Discuss your recurrence - local, regional, distant - and how that diagnosis affects your life.


Anyone had lobectomy for lung mets? Need urgent advice plz

  • By Ann1974 · New reply yesterday at 10:52 pm
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  • 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 ...

Running out of options

  • By Nandal · New reply yesterday at 5:34 pm
  • 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 ...

Blisters on Feet

  • By Terryroth1 · New reply yesterday at 11:13 am
  • 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 ...

Other cities for treatment

  • By unlucky · New reply April 12, 2014
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  • How can you go to other cities with very little on money for treatment ...

Have just crossed over into Stage IV BC

  • By baridirects · New reply April 7, 2014
  • 32 replies
  • I was just told yesterday that I have developed bone mets, moving me into Stage IV lobular breast cancer. I have to admit that I feel as though I've been hit by a truck just now, but I know that will ...

Roller Coaster Moods in Dealing with Stage 4

  • By SiamBlues · New reply April 6, 2014
  • 13 replies
  • Having Stage 4 has changed me in one way, which is not for the better, I'm afraid. I'm talking about the day or two before I have to go back to my treatment center each month to get another stick in the ...

TNBC with bone and liver mets

  • By jmoses · New reply April 5, 2014
  • 8 replies
  • My mother in law had her Pet and CT of brain this week. The results showed bone and liver mets. She had bx of liver already and had her port put in today. What can we expect? What advice can those of ...

bowel obstruction

  • By debsing · New reply April 5, 2014
  • 14 replies
  • Anyone had a bowel obstruction from breast cancer spread to abdomen? I can't leave hospital until obstruction is resolved, and cant have more chemo until I'm out of hospital! Am I going to die in here ...

TNBC and pathologic complete response after initial treatment

  • By choirchic · New reply April 3, 2014
  • 23 replies
  • Did anyone achieve PCR AFTER THEIR INITIAL treatment, and if so, how long after that did you find out you had metastasized to a distant site ...

bad tests and nothing on the scans?!!!!!!!

  • By manolia · New reply April 1, 2014
  • 13 replies
  • My mother is having tumer marker of 621 and very very bad liver function, its almost not functioning at all with bilirubin level of 6.5 !! And she is sooo tired with increased acsites. Her onc is sure ...

Breast cancer survivor

  • By Charleen · New reply April 1, 2014
  • 8 replies
  • Hello to you all!Hope you doing well? In my 5 year celebration surgeon biopsy a enlarge lymph node in my neck in February. Test came back no breast cancer recurrence but something ells, a different type ...

TNBC brain mets...

  • By juliesis · New reply March 31, 2014
  • 10 replies
  • My sister held off the mets for a while with xeloda and a no sugar/super healthy diet. Now she's got lesions on her brain. They are starting whole brain radiation tomorrow. She said the onc wants her ...

After 3 1/2 years of Xeloda, on to T-DM1

  • By Justkeepgoing · New reply March 29, 2014
  • 6 replies
  • After being NED on Xeloda and Herceptin for over 3 years, the little buggers found a way to get around it! I have a small liver met, a T3 met and a lymph node met. So, I start T-DM1 on Tuesday. My oncologist ...

Reminder to Register for a webinar on Metastatic Brain Tumors

  • By ABTA_Jillann · Posted March 26, 2014
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  • Reminder to Register for tomorrow's, Thursday, March 27, 2014, webinar Metastatic Brain Tumors: A Treatment and Care Update. Register at: 6752086 Join Duane Mitchell ...

Good News after 8 Taxol section

  • By Zeyn · New reply March 25, 2014
  • 25 replies
  • Hi Sisters, I had a bad result in Jan 2014 that had been detected several spots in my bones. Previously I was dealing only one spot in sternum bone. Now after 8 weekly paclitaxol treatment I have rather ...

Looking for Mayo doc in Orlando or Daytona area

  • By jmoses · New reply March 22, 2014
  • 10 replies
  • Trying to help my mother in law with options for her TNBC reoccurrence with five lesions liver , spine... Pet of body and brain scheduled for 3/24. Just reached 3 years NED when 3 weeks ago at 6 mo MRI ...

PI3 kinase trial

  • By lansing · New reply March 21, 2014
  • 26 replies
  • Just find out thru a biopsy in Jan. that I tested positive for PI3 kinase protein. My Onc. wants me to enter a Phase I trial. Has anyone heard of this? thanks Cathy ...

Webinar Metastatic Brain Tumors: A Treatment and Care Update

  • By ABTA_Jillann · Posted March 18, 2014
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  • Join ABTA Thursday, 3/27/2014 – 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Central time - Metastatic Brain Tumors: A Treatment and Care Update. Click here to register for the free Metastatic Brain Tumors: A Treatment and Care ...

Scared to death

  • By S56-MS · New reply March 17, 2014
  • 10 replies
  • Have TNBC 5 liver lesions since October 14. 3 were too small to measure 2 were2cm and smaller had abdominal scan . Had stage 2b 2 years ago and did great now this. Have been on Gemzar, 5fu ,and imprexa ...

bloodwor/onc appt this week..scared

  • By Lisjo · New reply March 15, 2014
  • 14 replies
  • Hi Ladies, I do not post much, but I keep up with everyone. Anyway, last June my tumor markers were 107, and I had scans and three nodes lit up on the pet. One in my groin and two in my chest area. (I ...

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