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Stage IV stomach cancer

  • By Lrtlch · Posted 12:11 pm
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  • How many have lived more than 5 years with this cancer?? Husband newly diagnosed . Need to be encouraged. Thanks ...

Molecular information in hormon positive breast cancer

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

When can I get back to normal?

  • By Mvitrone · New reply April 6, 2014
  • 12 replies
  • I have started a clinical trial that works in conjunction with Goserelin (to put me in menopause) and Faslodex (hormone supressor). Since February, my over has been swollen... This has put pressure under ...

want insight on tumor marker levels

  • By Mkathybrown · New reply April 3, 2014
  • 12 replies
  • I am in the middle of my second cycle of Gemzar/cisplatin for TNBC stage 2a recurrence. My oncologist said he will check my TM after my 2nd cycle (which will be next week). I have read that TM testing ...

Breast cancer with metastsis to liver

  • By nanceann · New reply April 2, 2014
  • 72 replies
  • Has anyone been on Gemcitabine? I just started and the first 3 days I was so sick. Just wondered if others had that experience and does it ease up? Thanks, Nanceann ...

Anyone in this situation?

  • By mustangjanet · New reply March 28, 2014
  • 10 replies
  • I'm stage 4 breast cancer with mets to liver, diagnosed this past Christmas. Currently taking Arimidex and Falsodex injections (hormone therapy). Just had an Onc appointment today, 3 months in, and the ...

Xeloda and coughng

  • By 5ofus · New reply March 28, 2014
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  • My wife has been on Xeloda for a few months and noticed she has been coughing. I read this has been experienced by others. Can anyone share there experience and remedies ...


  • By unlucky · New reply March 12, 2014
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  • Hello good people ,nice to know I was missed. God is good but life can stink ! I've been going threw do do! Ever hear of the saying too much do do and not enough toilet paper? That's me. Hey that's very ...

Comforting my mother-in-law

  • By nurbina386 · New reply February 25, 2014
  • 26 replies
  • Hi there, I have just joined this site. I am new to cancer. Here it is: My mother-in-law recently found out she has breast cancer. It is stage 4 but had not spread. She has went through 2-4 (not sure ...

leptomeningeal disease

  • By kathyturner · New reply February 13, 2014
  • 32 replies
  • Hello, I have recently been diagnosed with leptomeninengeal disease (or meneningeal carcinomatosis). The primary tumour is not found despite 3 biopsies (lymph node near the breast - odd; bone mestastases ...

MRI of breast, HELP closed in spaces

  • By bri256 · New reply February 9, 2014
  • 35 replies
  • i am super chlastrophobic (scared of closed in spaces) and I am having a breast mri Wed. Dr doesn't seem to want to give me but 5mg of valium (which does not phase me), 1 hour before. I can't do it with ...

Letrozole, trigger fingers, and carpel tunnel.

  • By Georgia · New reply January 27, 2014
  • 15 replies
  • Letrozole/Femara, trigger fingers, and carpel tunnel. Had 2 trigger thumbs for about a year - had shots and physical therapy. They triggered again after the shots. The hand surgeon figured I'd be back ...

daughter of a mom that has breast cancer

  • By bri256 · New reply January 25, 2014
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  • So i'm 54 years, my mother 84 years old, has just had her 2nd mascetomy from breast cancer. I'm numb for her and now that I fall into a 40% catergory. I just yesterday saw her breast surgeon and she says ...

Alternative Cancer Prevention

  • By Irishgeraldine · New reply January 21, 2014
  • 158 replies
  • I have high risk to get breast cancer as ive 3 sisters with it, ive been put on tamoxfin to help prevent it, but have read that Flaxseed oil & cottage cheese can actually cure cancer, i am wondering can ...

tumor changed shape

  • By rozipass · New reply January 18, 2014
  • 4 replies
  • Has anyone experienced having a cat scan where a tumor has increased minimally but most important has changed its SHAPE from the last scan on September 30 ...


  • By NancyAE · New reply January 16, 2014
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  • Hello, I was just curious if any of you have a CarePage? I have had one for a long time now and it has been great. Just wondering what others may have thought. NAE ...

hair growth

  • By rozipass · New reply January 10, 2014
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  • I've heard different stories about hair growth while on xeloda. Is it normal for hair to grow back during this treatment or does it mean xeloda is not working ...

Let's talk about "triple negative breast cancer" that has metastasized.

  • By rozipass · New reply January 7, 2014
  • 19 replies
  • I need to hear from anyone battling this particular cancer. I'm afraid I'm losing hope. I need some positive feedback. Getting scared & depressed. Thank you. God bless all of us ...


  • By rozipass · New reply January 6, 2014
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  • Hi. Feedback please. I've been having shooting pains at my tumor sites I'm TNMBC to my lungs. I'm on my 4th round of xeloda. What could this mean? Do you think it the xeloda killing cancer cells or a ...

So tired of no energy and feeling sick

  • By Pinker · New reply January 2, 2014
  • 7 replies
  • So i was dx 9/11 ER-, PR-, HER2+++; brain mets 9/12, ovary mets 10/13. I'm on Tykerb, Herceptin and Xeloda. EFR is 45%. I've just felt so so tired, winded and nauseous lately. Migraines have been bad ...

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