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  1. 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
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  2. 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 08:08 PM
    • Replies: 8
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    05-27-2014 01:46 PM Go to last post
  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: Worried about possible cancer?

    Please post on the worried about possible cancer forum. http://www.cancerforums.net/forums/5...ossible-Cancer...

    Started by Didee, 09-04-2013 12:26 AM
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  4. 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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  5. 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 02:59 AM
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    08-12-2006 10:06 PM Go to last post
  1. Stage III ILC survivor

    I know stats are just numbers but that's all we relaly have to go by. Is there any where or does anyone know what the stats are for Stage IIIA, ILC...

    Started by NGibbs1028, 09-30-2004 11:33 PM
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  2. seeking feedback on bay area breast surgeons

    Hi All, My mother was diagnosed this week with invasive ductal carcinoma of the right breast. She is 62 yrs old. We are considering a few surgeons...

    Started by fightermom, 04-10-2015 12:05 AM
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  3. 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 05:52 PM
    • Replies: 7
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  4. New to site and scared

    Hello everyone, I am new to this site and to the world of cancer, recently diagnosed with breast cancer at age 45. It's very small 1.1mm in size and...

    Started by teena, 03-18-2015 09:49 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 381
    03-19-2015 07:08 PM Go to last post
  5. Question New side-effect free chemo? Really?

    Hi, I'll probably show a lot of ignorance here, but I am trying to help a friend. Sorry - this is long. His wife is 34 years old, mother of two...

    Started by Gerber, 09-10-2013 04:03 PM
    • Replies: 8
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    03-19-2015 06:56 PM Go to last post
  6. Dealing with secondary breast cancer(s)

    Back in 2011, I was presented to Northwick Park Hospital in Harrow with severe back pain, bilateral lower limb paraesthesia and weakness as well. An...

    Started by Cookie1961, 11-13-2014 01:28 PM
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  7. Newly diagnosed with advanced stage breast cancer

    Hello Everyone, Wish I wasn't here but, ce la vie I guess. I was recently diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 27. They have not yet...

    Started by Natalie87, 01-09-2015 01:00 PM
    • Replies: 5
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    03-11-2015 01:47 AM Go to last post
  8. Oral Chemo, Kidney problems, and Now Gemcitabine

    My girlfriend is dealing with stage 4 HER- breast cancer (neck tumor) and kidney disease. She had been taking Afinator, but then she was changed to...

    Started by Denver Guy, 03-10-2015 04:40 PM
    • Replies: 1
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  9. Phenominal response to steroids. Is this the norm?

    Hi all, new to the forum with a few questions. My wife had four separate bouts with breast cancer, currently she is battling mets to her bones and...

    Started by Donroy, 03-10-2015 12:20 AM
    • Replies: 2
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  10. Moderatoer person, help please

    I'm afraid I posted the same thing twice. It's not yet up for reading but if you could delete one or the other I would greatly appreciate it. Sorry,...

    Started by Donroy, 03-10-2015 01:01 AM
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  11. Another stereotactic biopsy on Feb. 3

    Ok had my first breast surgery at 16 it was a fibroidandenoma. No biggie and I was ok until 4 years ago , when my wonderful dense breast showed micro...

    Started by laxmom4u, 01-30-2015 07:41 PM
    • Replies: 7
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  12. Returning to an old chemotherapy medicine

    Hello everyone, my mom had been treated with xeloda successfully for about a year, before it stopped working a year ago. Since then she used caelyx...

    Started by oreg, 02-13-2015 10:16 AM
    • Replies: 3
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  13. Fighting for humane treatment during needle & wire biopsies

    This thread is for men and women who have experienced excruciating, unbelievable pain during needle and wire biopsies. Who were given little or no...

    Started by volauvent, 02-13-2015 02:37 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 363
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  14. 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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  15. FDA Approves Ibrance / palbociclib

    FDA approves palbociclib / Ibrance ahead of schedule. The drug is now cleared for use in postmenopausal women with metastatic breast cancer....

    Started by lancepeace, 02-06-2015 08:51 PM
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  16. Valentines Day Help

    So I'll be honest, I only registered to get some input from those who would know. I have been dating a girl for nearly a year and we are not real...

