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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: FDA Approves Another Treatment for Metastatic HER2 Breast Cancer

    The FDA just approved the new treatment for about 20% of breast cancer patients who have a particular form of the disease that overproduces the...

    Started by gdpawel, 02-22-2013 07:08 PM
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  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: Worried about possible cancer?

    Please post on the worried about possible cancer forum. http://www.cancerforums.net/forums/56-Worried-About-Possible-Cancer New posts on this...

    Started by Didee, 09-04-2013 12:15 AM
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  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: Innovative breast cancer treatment UK

    Watched on the ITV UK evening news a report on a new procedure for the treatment of breast cancer and as they stated it could be applicable to other...

    Started by Baz10, 10-02-2011 07:58 AM
    • Replies: 11
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    09-04-2012 06:56 AM Go to last post
  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: READ THIS BEFORE POSTING

    Dear Users, In order to make these forums more enjoyable, when you ask something about breast cancer, please include the following in your post ...

    Started by leo, 02-23-2005 01:59 AM
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    08-12-2006 10:06 PM Go to last post
  1. Excruciating pain during stereotactic biopsy

    I experienced extreme pain during stereotactic biospy. I know this is quite rare. My radiologists was responsive and gave extra lydocaine but it...

    Started by wray1959, 08-13-2005 11:49 AM
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  2. Friend with Stage IV Breast Cancer having an affiar

    I have a 60yo female friend who is in remission with stage iv breast cancer and is having an affair with a man who is in a serious relationship with...

    Started by mtr3350, 09-03-2014 02:24 AM
    • Replies: 1
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    09-03-2014 03:23 AM Go to last post
  3. About to have my right breast ducts removed!

    Just scared and want to know what to expect in the surgery before and after all your storys would be so helpful. I have been bleeding in the nipple...

    Started by moparbeast73, 08-26-2014 02:47 AM
    • Replies: 1
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    08-26-2014 03:54 AM Go to last post
  4. How to treat radiation redness on skin? I need advice/commen

    I am on treatment day 27 of 33. I have done quite well so far. But I noticed a small area of redness under my arm. The Dr told me never to put...

    Started by MiaNC, 08-13-2005 12:50 AM
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    08-21-2014 05:03 PM Go to last post
  5. feet turning black ?

    Ive copied and pasted this section from my post on the support group & hoping someone can answer a question or 2 . Ive been lurking here for a few...

    Started by FroggerG, 07-31-2014 01:02 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    08-01-2014 10:54 PM Go to last post
  6. Breaking the Ice and Speaking of Breast Cancer

    The Breast- we are taught to cover them (although times are changing, though I am from an older generation), value them, keep them up to par. When...

    Started by Skin Cancer won't take me, 07-05-2014 10:31 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    07-29-2014 05:14 PM Go to last post
  7. Pioneering radiotherapy treatment for Breast Cancer

    Just watched a BBC report on breast cancer treatment which has been trialled over 10 years in the UK NHS. In place of weekly targetted radiotherapy...

    Started by Baz10, 07-25-2014 07:21 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 281
    07-28-2014 01:35 AM Go to last post
  8. Scary Day Today

    Sorry about repeating some information posted earlier, but there have been some new developments. My girlfriend (50, never smoked), had breast...

    Started by Denver Guy, 06-30-2014 02:27 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,009
    07-08-2014 01:22 PM Go to last post
  9. Question Need Info if anyone with Stage 3 DLBCL and stage 1a TNBC at same time

    Hello, My mother was diagnosed with stage 3 DLBCL, but onco said it is as good as stage 4 since spleen was involved. she is through 6RCHOP on...

    Started by Monali, 06-13-2014 07:32 AM
    • Replies: 1
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  10. Triple Negative Breast Cancer: Worse or Just Different?

    Robert A. Nagourney, M.D. The term “triple negative breast cancer” (TNBC) is applied to a subtype of breast cancers that do not express the...

