Category Archives: Breast Cancers

Medical Surveillance after Primary Treatment of Breast Cancers

After primary treatment of breast cancers (say, surgery, or combination of surgery and chemotherapy, surgery and hormonal therapy, or surgery, chemotherapy and radiation therapy), there is a need to do medical surveillance to closely observe or monitor for persistence or … Continue reading

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Unpredictability of the Course of Breast Cancers

Up to the present, nobody including breast specialists can predict the course of the breast cancers.     The course of a breast cancer depends on the biologic behavior of the cancer cells of the individual patients.  Some are slow … Continue reading

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Nipple Retraction as a Sign of Breast Cancer

Note the nipple retraction on the left (as compared to the right). Nipple retraction Nipple retraction caused by the mass nearby which turns out to be a breast cancer. ROJ@16sept9

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Advanced Breast Cancer in a Post-stroke Elderly Patient

SS, a 86-year-old, post-stroke has this advanced breast cancer. I am giving her a trial of tamoxifen as a primary treatment. I have used tamoxifen as a primary treatment in 5 patients before who are old  and debilitated and poor … Continue reading

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In Remission and Cured of Cancer?

Ms. Gloria Solmirano is 32 years cancer-free since her modified radical mastectomy in 1983.  She is definitely in remission (disappearance of original signs and symptoms of cancer).  Question is: is she cured of cancer? I like to share an article … Continue reading

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Causes of Breast Cancer

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