Breast Cancer Cells and Fluid in Lungs

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Darkwing
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   Posted 9/5/2014 2:55 PM (GMT -6)   
My mother had fluid in her lungs, and she was told that there were cancer cells in the fluid. The surgeon did the biopsy of a tumor that was in her breast, said it cancerous, and her doctor diagnosed her with Stage IV Breast Cancer. My mother received two courses of chemotherapy (one day every 3 weeks). Her lungs filled with fluid again, but this time when the fluid was tested, there were no cancer cells in the fluid. What does this mean, if anything?

Merrida
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   Posted 9/11/2014 1:33 AM (GMT -6)   
I've actually never heard of that before myself....I think the best person to ask would be for your mother to ask her oncologist perhaps?











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lilac7
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   Posted 3/30/2015 1:34 AM (GMT -6)   
I had fluid in my lungs and my doctor asked me to get checked for breast cancer. Well isn't it a good thing if there is no cancer in the fluid? Keep going for follow up check ups though.
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