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906115 tn?1344200509 2.Human milk has been shown to kill cancer cells in a laboratory dish and has been used in oncology. 3. The human breast "custom-makes" antibodies to fight whatever pathogen the infant is exposed to in the environment. 4. Breast milk has been used to treat eye infections, ear infections, pimples, cold sores, and nail fungus and prevent infection in scrapes and scratches. 5. In some parts of the world, donated organs are bathed in breast milk for the protective factors.
Avatar f tn I just saw it today, couldnt have been there too long, but like i said, I was just worried because it was so big and firm, but its on my aerola, NOT my breast, So could that still be breast cancer? No discharge either. Im just worried and dont have the funds to visit a doc, someone help me out please.
Avatar n tn I am 21 years old. My mother had breast cancer at age 45, when I was 3 years old. 2 1/2 years later she had it again in the other breast. She died when I was 10 with agressive cancer in her brain and stomach. Cancer has always terrified me, but now I'm more scared than ever.
Avatar n tn One of the supplements he suggests is Oncolyn. I had breast cancer surgery (right breast mastectomy) in July of 07. I had chemo for four months and afterwards had lymph node dissection. I had 16 lymph nodes removed. I am now taking about 10 supplements per day. I'm wondering if I should add Oncolyn? Thank you for your response.
Avatar f tn Most studies indicate that Bell's Palsy is caused by the inflammation of the facial nerve and this can occur as a result of the herpes virus; even herpes simplex. I see no real connection to Breast Cancer Treatment. On occasion it may well happen to someone who is post-treatment for breast cancer but it is known to affect men and women equally / breast cancer, Chemotherapy or not.
Avatar n tn My friend was diagnosed this last month, Sept with breast cancer, it went from the size of a grape to the size of a peach in 2 weeks, now it is in her lymph nodes/arm. a week later it was found in her lungs.. so many tumors they cant count.. also some 3 plus inches. PET scan now shows another week later to be in her liver, 1/4 of her liver is tumor. Her breast is now deformed and very large from the swelling? So I know it is stage 4..
Avatar n tn They then claimed that a premature delivery before 32 weeks doubles the risk of breast cancer because it leaves more places in the breast for cancer to start. They said abortion also stops the progression of breast lobule development and prevents the development of Type 4 and subsequently Type 3 cancer resistant lobules.
Avatar f tn Recently i have come across the facts of breast cancer and fibroadenoma. i am a bit reluctant to go for a checkup as it would cause anxiety at home...also through the info. about fibroadenoma i am positive that the lump is it....but still tell me..is there a possibility that i am suffering from cancer or even if it's a fibroadenoma..would it cause any harm to me??...please help..
Avatar n tn I am much, much older than you, and I had a rare type of bc called Inflammatory breast cancer. But circles around my nipple, and the circles changed in size and location, etc, was part of my condition. I am not telling you this because i want to scare you, but since you should see a doctor, at least I think so, you may want to mention that someone on a forum mention those circles to you in relation to bc.
463897 tn?1468013750 org/cancer/slideshows/17-Deadly-Rumors-About-Breast-Cancer/52 12 Ways to Cut Your Breast Cancer Risk (slideshow) http://www.medhelp.org/cancer/slideshows/12-Ways-to-Cut-Your-Breast-Cancer-Risk/53 Three Ways Researchers Are Kicking Breast Cancer's Butt (article) http://www.medhelp.org/cancer/articles/Three-Ways-Researchers-Are-Kicking-Breast-Cancers-Butt/57 Please visit our Breast Cancer Community http://www.medhelp.
Avatar n tn Understanding Triple Negative Breast Cancer It is now commonly understood that breast cancer is not one form of cancer, but many different "subtypes" of cancer. These subtypes of breast cancer are generally diagnosed based upon the presence, or lack of, three "receptors" known to fuel most breast cancers: estrogen receptors, progesterone receptors and human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2). The most successful treatments for breast cancer target these receptors.
Avatar f tn My question is what do I do now? I am scared that I may inflammatory breast cancer because of the way it looks. Thank you for your time.
Avatar f tn I travelled to the united nations to speak on this issue with a group of doctors, therapists and a friend of mine who personally herself had two previous abortions. We spoke on how abortion is actually proven to be linked to breast cancer. Something no one wants to believe but the facts are there.
Avatar n tn They said i can wait for another month to get another sonogram done, to see if the size of the nodule has increase. Or I can also do the injection were they will distract two of my lumps for biopsy. But only the two,because the third lump is to big for that procedure. The third would require for open surgery. But from my sonogram and mamogram all lumps looks benign. Should i be worry about the size of the third lump?
Avatar f tn If you have early-stage breast cancer (DCIS or Stage I, IIA, IIB, or IIIA), you may have a choice between breast-conserving surgery (lumpectomy) and removing the breast (mastectomy). Women and Early-Stage Breast Cancer It's normal to worry about how long you will live after surgery and treatment, or the chances of recurrence. These are practical questions to consider.
Avatar n tn The amplification of the cERBB2 gene in breast cancer cells is associated with a more aggressive cancer phenotype. This gene is amplified in about 20 - 30% of cases. At the present though, two drugs already target the overexpressed protein. These drugs are Herceptin and Lapatinib and has been shown to improve outcomes in breast cancer patients.
1054801 tn?1327948399 im 25 and i just had a babie last july found a lump in my left breast in november had my ultrasound this past week and the lady told me it look like a cyst it feels kinda long but with a lump i been trying all week to go see a surgen cause thats what my doctor wanted they sent them over autharized forms so that i can make an appointment and so far they havent approved it yet im so scared of them taking to long and what if it turns out to be cancer cause my cyst doesnt hurt it did a few weeks ag
739091 tn?1300666027 Your style is smooth and calm and your responses offer information without increasing the fear that is so common with anything even close to breast cancer, real or imagined. I think you're wonderful!
Avatar f tn Hi again. I got a copy of my pathology report today. It was like a kick in the stomach. My DCIS is described as high nuclear grade with comedo necrosis and calcification. solid and cribriform patterns with associated selcrotic intraductal papilloma. Largest microscopic focus 8.0 mm (over three inches). No invasive tumor identified. Breast Cancer Prognosis Profile (1HC Manual Semi-quantitative method) Estrogen receptor - <1 percent...Progesterone receptor - neg.
Avatar f tn My question was a concern whether shingles type pain without rash on the breast could be a symptom of breast cancer? My GP did a blood test on Friday to determine if herpes/chicken pox virus is in my blood. I will get the results next week. Then I will know whether I need to see a breast specialist. Thanks for your quick response.