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Homebrew
  • By Homebrew · New reply yesterday at 2:56 pm
  • Discussion in Living with cancer · 12 replies
  • HI WAS wondering if anyone who had breast cancer and is doing treatments and was having problem with nose bleeds while taking chemo my nose is running all the time and bleeding ...

Looking for metastasized to bone breast cancer survivors

seafog
  • By seafog · New reply yesterday at 6:18 am
  • Discussion in Treatment options · 42 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 ...

Small Pleural Effusion

Ann2800
  • By Ann2800 · New reply April 17, 2014
  • Discussion in Recurrence · 5 replies
  • I was having a pain where my ribs are located. I finally has X Ray and they found a Small Pleural Effusion. Everyone I have talked to told me this is Breast Cancer coming back. Has anyone else had this ...

ok so now what...

kttdp96
  • By kttdp96 · New reply April 17, 2014
  • Journal · 18 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 present.my last appoinenment the doc said any further treatment would beworse ...

Silly but serious question.....

ML9601
  • By ML9601 · New reply April 17, 2014
  • Discussion in Living with cancer · 22 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 ...

Hope for TNBC and Plea for Help

JohnAquilino
  • By JohnAquilino · New reply April 17, 2014
  • Discussion in Taking charge: Being a proactive patient · 13 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 ...

Doctors VS God

whatever456
  • By whatever456 · New reply April 17, 2014
  • Discussion in Living with cancer · 56 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 ...

Be still my Soul

langley10101
  • By langley10101 · New reply April 16, 2014
  • Discussion in Living with cancer · 26 replies
  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=pl ayer_embedded&v=pSYLzbjT6Cg ...

Speak Up for Compassionate Use in North Carolina !

phil9279
  • By phil9279 · Posted April 16, 2014
  • Discussion in Taking charge: Being a proactive patient · 0 replies
  • A News agency in NC wants to interview a Stage IV Pt. denied compassionate use, or struggling to get it , from No. Carolina. e-mail csiler@goldwaterinstitute.org. Tell Your Story - Save Lives ! just like ...

any stage four TNBC survivors over ten years

choirchic
  • By choirchic · New reply April 16, 2014
  • Discussion in Living with cancer · 39 replies
  • I was wondering if there are any.survivors over ten years with stage four TNBC. I have a five year old daughter. Need hope ...

Salivary gland infections and cancer drugs

Janet999
  • By Janet999 · New reply April 16, 2014
  • Discussion in Treatment options · 3 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 ...

Eribulin/Halaven

CMilkovich
  • By CMilkovich · New reply April 16, 2014
  • Discussion in Living with cancer · 8 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 ...

Anyone had lobectomy for lung mets? Need urgent advice plz

Ann1974
  • By Ann1974 · New reply April 15, 2014
  • 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 !

phil9279
  • By phil9279 · New reply April 15, 2014
  • Discussion in Taking charge: Being a proactive patient · 4 replies
  • This is why we Stage IV Activists want her FDA to go : http://www.wcvb.com/health/Dying-patient 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..

EmilyHouse
  • By EmilyHouse · New reply April 15, 2014
  • 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 ...

Running out of options

Nandal
  • By Nandal · New reply April 15, 2014
  • 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 ...

Molecular information in hormon positive breast cancer

eva1957
  • By eva1957 · New reply April 15, 2014
  • 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 ...

Pain

kmecca
  • By kmecca · New reply April 15, 2014
  • 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 ...

Blisters on Feet

Terryroth1
  • By Terryroth1 · New reply April 15, 2014
  • 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 ...

Xeloda is now available in generic form!

Terryroth1
  • By Terryroth1 · New reply April 15, 2014
  • 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 ...

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