Posted by rosilita
on August 17, 2000 at 16:49:03:
In Reply to: multifocal carcinoma posted by :0) on August 17, 2000 at 13:09:13:
: The doctors think my aunt may have multifocal carcinoma, they are doing the biopsy tomorrow so they aren't 100% sure yet, but so far it doesn't look good. There are tumor's in her breast and lymph nodes.
: Can anybody explain this..how serious is it? i realize breast cancer is always serious, once the cancer is in the lymph nodes can't it spread quite easily to other parts of the body? If anybody can give me any information on this i would be greatful.
its pretty serious, but not hopeless. i was just reading about a therapy for metastic breast cancer its a vaccine called "theratope" the life expectancy has been so positive on this the fda has pushed it into their 'fast track, for apporvals." I don't know the exact protocal whether regular chmeo is first or what, but this theratope is giving hope to a lot of women with metastic breast cancer (if that is indeed what your aunt has