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Breast Cancer, breast is smelling what can be done about smell?

My Mother is 82 yrs old.  She has breast cancer.  just recently the breast started to have a foul odor.  Her doctor has given her a few months to live, but we cannot live with the odor.  What can I do to get rid of the odor.

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German Shepherd Dogs Can Diagnose Breast Cancer By Smelling You


Dogs can smell drugs and bombs, and now they can be used to detect breast cancer too.
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All Cancer smell messages - CancerCompass


The cancer smell is in fact the smell of 'rotting flesh' which is happening with the cancer eating it. I have a friend with breast cancer. She's had if for years and ...
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What Does Cancer Smell Like? - The New York Times


Nov 18, 2013 · Magazine | What Does Cancer Smell Like? Search. Subscribe Now Log In 0 Settings. Close search ... Untreated diabetics can smell like nail-polish remover: ...
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Taste and Smell Changes - Breastcancer.org - Breast Cancer ...


Home → Treatment & Side Effects → Treatment Side Effects → Taste and Smell ... tasting or smelling. ... you're done. The following breast cancer ...
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Ear Wax, Body Odor: Breast Cancer Link? - WebMD


Jun 04, 2009 · A variation in a gene already associated with breast cancer risk is also linked with ... Ear Wax, Body Odor: Breast Cancer ... It can be done in 30 ...
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All Cancer smell messages - CancerCompass


When I got breast cancer, I don't remember any change in my scent, ... I began smelling the odor at home, ... The "cancer smell " subject is interesting.
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Does cancer sometimes have a smell? - Cancer Survivors Network


Breast Cancer Support; ... Does cancer sometimes have a smell? nikola61. Posts: 3 Joined: ... Well...you have done the best you can for now.
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Breast Cancer Topic: Tumor odor


Breast Cancer Discussion Forums ... Stage IV and Metastatic Breast Cancer ONLY → Topic: Tumor odor ... It's not too strong but I smell it all day and wish I didn't.
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urine smell - Breast cancer - Discussion Forum - Breast ...


Breast cancer is far ... Secondary breast cancer is cancer that has started in the breast and ... I am sure your red dye can't be smelling the most lovely smell, ...
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chemo and change in body smell odor and breast cancer - MyBCTeam


I have noticed a smell that I can't shake since about Wednesday or Thursday. Does the body excrete it through the pores and I'm smelling ... Breast Cancer back in ...
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Evidently these lumps have been determined to be either cysts or fibroadenomas; both of which are benign. Even though you have a family history of breast cancer this does not mean that you will also develop the disease. You are being followed frequently and that is standard treatment under the circumstances. The lumps can be removed surgically if they are causing you pain or discomfort but removal is not necessary and you most likely will develop more.   Regards ..
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You are doing the right thing by having the biopsy done.  No one can tell you whether or not this is cancer until that pathology reports are in.  Relax, I know waiting is terrible.  First you have to wait for the biopsy and then you will have to wait for the results of the biopsy.  Just try and stay busy and pamper yourself.  You will not change the outcome by worrying, you will just stress yourself and your family.  There are a lot of us who have been through this, just take one day at a time and if you need to talk, we are here.  God Bless, Warmest Regards, Susan
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Hi there. At the present the utility of the CA 27.29 test for the detection of early breast cancer recurrence is still controversial, and there are no standard recommendations for this.  However, some specialized centers and oncologist are using this based on their personal or their center's experience and own recommendations. With this said, it is very hard to interpret the drop from 80 to 60 especially in someome with no other symptoms pertaining to cancer recurrence.  The decision to have further tests done will depend on the comfort levels of both the patient and the doctor, and there may be no right or wrong decision at this point.  If the levels remain elevated after two weeks, then it might be prudent to have additional tests (PET CT) done. Regards and God bless.
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Cyberknife is used primarily for mets or primary cancer of the brain where one small area can be dealt with by this method. When there has been mets to the abdominal organs, Chemo is usually the treatment of choice. I'm sure there has been sufficient testing done in order for the Dr.s to know that the stomach and liver are involved and these are areas that could not be "cut out" by the cyberknife technique. I would certainly abide by the recommendation of the Oncologist and be as aggressive with treatment as he thinks is safe in her particular situation.  Kindest regards .....
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mri results

do anyone have any ideas with the post i put up because I am really getting stressed out especially now I know I got to have a core boispy done
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concerned breast biopsy sent to Stanford

My guess is that the lab is seeking a 2nd, independent opinion on the pathological findings of the biopsy before any conclusions and recommendations are made. Too bad that you have to wait a little longer for the results. I hope all turns out well for you... good luck.
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