Recurrence

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

Discussions

Tumor Markers UP

Ann2800
  • By Ann2800 · New reply 2:02 pm
  • 3 replies
  • I wrote a post a few days ago about a pleura Effusion. A small one. I went to my ONC and he says he is not worried about the small effusion but my tumor markers are climbing. Cancer 2729 was 38 45 68 ...

Halaven troubles

SIgirl
  • By SIgirl · Posted 1:46 pm
  • 0 replies
  • I have been on halaven for four months and it is bringing my tms down slowly. However, it is playing havoc with my bowels. I go from constipation to diarrhea sometimes in the same day! Anyone else had ...

Is there a treatment similar to Xeloda?

lansing
  • By lansing · New reply yesterday at 9:55 am
  • 3 replies
  • I was on Xeloda from Jan. to March with one dose reduction. I had an intestinal bleed in March and was hospitalized for 3 days. I just got my CTscan results with showed that the lymphnodes were no longer ...

Small Pleural Effusion

Ann2800
  • By Ann2800 · New reply April 17, 2014
  • 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 ...

Anyone had lobectomy for lung mets? Need urgent advice plz

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

Running out of options

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

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

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

Have just crossed over into Stage IV BC

baridirects
  • 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

SiamBlues
  • 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

jmoses
  • 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

debsing
  • 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

choirchic
  • 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?!!!!!!!

manolia
  • 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

Charleen
  • 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...

juliesis
  • 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

Justkeepgoing
  • 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

ABTA_Jillann
  • By ABTA_Jillann · Posted March 26, 2014
  • 0 replies
  • Reminder to Register for tomorrow's, Thursday, March 27, 2014, webinar Metastatic Brain Tumors: A Treatment and Care Update. Register at: https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/17 6752086 Join Duane Mitchell ...

Good News after 8 Taxol section

Zeyn
  • 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

jmoses
  • 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 ...

Things you can do

Discussion topics

Community leaders