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 Asked: 9/14/2014 What is your standard chemo treatment for: 1.9 cm IDC E+P+ her - multifocal with several 5cm -...
 Asked: 9/13/2014 I have had three round of CT chemo, and I want to know the risk if I choose not to do round 4 and move to rads.
 Asked: 9/13/2014 Is a yearly mammogram necessary at age 76? My wife has had a steriotactic biopsy 5 years ago which was negative..
 Asked: 9/10/2014 I have sclerotic bone mets which seem to be stable.
 Asked: 9/8/2014 I am a 47 yr old who recently underwent mastectomy for breast cancer.
 Asked: 9/8/2014 My 43 year old daughter had Bilateral Mastectomies, 2 weeks ago, today. Final Diagnosis Right breast & Axillary lymph nodes (Modified Radical Mastectomy): -Invasive ductal carcinoma, Grade 2...
 Asked: 9/8/2014 I had a total mastectomy on my left breast.
 Asked: 9/7/2014 I have progesterone and estrogen positive 1.2 cm tumor with ( invasive ductal carcinoma) plus 2 small tubular cancers (3mm and 4mm) found...
 Asked: 9/7/2014 Thank you for your prompt response to my question.
 Asked: 9/6/2014 My 47 year old daughter was diangosed with a 7 mm infiltrating ductal carcinoma ER+ PR+ HER2 - ki67 40.
 Asked: 9/6/2014 My last chemo infusion for Triple Negative Breast Cancer was on August 15/14.
 Asked: 9/6/2014 I have total mastectomy for my left breast cancer.
 Asked: 9/6/2014 55 years old, IDC and DCIS in right breast.
 Asked: 9/4/2014 When would a biopsy be required on a 4mm area in a breast? Would a biopsy be required on any 4mm area in a breast?
 Asked: 9/4/2014 I had a bilateral mastectomy in nov of 2012.
 Asked: 9/3/2014 is there a connection between oral thrush and heart burn when getting IV chemotherapy? Thank you.
 Asked: 9/3/2014 Is it possible to have a biopsy done of a 4mm area in the breast?
 Asked: 9/3/2014 Is there a difference between a 4mm area, 4mm mass and 4mm lump in breast?
 Asked: 9/2/2014 I had a lumpectomy on a 14mm invasive ductal carcinoma.
 Asked: 9/2/2014 Is TC chemo 4 three week cycles for stage 2a 2.3 cm ER+/PR+ HER neg for 68 yr.
 Asked: 9/2/2014 I have 2.4 cm clear margin clear sentinal nodes ER+/Pr+ Her2 -grade 3 breast tumor.
 Asked: 9/2/2014 I had a lumpectomy 4 weeks ago, clear margins, no lymph node involvement.
 Asked: 9/1/2014 Can fatty lumps form while on Taxol? I am completing my last round of taxol, 12 after completing 4 rounds of AC.
 Asked: 9/1/2014 Does intense 4 cycles of AC + 4 of Taxol chemotherapy (every two weeks) have long term side effects? Which ones? Thank you.
 Asked: 9/1/2014 1.Is there data to continue hormone therapy (whether it be Tamoxifen /AI or Faslodex) with Herceptin and Perjeta for HR positive/HER positive MBC? I...
 Asked: 9/1/2014 I was diagnosed with Invasive Ductile Carcinoma last July 16, 2014. Right Breast Lump Tumor size 2.0cm Grade 3 (Score :Tubules+Pleomorphism 3+ Mitoses9=9 DCIS not present ER - positve PR and...
 Asked: 9/1/2014 I have invasive ductal carcinoma, grade 3, size: 1.8 x 1.5 x 1.5 and recently had a lumpectomy.
 Asked: 8/30/2014 I have brac1 gene positive,stage 2 B with No node involement ,tumor size removed 3.2 centimeter and clear 2 inch margin.
 Asked: 8/30/2014 I had a bilateral matstectomy for ILC in right breast.
 Asked: 8/29/2014 I have IDC 8mm stage 1 grade 1 0/1 node small foci lvi.
 Asked: 8/28/2014 i am 50 years old I was diagnosed with Invasive Moderately Differentiated Ductal Carcinoma.
 Asked: 8/28/2014 I have Triple Negative Breast cancer. I completed my chemo on August 15/14 and I''m currently waiting for a surgery date.
 Asked: 8/28/2014 Hi, 68 years old. female, invasive ductal carcinoma grade 3, stage 2A, ER, PR 95%, #+, HER2 neg, nodes negative (15 nodes), margins clear, Oncotype score 26. Do I need to do chemotherapy? The surgery has been done 2 months ago.
