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 Asked: 11/8/2006 HI Lillie, my friend with Bc with mets to liver and brain has blood clots in her lungs, loosing bladder/bowel control she is up to...
 Asked: 11/8/2006 Hello - I have bone and lung mets and have recently finished Femara, tried Aromasin for 6 weeks but it didn''t bring my cancer markers...
 Asked: 11/2/2006 my 76 y/o mom in law suffered a massive stroke in 2005 that left here with a right hemiplegia and global aphasia since then.
 Asked: 11/1/2006 I was diagnosed with Stage 4 Metasized breast cancer (to the liver, lungs, lymph, evidience in the chest wall) last December and have undergone chemo...
 Asked: 10/31/2006 My wife was diagnosed in Summer of 2005 with Breast Cancer...Surgeon did a radical mastectomy and removed lymph nodes, and ordered a scan for extra...
 Asked: 10/31/2006 My sister-in-law is a 10 year survivor of breast cancer, she had a breast removed & reconstructive surgery.
 Asked: 10/31/2006 Hello. I''m 44, dx nov.
 Asked: 10/31/2006 I have had a lumpectomy with sentinel node dissection in my left breast.
 Asked: 10/30/2006 Hello, my best friend has been diagnosed with mets bone cancer in her entire spine, hips and upper leg bones.I saw the ct scan showing...
 Asked: 10/30/2006 I was diagnosed with Stage I invasive breast cancer and DCIS on my right breast in 11/05.
 Asked: 10/30/2006 I''m 56, was dx 2/03 with stage 2B triple neg, grade 3 tumor between 3-5 cm.
 Asked: 10/26/2006 Lillie, I can not believe I am writing a question in this category.
 Asked: 10/26/2006 Skin mets, inflammatory breast cancer above the mastectomy scar.
 Asked: 10/26/2006 Now that studies show that removing the primary tumor extends survival for women with metatstatic BC, what happens if you have neoadjuvant chemo and there...
 Asked: 10/26/2006 My mother is 55 and she was recently diagnosed with stage III Invasive breast cancer.
 Asked: 10/25/2006 I was dg with mets in Jan 2005 (original BC sept 2003) The mets were found in the opposite side lymph nodes and were exactly like my first occurance.
 Asked: 10/25/2006 If I have a recurrence of inflammatory breast cancer and now at stage 4, what are my treatment options? Is there any hope?
 Asked: 10/25/2006 Thanks for your answer on question #1 - I have another, my mom has labored breathing sometimes but only taken to the hospital once for it.
 Asked: 10/24/2006 My mother is 81 years old and has had a lump in her breast for about 5 years and never told anyone.
 Asked: 10/24/2006 My father has just passed away last week from many strokes and a long illness.
 Asked: 10/24/2006 does having 1 positive node mean that it will travel elsewhere eventually? Or is it possible that it will not spread? thank you.
 Asked: 10/24/2006 I read elsewhere here that the average survival rate for anyone with mets from BC is 1 year.
 Asked: 10/24/2006 I realize that we are not merely numbers and statistics, but I would like to know if there is a figure concerning the likelihood of...
 Asked: 10/23/2006 I''m reading about microinvasion of cancer cells into the lymph nodes following biopsy, surgery, etc.
 Asked: 10/22/2006 My mom had a negative cat scan and negative mri in the spring.
 Asked: 10/23/2006 Thank you in advance for your response.
 Asked: 10/22/2006 Inflammatory breat cancer diagnosed 3 years ago.
 Asked: 10/19/2006 My wife, age 48, was first diagnosed with Stage 3 breast cancer in 1995.
 Asked: 10/18/2006 hi Lillie, if I had a positive node prior to chemo, and then after chemo and surgery, it stated on the path report that i...
 Asked: 10/15/2006 My mother has many health issues in addition to cancer in her esophogus.
 Asked: 10/16/2006 Diagnosed Stage IIA IDC (PR/ER Pos) Nov 04, I had left lumpectomy/axillary surgery, full chemo and rads regimen; then went on arimidex.
