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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience in Surgical Oncology
Possibly long time: One of the sites of metastatic breast cancer that responds to newer chemo drugs is osseous involvement. All depend of course on hormone status of the ... Read More

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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
34 years experience in Medical Oncology
Essentially yes: Most of the time it would refer to the same thing, although there are other rare malignancies that can develop in the breast (sarcoma or lymphoma) tha ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kris Gast
Dr. Kris Gast answered
30 years experience in Radiation Oncology
Cancer=carcinoma: Carcinoma is the latin word for cancer. Many different cancers are carcinomas...Like breast, lung, colon, and prostate.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
46 years experience in Radiation Oncology
Yes: Cancer is common lingo; carcinoma is high falutin medicalese.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience in General Surgery
Yes: Mucinous, or colloid, breast cancers are a rare type of breast cancer characterized by the production of mucus within the tumor. These tend to be low ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
34 years experience in Medical Oncology
Yes: Ductal carcinoma is one of the kinds of cancer that originate in the breast. If it's about you, don't be scared. Make sure you see a good team of docs ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience in General Surgery
Depends: There are many factors needed to know, not just the cell type . It depends on tumor size, lymph node status, and possible dna cell type evaluation. Ne ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience in General Surgery
Very good: I am sorry to hear about your diagnosis. The most recent us data reports a 5-yr survival rate of 81% for stage iia and 74% for stage iib breast ca. Ho ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
I don't know: It is probably a local abbreviation that means something; was it perhaps diagnosed at Harvard Cancer Center? As eager as we are to answer, this is the ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience in Surgical Oncology
Palpable lesion: Stage II breast cancer indicates a slightly more advanced form of breast cancer. The cancer cells have spread beyond the original location and into t ... Read More
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