What are the Treatments for Advanced Breast Cancer?

Answer Breast cancer is a life-threatening disease that results from the occurrence of malignant cells forming in the breast tissue, according to the National Cancer Institute. There are a variety of trea... Read More »

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What are the treatments for advanced rectal cancer with liver mets?

Advanced rectal cancer frequently spreads to the liver. Treatment for stage 4 rectal cancer with liver metastasis will depend on a number of factors and might include chemotherapy, radiation or sur... Read More »

What are the treatments for stage 3 breast cancer?

Stage 3 breast cancer occurs when cancerous cells move beyond the tissue of the breast into the lymph nodes or the tissue that makes up your chest. The likelihood of recovery depends largely upon t... Read More »

Why is Herceptin used only in advanced breast cancer?

The monoclonal antibody Herceptin (trastuzumab) treats a specific type of breast cancer. Herceptin blocks the action of HER2, a protein that stimulates cancer cell growth. Not all breast cancers ex... Read More »

Has my mother-in-law lied about how advanced her breast cancer is?

Lying is a harsh word! Protecting her family from a cold, hard truth is a better description of her actions. I think it is more than stage 1.. But yes, some women with stage 1 cancer decide to tack... Read More »