Thursday, March 26, 2015
Just Diagnosed with Cancer? Chat with Experts

People Who Have Been Through Breast Cancer

PJ Hamel

PJ Hamel, Health Guide

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Breast cancer survivor, author, volunteer, support group founder/leader

Cancer Hormone Drugs and Bone Loss: Beware Hidden Damage

Did you know hormone therapy to prevent breast cancer recurrence can lead to bone loss? Here’s how to approach this serious issue.

 

Breast cancer treatment can be a long process – if you’ve been through it, I’m preaching to the choir here, right?

 

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Phyllis Johnson

Phyllis Johnson, Health Guide

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Inflammatory Breast Cancer Survivor

Is Your Pathology Report Right? When to Ask for a Second Opinion

The most important person on your medical team is someone you will probably never meet--your pathologist.  The pathologist tells your surgeon and oncologist if you have cancer.  The pathology report includes information about the tumor’s size, its hormone and HER2 status, and its other... Read moreChevron

newstart09

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Survivor

Hello,

 

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Laura Zigman

Laura Zigman, Health Guide

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Author of Piece of Work

"You Should Apologize For Saying You Had Cancer (Because The NYTs Says It Probably Wasn't Cancer)"

 

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Debz

Debz, Community Member

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MRI biopsy

Okay.. so I am seeing a new Dr.  She recomends an MRI as a "reference" point to start with as my breasts are still very dense at my age, (49 3/4).  So I have that done last week, meds to stay in machine, IV for contrast... done over with.. WHEW!  wont have to do that again for another year.   WAIT.. not so fast... There... Read moreChevron