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 Asked: 4/20/2009 dear lillie more than a year ago my mother was diagnosed with MBC to bones and lung,she received navelbine and herceptin and zometa.
 Asked: 4/20/2009 My 56-yearold wife was Stage IV at diagnosis in mid-February, with a single met on her femur.
 Asked: 4/20/2009 Is Lymphangitic Carcinomatosis ever found early? If so what test our used?
 Asked: 4/20/2009 My dear friend had a lumpectomy for lobular cancer 7 years ago.
 Asked: 4/13/2009 dearest lillie are there any released results of clinical trial NCT00244933 concerning genisteingemzar combination in MBC THANK YOU.
 Asked: 4/11/2009 47 year old. Diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer Oct 2006.
 Asked: 4/5/2009 dearest lillie thank you for answearing my question , i will deffinitely follow your advise ,the problem is i couldnt find vitD suppl.without calcium being...
 Asked: 4/5/2009 Hello, My mother-in-law lives in France where there isn''t much of a Hospice tradition and her doctor (understandably) doesn''t give much info since he has...
 Asked: 4/5/2009 I was diagnosis with stage II bc in 01/03.
 Asked: 4/5/2009 Hello Dr. Shockney I was set to come your way last year but then learned not a met to liver.
 Asked: 4/5/2009 Hello and as always thank you for your thoughts.
 Asked: 4/4/2009 I have advanced mets to chest, neck, liver.
 Asked: 4/4/2009 dear lillie my mother has been diagnosed with MBC to bone and lungs,her serum vit D IS 25(THE LAB NORMAL RANGE IS ABOVE 20),SHE IS...
 Asked: 3/29/2009 Thank you so much for this forum, where questions which nag at us and haunt us can be answered, in a sensitive straight-forward manner.
 Asked: 3/9/2009 Hello and thank you taking time to answer my ?
 Asked: 3/9/2009 Hi Lillie. I was diagnosed at age 40 in 2006 (4/20 nodes, ERpositive, PR and HER2 negative, grade 3, multicentric tumours) and then with an axillary and internal mammary node recurrence in 2007.
 Asked: 3/9/2009 Hello my wife Lynne was diagnosed with IBC 06/07.
 Asked: 3/9/2009 I have vey advanced breast mets to liver, etc.
 Asked: 3/9/2009 I am on my 6th line of chemo - Ixempra.
 Asked: 3/9/2009 Hello,I''m 50yrs old with BC liver mets diagnosed in May 2006.(Initial stage 1 cancer diagnosed in July 2001 - Her2 neg amd Estrogen positive.
 Asked: 3/9/2009 Yesterday I had a PET/CT scan and the report reads: In the left liver there is a very tiny punctate focus of FDG uptake on...
 Asked: 3/8/2009 Hi Lillie Is it possible for breast cancer to spread to the thyroid? My friend and I went through this journey almost 5 years ago,...
 Asked: 3/1/2009 Hello Dr.Shockney, Thanks a lot for the valuable form and your knowledge.
 Asked: 3/1/2009 Hi again, I am referring to Dr.
 Asked: 3/1/2009 Hi Lillie. I have written to you before.
 Asked: 2/28/2009 What do you believe about being given high dosage of estrogen after hormonal therapy? .
 Asked: 2/28/2009 I recently had a lumpectomy to remove a 1.8 cm invasive tumor from my left breast.
 Asked: 2/22/2009 dearest lillie i ve read about a closed clinical trial about gemzar with genestein ,i wonder if there is more information available? thanks .
 Asked: 2/22/2009 dear dr.lillie my mother has been on tykerb with a starting dose of 3 tab a day,gemzar 2000mg every 3 weeks,before starting her 2 gemzar...
 Asked: 2/22/2009 My sister aged 50 had a mastectomy 5.5 years ago.
 Asked: 2/22/2009 Hi Lilly: I''ve written you before. Stage 4, subclavicular lymph node with pleural effusion 14 years after primary.
 Asked: 2/22/2009 Hello, I am writing concerning my mother-in-law.
 Asked: 2/21/2009 I was diagnosed with Her2+, ER/PR- breast cancer January 2008.
 Asked: 2/16/2009 A patient previously diagnosed with a moderately diff.