 Asked: 8/28/2014 Do they offer T.A.C. for breast ca.chemo.
 Asked: 8/26/2014 I have HER2 breast cancer, diagnosed at stage 1b.
 Asked: 8/25/2014 I had a double mastectomy for stage 2A IDC triple negative breast cancer on May 16, 2014, no lymph involvement in the two seminal nodes on both sides.
 Asked: 8/24/2014 I am 68 and was diagnosed with a 1.2 cm lump, stage 1, histologic grade 2 and estrogen driven.
 Asked: 8/24/2014 I''m sorry I did ask this question but did not understand your response so I''m restating it. What is the difference between a clinical breast exam...
 Asked: 8/23/2014 my mother was diagnosed with invasive ductal carcinoma but im not sure if she can be cured and survive.
 Asked: 8/23/2014 Oncotype dx score of 21. 7mm tumor removed lumpectomy.
 Asked: 8/23/2014 My oncologist told me that the 0.9cm enhancement shown on MRI, could very well be breast/scar tissue and not all of it may be cancer.
 Asked: 8/23/2014 I have Triple Negative Breast Cancer. Completed my 8 rounds of chemo on Aug 15/14.
 Asked: 8/22/2014 Does the mass that''s found on breast MRI following chemo all cancer or could it include breast tissue? Would MRI without biopsy be able to distinguish...
 Asked: 8/22/2014 Not good news:(. I have Triple Negative Breast Cancer.
 Asked: 8/21/2014 Can I eat roasted peanuts during chemo treatment for Triple Negative Breast Cancer?
 Asked: 8/21/2014 I am 47 years old and the doctors cant seem to decide whether to use chemo first (or which regime of chemo 1 or combination...
 Asked: 8/20/2014 I was diagnosed with Stage 2b IDC.
 Asked: 8/17/2014 I am 73 year old diagnosed with cT2NOMO ER+PR+HER2+triple positive breast cancer.I am leaning toward double mastectomy .The oncologist that I met with wants to...
 Asked: 8/17/2014 I received my last Taxol treatment on Aug 15.
 Asked: 8/17/2014 I was just diagnosed with early stage 1 invasive duct carcinoma..they removed one tumor smaller then a pea in my left breast and a 2...
 Asked: 8/16/2014 Just rediagnosed w BBC in old mastectomy and moved to clavicle and opposite lung.
 Asked: 8/16/2014 I just had my last Taxol infusion and noted that when the signal ran to say the that treatment was completed, there was...
 Asked: 8/16/2014 Im 56yrs post-meno with lumpectomy. Tumor was 1cm, only 1 sentinel node had tumor cells in it, the other 6 that were extracted were clean.
 Asked: 8/16/2014 i am 50. i''m not sure if i''m truly menopausal, i stopped getting my period 2 years ago when i started taking oral contraceptive pills, consecutive with no pauses for 2 years as treatment to avoid return of benign ovarian cyst which was surgically removed.
 Asked: 8/14/2014 I am 39 with triple negative breast cancer and BRCA1 positive.
 Asked: 8/14/2014 I was diagnosed with IDC, stage 1a, ER/PR-, Her2+.
 Asked: 8/13/2014 I am going to have chemo(TC) plus herceptin.
 Asked: 8/11/2014 Im 47 pre-menopausal with 1.5 cm tumor removed via lumpectomy infiltrating duct in situ breast stage 1 cancer r breast.
 Asked: 8/9/2014 I''m 46. I had a 1.5 cm invasive lobular carcinoma, one positive sentinel node and I''m BRCA 1 with OncatypeDX score 19.
 Asked: 8/9/2014 I was diagnosed with Stage 1 Invasive Ductal Carcinoma.
 Asked: 8/9/2014 triple negative invasive ductal carcinoma w no family breast cancer history, father prostate cancer at age 70, 75 yrs old, Stage 1 Grade 3 Nodes...
 Asked: 8/8/2014 How often should someone have Echo testing of the heart during weekly Taxol/Herceptin treatment? Female age 34 with no heart issues.
 Asked: 8/7/2014 75 years old, Double Mastectomy with Recon 6/18/14, IBC Stage 1T, Grade 3, Node clear, Triple Negative.
 Asked: 8/7/2014 My sister has had surgery for invasive breast cancer (1.9 cm) and high grade DCIS.
 Asked: 8/6/2014 I am on taxol and herceptin. My pre-meds are steroid, benedryl and pepcid.
 Asked: 8/6/2014 I''m 46, premenopausal, and was diagnosed with Invasive Ductal Carcinoma, Grade 2.
