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 Asked: 9/6/2010 My mom was diagnosed with stage 1 grade 2 hormone resceptive breast cancer and treated with arimedex for 2 years.
 Asked: 9/5/2010 my mother has mestastatic breast cancer to the bone.
 Asked: 9/5/2010 I have 6-8 nodules on my lungs that have been pretty stable on faslodex until recently.
 Asked: 8/28/2010 dearest lillie my mother has received whole brain radiation 6 months ago for brain mets diagnosed after severe headache .she is now on xeloda +tykerbshe...
 Asked: 8/27/2010 hi Lilli,my Mother inlaw was diagnosed stage 4 at the initial time of came as a shock to all of that time she...
 Asked: 8/26/2010 Lillie, you have posted a number of times that women with bone marrow mets generally have "weeks to months" but I am pleased to report...
 Asked: 8/24/2010 Liver metastasis, complete response 4 cycles Taxol+ Herceptin.Mastectomy for the primary? .
 Asked: 8/24/2010 Can you please help answer a question.
 Asked: 8/23/2010 Would hilar lymphodenapathy be indicative of metastatic breast cancer? Nearly everywhere I read, it states it has to travel to a major organ, such as...
 Asked: 8/22/2010 Hi Lillie. I have written before.
 Asked: 8/22/2010 Thank you for your very prompt response to my question regarding my 70 year old Mom.
 Asked: 8/22/2010 This is a follow up to an earlier question.
 Asked: 8/20/2010 My sister just learned that she has stage 4 Breast Cancer that has metastasized into her lungs and chest wall.
 Asked: 8/18/2010 Can cancer in the bones be missed on a bone scan? Have had trouble with the left side of the spine at the very bottom since april.
 Asked: 8/17/2010 On 7/30/10 my 70 year old mom had a bone marrow biopsy and was diagnosed with Metastatic Carcinoma in bone Marrow.
 Asked: 8/16/2010 No question just an offering of hope! I was 35 and diagnosed stage 4 right of the bat w/mets to the liver.
 Asked: 8/15/2010 I am looking for BESTS PRACTICES for number of chemo rounds.
 Asked: 8/15/2010 I have metastatic breast cancer in soft tissue of neck with lymph involvement, 4 years after masectomy and reconstruction.
 Asked: 8/4/2010 Hello. Our mom, 75, stage 3b BC dxd 7 yrs ago.
 Asked: 8/4/2010 Hi hope you can put my mind at ease with an answer to my question.
 Asked: 8/4/2010 Bone and liver mets. I have looked for months for a site like this to try to help me get my head round this thing.
 Asked: 7/31/2010 In Feb 2010 I was dx with triple neg metaplastic carcinoma and/or low-grade adeno-squamous carcinoma.
 Asked: 7/29/2010 Does metastatic bone cancer from the breast show up in routine blood tests.
 Asked: 7/26/2010 Is it possible for it to spread to both the ribs and the liver? If so what are the treatment options I had a bone scan and a liver biopsy.
 Asked: 7/23/2010 A year and a half ago I had Stage 1 breast cancer in the right breast.
 Asked: 7/22/2010 Lilly my wife is 8 months out and stable from mets to the spine and neck.
 Asked: 7/21/2010 I had a 7cm tumor in right breast 19 months ago and am stage 4 due to right hilar lymphadenopathy.
 Asked: 7/19/2010 Well, I hope I can give hope.
 Asked: 7/18/2010 I am 45 years old and female.In May 2007 I was diagnosed with breast cancer of 4.5 cm with HER2_3+ hormone receptor-negative and lymph node...
 Asked: 7/16/2010 dear lilliemy mother is taking xeloda for metastatic breast cancer along with tykerb .she started with 3000mg daily .she experienced severe swelling aand redness on...
 Asked: 7/16/2010 I''d like to know why reconstruction is not recommended for stage IV patients.
 Asked: 7/16/2010 Why do most oncologists now think screening for metastasis is not useful and the wait and see for symptoms is the general consenses?