 Asked: 10/15/2006 Hello, I am 55 years old and I had recently a metastasis in my Uterus.
 Asked: 10/13/2006 Friend dx in 2003 w/bc. Had 6 pos nodes, did chemo/radiation.
 Asked: 10/10/2006 I have joint pain following treatment and bone scan shows arthritis.
 Asked: 10/10/2006 I had core needle biopsies on 9/13/06.
 Asked: 10/9/2006 Thanks for past responses (#39 & 40).
 Asked: 10/2/2006 My mother died of breast cancer at 42 yo.
 Asked: 10/2/2006 hello there. phenominal website by the way.
 Asked: 10/2/2006 My friend was diagnosed in Oct. 2003 with Stage 3 breast cancer.
 Asked: 10/1/2006 Thank you for your time Lillie. I am 32, was diagnosed Nov 05 with stage 3A BC.
 Asked: 10/2/2006 I have a sister where breast cancer has spread into her spine (eg bone cancer), she has progression in her skull.
 Asked: 10/1/2006 what does the term metastatic lymphadenopathy mean?
 Asked: 10/1/2006 thank you so much for your answer to question # 1 today Lillie.
 Asked: 9/30/2006 My Mother''s positive lump in her r.
 Asked: 9/30/2006 My mother was diagnosed in July 2004 with BC, HER2+++, 9/18 lymph nodes positive, had mastectomy.
 Asked: 9/29/2006 Greeting again. My 41 yr wife was diagnosed 2 yrs ago with bc with 9 of 10 nodes positive.
 Asked: 9/29/2006 I am BRCA2+. I was diagnosed with Stage II IDC in Feb/06.
 Asked: 9/28/2006 I amalmost 3 years and 3 months "out".
 Asked: 9/28/2006 Where to now? Diagnosed Stage II/IIIA, Grade 3 IDC Nov 04 I had one breast/axillary surgery and two re-excisions for clean margins following by dose...
 Asked: 9/28/2006 My Mom has bone mets since it was identifed june 2005, currently on Abrexene for chemo, through blood tests, the Dr tells he a "marker"...
 Asked: 9/28/2006 I have been on Femara for the last 18 months for bone/lung mets.
 Asked: 9/28/2006 My wife was diagnosed 2004 with BC had double masectomy and now in March this year diagnosed with mets to liver 5cm tumour.
 Asked: 9/24/2006 My regards to you As very summary ,About two years before I had a 3 cm tomor in my left breast so I was told...
 Asked: 9/22/2006 I had a mastectomy 2 weeks ago.
 Asked: 9/22/2006 Hello...your website is very informative....thankyou. Cousin was diagnosed HRneg, 6pos nodes, had mastectomy in 2004.
 Asked: 9/22/2006 Hi, thanks so much for this site.
 Asked: 9/21/2006 I was diagnosed in 2004 with Invasive Ductal Carcinoma and Inflammatory breast cancer.
 Asked: 9/21/2006 Hi Lillie. My friend with Bc, mets to liver and brain has had a seizure.
 Asked: 9/18/2006 Lillie, I have written several times. I''m just beside myself.
 Asked: 9/18/2006 I was diagnosed with stage T1A breast cancer in Jan.
 Asked: 9/18/2006 My mom was diagnosed with stage 2 breast cancer and she is scheduled for axillary node dissection.
 Asked: 9/18/2006 My wife''s breast cancer spread to the liver and bones.
 Asked: 9/18/2006 My mother was dx with breast cancer in 2003,at that time she had a radical masectomy with positive nodes and the cancer had spread to...
 Asked: 9/14/2006 Have been on xeloda for 2 months-tumor markers dropping.
 Asked: 9/13/2006 MY sister had a 5cm breast cancer removed and the sentinel node was positive.
 Asked: 9/13/2006 I''m very confused. My 62 yr.old Mum was diagnosed 9 months ago with IBC which had spread to her liver & spine.
 Asked: 9/13/2006 My mother has invasive ductal carcinoma stage one and her HER2 Neu status is positive +3.
 Asked: 9/13/2006 mom is 75 y/o postmastectomy 10/21/05, post stroke and MRI done in 01/05/05 showed no mets in lumbar area.
