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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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Yes I totally know about the age discrimination thing. My mom is healthy, no major issues ever, until now....More
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Family history of ovarian and breast cancer
I had ovarian cancer back in 1990 at the age of 29.. Now my mom(81) may have breast cancer. If it turns out...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
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
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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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Has your relative discussed these results in depth with her doctor? He/She will be best able to explain...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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Reply: Nausea
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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You are so right. This site was such a blessing when I really needed it. thanks for being there.
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Reply: Strange Craving for Hot Baths and Showers Post Sur...
Although I have not shared your experience, I do know that I love the warmth of a hot shower or bath as it...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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Many Breast Cancer Patients Lack Info on Disease
"Many women with breast cancer lack basic knowledge about their disease, such as their cancer stage and...More
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Reply: 11 Invaluable Lessons I Learned From BC
Thanks Rachael. It is hard to explain to newbees just how awesome this website was, but hopefully will be...More
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Reply: Femara and hair loss
It seems you are suffering from Breast Cancer problem. Tamoxifen is mainly use in Hair BC but it may cause...More
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Failed diep 8yrs after radiation
I had a mastectomy 8 yrs after my original breast cancer and lumpectomy and radiation. This diep flap surgery...More
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Reply: Breast lump
Sorry just seeing this post. By now you must have a diagnosis and hoping it is nothing serious. Did you have a...More
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Reply: newly diagnoised
Can please you explain it in more details, like symptoms and your current condition??
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Reply: breat cancer treatment
Haven't a clue why you included the information on coding but typically after a mass is found through...More
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Reply: future is closer than you think
Hope both of us continue to get good reports. I had a scare 18 months ago...........just scar tissue. Glad to...More
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DIEP Flap Survival
Sept 7, 2012: Bilateral Mastectomy and immediate DIEP Flap reconstruction. I live in Washington, DC, area and have great insurance and ... More
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