 Asked: 7/15/2010 my step mother has extensive bone mets and two tumors in the liver one being 8.4 x6.2cm the other 2x2cm.
 Asked: 7/15/2010 My mother has metastatic breast cancer that has spread to the liver, lungs and bones.
 Asked: 7/13/2010 My mother recently underwent routine petscan after chemo/radiation therapy for stage 111 breast cancer.I should add this is one yr to date of which her...
 Asked: 7/11/2010 Dear Lillie: I was diagnosed with a recurrence in the axilla and internal mammary node in 2007, approximately 7 months after I''d finished my treatment.
 Asked: 7/11/2010 dear lilliei ve been reading about a clinical trial in MD anderson about combining tykerb(among other drugs )WITH VALPROIC ACID.I WONDER IS VALPROIC IS USED...
 Asked: 7/10/2010 dearest lillie:my mother was diagnosed with multiple brain mets one in the left temoral lobe and two in the right cerebellar hemisphere.she only suffered of...
 Asked: 7/5/2010 dear lillieis prophylactic anti-epileptic therapy recommended in brain metsthank you.
 Asked: 7/5/2010 What are the symptoms of breast cancer to the lung.
 Asked: 6/30/2010 When breast cancer spreads to just ONE other distant organ what is the most dangerous place it can spread? Is there a list of the...
 Asked: 6/30/2010 My sister was diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer two months ago.
 Asked: 6/27/2010 the mets have spread only to the ribs.
 Asked: 6/27/2010 dearest lilliei wanna ask you about her-2 is it effective and if you re not a US citizen could you get the vaccin,and if...
 Asked: 6/24/2010 I was diagnosed with breast cancer in Oct 06, had lumpectomy, chemo (AC and Taxol), 6 weeks of radiation...then started tamoxifen, took it for a...
 Asked: 6/21/2010 I wrote in before.
 Asked: 6/17/2010 Have you heard of using Tykerb by itself for treatment of a brain met after surgery and radiation? No diseanse any where else.
 Asked: 6/17/2010 Thank you for your response. She was on a hormonal therapy for a while but how that the cancer has spread to the bone marrow they are going to treat her with CFM chemo every three weeks.
 Asked: 6/17/2010 WHAT IS THE GOLD STANDARD FOR TREATMENT OF A SINGLE BRAIN MET FROM BC? Originally diagnosed with BC 1/05.
 Asked: 6/17/2010 My mom has metastatic breast cancer which had spread to her bone after being cancer free for 20 years.
 Asked: 6/14/2010 I was diagnosed stage 4 at presentation 18 months ago, due to right hilar lymphodenapathy and a 7cm tumor in my right breast.
 Asked: 6/8/2010 Hi Lillie: I was diagnosed with multifocal, contralateral, lobular breast cancer in May 2009.
 Asked: 6/8/2010 my breast is tender on the side where cancer was should I panic almost five years out??
 Asked: 6/7/2010 My surgery for Breast Cancer was in December 2010.
 Asked: 5/30/2010 I don''t know if this is where I ask, but I am 4 years out of treatment for stage 3 breast cancer (it was quite...
 Asked: 5/28/2010 I was diagnosed w/ pre-cancer 3 years ago but being Asian and under 50 years old, the risk was thought to be low.
 Asked: 5/28/2010 If BC has metastasized to the bone how does get into your bone marrow? Is it common for this to happen?
 Asked: 5/27/2010 My wife has been battling Stage IV BC for about two years with multiple bone mets in the spine and pelvic region.
 Asked: 5/24/2010 My 38 yr old cousin has recently been dx with stage 4 Metastatic Breat cancer to the liver ( the liver has multiple lesions).
 Asked: 5/22/2010 I am the one that asked the question about PET scans false positives - for a friend, and did not give you her complete info.
 Asked: 5/21/2010 I am asking this for a friend.
 Asked: 5/20/2010 I have stage IV metestatic breast cancer.
