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Proton Based Radiation And Reconstruction??

Proton Based Radiation And Reconstruction??

Has anyone had reconstruction at the time of masectomy and then had proton based radiation? I have heard that it is possible, but curious about risks.

posted July 25, 2018

HER 2 Copy Number

HER 2 Copy Number

I am curious after another post about a high her 2 FISH copy number - for those her 2 negative sisters, what was your her 2 copy number - it's reported as one of the two numbers they divide to get your ratio. I think anthing higher than 4 makes the result equivocal. Mine was like 2.3 I think...wondering if that is normal or is in the ones more normal?

posted March 27, 2015

Anyone Diagnosed With Ulcerative Colitis While Taking Aromatase Inhibitors?

Anyone Diagnosed With Ulcerative Colitis While Taking Aromatase Inhibitors?

I was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis in my third year of taking aromatase inhibitors. I was diagnosed with breast cancer, opted for a lumpectomy, tests indicated one positive lymph node. I was treated with chemotherapy and radiation followed by aromatase inhibitors. Other than taking some time to adjust to the other side effects of the IA’s I have been healthy, active and physically fit.

posted January 7

Sapphire Clinical Trial Experience Question.

Sapphire Clinical Trial Experience Question.

Has anyone opted to do the Sapphire Clinical Trial for radiation and doing 4 weeks vs 6 weeks? I would be interested to hear your thoughts about it. Thanks!

posted November 20, 2022

Over Heating

Over Heating

I am at 6 years since my cancer was removed. After all my treatments I am left with nerve pain and issues. I take exemestane daily with other meds to control my nerve pain. I have just been diagnosed with diabetes with my A1C still below 7. I’m am having issues lately over heating. I will have cold patches on my back, but the rest of me starts overheating. It comes on quickly. I have to go lay down with an ice pack on my head. These episodes have gotten worse. With me starting to get a fever… read more

posted September 3, 2021

Targeted Therapy

Targeted Therapy

What targeted therapy would be recommended for someone who had ER+ and triple negative cells? I'm currently on Xeloda.

posted May 6, 2021

Piqray Or Alpelisib Side Effects

Piqray Or Alpelisib Side Effects

Has anyone taken Piqray and experienced side effects. What ones and how did you handle

posted February 17, 2020

Biopsy

Biopsy

Ovid , periacreolar mass , hypoechoic mass internal echogenic regions and areas of posterior shadowing . Margins our lobulated . Complex cyst , in mass is solid bi rads 4 suspicious 50 wing mom having both female n Brest cancer !

posted January 16, 2018
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