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Reply: signs of breast cancer?
This does sound much more like a breast infection than cancer. Hopefully she has gotten this looked into...More
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Mastectomy vs. Lumpectomy
"Breast cancer surgeries have advanced so that surgeons can often remove the tumor while safely conserving...More
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Welcome home, Roberta! Sorry ot hear of your health issues as well as your computer troubles. Hope all stays...More
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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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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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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
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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
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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
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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
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Drug Could Help Preserve Fertility
"Breast cancer chemotherapy can trigger an unfortunate side effect for some patients -- early menopause. ...More
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It is so great to hear that you have found such support and valuable advice in this community. Thank you so...More
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Reply: Mastectomy pain with skin sensitive
Rachel, Thank you for the kind words and advice. I hope to see improvement!! KMore
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Reply: Breast Free
I too had a bilateral mastectomy a year ago. I had breast cancer in my other breast 15 years ago and this...More
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Reply: Major scar tissue after double mastectomy
Dear marefade (btw), enujesor (12 moths ago) and others, It has been over a year since I've been on this...More
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Reply: Nausea
Anything that is out of the ordinary should be run past your medical team, However, my guess would be that...More
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Your doc can give you good nausea meds. Zofran worked great for me and its not too expensive. God bless...More
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12 years later
I am taking chemo pills xeloda, I had to go off of them for a while because my platelets had dropped quite...More
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Although I have not shared your experience, I do know that I love the warmth of a hot shower or bath as it...More
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DIEP Flap Survival
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