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Hi, Even during my original chemo Carboplatin/taxol my ca125 never went to 0. the lowest was 10, then it jumped around a bit but stayed under 35. I had my first recurrance in June of 2008. visable cancer on abdominal wall, liver, spleen...
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Radiation for my neck starts next week, Chemo will be discussed on Thursday, do you agree with this treatment?
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I have a hard, large, painful lump on my left outer thigh. My doctor has set me up with a surgeon, but I can't even meet with the surgeon for another month, and the lump has been here for over 2 months. The pain is getting worse, there i...
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On April 17 I received this diagnosis: consisten with metaplastic carcinoma, spindle cell type, with kelloid-like stroma: The core is composed of proliferating spindle cells and keloidal collagen. There is cytokeratin expresion in...
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I have a tissue expander that was fully expanded during chemo and will be deflated for radiation in June. Doctors will try to re-expand it after radiation. Reconstruction will consist of using some of my own tissue and a small implant....
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After various diagnostice tests (mammorgram, MRI w/contrast, needle guided bx) and most recently, lumpectomy, I have been diagnosed with DCIS - multi focal (wide spread) - grade 0 - with A-typ and hyperplasia in my Left breast. I also a...
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My mother has been diagnosed with breast cancer. Her bone scan is scheduled for end of April. Breast surgery is scheduled for May 14th. At her adanced age of 89 is she a good candidate for tamoxifen? She has hypertension, anemia, and...
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I was just diagnosed with recurrent breast cancer in the tram flap site. Now I will need to have more surgery to remove the area and have radiation. How common is this reoccurrence and what can I expect as far as recovery and further can...
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Is a endometrioma this size necessarily cancer.
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after surger i had an infection. i called and got antibotic. after a week, i noticed a knot in my breast. it has never went away. i have went through chemo and radiation. does this mean i have cancer again???? none of the doctors seem...
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Yesterday, I saw my gyno for what I thought was an abscess of my R Batholin gland. It wasn't an abscess. It wasn't a cyst. It was marsupialized no drainage. It is just a big lump. It was a small lump in August and I just thought it ...
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My father in law was diagnosed with Colon Cancer, by the time we discoved it he was already at Stage 4. He recently had a colostomy. Before he had surgery his nutrition index was 9. He had the surgery on 11/09/07 and was expected to leav...
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Hello, I'm writing from France, my daughter is 7 Months, the doctors discovered, when i was pregnant, a tumor on her right's kidney. 3 weeks after her birth, she was opered, ablation of kidney. But there was a complication, the tumor ...
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Thankyou in advance for any advice. I'm writing regarding my son who is almost 4 years old. For one year he has had a very enlarged lymph node in the right side of his neck. It has never gone down in size, but has gradually gotten ...
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I am 65 years old and my mother had breast cancer. I had a mammogram recently showing a cluster of pleomorphic microcalcifications over an area pf 2 x 3 cm. in the upper, outer quadrant of my R breast. What is the best type of biopsy to ...
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Hi Dr. I don't know where can I post this question but I really need some1 to answer me as soon as possible.. My cousin is a 13 years old girl she had a very painful headache.. After doing MRI, the Drs discovered that she has (Arachni...
umazooz | Posted
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my mom had a double mastectomy in nov. they put the temporary implants in during the surgery in order to expand her skin for reconstruction. Three weeks later she developed an infection, and they had to remove the temp. implants and pu...
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My friend was just diagnosed with breast cancer. Her mother has had it twice and her sister passed away 2.5 years ago after "surviving" breast cancer and then being diagnosed with ovarian cancer that ultimately spread. My friend is onl...
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Had a lumpectomy for Stave I invasive ductal carcinoma,also found lobular carcinoma in situ. Margins are deep and free of cancer cells. Had Sentinel lymph node biopsy as well. Node 1 no tumor cells present, node 2 isolated tumor cells le...
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My husband is military deployed in Kuwait. About 6 weeks ago his leg was swollen, and the doctors essentially didn't know why. The swelling went down, and now my husband discovered a very large cyst behind his knee. The doctor's think...
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