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|Types and Stages of Breast Cancer
Questions about the different types and stages of breast cancer.
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|3/1/2006||I recently went to a look good feel good program offered by the cancer soc. There 2 people introduced themselves with having BC stage 1, 6 years ago and now they have stage 4 in the lungs and liver. I was so upset and scared as I am stage 1 currently undergoing 5fu epirubicin and cytoxin 6 rounds no node involvment intermed tumor 1.4 cm had a lumpectomy clear wide margins. I am er/pr neg and her2 neu neg. I asked them at orig dx if they were her2neu pos and they said yes, as well as pos for hormone receptors. Is it more likely to return like this if you are her2neu positive VS neg? I dont know all there specifics but I know that they had masectomys. Thankyou|
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|3/1/2006||you met two women who had very bad luck-- they also had very unusual situations. this is by no means the norm at all. don't put yourself in their situation. the stats are in your favor to do well... just look at survival curve charts to reassure yourself.|
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