    Started by ohdarn, 02-04-2015 04:21 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    02-04-2015 10:24 PM Go to last post
  17. 3 months and more swelling

    Hi I had a double mascetomy and tummy flap, 12 weeks ago, DR was not interested in listening to me when I told him my tummy is swelling, getting hard...

    Started by pacmum, 12-21-2014 03:53 PM
    • Replies: 2
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  18. Big year for exciting breast cancer treatment advances:2014

    Breast cancer advances in 2014 included improvements on standard Herceptin and Tamoxifen therapies, identification of targetable genes,...

    Started by montrelblundell, 01-07-2015 04:19 AM
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  19. 4 yrs ago breast cancer 5 months + colon cancer: had liver biopsy done, need opinion

    Now to my story: I just went through a weekend of worst then fire in hell of pain. I had a liver biopsy. I have 2 cancers history and the breast...

    Started by kiki5711, 12-29-2014 09:18 AM
    • Replies: 2
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    12-30-2014 05:05 PM Go to last post
  20. Need information about Anastrozole

    My apology. I am not sure what I need to do on this message board. Following successful surgery for breast cancer, the doctor suggested taking...

    Started by grannymh, 12-30-2014 12:48 AM
    • Replies: 2
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    12-30-2014 09:24 AM Go to last post
  21. Liver Biopsy after Breast Cancer Surgery

    Hi, I'm new here, but I just wanted to share. Actually need to share. First I don't know what robot procedure is, but whatever, I'm glad you went...

    Started by kiki5711, 12-22-2014 10:27 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 768
    12-24-2014 09:22 AM Go to last post
  22. Unhappy matestasis breast cancer

    I was wandering if chemo stops pain..I got spots on my spine, at first before I went to the hospital my lower back, an hips were hurting sooo bad....

    Started by wwe network, 12-03-2014 04:48 AM
    • Replies: 2
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    12-03-2014 05:51 AM Go to last post
  23. help worried about my mum

    Hi all im new to this forum and would welcome your advice. My precious Mum has had an awful 5 years firstly she was diagnosed with M MMT uterine...

    Started by suzy9024, 11-23-2014 06:16 PM
    • Replies: 1
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  24. post-treatment issues

    I was dx with idc breast cancer est+/her2+ in February of 2013. I had surgery, chemotherapy (Carboplatin and Taxotere), Herceptin, radiation and...

    Started by Nlmiller1975, 11-05-2014 03:57 AM
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  25. Question for the Aussies

    Hi guys, A friend of mine is currently at Royal North Shore Hospital for suspected metastatic breast cancer (hip, spine, liver). Is this a...

    Started by Buffboy, 10-16-2014 08:39 PM
    • Replies: 4
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  26. Primary Breast Cancer with spinal and hip tumours

    Not my forum but with reluctance I'm going to post this appallingly sad story. A friend of our daughter age 32 was diagnosed today with Breast...

    Started by Baz10, 10-09-2014 08:40 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 863
    10-16-2014 10:59 PM Go to last post
  27. Shocking DX-stage2 rectal cancer and Breast Cancer in one week

    Hello all - I am 53 yr old woman who lives in Florida. I decided to have weight loss surgery and started the preliminary pre screening tests. ...

    Started by positivethinker, 09-26-2014 12:37 AM
    • Replies: 6
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    09-28-2014 09:46 PM Go to last post
  28. 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
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  29. 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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  30. 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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  31. 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
  32. 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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  33. 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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  34. 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: 635
    07-28-2014 01:35 AM Go to last post
  35. 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: 1,691
    07-08-2014 01:22 PM Go to last post
  36. 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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  37. 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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  38. 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: 1,089
    06-12-2014 10:55 PM Go to last post
  39. Cancer vaccines

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

    Started by orsi, 05-25-2014 10:16 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 762
    05-25-2014 10:30 AM Go to last post
  40. 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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  41. 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
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  42. 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
    • Replies: 0
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  43. 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 04:25 AM
    • Replies: 12
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  44. 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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  45. 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: 1,022
    05-07-2014 07:37 PM Go to last post
  46. 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
    • Views: 1,649
    05-06-2014 09:42 PM Go to last post
  47. 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
  48. 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
  49. 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: 1,106
    05-04-2014 12:37 AM Go to last post
  50. 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
    • Views: 1,578
    04-20-2014 07:51 AM Go to last post

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