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  • pipperpain has replied to a post on the message board

    i was rxd in feb 2011 stage 4 b.c.  it was in my ankles knees hios ilia ribs.  i'm still here and getting around well. minimal pain in my lower back. i only need aleve 2 or 3 times w eek to deal with it

    Thursday at 8:28 PM view post
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      anyone on xoleta  and how are the side effects for you??

      May 09 at 4:40 PM view discussion
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        has anyone with b.c. had a strange sensation. almst like when you accidently stick your finger in a light socket only a bit milder?? i have had this sensaton in my leFT BREAST  WHERE THE CANCER STARTED AND NOW IT IS MUCH STRONGER IN THE RIGHT SIDE.  JUST CURIOUS, MY DOCTOR SAID SHE NEVER HEARD OF IT.  SAID POSSIBLY A nerve of some sort.  i would love to hear from some one who may have had to deal ...

        April 01 at 12:20 AM view discussion
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          so sorry for your unfortunate ordeal.  i was rxd in feb of 2011 when my b.c. was found it was already stage 4  mets to the bones.  from my spine to my feet basically spots everywhere. no surgery for me since it was stage 4.   i did my  chemo and it has been 4 years now. doing very well.   i no longer work as doing the heavy lifting and 8 hrs of standing are impossible for ...

          March 14 at 1:18 PM view post
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            thank you for your input.  the doctor seemed a bit concerned so naturally it put a red flag up for me.   had tests done on jan 5  and the results show there are no new spots so  am holding my own.

            January 16 at 2:45 PM view post
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              thanks for the response. it is appreciated and also comforting to know they can go to much higher leels.  tests were redone yesterday  waiting for results.  thanks again

              January 06 at 6:06 PM view post
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                in feb 2011 i was rxd with triple positive stage 4 b.c.  i have done the herceptin, very well tolerated, still getting it once a month.  while it was stage 4 there were no plans for surgeryor radiation.  to date there have been no new spots show up on tests.  doing well right now.  best of luck to you

                December 27 at 4:34 PM view post
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                  i was rxd at stage 4  akready inn bones.  i did the chemo no surgery.  i had breast cancer, but it has been 3.5 years and i am holding my own  to date there have beenno new spots showing up.  never had surgery or radiation  just the chemo.  good luck as you await this trial.  please find a dr youtrust and go for whateber he says.  he knows alot more than any lay person doe...

                  December 25 at 12:25 PM view post
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                    so sorry for your loss, sad that it happened at such ajoyful time for others, but on the brighter side, all her family that could was gathered there for her to see before passing on.  she is in a better place

                    December 25 at 12:20 PM view post
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                      i have been dealing with stage 4 triple positive b.c. for 3.5 yrs.  my tumor markers were always below 25, now tey have started to climb and the dr is concerned  just how high are some tumor markers recoreded at?? im m curious, mine are only up to 29 and that doesn't seem all that high to me.  any thoughts on this matter are appreciated.  how high do they go//

                      December 25 at 12:14 PM view discussion
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                      About pipperpain

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                      Breast Cancer
                      After Treatment, Alternative Treatments, Cancer Diagnosis, Cancer Prevention, Cancer Treatments, Chemotherapy, Emotional Support, Side Effects, Spiritual Support

                      i am a stage 4 breast cancer patient. rxd in feb 2011. Finished 18 weeks chemo, 1 yr herceptin. I'm 59 a widow (my husband died of a massive heart attack the night of my first chemo treatment, he was gone in a heartbeat) I have 3 grown children, they help when they can 1 lives very close. My last scans showed i was doing remarkably well as the cancer seems to be shrinking. Its the only thing on me that's shrinking i've gained about 10 lbs on the herceptin.

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