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Dr. Love ONLY, I just thought of something. You know how
Dr. Love ONLY,I just thought of something. You know how lobular breast cancer forms sheets--and doesn't show on mammograms? Well, if it went to the brain--maybe the sheets wouldn't show on CT scans ei… read more
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Dr Love ONLY, For two weeks I have had a tender spot on my
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Dr. Love only, Let's say the chemo did in fact reduce the Pr
Dr. Love only,Let's say the chemo did in fact reduce the Pr or Er positivity in the cancer to maybe just ER+ or PR+. Then the cancer would be more aggressive. And more likely to mutate, so the AI's do… read more
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Phil only, I wrote you last night about the cough and I was
for Dr. Phil only, I wrote you last night about the cough and I was worried about lung mets.I had lobular breast cancer which doesn't show up very well on mammograms because it is in sheets--flat and … read more
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Love ONLY, Another dire thought. You know how lobular cancer
for Dr. Love ONLY,Another dire thought. You know how lobular cancer is lacy and flat, and doesn't show up well on mammograms, because of that?Do you think lobular lung mets are similarly difficult to … read more
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Dr. Chip ONLY, So, lobular breast cancer can't be seen on a
Dr. Chip ONLY,So, lobular breast cancer can't be seen on a mammogram very well, because it forms lace-like sheets rather than a normal lump. Similarly, apparently that's why it often metastasizes to t… read more
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Love only, I'm still worrying that more than 60 or 70% of
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Dr. Love ONLY, Do you remember when you asked your
Dr. Love ONLY,Do you remember when you asked your oncologist friend about how common it was for lobular people to have 95%, ER 3+++ pathology. And he said many patients don't but still have high ALLRE… read more
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Love only, Awhile back I was reading a breastcancer.org
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Dr. Love, It's still bothering me that the surgeon didn't
Dr. Love,It's still bothering me that the surgeon didn't remove the second pocket of lymph nodes. I don't trust the radiation on lobular because I know that it was dividing too slowly for the chemo. W… read more
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Dr. Chip, I wonder if you can help me logically figure this
Dr. Chip,I wonder if you can help me logically figure this out about progesterone receptor discordance?At first I thought that my indolent lobular cancer, which is classically resistant to chemo might… read more
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Dr., I know I keep bothering you about this. But I am really
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Dr. Chip, I just read on the Mayo Clinic website that in the
Dr. Chip,I just read on the Mayo Clinic website that in the early stages, liver cancer has no symptoms. Are you sure that from ONE cell--in 2 1/2 years there would be symptoms? It seems to me that the… read more
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Dr. Love, Are we really certain that the number of lobuar
Dr. Love,Are we really certain that the number of lobuar mets that switch from positive to negative is very very low? Your friend said a few exceptions--what do you think that means? And are you sure … read more
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Only, How can a woman live with hormonally extra positive
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Dr. Love, How much worse is the recurrence rate for ductal
Dr. Love,How much worse is the recurrence rate for ductal breast cancer compared to lobular?… read more
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Dr. Love, Do you know how they can keep estrogen positive
Dr. Love,Do you know how long they can keep estrogen positive patients alive who have had a recurrence?… read more
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Dr. Love, Although most sources don't list the brain as one
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