was wandering about tumor markers,and had asked the physicians asst.
 Asked: 9/7/2005 My mom, 55, is being treated for BC that has spread to her lungs.
 Asked: 9/6/2005 Hi Had mastectomy end of Jan 05 tumor was 10cm 22 nodes cancerous, followed by chemo..Docetaxel.while on chemo i found nodules and after a biopsy...
 Asked: 9/5/2005 silly question,just wandering what you thought I am 37 years old and have metastatic breast cancer and have always wantd a tattoo.
 Asked: 9/4/2005 First of all, thank you very much for providing this service.
 Asked: 9/2/2005 I am a 54 year old womand who recently underwent a radical masectomy with 8 out of 23 lymph nodes positive.
 Asked: 9/2/2005 First of all thank you so much for this help.

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