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Healing Your Scars (Inside and Out)
I am a long-term, two-time breast cancer survivor originally diagnosed on my 30th birthday. Today I am...More
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Hair, Eyelashes and Eyebrow Regrowth
I am still on vinorelbine and Herceptin (and have been for 4 years and am not NED), so my hair is a bit like...More
Posted by letitia246
Tissue expanders
I had my first fill of my expanders done...wondering the side that was affected with cancer has a scab from...More
Posted by An_263726
Hi just wondering if anyone experienced this I just started the tissue expanders and has one fill the one...More
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Reply: Mastectomy vs lumpectomy
Tina, I am so sorry to learn you are going through this stressful time! And, yes! Everyone is very concerned...More
Just when the caterpillar thought her world was over, she became a butterfly! Don't give up five minutes before the miracle!!
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Reply: Choosing not to take hormone therapy for breast ca...
Arimidex is tough too but I find the longer I have been on it, the symptoms of bone pain are less. I do have...More
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Reply: Hello all been gone a while but am back :)
Hi Roberta!!! Oh, so glad to see you posting here!!! I haven't posted in a while but am trying to get better...More
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Reply: Breastfeeding May Lower Breast Cancer Recurrence
Not sure about this one - I hope its true but I had also seen several studies that state women who breast feed...More
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Reply: Advanced Age Breast Lump
There are few methods of determining breast cancer except mammograms, breast exams and self-exams. If there...More
Just when the caterpillar thought her world was over, she became a butterfly! Don't give up five minutes before the miracle!!
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Reply: Major scar tissue after double mastectomy
What are expanded and what are they for?sounds like more education concerning the behavior of body tissue...More
Posted by seercher
Reply: signs of breast cancer?
This does sound much more like a breast infection than cancer. Hopefully she has gotten this looked into...More
Posted by georgiagail
Mastectomy vs. Lumpectomy
"Breast cancer surgeries have advanced so that surgeons can often remove the tumor while safely conserving...More
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I am a rural mail carrier with lots of lifting
Posted by leyla2374
Blood Test Could Give Early Breast Cancer Warning
"Scientists say they've created a blood test that can predict whether a woman will get breast cancer...More
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Reply: Helena
I'm so glad we touched base! I was afraid you wouldn't check back or would have checked back when my response...More
Just when the caterpillar thought her world was over, she became a butterfly! Don't give up five minutes before the miracle!!
Posted by rachael67
BRCA Gene Mutations Act Differently in Each Woman
A good read if you have mutations in the BRCA1 or BRCA2 genes or if you are thinking about being tested....More
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Reply: Sore spot on breast
Although it is most like nothing to be concerned about, I feel anything different or unusual should be checked...More
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Reply: length of time for treatment of DCIS
I had idc stage II and did have radiation, but I was on tamoxifen for nearly 3 years and have been on arimidex...More
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Reply: Ribs after radiation????
Get an xray. Mine were broken
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Reply: Oncotype Test and Results
Dear bonniebc2014, your tumor was very small. I would have done exactly what you did, radiation and Arimidex....More
Posted by pattydben
Proton Radiation
I am 61 yrs and diagnosed with Stage 1 breast cancer May 2014. I had a lumpectomy (1.2 cm) on left breast...More
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Reply: Stage 3 Survivors?
So glad to hear that you are cancer free! Thank you for sharing with everyone and for your words of...More
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Reply: Mom diagnosed
Yes I totally know about the age discrimination thing. My mom is healthy, no major issues ever, until now....More
Posted by saintslady
Reply: Question. Please offer advice.
These are not cancers. They may be epidermoid cysts. These cysts are benign (non cancerous). ...More
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Reply: Relatives' Prostate Cancer and Breast Cancer Risk
I'm glad that you found the article interesting. It's interesting to hear that you have seen this...More
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What Are Biosimilar Drugs?
"Drugs known as biologics have grabbed headlines over the years, both for their potential in fighting...More
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How many times a year a mammogram is needed.
Hi I've been having mammograms every 6 months. I just came out of one with the " we'll check it Again in 6...More
Posted by An_261782
Drug Could Help Preserve Fertility
"Breast cancer chemotherapy can trigger an unfortunate side effect for some patients -- early menopause. ...More
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Reply: breast cancer
Has your relative discussed these results in depth with her doctor? He/She will be best able to explain...More
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Radiation Burns
I had terrible burns over 2/3rds of my breast after 7 weeks of radiation & I was miserable. Here is what I did. The doctor told me to ... More
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