 Asked: 2/16/2009 My tumor level marker test has gradually been increasing by 10 or more points over the past 4-6 months.
 Asked: 2/16/2009 dear lillie how is gemzar every two weeks different from every 3 weeks,thank you.
 Asked: 2/14/2009 Hello Dr.Shockney, Thanks a lot for your reply to my questions about my mother''s current condition, mainly, the whistling sound and question about 4.25 doses...
 Asked: 2/14/2009 Lillie: I have written to you before--tumor size 13 cm, 21 out out 26 lymph nodes positive back in Nov of 2005, went through chemo...
 Asked: 2/14/2009 I have extensive liver mets.......both lobes ....left lobe completely cancer.
 Asked: 2/14/2009 Hello Dr.Shockney, Thanks as always for the valuable forum.
 Asked: 2/9/2009 I was diagnosed on Aug 08 with HER2 positive breast cancer.
 Asked: 2/8/2009 hi thanks so much for the response - I am the one with the sister with BC who had lesions disappear on follow up bone scan.
 Asked: 2/9/2009 Recently had severe pain in my upper back when breathing or moving.
 Asked: 2/8/2009 I am 42 yrs. old.
 Asked: 2/8/2009 What are the statistics in relation to hormonal therapy for metastatic breast cancer? What percentage of women benefit for longer than five years? .
 Asked: 2/8/2009 I was diagnosed and treated in early 2007 with stage 1 IDC, 2 foci.
 Asked: 2/8/2009 Hello Dr.Shockney, Thanks as always for your forum.
 Asked: 2/8/2009 hi, thanks so much for this service.
 Asked: 2/1/2009 diagnosed with invasive lobular carcenoma march 2008 5.5cm ..
 Asked: 2/1/2009 Hello Lillie, I am 2 years out of IDC--stage 1, grade 3 ER/PR + HER2 -.
 Asked: 2/1/2009 I have stage IV breast cancer with bone mets.
 Asked: 2/1/2009 My liver mets keep progessing. My entire left lobe is cancer and much throughout right lobe.
 Asked: 2/1/2009 My 61 year old wife had a modified radical mastectomy,2 nodes involved, in 1991 followed by 6 months of CAF.
 Asked: 2/1/2009 my mother is about to switsh to tykerb ,she is taking tenormin ,stugeron and omeprazole,are any of those medications not recommended with tykerb,and if so...
 Asked: 1/31/2009 Hi Lillie, I have written a few times in the last two and a half years, I fear we are getting near the end of...
 Asked: 1/31/2009 If brain mets were present would a head CT scan done without contrast reveal them?
 Asked: 1/25/2009 Would it be possible to go back using my "Estring"? I used it for 6 years.
 Asked: 1/25/2009 what is detox ,and is it ok to do it while on chemo and where can i find more informations about nutrition facts during chemo thank you.
 Asked: 1/25/2009 dear lillie for how long should zometa be administrated in metastatic breast cancer ?
 Asked: 1/24/2009 Hi - My 58 yr old mother has stage 4 breast cancer.
 Asked: 1/24/2009 Hi, I am nine years status post infiltrating ductal carcinoma: ER-/PR+ and HER2+++...left mastectomy, 3/20 lymph nodes positive.
 Asked: 1/18/2009 Hello Dr.Shockney, Does Image Guided Radiation Therapy have any application (or is it effective) in targeting lung mets that do not respond to hormonal therapy...
 Asked: 1/18/2009 Hello Dr.Shockney, Thanks a lot for the quick reply.
 Asked: 1/17/2009 Hello Dr.Shockney, Thanks as always for your forum.
 Asked: 1/18/2009 DEAR LILLIE HOW ACTIVE IS GEMZAR AS A SINGLE AGENT IN METASTATIC BREAST CANCER WHEN COMPARED WITH A SINGLE AGENT XELODA.
 Asked: 1/17/2009 Hi Lillie, I am on abraxane and avastin.
 Asked: 1/17/2009 I was diagnosed with DCIS November, 2006, had a mastectomy in December, 2006.
 Asked: 1/12/2009 Is this considered high? CA15-3 = 216.
 Asked: 1/11/2009 I have a 2cm tumor on my hip caused from my right breast.
