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 Asked: 6/1/2014 I am 67 years old and have been diagnosed with Invasive Ductal Cancer.
 Asked: 6/1/2014 I had a 1.6 ILC grade 2 (or grade 1 if you look at the original biopsy before surgery), er + pr- her2- tumor.
 Asked: 6/1/2014 I was diagnosed with multifocal multicentric intermedite-high grade micropapillary and cribiform dcis with comedo necrosis with LVI and margins of 1mm and less than 1mm...
 Asked: 6/1/2014 I am 58 yrs old and post menopausal .
 Asked: 5/29/2014 My mother is 75 years old and just had a double mastectomy...we just received the pathology report and it came back with invasive ductal carcinoma,...
 Asked: 5/29/2014 I am a 64 year old post menopausal woman with invasive ductal adenocarcinoma T2N1M0.
 Asked: 5/29/2014 I am 55 years old, diagnosed with breast cancer stage I (T1c, N0,M0) ER/PR + ,Her 2 - , grade 2 breast cancer.
 Asked: 5/29/2014 Chemotharpy is important..? when.....
 Asked: 5/29/2014 I had a mastectomy a month ago to remove an invasive DCIS tumor.
 Asked: 5/29/2014 I am stage 11a (ilc with dcis and lcis also involved) grade 2 with an oncotype dx score of 21....know I willneed tamoxifen, but...
 Asked: 5/28/2014 I was diagnosed with stage II IDC Grade 3 ER/PR+ HER2- The size of the tumor was 3.5cm.
 Asked: 5/27/2014 5/27/2014 You have told me that my daughter has some really good prognostic factors.
 Asked: 5/27/2014 You have told me that my daughter has some really good prognostic factors.
 Asked: 5/26/2014 My mother 68 years old she has invasive ductal carcinoma with 2cm tumer size and 4lymph node positive from twelve and ER ,PR positive and...
 Asked: 5/24/2014 I am 68 years old and have been diagnosed with Mucinous carcinoma oestrogen and progesterone positive.
 Asked: 5/23/2014 38 years old, 2.5 cm IDC, grade 3, 0/3 nodes (isolated tumour cells in 1 node), Extensive LVI present, Oncotype=23, anterior margin positive.
 Asked: 5/23/2014 I had a breast tumour removed, 2.5 cm.
 Asked: 5/23/2014 I had a breast tumour removed, 2.5 cm.
 Asked: 5/22/2014 Is 4 cycles of chemo enough for grade3 her2+(had mastectomy nodes clear) .
 Asked: 5/22/2014 Are the side effects of chemo therapy cumulative?
 Asked: 5/22/2014 my mother diagnosed with idc,pt2n0m0 ,ER/PR-,HER2+(IHC 2+)undergone surgery 3months planned for AC-D chemo.finished 4cycles of AC.She has taken first cycle of docetere, she has...
 Asked: 5/22/2014 hi- what to do with an intermediate score on oncotype dx? if chemo what are the best 3rd generation schedules ( mastecomy 4 weeks ago...
 Asked: 5/21/2014 If you have a grade 3 tumor, no matter how small, even if Her- and hormone positive, why would you need oncotype since a grade...
 Asked: 5/20/2014 I am 53. Biopsy shows IDC 0.5cm, ER- PR- Her-2.
 Asked: 5/20/2014 I am a 55 year old postmenopausal woman who has been diagnosed with IDC.
 Asked: 5/19/2014 I am 37 and have been diagnosed with Stage 1, grade 2 DCIS with lobular features.
 Asked: 5/19/2014 I just had mastectomy for .6 cm idc er/pr-,hr2+,surrounded by extensive dcis,med to high grade.
 Asked: 5/19/2014 Hi. Im starting chemo for stage 1 IDC triple negative tomorrow..1.5cm tumor in right breast that was removed successfully by bilateral mastectomy.
 Asked: 5/18/2014 I am having my mastectomy on June 5 and pretty sure I will be having chemo.
 Asked: 5/18/2014 Hello. I have read that after the administration of AC, that taxotere is a better more successful drug than taxol.
 Asked: 5/18/2014 38 years old + mucinous breast cancer + pT 1.5 cm Grade 2 T1 N0 M0 + ER positive 100% RP positive 100% + HER 2 NEGATIVE +ki 67 20%.
 Asked: 5/17/2014 I`m 38 years old. I ve Pure mucinous breast cancer diagnosed on april 1st and had lumpectomy april 5th: T 1 N 0 M 0 GRADE 2, ki 67 20% RE 100% PR 100% HER 2 NEGATIVE.
