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My friend has recently been diagnosed with aggressive breast
My friend has recently been diagnosed with aggressive breast cancer which has gone to lymph nodes. At this stage she will have a double mastectomy and chemo. What is the survival rate? … read more
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I'm a breastfeeding mother of a four month old and just
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Onc, we talked last year about a rise in my wives alk.
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I just found out my CA153 is up from a 16 in Feb to a 103.
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I have a question regarding if it makes sense to bank our
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On a CT scan taken Monday, two slightly enlarged lymph nodes
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A blood test on 9/26 showed CEA level of 5.4 on 11/12 the
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Two days ago I've started to have a discomfort near the
Hello, two days ago I've started to have a discomfort near the anus. Basically I have pain when I tighten the anus and discomfort when I walk. I thought it was hemorroids but I have checked now and it… read more
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For doconc only: A friend was just diagnosed with stage 3a
For doconc only: A young friend was just diagnosed with stage 3a cancer (es/prog+, HER2-). 20+ nodes removed, a few were positive. I've heard that this is still curable, but wanted your input. What ar… read more
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Everything we read regarding HPV related H & N Cancer points
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I was diagnosed 4 years ago with breast cancer, 1rst stage,
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I had late onset of testicular cancer (45 yrs old) and early
I had late onset of testicular cancer (45 yrs old) and early onset of prostate cancer (48 yrs old) The prostate cancer was determined to be Stage III. Any logic to getting the BRCA test? I see breast … read more
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My husband 61 i noticed bruise right breast i felt brest and
my husband 61 i noticed bruise right breast i felt brest and found lump to left of the bruise it is not painful or red. it is not soft. no injury that we know of thank you… read more
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I have had this question answered already but I'd like a
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Is stage IV non-small cell lung cancer amenable to
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