    Started by gdpawel, 04-10-2014 08:06 PM
    • Replies: 6
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    06-13-2014 04:14 AM Go to last post
  11. Reconstruction question

    I am in a real quandary and very upset and torn. I had a mastectomy January 2014. I had prior DCIS in 2006 and had 3 lumpectomies til they got...

    Started by Kat lover, 06-03-2014 07:33 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 474
    06-12-2014 10:55 PM Go to last post
  12. Cancer vaccines

    Hello Everyone! Has anyone experience with cancer vaccines or immunotherapies?

    Started by orsi, 05-25-2014 10:16 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 414
    05-25-2014 10:30 AM Go to last post
  13. Hello everyone.

    In response to the query re breast cancer that has spread to sternum,,I have plenty of experience with that. Originally diagnosed in 2002, I had 6...

    Started by loisbelfiore, 05-21-2014 02:24 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    05-22-2014 10:02 PM Go to last post
  14. Need some advice

    My mother is currently battling Stage 4 Breast Cancer. She is currently 59 years old. She had a lump in her breast for many years (prob 4-5), but...

    Started by AgGuy1980, 05-22-2014 04:21 PM
    • Replies: 0
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    05-22-2014 04:21 PM Go to last post
  15. Wigs?

    Hi all I'm new to the forums. I found out my father had liver cancer a year ago and we found out recently that my mother in law has grade 3 stage 1...

    Started by Pikosity, 12-23-2013 04:52 PM
    • Replies: 6
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    05-16-2014 03:58 PM Go to last post
  16. Cool Alright Mr. DeMille, I'm ready for my close-up.

    Good morning Sweeties, My mammogram came back bad and I'm off this morning for more tests, aka: close ups. All these peripheral exams and...

    Started by cb1504, 05-16-2014 03:49 PM
    • Replies: 0
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    05-16-2014 03:49 PM Go to last post
  17. Questioning Assumptions About Cancer

    My mother battled breast cancer some years ago, and I thank God that she won. She was fortunate in that it was caught very early on and she chose to...

    Started by gshm50, 05-15-2014 06:05 PM
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    05-15-2014 06:05 PM Go to last post
  18. Accelerated tooth decay post chemo?

    Does anyone know if Chemo accelerates tooth decay? It seems to me that after I finished aggressive chemo for BC the condition of my teeth...

    Started by Bbeth69, 01-14-2005 03:25 AM
    • Replies: 12
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    05-15-2014 04:46 AM Go to last post
  19. Melanoma on the breast. Has anyone had this and then gotten breast cancer?

    I had melanoma on my arm... now breast. I will be getting the Mohl's surgery.... Has anyone ever had melanoma.... then breast cancer? Thank you...

    Started by Pattykettles, 05-09-2014 02:02 AM
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    05-09-2014 02:02 AM Go to last post
  20. Cool The results of your mamogram are not normal...

    and we want to send you for an ultra sound. Well Sweeties, I saw that for myself last week as the mammograms were being done. My sister died of...

    Started by cb1504, 05-06-2014 04:00 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 564
    05-07-2014 07:37 PM Go to last post
  21. Someone please explain Estrogen factor to me

    I have taken estrogen replacement since I'm 27..medication Premarin. I'm 50 right now. As I have aged, the dosage was lowered. I have NO ovaries. I...

    Started by bookwriter, 08-07-2013 08:58 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    05-06-2014 09:42 PM Go to last post
  22. post cancer treatment menopausal symptoms

    I had breast cancer when I was 60. I am now turning 68. I was all done with menopause by then. During the warmer months especially I sweat...

    Started by jrepo243, 05-06-2014 01:37 PM
    • Replies: 0
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    05-06-2014 01:37 PM Go to last post
  23. Mother has breast cancer, my introduction

    Hi everyone! I'm excited to meet everyone and learn more about this disease. I am a 28 year old male, current student, and former Marine....

    Started by Oscar O, 03-30-2014 11:57 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    05-06-2014 02:12 AM Go to last post
  24. Breast Cancer, the second time around....

    I've just heard those words again. My mom had two diagnoses, and this one makes two for me. Four total between the two of us, and unfortunately, I...

