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 Asked: 6/22/2018 ASCO endorsement for estrogen positive, HER2 negative, node negative in breast cancer with the 21 gene assay result indicate lower numerical numbers than 30...
 Asked: 6/22/2018 You answered a question about the results of the Tailorx new recommendation being 30 recurrence score or below for chemo benefit.
 Asked: 6/15/2018 On April 25, 2018 I had a right breast mastectomy and was informed that no radiation or chemotherapy was needed.
 Asked: 6/11/2018 TAILORX clinical trial for estrogen positive breast cancer with negative nodes was released last week at the Chicago Breast cancer conference.
 Asked: 6/11/2018 Hello, My question is can my mom have a colonoscopy and radiation the same day?
 Asked: 6/5/2018 Hello, I have question my mom was diagnosis with stage 2B/3 TNBC she finished AC/T and had a modified mastectomy and just finished capecitabine 500mg and...
 Asked: 6/4/2018 My wife was diagnosed with ILC 4.0 cm, 4/9 nodes positive (with 2 sentinel nodes), KI of 7.5%.
 Asked: 5/29/2018 My Wife is 53 years old and has Metastatic Breast Cancer.
 Asked: 5/29/2018 I''m IDC Er+pr-her2- 5 node neg 29 once score one Dr says yes chemo one Dr says no chemo..
 Asked: 5/23/2018 Has the Ponder X/SWOG s1007 trial results been released? Any data on 3 or less positive node patients skipping chemo with success for...
 Asked: 5/14/2018 Hi. My diagnosis is TNBC and I am getting weekly taxol after AC chemo ( 110 mg of taxol and 150ml of solution, weight 45kg, height 160cm).
 Asked: 5/14/2018 Hello, My mom just finished chemo (capecitabine 500mg) she also finished AC/T she started capecitabine after her mastectomy and AC/T before her modified mastectomy now she...
 Asked: 5/14/2018 My ekg during my pre op appt before myastectomy showed I might have had a heart attack at some time.
 Asked: 5/8/2018 Had a lumpectomy on 4/9 with .5cm Invasive and positive margins.
 Asked: 5/7/2018 Any recent research on the usefulness/value of oncotype dx testing with ILC? Also, are there any tests that show greater usefulness/value with ILC?
 Asked: 5/7/2018 Hi. I''m 54.
 Asked: 5/3/2018 Hello! Am confused after reading third article about chemo only being effective the first two yrs out.
 Asked: 4/30/2018 Hi I am in the UK. I was dg with 2.2cm tumour ER 4 on lab staining.
 Asked: 4/26/2018 Total left breast mastectomy, er/pr+, HER2-, invasive DC, kid-16 15%, 100% clear sentinel nodes, clear margins-why a need for chemo.
 Asked: 4/25/2018 Hi I have 37 years old and I have a metaplastic breast cancer grade 3 triple negative 2.4 cm with lumpectomy and lymph node negative What is...
 Asked: 4/18/2018 Does using chemo drugs like cytoxan and taxotere for the first occurrence of a breast cancer make them less effective in the future if the...
 Asked: 4/16/2018 I developed a painful hot spot on my femur shaft.
 Asked: 4/12/2018 Should i be happy not to be recommended chemo with an oncotype score of 10 even though my lobular tumour was 4.5cm? The rest of...
 Asked: 4/12/2018 I recently had a lumptectomy and sentinel node biopsy.
 Asked: 4/10/2018 Hello, this question is regarding your answer to the question on 4/9/2018 about fluid retention.
 Asked: 4/9/2018 Hi, I finished TC part of my TCH chemo 4 weeks ago for stage I node negative, triple positive BC.
 Asked: 4/3/2018 When you mention high recurrance rates are these patients who had chemo or did not have chemo?
 Asked: 4/3/2018 Lillie, When a patient receives an Oncotype DX score is it the patientís responsibility to figure out their treatment plan or is the medical oncologist responsible...
 Asked: 3/30/2018 I am 51 and had lumpectomy for a 14 mm T1N0 ER+ PR+ HER- ductal carcinoma.
 Asked: 3/28/2018 Is it true that breast cancer patients could be encouraged to cut asparagus and other foods from their diets in the future to reduce the...
 Asked: 3/27/2018 If an MD offers 3 different chemo sets, (as described in a prior question) you can probably guess they are involved in a...
 Asked: 3/26/2018 My decision? My oncologist has told me itís my decision to choose between AC-T, TC, or CMF.
 Asked: 3/26/2018 45 yrs old, IDC 1.4cm grade 1, ER+ PR+ Her-, clear margin, clear node 0/3.
 Asked: 3/23/2018 I''m 60 years old, have IDC, stage 1A, tumor 6 mm, grade 2, Lymph nodes 0/1, ER+ (100%)0 ,PR+ (70%), HER2- (0%) Left mastectomy, no radiation.
