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  1. 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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  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 07:08 PM
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    03-10-2013 04:26 AM Go to last post
  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: SHARE supports, educates, and empowers people affected by breast or ovarian cancer

    http://www.sharecancersupport.org/share-new/ SHARE supports, educates, and empowers people affected by breast or ovarian cancer. ...

    Started by heartofsoul1, 02-10-2013 07:26 PM
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  4. 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: 12
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    10-08-2012 05:31 AM Go to last post
  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 01:59 AM
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    08-12-2006 10:06 PM Go to last post
  1. 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: 3
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    04-16-2014 08:10 AM Go to last post
  2. 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
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    04-10-2014 08:13 PM Go to last post
  3. 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: 1
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    04-01-2014 11:40 PM Go to last post
  4. 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
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  5. 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
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    03-28-2014 05:57 AM Go to last post
  6. 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
  7. 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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  8. 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
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  9. 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
    • Replies: 1
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    02-22-2014 06:51 AM Go to last post
  10. 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
  11. 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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  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
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    02-03-2014 05:44 PM Go to last post
  15. 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
  16. 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
    • Views: 273
    01-22-2014 05:00 PM Go to last post
  17. 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
  18. 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
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    12-17-2013 04:02 AM Go to last post
  19. 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
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    12-15-2013 11:37 PM Go to last post
  20. 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
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    12-13-2013 12:55 AM Go to last post
  21. 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
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    12-12-2013 09:20 PM Go to last post
  22. 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
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  23. 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
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    11-29-2013 09:01 AM Go to last post
  24. 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: 380
    11-27-2013 07:43 AM Go to last post
  25. 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
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  26. 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
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    11-16-2013 05:12 AM Go to last post
  27. 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: 565
    10-23-2013 09:43 PM Go to last post
  28. 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
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    10-12-2013 06:27 AM Go to last post
  29. 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
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    10-05-2013 11:26 PM Go to last post
  30. Emotion

    What does one do for sudden onset hysteria (crying, etc)?

    Started by Aw3som3Mom, 08-04-2013 03:42 PM
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    10-05-2013 11:20 PM Go to last post
  31. Perjeta ( pertuzumab ) approved USA

    June 9, 2012 Roche's cancer drug franchise is adding a significant new breast cancer treatment to the portfolio. The company's Genentech subsidiary...

    Started by lancepeace, 06-09-2012 07:39 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    10-01-2013 07:32 PM Go to last post
  32. Oral Drugs That Have Worked

    Hi, Diagnosis was stage 4, metastatic triple negative breast cancer. Taking Xeloda currently. Would love to hear from others who have had good...

    Started by cocopuff, 07-25-2013 08:53 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    09-29-2013 05:36 AM Go to last post
  33. 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: 5
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    09-29-2013 05:22 AM Go to last post
  34. Lump Below Collar bone, above breast - need advice

    Hi everyone, I tried to write a post before but it didn't seem to work. 6 months ago I found a horizontal lump, (5 cms long now) below my...

    Started by mill, 08-21-2013 06:56 AM
    • Replies: 5
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    09-20-2013 12:15 PM Go to last post
  35. Breast Density

    Hi I don't have bc but I'm concerned about the risk I have. I had a mammogram a couple of months ago and it came back abnormal so I was sent for...

    Started by feathers, 09-16-2013 10:49 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    09-20-2013 12:09 PM Go to last post
  36. Is there Anything that Can Help With Appetite

    Hello, I wanted to ask for your kind help. My mother has cancer and she has lost almost 20 pounds. Does anyone know of anything she can take...

    Started by TomM1956728, 09-08-2013 02:33 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    09-12-2013 02:42 PM Go to last post
  37. breast cancer or lung cancer ?????

    Hi everyone. I am not new to the site but I am new to this breast forum. I was wondering if anyone has had the same experience. For 4 months now I...

    Started by mumto2, 07-04-2013 05:39 AM
    • Replies: 14
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    09-07-2013 01:36 PM Go to last post
  38. 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: 9
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    09-04-2013 03:19 AM Go to last post
  39. found lump in armpit and breast

    Hello I'm a 41 years old, I recently found a golf ball size lump near my armpit and in my breast. I am trying to find a dr that will get me in soon,...

    Started by misty22672, 08-27-2013 12:00 AM
    • Replies: 1
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    08-27-2013 04:24 AM Go to last post
  40. Breast cancer bone metastasis and anemia

    Hi, looking for some help understanding what's going on with my Mom. 74 Y/O in phenomenal health, Dx'd with BCa in June 2012 at age 73; single...

    Started by Yoop, 07-19-2013 01:58 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    08-25-2013 02:44 AM Go to last post
  41. question about a symmetric density in breast...

    This week, during a 4 month post op (recently recieved a liver transplant) follow up, a CT chest scan showed "Asymmetric density in the retroareolar...

    Started by Worried daughter2, 08-23-2013 08:16 PM
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    08-23-2013 08:16 PM Go to last post
  42. Radio Program

    Last year my wife was diagnosed with stage 3A breast cancer and went through a dizzying array of treatments. It was a challenging time for her (and...

    Started by Albert Dayan, 08-22-2013 08:05 AM
    • Replies: 2
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    08-23-2013 04:14 AM Go to last post
  43. A lot of pain...help, please

    Hi, everyone. I think this is the correct forum to post in. I do not have breast cancer, but am a little worried that it could be. I am 23 (very...

    Started by goodnightwish, 08-09-2013 12:38 PM
    • Replies: 4
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    08-21-2013 10:55 AM Go to last post
  44. A Positive Research on Breast Cancer

    Scientists from Melbourne, Australia recently discovered compounds currently being researched to treat leukemia may also be effective in treating the...

    Started by devontew, 07-10-2013 12:53 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    08-21-2013 10:04 AM Go to last post
  45. Her2 Breast cancer, oral chemo, morphine nausea advice?

    Hi. I've been away for a while. My mother has terminal fourth stage breast cancer with metastases in her liver, sacrum, ribs, lymph nodes and bottom...

    Started by Kirsten, 08-15-2013 05:27 AM
    • Replies: 1
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    08-21-2013 05:47 AM Go to last post
  46. Seeking advice

    I am a 73 year old woman and have recently found a breast lump in the right breast. FNAC report says that the lump has highly atypical cells and...

    Started by Lakshmi, 05-08-2013 07:40 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    08-21-2013 05:38 AM Go to last post
  47. Has anyone been through a "chemo-surgery-chemo" treatment plan?

    My wife is desperately seeking info from someone who has been through a "chemo-surgery-chemo" treatment plan. She specifically wants reassurance...

    Started by DLTVLT, 08-13-2013 03:24 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 486
    08-13-2013 03:24 AM Go to last post
  48. 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: 0
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    08-07-2013 08:58 PM Go to last post
  49. Is post surgery chemo required?

    My wife is a cancer patient and she was HER2 positive and estrogen and progesterone negative. She also had one lymph node involved. She had 16...

    Started by DLTVLT, 08-03-2013 01:46 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 640
    08-03-2013 06:35 AM Go to last post
  50. Both parents - breast cancer

    Yes, both my parents have had/have breast cancer. My mom had hers about 20 years ago. She had a mastectomy, chemo, and has been cancer-free since....

    Started by 1109debbie, 06-12-2013 05:17 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 966
    07-26-2013 10:46 PM Go to last post


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