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 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.
 Asked: 4/15/2010 Many forums on the internet always have women stating that the prognosis for survival that one finds listed are not accurate.
 Asked: 4/14/2010 I have a followup bone density coming ups since I am on Arimidex.
 Asked: 4/11/2010 39 YR old, ER/PR + , had a lumpectomy oct 09, 41/43 nodes invovlved.
 Asked: 4/10/2010 Was initiallly diagnosed with Stage III breast cancer in Jan.
 Asked: 4/9/2010 I have learned a lot on this site by your knowledge and appreciate your willingness to help others and frankness in answers.
 Asked: 4/7/2010 I am almost three years survior (Dx in July, 2007, Stage III).
 Asked: 4/7/2010 I was 7 years out in Feb.
 Asked: 4/6/2010 I had CA 27-29 cancer marker test done and it went from 16 to 95.
 Asked: 4/5/2010 My mother was recently diagnosed with Stage IV cancer with mets in the spine, liver, and hip.
 Asked: 4/5/2010 I have extensive mets and have had numerous chemos and gone through 3 hormonals.
 Asked: 4/4/2010 Happy Easter. Over the past weeks I have been experiencing an extreme feeling of fullness in my upper abdomen and occasional stabbing pains in lower left.
 Asked: 4/4/2010 Can you please tell me what skin metastases from breast cancer look like? I have a small red patch, like a scrape or blood blistery...
 Asked: 4/1/2010 With bone mets, after 3 kinds of chemo with no response, is it reasonable to keep trying different kinds of chemo, or is it time...
 Asked: 3/29/2010 On December 28th I was diagnosed with inflammatory breast cancer which has metastasized to my bone.
 Asked: 3/28/2010 My question is I was diagnosed with stage one invasive ductal carcinoma in jan 2008.
 Asked: 3/27/2010 dear doctor shockneymy mother was diagnosed with brain mets while she was on tykerb alone with no extracranial progression ,she never used xeloda before.she received...
 Asked: 3/27/2010 dearest lillieis melatonin ok with xelodathank you.
 Asked: 3/27/2010 Where is a good place to go near Austin, TX to see a team of doctors working together to advise on best treatment options for...
 Asked: 3/25/2010 I am about to start my 3rd line of chemo for breats can mets.
 Asked: 3/24/2010 So is the saying "sugar fuels cancer" valid? Should we reduce the amount of simple sugars in our diet?
 Asked: 3/25/2010 Lily, Hope all is well with you.
 Asked: 3/25/2010 Diagnost w/breast & bone cancer, treatment Arendia for about a year and 2monthsis there anything else that maybe better for me.
 Asked: 3/23/2010 My mother was diagnosed with CA Breast (R) (Stage III) and mastectomy was performed in Nov 2008.
 Asked: 3/23/2010 Thank you for all of the wonderful support and information that you provide.
 Asked: 3/22/2010 I am very confused. I have been getting conflicting reports from my doctors (oncologist and surgeon).
 Asked: 3/20/2010 On 3-4-08 I had a Right Mastectomy Path report Moderately differentiated grade 2 invasive mammary ca, probably invasive lobular ca, neoplasm grossly measures 2.9 cm...
 Asked: 3/20/2010 I have invasive ductal carcinoma, left breast.
 Asked: 3/20/2010 Dear Lillie, I found the Argani/Wu article about autopsies of metastases--Thanks, I will give it to my oncologist as you suggested.
 Asked: 3/20/2010 Dear Lillie, You told me today (3-1-100 to go to and type in "autopsy breast Arcani L" on the search bar.I did this, and...
 Asked: 3/19/2010 I have stage IV bc, mets to spine and liver--ER+,PR-,HER-.
 Asked: 3/19/2010 I have been told by many Doctors that my survival rate is this and that and many other things.
 Asked: 3/18/2010 In Oct 08 my wife had a craniotomy for a brain metastasis with unknown primary.
 Asked: 3/12/2010 Bone scan 3/10/10 followed up same day with plain films of sternum.
 Asked: 3/10/2010 I am a 10yr. survivor of Sage 1V her2-positive breast cancer.
 Asked: 3/9/2010 Lillie, a follow-up question to my March 1st question.
 Asked: 3/8/2010 was diagnosed at stage IIb in 2006 at age 36.
 Asked: 3/8/2010 dearest doctoris anti-her-2 vaccin available outside the US IN UAE AND IS EVERY MBC HER-2 PATIENT ELIGIBLETHANK YOU.
 Asked: 3/8/2010 dear lilliemy mother was diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer to bone ,lung and one spot to the liver ,she is er-,pr-,her+3,SHE STARTED NAV,CARBO ,ZOMETA AND...
 Asked: 3/6/2010 Hi i am 60 and was diagnosed with stage 3 BC in 08, with 13 Lymph testing positive and removed.
 Asked: 3/5/2010 Hey Lillie, thanks so much for all the answered questions, my Mom is wanting to know about reconstructive surgery after radiation with a mastectomy with...
 Asked: 3/5/2010 I''ve Just been diagnosed with bone mets.
 Asked: 3/4/2010 My close friend was diagnosed with DCIS & IDC grades 2 & 3 ER/PR+ Her2 - Tumor is 2.5 centimeters with calcifications in a line...
 Asked: 3/3/2010 what is the recommended frequency of MUGA scans while on Tykerb and Xeloda?
 Asked: 3/3/2010 Thank you in advance for help. I have mets to sternum (diagnosed Dec.
 Asked: 3/1/2010 dearest lillie i posted a question before which was about the chemo used in treating metastatic breast cancer, and i should ve said MBC to...
 Asked: 3/1/2010 My wife presented with stage IV breast cancer with mets to liver in 2005.
 Asked: 3/1/2010 My sister was diagnosed w/ Stage IIIC lobular ER+ HER2- BC in July 2005, treated with Adramycin/Cytoxan/Taxotere, then double mastect (all 14 lymph notes removed...
 Asked: 3/1/2010 dear lillie ? what chemo drugs that showed some efficacy in MBC, ARE THERE CLINICAL TRIALS ON THAT SUBJECT THANK YOU.
 Asked: 2/28/2010 HI I am stage IV Breast Cancer..

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