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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience General Surgery
Every day!: Tremendous inroads are being made in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of breast cancer. Newer imaging modalities (digital tomograms, 3-d ultra ... Read More
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Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Yes: Extensive research is ongoing, treatment options are changing frequently as new information becomes available, and cellular and dna testing has begun ... Read More

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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
No: We would love to know what causes any cancer. No! The drugs they give women for infertility can increase their rate of release of eggs from their ovar ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Salvage Rx: For her2-positive breast cancer that's relapsed. http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/811845.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
The non drug treatments for Breast cancer include:: Counseling, Watchful waiting, Chemotherapy, Radiation therapy, Surgery, Preventing Breast Cancer.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Cancer needs estroge: Some breast cancer need estrogen to grow and their growth can be retarded by anti-estrogenic drugs.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlo Contreras
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To slow growth: Most breast cancers are stimulated by estrogen and progesterone, the normal female sex hormones. When deprived of these hormones, the tumors often di ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Orr
43 years experience Surgical Oncology
No: Methimazole has not, as far as I am aware, been linked to breast cancer.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Find out what stage: Her breast cancer is at. Check american cancer society website for survival rates by stage: http://www.Cancer.Org/cancer/breastcancer/detailedguide/ ... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience General Surgery
2 Different Issues: Mastectomy or Lump-x + Radiation RX are LOCAL treatments of breast cancer, with EQUAL survival rates. One or the other is necessary for all breast CA ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
46 years experience Radiation Oncology
Treatment: Does not alter biologic behavior. Mets are never good. Some argue to re-biopsy to recheck re-ceptors (er, pr her-2-neu): the cells that metastasize ma ... Read More
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