    Started by thinkpink, 05-02-2014 02:14 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 667
    05-04-2014 12:37 AM Go to last post
  25. Starting to get worried and freaked out

    Hello everyone…I’’m new to the board..I was diagnosed with breast cancer..confirmed on March 20. They told me it was DCIS which I felt positive...

    Started by Jaysfan65, 04-01-2014 01:40 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    04-20-2014 07:51 AM Go to last post
  26. Foundation Medicine and the Big Barrier to Cancer Genomic Sequencing

    According to Dr. Eric Topol, Director, Scripps Translational Science Institute, recent studies have highlighted the potential value of whole genome...

    Started by gdpawel, 07-07-2013 11:25 PM
    • Replies: 12
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    03-28-2014 05:57 AM Go to last post
  27. DCIS, just had mastectomy, do I really need to take Tamoxifen from now on?

    I just had a unilateral mastectomy due to recent diagnosis for breast cancer (DCIS grade 3 with less than 1mm micro-invasion, 5 lymph nodes removed...

    Started by blueice2013, 10-05-2013 08:44 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    03-19-2014 06:07 PM Go to last post
  28. Side Effects of Tamoxifen

    Hi. I went through breast cancer back in 2009, and started taking Tamoxifen in August of 09. Now, 4+ years later, I am scheduled for a biopsy next...

    Started by tekkie, 03-19-2014 02:18 AM
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    03-19-2014 02:18 AM Go to last post
  29. radiotherapy side effects

    Hi I am just about to finish my course of radiotherapy - i have one booster left. I have quite a bad skin reaction (very red, burnt and sore and...

    Started by jackiem, 03-15-2014 01:09 PM
    • Replies: 0
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  30. Tamoxifen and ovarian cyst

    I was diagnosed as DCIS and had Mastectomy in Sept. last year. I had taken Tamoxifen between Oct. 2013 and January this year. Only about two weeks...

    Started by blueice2013, 02-22-2014 03:18 AM
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    02-22-2014 06:51 AM Go to last post
  31. Tamoxifen and menstrual cycle

    I have been taking Tamoxifen since October last year. Since then, my menstrual cycle produced increasingly and substantially less blood each month. ...

    Started by blueice2013, 02-14-2014 02:35 AM
    • Replies: 1
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    02-16-2014 07:33 PM Go to last post
  32. Do anyone know about Aesthetic or plastic surgery ?

    Lets discuss about BREAST REDUCTION SURGERY – MEDICAL & NON-SURGICAL PROCEDURES. I will share few processes but want to know more from you guys. Help...

    Started by tmcmanamon, 02-15-2014 01:38 PM
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  33. Cancer Treatment Side Effects - Vaginal Symptoms

    Hi Ladies, I'm a researcher at Stanford University looking to develop a new treatment for vaginal dryness specifically for breast and gynecologic...

    Started by KathrynStanford, 02-13-2014 01:40 AM
    • Replies: 1
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    02-13-2014 02:09 AM Go to last post
  34. Anxiety Meditations?

    Hi, my girlfriend was just diagnosed with BC. Needless to say, she is suffering from extreme anxiety now. Her doctor put her on Citalopram (mild...

    Started by JPY, 01-27-2014 03:25 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    02-06-2014 05:21 AM Go to last post
  35. New diagnosis...so afraid of spread

    If anyone has had this happen to them, please let me know... Biopsy is positive and now I feel all kinds of aches, pains and headaches. Is my...

    Started by ellenmri, 12-12-2013 02:13 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,447
    02-03-2014 05:44 PM Go to last post
  36. My mom has breast cancer and i am worried sick....

    My mom was recently diagnosed with breast cancer and i don't think she is giving me all the details which in her mind is her protecting me. I plan...

    Started by RedSox9068, 01-16-2014 05:00 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    01-25-2014 08:14 PM Go to last post
  37. Clothing Suppliers - Post Mastectomy

    Greetings One of my close friends is getting a breast removed today, and the other removed after chemo. I would like to buy her a gift...