 Asked: 5/17/2014 I am undergoing 4 treatments , one every 3 weeks, of Taxotere and Cytoxan chemotherapy for breast cancer after my double mastectomy with immediate placement...
 Asked: 5/17/2014 I was diagnosed with stage 1b IDC 0.8mm lumpectomy well differentiated ER pos and Her neg tumor was low grade low aggressiveness, 1 positive sentinel...
 Asked: 5/17/2014 67yopost-menapausal female DX ductal carcinoma in-situ following stereotactic biopsy of R breast.
 Asked: 5/16/2014 I am 51 year old female with ILC lump measures 1.6cm.
 Asked: 5/14/2014 I am 78 years old. Just had bilateral mastectomy.
 Asked: 5/14/2014 Hi I''m 47 y/o IDC grade 2 (largest 2.1cm) & DCIS grade 3 , 3/15 positive lymph .
 Asked: 5/13/2014 I am 51 was diagnosed with stage 1B IDC.
 Asked: 5/12/2014 I had 3cm invasive lobular cancer lump.
 Asked: 5/12/2014 What benefit would chemotherapy and radiation alone have for a premenopausal woman with stage 1b breast cancer? (Particular to me- Oncotype Dx results showed 10%...
 Asked: 5/12/2014 Hi. I have been diagnosed with rt.
 Asked: 5/11/2014 Is chemotherapy recommended for stage 1,grade2,1.1 cm ILC tumor without lymph node involvement?lumpectomy,SLN,April 24,2014.
 Asked: 5/10/2014 Im a 45 year old pre menopausal woman just diagnosed with breast cancer.
 Asked: 5/9/2014 After 5 years( bilateral mastectomy stage 1 ILC) oncotype dxc score 11, tamoxifen.
 Asked: 5/8/2014 Stage 1 grade 3 nodes are clear.
 Asked: 5/7/2014 I am 49 and had a lumpectomy on 4/10/14,grade 2,1.1cm stage is 1A with no cancer in lymph nodes.
 Asked: 5/5/2014 My mother is 74 years old and had a full radical mastectomy.
 Asked: 5/4/2014 Early stage breast cancer. 3.5 cm tumor.
 Asked: 5/3/2014 I am 50 year old perimenapausal woman diagnosed with invasive lobular cancers in my left breast.
 Asked: 5/3/2014 a 35 year old female presented with a painless lump 4x5 cm in upper outer quadrant of left breast for 3 months with out axillary lymph adenopathy.
 Asked: 5/3/2014 At the age of 49 in June 2009 I was diagnosed with invasive lobular carcinoma grade IIB , with 10/27 lymph nodes showing carcinoma involvement.
 Asked: 5/1/2014 My mother 59 year old post-menopausal ( pan-hysterectomy 1996 ) underwent modified radical mastectomy with axillary lymph node dissection ( nodes 0/15 ) , no...
 Asked: 4/30/2014 I had a bilateral mastectomy done a little over two weeks ago.
 Asked: 4/30/2014 I had asked a prior question and have posted it with the answer here.
 Asked: 4/29/2014 I am currently being treated for high blood pressure caused by Fibromuscular Dysplasia in the right renal artery.
 Asked: 4/29/2014 I finished chemo on 7/20/13 and radiation on 10/22/13.
 Asked: 4/29/2014 I am a 50 years old peri-menopausal woman recently diagnosed with LCIS in left breast and DCIS in right breast.
 Asked: 4/28/2014 39 yrs double mastectomy invasive ductal carcinoma onco 17, grade 2,tumor 1.1, ER/PR+ HER-, one sentinel node + for isolated tumor cell cluster(40 cells and...
 Asked: 4/27/2014 Hi, I am 45 years old, post menopausal.
 Asked: 4/27/2014 I''m anticipating chemo.
 Asked: 4/26/2014 39 yrs old- last year I had a left mastectomy(no nodes tested) findings:2cm invasive grade 3 her 2+ malignant tumor.
 Asked: 4/26/2014 I am 72 years old. Two and a half weeks ago I had had a lumpectomy for Infiltrating Lobular Carcinoma.
 Asked: 4/26/2014 Breast Cancer stage IIA, 0 lymph nodes, HER2+ Grade 3, genetic testing BRCA1 & 2 were negative.
 Asked: 4/24/2014 I had a lumpectomy on 3/24/14 with the following pathology report: 1.
 Asked: 4/24/2014 I have stage 1breast cancer. It is node negative hormone receptor positive and HER 2 negative.
