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Dr. Marwan Akasheh
38 years experience Hematology and Oncology
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Dr. Le Wang
Dr. Le Wang answered
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Her2-pos Breast Ca: Herceptin (trastuzumab) is indicated for Her2-pos metastatic BC. Duration of therapy in metastatic setting is not well defined. Usually it continues a ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Poor: Metastatic breast cancer, like other disseminated cancers has poor prognosis. However quality of life can be improved through proper pain managment a ... Read More
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience General Surgery
Treatable,NotCurable: The term "prognosis" is like an on/off switch and does not take into account disease control and quality of life. After all, diabetes is incurable but ... Read More
Dr. Jonathan Tay
29 years experience Radiation Oncology
Generally poor: However more women with stage IV bca are living longer with good quality of life thanks to advances in therapies.
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Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Need more than that: Yes if primary tumor is not removed , yes she will debunking will help , needs more than tamoxifen , speak to the oncologist for chemotherapy . Recen ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Unfortunately: Once cancer metastasizes to brain, life span is limited. It is impossible to say how much longer she can survive, but prognosis is bleak. Sorry.
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sabha Ganai
19 years experience Surgical Oncology
Fatigue: I would suggest getting in touch with a palliative care specialist. Your mom may benefit from optimizing her medications and improving her symptom an ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience General Surgery
Sort Of: We define cancers by their organ of origin. Therefore, by strict definition, bone cancer originates from bone cells; Anastrozole won't help these rare ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sean Canale
29 years experience Breast Surgery
Not curable but ...: Any instant metastasis qualifies as stage IV disease and is no longer considered curable but is manageable. With the many options for metastatic manag ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience Surgical Oncology
When expanding: pain associated with osseous metastasis is common. For the most part the small lytic lesion associated with breast metastasis is aymptomatic until t ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Grissom
42 years experience Radiology
See an oncologist: An oncologist can help decide if the cell type of breast cancer may respond to chemotherapy, as there are several types of breast cancer. Ask if there ... Read More

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