 Asked: 3/22/2018 I was diagnosed with Stage 1 IDC, ER/PR+, HER2- in December.
 Asked: 3/19/2018 47 years old. 2cm IDC tumor removed from right breast.
 Asked: 3/19/2018 I have seen one reference to peclitaxel/cyclophosphamide chemotherupy, labeled (TC), with no other reference to a subsequent longer term drug such as, say, Taxifen
 Asked: 3/8/2018 I (47) was diagnosed with Mixed Lobular IDC (ER/PR +, Her2 neg) in one breast.
 Asked: 3/6/2018 age 50, Invasive 1.5cm, .9cm both erpr+, her2-.
 Asked: 3/2/2018 63, T1c,N1a ILC 2/2sentinel nodes positive, mastectomy with reconstruction 1/25/18.
 Asked: 2/28/2018 Hello, My mom is currently on capecitabine and is very fatigued what can she do about her fatigue. Thanks .
 Asked: 2/28/2018 My wife is 63 years old. She was diagnosed with invasive ductal carcinoma and had a lumpectomy.
 Asked: 2/28/2018 Are two 3mm idc areas that are multifocal considered as two separate tumors or one 6mm when decisions for chemo or not is made?
 Asked: 2/27/2018 Hi Lillie, I''m now 55 years old and had stage 2b grade 1 ER+/PR+/HER- left breast IDC with one axillary lymph node macrometastasis of 7mm (T2bN1M0).
 Asked: 2/23/2018 1. If patients have negative or positive (1-3) nodes can they skip chemo with Oncotype DX scores of less than 18? 2.
 Asked: 2/22/2018 I received the Oncotype DX test without cost to me.
 Asked: 2/11/2018 Hi. Am scheduled to have docetaxel + cyclophosphamide for ER+PR+Her2 neg, stage 1a, grade2, Onco 26, 1.3cm, zero nodes breast cancer for possible future reoccurrence.
 Asked: 2/9/2018 Hello, My mother CA27-29 score is 19.4 and her CEA score is 2.4 please explain this to me. Thanks .
 Asked: 2/9/2018 My mother has had a 21mm tumor (triple negative removed.) One nodes contained micro mets...
 Asked: 2/7/2018 If the Oncotype DX for estrogen positive breast cancer is still in phase 3 trials (intermediate scores with positive nodes) why do they charge insurance...
 Asked: 2/6/2018 Hi, I''m 58 (5 years post-menopause). Just got Oncotype result of 21.
 Asked: 2/2/2018 Is Mammaprint being used over Oncotype DX?
 Asked: 2/1/2018 I had a double masectomy because of a DCIS Diagnosis at 12:00 and 6:00 position. After masectomy pathology report comes back with 2 mm of IDC hr-/pr-...
 Asked: 1/31/2018 Looking for insight on a study published this summer regarding Taxol and its potential to cause cancer spread.
 Asked: 1/28/2018 In Dec. 2017, I had a lumpectomy with intraoperative radiation for a 9mm.
 Asked: 1/22/2018 I had an oncotype dx done score 22 and recurrence score with chemo is 13 and without 13.
 Asked: 1/22/2018 Hello, My mom was diagnosed with triple negative breast cancer stage 2B/3 she finished 6 months of chemo and had a modified mastectomy on November 13,2017
 Asked: 1/21/2018 I have invasive ductal carcinoma, 1.9 cm, ER+,,PR+,HER2-, lymph node -, stage 1, Grade 3.
 Asked: 1/20/2018 I was diagnosed with stage 4 breast cancer in 2013 and first treated with Anastrozole and now Anastrozole and Ibrance for the last year and a half.
 Asked: 1/18/2018 I finished 4 rounds AC and then 12 rounds Taxol on 12/21/17.
 Asked: 1/15/2018 Hello I am 77 years old (but physically and mentally at least 10 years younger).
 Asked: 1/15/2018 Hello my mom was diagnosed with TNBC stage2B/3 she finished 6 months of chemo and had a radical mastectomy her surgical onocologist removed 4 lymph nodes...
 Asked: 1/12/2018 Hello, My mother is currently taking capecitabine 500mg five in the morning and five in the evening 14 days on and 7 days off for four...
 Asked: 1/12/2018 I had a 5mm, grade 2 IDC tumor, clear nodes, no vascular invasion detected.
 Asked: 1/10/2018 If tnbc recurs can AC chemo be used again or is there lifetime limits for each different chemo.
 Asked: 1/10/2018 I have Invasive Ductal Carcinoma Breast Cancer.
 Asked: 1/8/2018 Mom 63 years with breast cancer, 0.9 8 0.8 cm, IDC, GRADE 1, PNI, ER 40%/PR 80% positive, HER2 negative, Ki 67 3%.
 Asked: 1/8/2018 Hello I was diagnosed with a lobular carcinoma.
 Asked: 1/7/2018 Hello, my mom (55 years old) was diagnosed with IDC ER+ (100%) PR+(75%) KI67(20%) HER2- (FISH), the tumor was 16mm, Grade 2.
