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Topic: Adding Sx to Stndrd Tx Linked to Better Survival for Some MBC

Forum: Stage IV/Metastatic Breast Cancer, Open to All To Contribute —

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Posted on: Jan 12, 2021 01:11PM

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Adding Surgery to Standard Treatments Linked to Better Survival for Certain Types of Metastatic Breast Cancer
January 5, 2021

Having surgery along with systemic treatments or with systemic treatments and radiation therapy can improve survival for women diagnosed with metastatic hormone-receptor-positive or HER2-positive breast cancer. Read more...

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Jan 12, 2021 05:32PM ShetlandPony wrote:

Oh, surgery! For a brief moment I thought Sx in the thread title meant something else...

2011 Stage I ITCs sn, premenopausal, Oncotype 16. 2014 Stage IV mets breast,liver. TaxolNEAD. Ibrance+letrozole 2yrs. Fas+afinitor nope. XelodaNEAD 2yrs. Eribulin,Doxil nope. SUMMIT FaslodexHerceptinNeratinib for Her2mut NEAD 1 1/2yrs. GI/perit mets Dx 2011, ILC, 1cm, Stage IA, Grade 1, 0/1 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Dx 2014, ILC, 2cm, Stage IV, metastasized to liver/other, Grade 2, ER+/PR+, HER2- Hormonal Therapy Tamoxifen pills (Nolvadex, Apo-Tamox, Tamofen, Tamone) Radiation Therapy Whole-breast: Breast Surgery Lumpectomy

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