    Started by travelfairy, 01-22-2014 05:00 PM
    • Replies: 0
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  38. My sickness impedes my studies

    Hi guys, I read some of stories. It is hard to express my sorrow. I am sad for circumstances that bring us together. I hope we will be strong...

    Started by Huseynova, 12-17-2013 12:49 PM
    • Replies: 0
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    12-17-2013 12:49 PM Go to last post
  39. Platinum-Based Treatment of Triple-Negative Breast Cancer

    Larry Weisenthal, MD, PhD The last issue of The ASCO Post reports encouraging results with platinum-based treatment of triple-negative breast...

    Started by gdpawel, 10-16-2013 11:24 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,584
    12-17-2013 04:02 AM Go to last post
  40. Scared, having symptoms of breast cancer.

    Hello, I started having issues with my left breast about 4 weeks ago. I thought I had a breast infection because it was heavy, painful and...

    Started by ewizabeth, 08-10-2013 04:45 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 2,071
    12-15-2013 11:37 PM Go to last post
  41. New to the forum

    Hi, I have actually posted my first post in the forum introductions section but now I have had a look I think that was the whole cancer forum section...

    Started by Lauraloo, 11-15-2013 11:49 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 661
    12-13-2013 12:55 AM Go to last post
  42. Avastin (bevacizumab) Fails in Advanced, HR-Positive Breast Cancer?

    All women in the BEATRICE trial with triple negative early breast cancer received chemotherapy. One half were also given Avastin (bevacizumab). There...

    Started by gdpawel, 12-12-2013 09:13 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 827
    12-12-2013 09:20 PM Go to last post
  43. New to forum!

    Hi, I have grade 3b breast cancer, I'm 30 years old, due to start herceptin with my 5th chemo next week, finding chemo difficult!:shock:

    Started by Tashabasher, 12-04-2013 05:32 PM
    • Replies: 0
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    12-04-2013 05:32 PM Go to last post
  44. Yashoda Hospitals-Breast Cancer Myths Debunked

    Limited awareness about the causes, symptoms, screening tests, and treatment options for breast cancer has made it one of the most misunderstood...

    Started by Andrew01, 11-27-2013 07:57 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 887
    11-29-2013 09:01 AM Go to last post
  45. Suggestions needed for surgery consultation appointment

    Hi, I'm jumping into the breast cancer thread to ask some advice. A friend has been diagnosed with breast cancer (by a mammogram and a biopsy). Her...

    Started by Spouse, 11-27-2013 12:03 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 658
    11-27-2013 07:43 AM Go to last post
  46. HELP! My mother has breast cancer that is resistant to chemo agents.

    Hello, and thank you for taking the time to read this. My mother has metastatic breast cancer and is currently experiencing hypercalcemia. Her...

    Started by ik0221, 11-20-2013 05:48 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 773
    11-20-2013 05:48 PM Go to last post
  47. complimentary therapy

    Has anybody complimentary therapy apart from regular cancer drugs like Graviola leaves,Apricot Kernel,Aloevera, green tea,Budwig protocol. If...

    Started by pankaj shah, 08-21-2013 10:28 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 822
    11-16-2013 05:12 AM Go to last post
  48. My disease impedes my studies.

    Hi guys, I read some of stories. It is hard to express my sorrow. I am sad for circumstances that bring us together. I hope we will be strong...

    Started by Huseynova, 10-23-2013 09:43 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 787
    10-23-2013 09:43 PM Go to last post
  49. Questions on DIM, I3C and Calcium-D-Glucarate

    After my recent mastectomy. I am thinking to just take some alternative naturopathic products (such as DIM, I3C and Calcium-D-Glucarate), rather than...

    Started by blueice2013, 10-12-2013 04:24 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 942
    10-12-2013 06:27 AM Go to last post
  50. Life Without Breast

    Breast cancer is not just a pink ribbon. Treatment is brutal and the effects are lifelong. Is it time the world started looking at breast...

    Started by cancerfreewomen, 07-27-2013 06:53 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,386
    10-05-2013 11:26 PM Go to last post


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