 Asked: 4/24/2014 Diagnosed with IDC T2N0 ER/PR+ HER- Grade 3 bilateral mastectomy completed with 10mm min.
 Asked: 4/23/2014 2.1 CM tumor ER+ PR+ HER- Grade 3.
 Asked: 4/22/2014 patient is 69 years old, underwent mastectomy with axillary clearance on 26.3.14, 1.7 cm, infiltrating ductal carcinoma grade 3 with no lymphovascular invasion,MARGINS CLEAR, WITH ALL...
 Asked: 4/22/2014 I''m 49 and premenopausal. I have stage 2 IDC with 1 node positive.
 Asked: 4/22/2014 65 year old, had lumpectomy on 4/1/14, 1.1 cm mass, grade 1 , er positive, invasive ducal carcinoma with no node involvement.
 Asked: 4/21/2014 patient is 69 years old, underwent mastectomy with axillary clearance on 26.3.14, 1.7 cm, infiltrating ductal carcinoma grade 3 with no lymphovascular invasion,MARGINS CLEAR, WITH ALL...
 Asked: 4/21/2014 I have 8mm her2+ stage 1a grade 2 er+ fish + tumor none clear had we lump sentinel node bio Will I need to have chemo.
 Asked: 4/21/2014 My Oncotype score was 18, making my risk of recurrence a 12% if I take my tamoxifen for 5 years.
 Asked: 4/20/2014 I''m 38 years old lady, recently diagnosed DCIS with ER,PR positive and underwent lumpectomy with wide margins with SLN negative but did Axillary clearance level...
 Asked: 4/20/2014 I''m a 74-year-old who had a lumpectomy and sentinel node biopsy on 3/27.
 Asked: 4/20/2014 Had lumpectomy 10 weeks ago, unclear margins.
 Asked: 4/20/2014 My onco Dix score is 19 and ki 67 is 22%.
 Asked: 4/19/2014 Do you know if Taxotere is a high risk chemo drug for permanent hair loss or thinning? I am scheduled to start Taxotere and Cytoxan,...
 Asked: 4/19/2014 I had a lumpectomy 4/14. Results were clear margins on the 1.7mm tumor.
 Asked: 4/18/2014 My wife has ductal carcenoma which is 8mm in size.
 Asked: 4/17/2014 Hi I am 55 years old. I had right mastectomy in March 11, and tumor was 1.7cm PR + ER + HER + and sentinel negative.
 Asked: 4/17/2014 I have a 3.5cm x 18mm on the liver .
 Asked: 4/17/2014 I had stage 1, grade 1, node negative, er positive.
 Asked: 4/17/2014 Wanted to know what your opinion/perspective is on using cold caps for chemo therapy.
 Asked: 4/15/2014 I am 66 and have invasive lobular breast cancer.
 Asked: 4/15/2014 I had a mammaprint come back saying high risk reoccurrence, but wondering if this means that chemo will be a benefit? Or does oncotype tell...
 Asked: 4/15/2014 I had a lumpectomy on 2/21/14 with a great recovery...
 Asked: 4/14/2014 I at age 63 have ductal carcinoma in two tumors size 2 of R breast.
 Asked: 4/14/2014 I had a b/l mastectomy 2/2012 at age 41 for IDC, stage 1.
 Asked: 4/14/2014 IS chemotherapy necessary for patient who has undergone Breast Conserving Therapy with HER2 positive? - Only surgery done so far, Radiation therapy yet to be...
 Asked: 4/12/2014 I had my first chemo treatment of A/C and so far I have been doing well.
 Asked: 4/12/2014 I''d like to re-phrase my previous question.
 Asked: 4/11/2014 In which cases would a medical oncologist recommend A-C x 4 versus T-C x 4? Is one "stronger" than the other? Thank you very much..
 Asked: 4/10/2014 I am stage 2B - 2 positive nodes. They still did the oncotype test and it came back at 15. Not sure if this is the right...
 Asked: 4/10/2014 My mom had a MRM Infiltrating duct carcinoma (apocrine variant) Tumor size: 1.3x1x0.9cm Lymph notes: 13 nodes all free of tumor ER -negative PR-negative HER2 negative What would be the further course...
 Asked: 4/10/2014 I had a lumpectomy on 3/19 for IDC.
 Asked: 4/10/2014 Hi, Im the 45 year old with The Mastectomy done in March.
 Asked: 4/10/2014 I was diagnosed with invasive lobular carcinoma.
 Asked: 4/9/2014 53 yrs old. Stage 2 ER and PR positive invasive breast cancer.

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