 Asked: 9/13/2006 Hi thank you for this website. My mother was diagnosed 10 years ago with bc, mets to liver and spine now (diagnosed 9 months ago).
 Asked: 9/12/2006 Once chemo has failed and the cancer keeps spreading to bones, how much longer before the end? Does the cancer have to enter a tissue...
 Asked: 9/12/2006 75 y/o post stroke, post mastectomy of the left breast, with Stage 2ANOMX 10/21/05.
 Asked: 9/12/2006 I had a "routine" CT scan after doing very well for 15 months following BC diagnosis.
 Asked: 9/12/2006 My mother-in-law is stage IV breast cancer (initial BC in 1998, mast.
 Asked: 9/10/2006 I''ve recently written a couple questions ...
 Asked: 9/10/2006 In 12/05, was dx''d with recurr bc and mets to liver (although dose dense AC got rid of the breast tumor and between that and...
 Asked: 9/11/2006 Hello, my mother who is 62 years old was diagnosed this week with IDC which has spread to the liver and lungs.
 Asked: 9/8/2006 I am 29 years old and was just diagnosed with Stage 2A, Grade 2 invasive ductal breast cancer.
 Asked: 9/8/2006 My mother in law, 61, dx with small cell carcinoma in the breast with mets to collar bone, back, rib, and femur in 07/05.
 Asked: 9/7/2006 I was diagnosed with stage 2a IDC in March, one cancerous node, ER/PR positive, and HER2 positive.
 Asked: 9/7/2006 Hi. Can you please tell me if breast cancer can metastasize to the actual material of the spinal cord itself? I had a normal bone scan a month ago (for hip pain, which resolved with physical therapy) Now i am experiencing tingly feet and aching legs.
 Asked: 9/6/2006 Is there any information regarding combining daily AI medication along with monthly Faslodex injections to really impact the estrogen status? I am currently taking daily...
 Asked: 9/6/2006 my original stage 1 cancer found at age 37, surgery, and radiation only.
 Asked: 9/6/2006 My mother who is 60 has metastatic breast cancer in her spine and in at least one spot on her hip.
 Asked: 9/6/2006 Hi, my mother lives with me...In 2000 was diagnose with Breast Cancer, had chemo and radiation after she had a lumpectomy followed by tamoxifen.
 Asked: 9/6/2006 A good friend of mine, age 37, recently went through treatment (about a year ago) for breast cancer.
 Asked: 9/5/2006 A very good friend was dx last year with IDC.
 Asked: 9/1/2006 Radiography results are inconclusive, but there is "reason to believe" that my BC has spread to my humerus, pelvis and spine.
 Asked: 9/1/2006 My best friend has been battling breast cancer for over 15 years.
 Asked: 9/1/2006 Is mets research a priority with physicians and scientists or are we just "written off" as too late, shouldn''t we be seeing advancement in survival...
 Asked: 8/31/2006 Hi-I have written to you before and appreciate your guidance very much.
 Asked: 8/31/2006 In Jan 1999 I was diagnosed with end stage 2, invasive ductal, estrogen negative cancer in the left breast.
 Asked: 8/29/2006 Could you please give me some information regarding mets to liver? Sister is HRneg.
 Asked: 8/29/2006 I would like to know the percentage of metastatic recurrence in a person who had neoadjuvent chemo, then with bilateral mastectomy with 22 nodes removed
 Asked: 8/28/2006 Hi, Thank you for answering my previous question.
 Asked: 8/28/2006 My mother in law has been suffering from bone cancer mets from breast for the past year, since July she has had renal failure, the...
 Asked: 8/28/2006 I am waiting for a lymph node biopsy to take place--they can''t get me in until next week.
 Asked: 8/26/2006 Diagnosis after lumpectomy one month ago was 5mm invasive cancer, no node involvement, no vascular involvement, HER2 positive (FISH and IHC) and ER/PR negative
 Asked: 8/26/2006 I have a 45 yr. old friend who has metastatic breast cancer to the liver, brain and bones.

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