 Asked: 8/6/2014 Dear Expert: At 49, I recently had a lumpectomy for invasive ductal cancer.
 Asked: 8/5/2014 What''s the current best research on 4 v.
 Asked: 8/5/2014 Im TNBC stage lllc and was given 16 chemo treatments then I will receive double mast and radiation.
 Asked: 8/5/2014 I have Triple Negative Breast Cancer. I''ve completed 4 rounds of AC and 3 rounds of Taxol.
 Asked: 8/5/2014 I had lumpectomy for 3 cm - grade 3 - all 5 lymph nodes were negative - ER positive PR negative HER2 negative.
 Asked: 8/4/2014 Hi. Stage IIb IDC (2cm tumor in left breast) w/ mets in 2 of 7 nodes.
 Asked: 8/3/2014 Hi, I am 47.No family history. DClS and invasive tumor 1.2cm.
 Asked: 8/1/2014 How long should you wait to have chemo after a masectomy.
 Asked: 8/1/2014 I just finished the 12th round of weekly Taxol for Stage IV breast cancer mets to lung and sternum lymph nodes.
 Asked: 8/1/2014 Hi, Im''s 47, I have had a double Mastectomy and full hysterectomy in the last couple of months.
 Asked: 8/1/2014 My oncotype is 39 and I am positive for brac.
 Asked: 7/31/2014 I''m 44 yr old my Oncotype Dx score is 25.
 Asked: 7/30/2014 I''m 19 and i have breast cancer, left breast only, they removed the cancer saying it was only 1.7cm big..
 Asked: 7/30/2014 Age 34 female with had a 7 cm highgrade DCIS, with 0.5 mm and 0.2 mm sites of Microinvasion, ER/PR negative, HER2 positive 3+.
 Asked: 7/30/2014 I am 75 yr. old woman and recently had a lumpectomy for a 0.7 cm tumor, clear margins and no lymph involvement.
 Asked: 7/28/2014 Hi, I''m a 44 yr old with Stage 1 after s/p lumpectomy 7/3/14.
 Asked: 7/28/2014 I am 52 years old, I was diagnosed with Stage IIb, grade I, pT2N1aM0, ILC.
 Asked: 7/28/2014 I''m currently undergoing chemotherapy for TNBC and surgery is after.
 Asked: 7/27/2014 I''m a 49 year old women with BRCA1, triple negative, 3 cm primary tumor, and stage iiB breast cancer.
 Asked: 7/27/2014 I am 52, diagnosed with Stage 2A IDC, grade 2, node neg, ER/PR+, HER2- had lumpectomy on 6/23/14.
 Asked: 7/27/2014 In mid-June I underwent a lumpectomy for IDC and a 2cm tumor was removed along with 10 lymph nodes, 4 of which were positive.
 Asked: 7/26/2014 My Mom, age 55, HER2 Positive, underwent lumpectomy, undergoing chemo.
 Asked: 7/24/2014 I''m 46 (will be 47) in October.
 Asked: 7/23/2014 I am 41.had bmx on 7/7/14..for IDC..2/28 nodes +..I am seriously considering refusing chemo...has anyone ever done rhat before??.tumor size was 2.4cm...
 Asked: 7/23/2014 I have Triple Negative Breast Cancer.
 Asked: 7/23/2014 Have you heard of anyone with Triple Negative Breast Cancer who has undergone 8 rounds AC/Taxol - 4 rounds each to achieve a Pathological Complete...
 Asked: 7/23/2014 I have TNBC and I''m currently undergoing chemo- completed 4 rounds of AC and 2 rounds of Taxol.
 Asked: 7/22/2014 I have Triple Negative Breast Cancer and I am currently undergoing chemo - 4 rounds of AC and 4 rounds of Taxol.
 Asked: 7/22/2014 Dear Expert, I was recently diagnosed with breast cancer.
 Asked: 7/21/2014 I had conservative lumpectomy pathology is bifocal infiltrating lobular carcinoma classical type grade2 stage pT2, pNO, Mx c-erb-B2 -ve, strongly +ve for estrogen, weakly+ve...
 Asked: 7/21/2014 I have ILC, Stage 1, Grade 3 with a 21 oncotype (ER+,PR+,HER-).
 Asked: 7/17/2014 I have Triple Negative Cancer and I''m currently on chemotherapy (taxol).
 Asked: 7/16/2014 How reliable is the oncotype DX test if 3 out of 14 lymph nodes are negative, ER-PR positive, and Her2 neutral, FISH negative with a...

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