 Asked: 1/12/2009 I VE READ ABOUT ABNORMAL ABNORMAL GLUCOSE METABOLISM IN CANCER PATIENTS IS THERE ANNY APPLICABLE LOW CRAB DIET IN CANCER PATIENTS AND IS A ROLE...
 Asked: 1/12/2009 IS PREMEICATION WITH DIXON OR ANTI-HISTAMINES BEFORE HERCEPTIN,AND IS 2 YEARS THERAPY PREFFERED OVER ONE YEAR HERCEPTIN IN METASTATIC BREAST CANCER?
 Asked: 1/4/2009 I was diagnosed with stageIIIc breast cancer in May 2007, started 4 months chemo immediaetly, and received a radical mastectomy in December 2007 followed by...
 Asked: 1/4/2009 If liver mets progress, will liver enyzmes always elevate? Which enyzme(es)are most important to watch? Is a slight elevation of AST of concern?
 Asked: 1/4/2009 I had a fever of 100.5 before I took Tylenol.
 Asked: 1/3/2009 My wife was diagnosed with mets on both femurs, pelvis and T1.
 Asked: 1/3/2009 Dear Lillie, thank you in advance for your response and help.
 Asked: 1/3/2009 dear doctor i ve read an article about the antiangiogenetic effect of green tea ,i wonder if this was clinically confirmed and where can i...
 Asked: 1/4/2009 dearest lillie ive been browsing the clinical trials on cancer.gov there is one on zometa comparing two schedules of applications ,there was no further details...
 Asked: 12/28/2008 What tumor marker is the one to watch? (if you are looking).
 Asked: 12/28/2008 Being that I was just dx in Oct 2007 and had chemo 2007-2008.
 Asked: 12/27/2008 dear doctor iwant to ask about anti-her-2 vaccin ,is it available outside the u.s.
 Asked: 12/27/2008 Hello again and thank you in advance for your response.
 Asked: 12/20/2008 Hi, Lille, hope you are well. I read some comments from doctors at this year''s ASCO conference.
 Asked: 12/15/2008 I was dx Oct o7, Lft Brst, Stage 2/Grade 2, ER+, PR- HER2+.
 Asked: 12/15/2008 I have wwhat they think is paraneoplastic optic neuropathy.
 Asked: 12/15/2008 I''ve had cancer for 2 years. Mets to brain, liver, chest, neck.
 Asked: 12/2/2008 my question may soud unusual but i get herceptin weekly for metastatic breast cancer and somtimes i have to carry the drug with me to...
 Asked: 11/30/2008 my mother has a metastatic breast cancer to bone and lungs she is on zometa and weekly herceptin now,she usually gets a slight redness in...
 Asked: 11/30/2008 I''ve had breast cancer for a little over 2 years.
 Asked: 11/30/2008 Hi, Lille, are there any alternatives to Zometa for someone leary of ONJ? Any merit to Boniva or any of the other meds? Also, is...
 Asked: 11/30/2008 Hello Dr.Shockney, Thank you so much for your reply to my long message from last week about my mother’s condition!!!! She lives in India and...
 Asked: 11/30/2008 dear doctor lillie: thank you for this window of hope,my mother was diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer to bones and lung,her tumor is ER,PRnegative ,HER-2...
 Asked: 11/23/2008 I have had active cancer for over 2 years..solitary brain, liver, chest, and neck.
 Asked: 11/23/2008 I have lost nearly all my vision.
 Asked: 11/23/2008 Antibody tests were being done on my blood and/or spinal fluid.
 Asked: 11/23/2008 I understand with a paraneoplastic syndrome cancer is usually detected later....after the symptoms of the paraneoplastic situatiuon.
 Asked: 11/23/2008 what are the new drugs(approved or under study)for combination with herceptin ,and is avastin recommended to be used with herceptin without progression on herceptin alone...
 Asked: 11/23/2008 is it wise to switch from zometa to oral biphosphanate in stable status metastatic breast cancer after one year thank you.
 Asked: 11/23/2008 Hello Dr.Shockney, Thanks a lot for this forum!! Thanks a lot for answering all my previous questions!! I apologize in advance for the length of...
 Asked: 11/16/2008 Lillie, your kindness and wisdom are invaluable.
 
 
 
 
 

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