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Breast Cancer Questions

For breast cancer TNM staging system, can we stage a breast mass through history, inspection and palpation of breast alone? Do we still need to do biopsy?

Dr. Ankuja Mhaske 84% (10 ratings)
Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MS- Ayurveda, PGDCD
Cosmetic Physician, Pune
Biopsy will clear if ters any confusion related to d lump.
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Since my mother is having breast cancer she is on chemos. Only one chemo is left but white hair is growing. She is 54 years old. After chemo does white hair comes?

Dr. Sajeev Kumar 92% (29080 ratings)
C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician, Alappuzha
Since my mother is having breast cancer she is on chemos. Only one chemo is left but white hair is growing. She is 54...
The white hair may not be due to chemo and 54 years is the age when you can get greying of hair
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I have been diagnosed with fibroadenoma in my right breast. I'm 22. My doctor told me it's not necessary to remove it. I'm very scared of developing malignancy in the future. I stopped taking meat dairy products and sugar. How common is it for me to get breast cancer?

Dr. Vibhor Mahendru 91% (14 ratings)
MBBS, MS - General Surgery, DNB - Surgical Oncology
Oncologist, Lucknow
It will not turn into cancer therefore we do not need to remove it. However if it is affecting your peace of mind then for psychological reasons you can get it removed.
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My neighbour wants to know ,what is adova 1 mg tablets used for ,is it used to get pregnant.

Dr. K V Anand 94% (25581 ratings)
BASM, MD, MS (Counseling & Psychotherapy), MSc - Psychology, Certificate in Clinical psychology of children and Young People, Certificate in Psychological First Aid, Certificate in Positive Psychology, Positive Psychiatry and Mental Health
Psychologist, Palakkad
Dear user. I can understand. Adova 1 mg Tablet is used along with other therapies in the treatment of breast cancer in postmenopausal women. This medicine is also used to treat women whose breast cancer has worsened after tamoxifen therapy (Taken from /medicine-info/adova-1-mg-tablet-37230). I suggest you to consult your gynecologist in person. We are here to help you in every aspect of your mental and physical health. Any sexual or psychological problems can be cured with the help of various methods and therapies. I suggest you to post your query with every detail here. We will help you in overcoming your problems certainly. Take care.
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What does "no evidence of hyperplasia or malignancy means" it was return in the report of biopsy which my mom gave. The samples went for biopsy. She is 56 years old.

Dr. Prashantkumar Patel 89% (103 ratings)
MD - Radiothrapy
Oncologist, Ahmedabad
Hi, Lybrate user! Your's report say, there is no evidence of cancer. Biopsy report will guide for further management. Please give detailed history for further guidance. What's complain, investigation.
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My doctor suggest me 4 chemo for breast cancer. It was g1. The lamp size 3*2 cm in my left breast. I already talked 2. I don't want to talk anymore. Is there any problems.

Dr. Prashantkumar Patel 89% (103 ratings)
MD - Radiothrapy
Oncologist, Ahmedabad
Hi, Lybrate user! Hope you are recovering quickly from your recent surgery and doing well from ongoing chemotherapy treatment. Here's wishing you the best in life and Many more years of health and happiness. Breast cancer is the leading cancer in women worldwide. Treatment includes surgery, chemotherapy, radiotherapy & hormonal therapy. It is decided by stage of breast cancer. After surgery additional treatment are required to prevent recurrence. In your case, My advise is, you must complete your remaining chemotherapy cycles without any gap in between. It's necessary for you to prevent recurrence. Also consult your for radiotherapy and hormonal therapy (if needed). keep regular follow up with routine investigation as advised by your doctor.
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HI, My mother has been suffering from breast cancer. Initially it was tumor, our Bangladeshi operate it but we want to get better treatment fro your side.

Dr. Sudeep Sarkar 90% (10 ratings)
MBBS, MS - General Surgery, Senior Residency Training Program (Surgical Oncology), Fellowship in Cancer Surgery
Oncologist, Mumbai
Any further treatment depends upon the kind of operation done, post operative HISTOPATHOLOGY and Molecular Markers report. Also the patient has to be clinically assessed regarding her suitability of undergoing the necessary treatments.
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If patient is suffering from breast cancer in final stage. Is it any possibility is their to reduce the cancer cells in patients body.

Dr. Dipendra Singh 84% (896 ratings)
BHMS, MD - Homeopathy
Homeopath, Lucknow
Yes Start Homoeopathy Hydrastis Q 20 drops in half cup of water 2 times a day consult after 15 days.
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