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Triple K Breasts
Ct neck shows scattered subcm short axis dimension lymph nodes anterior posterior cervical chains bilat. 2 x triple neg breast cancer surv. Biopsy?
Imaging/biopsy: You have been through a lot. Imaging with ct scan provides information and helps guide next steps, but is not diagnostic. A biopsy obtains tissue for pathology to make the diagnose of lymph node. The timing of biopsy in relation to your overall health will be best addressed between you and your doc. Take family or friend with you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm a 36 triple d and that size is too big for me i barely can handle that size what can I do to get my breast ah lil smaller?
Need more info...: All else being equal, women with triple negative breast cancer have a worse prognosis than those who are receptor-positive; however, prognosis is highly correlated with the size of the cancer and the presence of cancer within the axillary lymph nodes. Furthermore, some women are more responsive to chemo than others, which will affect prognosis. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Don't find out: It is impossible to answer this question without knowing more, particularly what stage the cancer is at. But don't find out. Even triple negative cancer, if caught at an early stage, can be curable. Surgery, radiation and chemotherapy sound terrible and scary but are more tolerable than people think and we have become much better at managing side effects. Talk with women who have been through it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not really: The chance of having breast cancer recur is about the same for every year that you are alive. The chance of having cancer come back in the tenth year after treatment is not significantly lower than having it come back in the fifth year after treatment. For more info: http://www.Ccij-online.Org/article.Asp?Issn=2278-0513;year=2012;volume=1;issue=4;spage=201;epage=205;aulast=saha. ...Read more
What's ur question?: We here could not possibly know if it's triple negative. Now, if you want to know what to do for someone with 3x neg cancer, my advise is that she get a good multidisciplinary team of cancer specialists. She also needs to see a specialist in genetics because triple neg breast patients younger than 60 should be tested for BRCA and the results may affect the choice of surgery. Best 2 both. ...Read more
I'm 17, almost triple D, I was wondering since I'm exercising now can my breast & areoles shrink from weight loss?
Yes and no: Your breasts will changes shape and size with weight loss, but the areolae will not change in size. ...Read more
Chemo: Triple negative breast cancer refers to those cancers whose cells have tested negative for epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER-2), estrogen receptors , and progesterone receptors . They are aggressive requiring chemo for mets. The METRIC trial employs Glembatumumab vedotin (CDX-011) CALGB is evaluating carboplatin added to paclitaxel and adriamycin (doxorubicin) plus cyclophosphamide chemo ...Read more
Depends: Survival rates depend on multiple factors; age, response to treatment, stage of disease, your overall health. This is a conversation best had with your medical oncologist. ...Read more
More aggressive: Since triple negative breast cancer cells have no hormone receptors on them, the cancer treatments that attack the cancer through those receptors do not work. Triple negative breast cancer tends to more aggressive, higher grade and with a lower 5 year survival. See this link: http://www.Breastcancer.Org/symptoms/diagnosis/trip_neg/behavior. ...Read more
Yes: Many questions if you are 45 years old and triple negative where you tested for brca gene? Did you do chemotherapy? After that healthy choices are very important. Exercise 30 minutes five days a week. Take vitamin d supplements, limit stress, eat lots if fruits and vegetables will all help in decreasing risk of recurrence. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The opposite is true: Triple-negative breast cancer is defined by absent expression of the estrogen receptor [er], Progesterone receptor [pr], and human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (her2). These cancers tend to behave more aggressively (grow faster) than other types of breast cancer. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the best weight for me at age 44 being 5'5" and having had stage 3 triple + breast cancer at age 42?
I have triple negative breast just finish my last chemo nov 06 2013 two weeks after i found a lump beneath the lumpectomy insecion?
Go in right away!: This is probably normal scar tissue, but as you know, triple negative breast cancer is very aggressive. It's possible to have an early recurrence near your lumpectomy site. Bring this to your doctor's attention right away, and make sure he or she examines you and feels what you are feeling! whatever this is, it's treatable, so don't delay in getting it looked at. Best of luck to you! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My breasts have tripled in size since total thyroidectomy 3yrs ago and 20lb weight gain. How can I drastically reduce breast size w/o surgery?
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