 Asked: 5/20/2010 Hi Lillie, what are your thoughts on stem cell transplant? I asked my doctor months ago and he said it is not beingdone anymore because...
 Asked: 5/17/2010 Hi. Had stage 1 in 2000, lumpectomy and rads.
 Asked: 5/15/2010 dearest lillie my mother have just started xeloda ,during the second cycle she experienced severe sensitivity reaction only on her face(redness with swelling of her...
 Asked: 5/14/2010 If a 3mm nodule in the lung was originally found on an initial PET scan and is gone after chemo by the next scan 3...
 Asked: 5/12/2010 I have had varying levels of back pain for 6 wks or so now.
 Asked: 5/12/2010 Does a clean bone scan really mean no mets in bone? I heard that in some cases bone mets are not seen on a bone scan.
 Asked: 5/11/2010 I have been experiencing shoulder pain for about three months now and my doctor ordered an xray that was negative.
 Asked: 5/10/2010 Hello, My sister has been diagnosed with breat cancer in stage 4...she had a CT scan and it reads "There are subtle new liver lesions...
 Asked: 5/9/2010 dearest lillieis herceptin DM1,OR HER-2 VACCIN BEEN USED IN BRAIN METS?THANKS.
 Asked: 5/7/2010 Hello, I was initially diagnosed at Stage IV with mets to my hip.
 Asked: 5/6/2010 Have you ever seen BC "controlled" for a period of time once it is in the bone marrow? Thank you..
 Asked: 5/5/2010 a lot of people say they have no pain but bone mets have been discovered.
 Asked: 5/5/2010 dear lillie how is xeloda one week on one week off different from the usual ?thank you.
 Asked: 5/1/2010 original breast ca ER+ PR + 8years ago, treated with lumpectomy, RT therapy, and 5 years of arimidex.
 Asked: 4/30/2010 Once treatment is stopped for bone mets because it''s ineffective, what''s a realistic life expectancy range? Just trying to do some planning...
 Asked: 4/30/2010 I am on aremidex for a month for my breast cancer.
 Asked: 4/30/2010 I am 5 years out from my BC diagnosis and have completed 5 years of Arimidex.
 Asked: 4/30/2010 Hi, Lillie! I recently wrote to you on 4/21/10.
 Asked: 4/30/2010 I am a 3 year survivor of er+ ductal breast cancer, had double mastecomy, gene test neg and chemo and now tamixifen have had sever...
 Asked: 4/30/2010 I am a 64 y.o. female with metastatic breast cancer.
 Asked: 4/28/2010 In September 2002 I was diagnosed with Breast Cancer in my left breast and I had a mastectomy in December 2002.In January 2003 I started...
 Asked: 4/28/2010 I was diagnosed in 2008 with multifocal breast cancer, stage one, no nodes, but lvi involvement.
 Asked: 4/28/2010 Hello again, I asked a question over the weekend and thank you so much for the answer.
 Asked: 4/26/2010 I''ve had breast cancer twice, at ages 29 and 34.
 Asked: 4/26/2010 I have been in remission for 10 years.
 Asked: 4/22/2010 I had a bone marrow biopsy done today (symptoms were low blood counts, weakness, bruising, and apparently immature cells on the blood slide) which my...
 Asked: 4/22/2010 I was diagnosed with stage IV breast cancer 10/03/08.
 Asked: 4/21/2010 What does hip mets feel like.
 Asked: 4/21/2010 Hi, I know you can''t probably answer this and you are going to say wait for the results but this is an outlet for me so I will ask anyway.
 Asked: 4/20/2010 Ten years ago my wife had her left breast removed due to cancer.She has not had any problems until lately,and she has started having pain...
 Asked: 4/18/2010 Actually, this is part of the question.
 Asked: 4/18/2010 I have suffered from pain and numbness for over two years from what was diagnosed as "severe spinal stenosis" The pain mostly occurs while lying...
 Asked: 4/15/2010 What type of pain does bone metastisis involve.Was told pain should be a stabbing sort of pain and not a persistent ache.

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