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Ask An Expert is temporarily suspended while we upgrade the system. We apologize for any inconvenience. Please feel free to visit our Breast Center Facebook Page at https://www.facebook.com/JHBreastCenter to access additional resources and to post your questions. To schedule an appointment with one of our expert breast physicians, please call 443-997-1513.

If you would like a consultation with a breast specialist at the Johns Hopkins Avon Foundation Breast Center, call 888-992-1625. It is possible to get an appointment for a second opinion within a few days of contacting us.

We hope you find the information helpful!

Please note: This service is not intended to provide primary medical advice concerning specific medical care or treatment. Ask an Expert is a free service operated by health care professionals at the Johns Hopkins Avon Foundation Breast Center.

Signs, Symptoms & Psychological Aspects of Breast Cancer
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Breast Abnormalities and Other Symptoms
General questions about breast health and possible symptoms.
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Comments about our Breast Center
Questions & comments about Johns Hopkins Avon Foundation Breast Center
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Concerns about Breast Cancer Family History
Questions on genetics, family history & breast cancer.
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Facts and Myths about Breast Cancer
Questions on the facts and myths of breast cancer.
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Family Support
Questions about breast cancer & family support.
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Psychological Support
Questions about support for the mental aspects of breast cancer & treatement.
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Questions to ask to ensure you are in good hands
Questions on what to ask to make sure your in good hands.
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Survivorship Care Issues
Questions surrounding survivorship and life after cancer.
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Upcoming Retreats and Events
Questions about upcoming breastcenter retreats and events.
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Breast Cancer Diagnosis
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ADH - Atypical Ductal Hyperplasia
Questions about atypical ductal hyperplasia.
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Breast Biopsy
Questions about the definition, risks and results of breast biopsy.
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Breast Imaging
Diagnostic mammogram's and other breast imaging questions.
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Complex Cysts
Questions about complex breast cysts.
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Intraductal Papillomas
General questions about intraductal papillomas.
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LCIS - Lobular Carcinoma In Situ
Questions about lobular carcinoma in situ.
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Lymphedema
Questions concerning Lymphatic obstruction or blockage of the lymph nodes.
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Metastatic Breast Cancer
Questions about advanced metastatic breast cancer.
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Risk factors for Breast Cancer
Questions about breast cancer risk.
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Types and Stages of Breast Cancer
Questions about the different types and stages of breast cancer.
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Understanding Pathology Results
Questions explaining and understanding pathology results.
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Breast Cancer Treatments & Services
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Biological Targeted Therapy
Questions about biological targeted therapy.
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Chemotherapy
Questions about Neoadjuvant and Adjuvant Chemotherapy.
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Complementary Medicine
Questions about Integrative and Complementary Medicine
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Delayed Reconstruction
Questions about Delayed Breast Reconstruction.
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Hormonal Therapy
Questions about Hormonal Therapy.
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Lumpectomy with Sentinel Node Biopsy
Questions about Lumpectomy with Sentinel Node Biopsy.
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Mastectomy with Flap Reconstruction
Questions about Mastectomy with Flap Reconstruction.
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Mastectomy with Tissue Expander
Questions about Mastectomy with Tissue Expander.
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Mastectomy without Reconstruction
Questions about Mastectomy without Reconstruction.
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Radiation Therapy
Questions about Radiation Therapy.
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The contents of this portion of the website cannot be used as a substitute for a consultation with your doctor or other healthcare provider. It also may not represent the opinions of other Johns Hopkins professionals. It is a free service performed on volunteer time and intended to provide feedback to questions posted by consumers however should not be used as a directive or instructions to now follow. Seeing your own medical provider is always important in getting your needs and questions addressed. In the majority of cases, a clinical examination, review of pathology slides and xrays, along with other medical information is needed to truly provide a consultative service. If you wish to receive a formal consultation with our physicians please call 888-992-1625 for surgical appointments and 888-992-1625 for medical or radiation oncology appts. For breast imaging, call 888-992-1625.

 
 
 
 
 

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