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Questions about advanced metastatic breast cancer.
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|12/14/2006||My daughter (37) has just told us she has metastatic breast cancer. She says she found out in May and has had one dose of Doxorubicin followed by 14 days of Xeloda and then another dose of Doxorubicin. She tells me that she has stage 1 cancer, but I read that Xeloda is for advanced breast cancer. She admits the liver is involved, but is very sketchy on any details, and doesn't want family to be with her for doctor appointments. She's a single mom, which adds to my concern. Can this really be stage 1?|
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|12/15/2006||if liver is involved it is stage 4... call 410-778-1982, mothers supporting daughters with breast cancer, so YOU can be matched to a mother volunteer who had a daughter with stage 4 disease and also may have been resistant to having her mother know details. they will help you and her work through this.|
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