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Is there anyone offering to give free breast cancer exams as a regular program, anywhere in the u.S.?
The breast is both a male and female organ. However its main function is in the delivery of milk to the newborn. Breast cancer occurs 95% of the time in women and 5% of the time in men. It is treated the same regardless of which sex it appears in. It comes in two forms invasive and non-invasive; distinction is important as ...Read more
Ive HAD breast cancer, doing great 10 yrs free but I have pain on left side where the breast was removed (scare tissue) what can I take for the pain ?
Congratulations: on your successful treament of breast cancer. Are you continuing your follow-ups with your doctors/surgeon? Are you continuing to do monthly self breast exams? You have been cancer free 10 years, lets keep it that way!! If you have not been seen by your doctor/surgeon since the pain began - GO TO THEM TO BE CHECKED!! Please!! If it is pain due to scar tissue, Aleve or Motrin should be adequate. ...Read more
Can never be sure: The best you can do is breast self exam, be certain to get yearly mammograms and have physician evaluate you on a yearly basis. If you are high risk or feel you are then genetic testing may be helpful as well. Discuss this further with your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm 50 year old female 9 year breast cancer survivor. I'm cancer free.my Dr wants me on a good vitimen I bought alive it's b12 is 100 mcg.
No effect: Without a family history of breast cancer the chance is high that you are cured of your cancer. This has not been due to the influence of any vitamin. Cause is environmental with a high possibility due to MMTV with or without EBV. Incidence of breast cancer recurring is 1% per year for 15 yrs Yearly exam still important. Any multi vitamin will do but have no effect on your disease. ...Read more
Much more often....: ...Than not. Thankfully, our tools for treating breast cancer have improved quite a bit over the past 20 years. Survival is not related to method of surgical rx (lumpectomy vs. Mastectomy); rather, it is dependent on the stage, type, and molecular features of the cancer. When caught very early, the chance for cure is better-than 90%. The best way to do that is yearly mammograms beginning at 40. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
When dealing with breast cancer when are you considered cancer free? After mastectomy? After last chemo tx? After reconstruction?
Treatment of localy advanced breast cancer .Large ulcerative mass of left breast.Metastatic work up are free?
Combined therapy : It depends on the receptor status of the tumor. Is it estrogen receptor positive. Is it her 2 positive. ? Chemotherapy may help to shrink it to make surgery more effective. Usually a course of radiation would be necessary. If the ulcerating mass has an odor Flagyl cream/ointment can help reduce the odor ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can the experts please talk about the newest breast cancer treatment + free or cheap for stage 4 breast cancer?
Clinical trial: Stage 4 breast cancer treatments include a variety of complex options. I suggest that you look into enrolling into a funded clinical trial for stage 4 breast cancer, which will provide options for reduced or free treatment (see: http://www.Cancer.Gov/clinicaltrials). In addition, please consult with a social worker to see what other options for coverage that may be available to you. Good luck. ...Read more
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