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how to lower body acidity levels and cutting down on sugar intake ???

  • By Wendy0561 · New reply 3:58 am
  • Discussion in Living with cancer · 59 replies
  • Hello Everyone, I've been reading about how bad high acidic levels in your body is and how it can feed the cancer. Does anyone have suggestions on how to naturally raise ph levels and lower acid levels ...

ok so now what...

  • By kttdp96 · New reply 2:43 am
  • Journal · 6 replies
  • have been through six years of chemo...and now have metastasis to brain and liver and am going through radiation to the brain at last appoinenment the doc said any further treatment would beworse ...

Stage IV BC how well will tamoxifen work?

  • By sharon3823 · New reply 2:34 am
  • Journal · 12 replies
  • Hi Met Sisters! You're all the best! I get so much encouragement from and love you all! I have Stage IV BC with mets to bone and lymph glands, diagnosed two and a half years ago for which I started on ...

Hope for TNBC and Plea for Help

  • By JohnAquilino · New reply 12:44 am
  • Discussion in Taking charge: Being a proactive patient · 5 replies
  • There is real hope for women with metastatic Triple Negative Breast Cancer. The Good News: Dr. Joyce O’Shaunessy devised a combination of drugs for Lori Jean White, a patient she is treating at Baylor ...

Anyone had lobectomy for lung mets? Need urgent advice plz

  • By Ann1974 · New reply yesterday at 10:52 pm
  • Discussion in Recurrence · 18 replies
  • Hi, I'm hoping one of you lovely ladies can help me. I'm 39, diagnosed last May with triple negative BC. I had neoadjuvant chemo and had a great response to anthracyclines, unfortunately my tumour grew ...

Sec. Sebelius Stepping Down - Take Your FDA With You !

  • By phil9279 · New reply yesterday at 9:35 pm
  • Discussion in Taking charge: Being a proactive patient · 4 replies
  • This is why we Stage IV Activists want her FDA to go : s-denied-drugs/25344380?absolute=true Support the Right To Try Bill - overhaul the so-called " Compassionate ...

For my best friend - I need your wisdom..

  • By EmilyHouse · New reply yesterday at 9:19 pm
  • Discussion in Newly diagnosed · 51 replies
  • I hope it is okay that I am posting here. I do not have cancer, but my best friend does. She was diagnosed with Stage 4 metastatic breast cancer last July. It had spread to her bones. She did 6 rounds ...

Doctors VS God

  • By whatever456 · New reply yesterday at 8:57 pm
  • Discussion in Living with cancer · 49 replies
  • Was wondering how many of you have had doctors say "get your things in order" and years later , you are still here! Is that God's way of saying " I am still in charge ...

Salivary gland infections and cancer drugs

  • By Janet999 · New reply yesterday at 8:56 pm
  • Discussion in Treatment options · 2 replies
  • Hi, all, I have just finished 2 cycles of Xeloda. During the first cycle I had severe jaw pain, and during the second cycle, my salivary glands swelled up on the lefthand side of my mouth, along with ...

Running out of options

  • By Nandal · New reply yesterday at 5:34 pm
  • Discussion in Recurrence · 12 replies
  • I have not posted for a long time but I read all the discussions to seek support and information for my sister who is stageIV TNBC.Her last chemo navelbine failed to work and she took a month off chemo.She ...

Silly but serious question.....

  • By ML9601 · New reply yesterday at 5:26 pm
  • Discussion in Living with cancer · 21 replies
  • Does anyone look at taking a shower as an exhausting experience??? And although I'm thankful I still have hair, when I add washing my hair I get frustrated. Silly? I have hand/foot syndrome so my tile ...

Looking for metastasized to bone breast cancer survivors

  • By seafog · New reply yesterday at 5:18 pm
  • Discussion in Treatment options · 38 replies
  • I just found out that my sister's breast cancer metastasized. She was diagnosed and had a lumpectomy with radiotherapy about eight years ago, when she was 50. She has the estrogen receptor positive type ...


  • By Schmedley · New reply yesterday at 4:07 pm
  • Discussion in Newly diagnosed · 9 replies
  • I was diagnosed with stage IV in October. Lymph node involvement neck and chest. I had my 6 mo scan on Friday and was told today I have a Lytic lesion on my left hip. I will start monthly injections of ...

Molecular information in hormon positive breast cancer

  • By eva1957 · New reply yesterday at 3:57 pm
  • Discussion in Support groups · 3 replies
  • Does anybody know about the molecular studies and treatments in ostrogen positive, her2 negative breast cancer? I would like to know it works or not? I do not know to explain what I mean, so here is the ...


  • By kmecca · New reply yesterday at 2:16 pm
  • Discussion in Living with cancer · 24 replies
  • I'm "new" here. I've actually been reading a lot of posts, so I feel like I know some of you. I'm not new the cancer. I've been battling for 10 years. I would have to say that the past year has been the ...

Be still my Soul

  • By langley10101 · New reply yesterday at 12:51 pm
  • Discussion in Living with cancer · 25 replies
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Blisters on Feet

  • By Terryroth1 · New reply yesterday at 11:13 am
  • Discussion in Recurrence · 7 replies
  • I have been taking Xeloda for about 6 months for MBC. (I have been fighting breast cancer for 21 years. First it was localized. First recurrence was in the chest wall. Then it came back in the lymph nodes ...


  • By CMilkovich · New reply yesterday at 8:19 am
  • Discussion in Living with cancer · 7 replies
  • Dear Ones, Yes, this will be my 8th type of treatment and I am hoping for so many more. My chest is stable, my bones are stable, there has been a 'slight' increase in my liver mets so we decided to change ...

Xeloda is now available in generic form!

  • By Terryroth1 · New reply yesterday at 7:22 am
  • Discussion in Financial issues · 4 replies
  • Hi all, Just thought i would mention this... My deductibles for insurance begins on February 1st. I got an Rx filled for Xeloda on February 5th and had to pay $3,800 OUT OF POCKET toward my giant deductible ...

Foudation One

  • By kamstutz · New reply April 14, 2014
  • Discussion in Treatment options · 20 replies
  • Has anyone ever sent tissue to Foundation One to have all the cancer genes identified ...

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