 Asked: 1/7/2018 If a medical oncologist feels you should have chemo is it their responsibility to tell you in a timely manner? If yes, how long should...
 Asked: 1/5/2018 Hi. I had a mastectomy for a 5mm IDC tumor.
 Asked: 1/3/2018 Lillie, I made a mistake earlier today in my question about using xeloda as a preventative against metastasis in Stage 3 patient with 5 nodes,...
 Asked: 1/3/2018 Lillie, is capecitabine (xeloda) ever used in Stage 3 patients with 5 nodes positive, to prevent netastasis? If it is, can it be given 4...
 Asked: 1/3/2018 I had an Oncotype DX score as 11 ER+ve PR+ve Her2 -ve 21 mm tumor No nodes Grade II Do i need chemotherapy? Will there be any benefit? What is the...
 Asked: 12/30/2017 is it true that oncotype dx did not have premenopausal woman in their research and therefore it''s not valid for woman on their 30s??!!
 Asked: 12/29/2017 Diagnosed with 2 cm stage 2 invasive ductal carcinoma.estrogen positive lymph node involvement Had bilateral double mastectomy...onco score 29 Had nipple sparing surgery with...
 Asked: 12/26/2017 I''m considering using the Arctic Cold Cap during chemo Adriamycin & Cytoxan 4 times, then Taxotere for the last session of chemo, for TNBC.
 Asked: 12/26/2017 Hello, I am responding to question from December 25 my mom had stage 2B/3 TNBC finish 6 months of chemo( Sept.1 2017) and had a modified...
 Asked: 12/25/2017 I have Stage 1a BC. Invasive ducal carcinoma 5.5mm tumor Removed thru lumpectomy.
 Asked: 12/25/2017 Hi, My mom had stage 2B/3 TNBC finished 6 months of chemo and had a radical modified mastectomy on November 13,2017.
 Asked: 12/23/2017 I am totally confused. You have said chemo is ineffective for ER and PR positive and Her2 negative patients.
 Asked: 12/23/2017 So the oncotype is a genetic test on a tumor by your reply 12/23/2017? Is it done by a pathologist?
 Asked: 12/23/2017 Your reply to 12/21/2017 indicates that chemo is not effective for ER+.
 Asked: 12/21/2017 I am waiting for my oncotype scores.
 Asked: 12/18/2017 Hi! Will BRACO test result affect on chemo.
 Asked: 12/17/2017 Hi! My wifeís Path. Report as Invasive micropapillary carcinoma,Size 1.5cm,grade 2, sentinel node 0/1,Allred score = ER 8,PR 7,HER2 - no overexpression, Ki-67 positive labeling index 20%, LVI : present, free resection margins clear, OncotypeDX score 11, so no chemo treatments needed, Only rad.
 Asked: 12/16/2017 Hi I sent in question about my multifocal breast cancer as when I was as diagnosed a year ago my cancers (3 tumour) were staged off...
 Asked: 12/15/2017 I posted an earlier question about a high Oncotype score and needing chemo but the part I don''t understand is if the entire tumor...
 Asked: 12/15/2017 Hello, My mom had stage 2B/3 TNBC had an successful modified radical mastectomy and finished 6 months of chemo now she has to take a drug...
 Asked: 12/13/2017 Dear Lillie, There is an excellent question 12/2/2017 under the topic of Risk Factors that talks about the Oncotype DX for breast cancer in relation to...
 Asked: 12/13/2017 Just found out my Oncotype Dx score is 48.
 Asked: 12/10/2017 So I have IDC stage II, 1/2 node positive, oncotype 20, BRACA1/2-, Her2-.
 Asked: 12/8/2017 Hi there I was reading last question,I too had multifocal idc,3 tumors ,one 13 mm,10mm and 3 mm,I had a oncotype test of 11, oncologist...
 Asked: 12/6/2017 I am 39 years old. diagnosed with multifocal idc.
 Asked: 12/4/2017 ER+, PR+, HER2-, node negative, size of tumor 5mm.
 Asked: 12/4/2017 Hello, My mom had stage2B/3 TNBC finish 6 months of chemo had a successful radical mastectomy her surgical onocologist said the she got all the cancer...
 Asked: 12/4/2017 I have signed up for Artemis and look forward to the data from San Antonio Breast Cancer Conference this December 5, 2017. I was told that...
 Asked: 12/2/2017 Wondering if you could offer interpretation on the intermediate oncotypedx information recently given at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium.
 Asked: 12/1/2017 Iím 35 years old, Final pathology report after mastectomy for 3cm DCIS showed 3mm IDC grade 2 in the background.
 Asked: 11/30/2017 Hi, I am 44yrs with IDC and DCIS on right breast, mastectomy right with clear margin, tumor size 4.7cm, ER +95%, PR +65%, HER2-, Oncotype 18.

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