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 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...
 Asked: 7/16/2014 Thank you very much for this forum. My wife has been diagnosed with infiltrating ductal carcinoma.
 Asked: 7/16/2014 If you go through ACT chemo and your laboratory values stay in the normal range! does that mean it did not work for you?
 Asked: 7/15/2014 Had masectomy 6 weeks ago. Age 34.
 Asked: 7/15/2014 I had a bilateral mastectomy with bc in both breasts, age 42.
 Asked: 7/15/2014 Recently diagnosed with Stage 1, tumor size .9 cm, grade 2, ER+, sentinel nodes negative.
 Asked: 7/14/2014 BRCA1 positive, 5mm invasive BC, ER/PR+, HER-. Stage 1A, Grade 3. Surgery: Bilateral mastectomy, salpingo-oophorectomy, Hysterectomy. Should chemotherapy be given after surgery?
 Asked: 7/14/2014 My Wife has just removed a 2.75cm Grade 3 tumor -- node negative, Estrogen and Pro receptive -- Her 2 neg.
 Asked: 7/14/2014 After Bilateral Mastectomy is it possible to develop invasive cancer? If yes, is Chemotherapy gvn in such a situation?
 Asked: 7/14/2014 What is the best approach for an ER/PR negative, HER-2/neu 3+ breast cancer in a 32-year-old female? Physician suggested chemo then surgery.
 Asked: 7/13/2014 I just finished my first round of taxol and herceptin.
 Asked: 7/11/2014 hello sir how are you my mom from pakistan her treatment going in famous cricketer imran khan hospital shukat khanam she had breast cancer (idc...
 Asked: 7/11/2014 I have Triple Negative Breast Cancer and I am currently on chemotherapy - taxol.
 Asked: 7/11/2014 My surgeon tells me that I don''t need the oncotype dx test because my tumor was 3.5 centimeters and WILL require chemo just due to the size.
 Asked: 7/11/2014 I have TNBC and currently on chemo - taxol.
 Asked: 7/11/2014 Invasive ductal carcinoma. Oncotype DX score--23.
 Asked: 7/9/2014 Is it okay to do moderate exercises during chemotherapy treatments for Triple Negative Breast Cancer? I have completed 4 rounds of AC and 1...
 Asked: 7/8/2014 Would you recommend chemo therapy in conjunction with radiation and Aromatase inhibitors in my situation? I am concerned because it was found in one...
 Asked: 7/8/2014 Triple Negative Inflammatory Breast Cancer, w positive node AC-T chemo or FEC Chemo? Is either one a preferred protocol for this instance and why?
 Asked: 7/6/2014 I am 61 yrs after lumpectomy had positive margins for DCIS.
 Asked: 7/6/2014 In my previous question on 3 July my oncodx testing score came back st 20.
 Asked: 7/6/2014 68 y.o. diabetic, obese, osteroarthritis knees so walking difficult, was able to swim for exercise until now.
 Asked: 7/4/2014 Just had double mastectomy for 3.25cm tumor with several tiny ones found near it.
 Asked: 7/4/2014 46 y/o dx in Jan 2014 w/ a 10cm Er+ Pr+ Her2- IDC, Grade 2.
 Asked: 7/3/2014 TC*4 or AC*4->T*4?? My tumor size is 2.8cm, grade 3, clean nodes, ER/PR strongly positive, HER2 negative which chemo therapy should I choose, TC *4 or AC*4->4*4 thanks...
 Asked: 7/3/2014 Follow up: 44 year old with Stage 2a- nodes neg, 2.5 cm, ER and PR positive, Her2 negative with Grade 3 histology and possible lymphovascular invasion...
 Asked: 7/2/2014 What are typical symptoms for a recurrence of tnbc? I finished the chemo & radiation treatments 11 months ago and am 18 months post...
 Asked: 7/2/2014 I had double mastectomy (skin sparing mastectomy).
 Asked: 7/2/2014 Hi, I had asked you the implications of treating grade 3, 5% erpr+ IDC as triple negative in terms of treatment options, response to chemo,...
 Asked: 7/2/2014 i have triple negative, grade 3 cancer.
 Asked: 7/1/2014 I had IDC lumpectomy with one sentinal node removed tumor was 1.8 The node tested for micrscopic.
 Asked: 7/1/2014 44 year old with Stage 2a- nodes neg, 2.5 cm, ER and PR positive, Her2 negative with Grade 3 histology and possible lymphovascular invasion on...
 Asked: 6/30/2014 Should I ask for oncotype dx test? I have IDC grade 1, stage II, 2.8cm tumor, 1/3 lymph nodes positive.
 Asked: 6/30/2014 What are the implications of treating grade 3, 5% erpr+ IDC as triple negative in terms of treatment options, response to chemo, metastatic risk, and...
 Asked: 6/29/2014 How do I treat blisters on my foot caused by chemo meds.
 Asked: 6/29/2014 I am the one who posted last week about thinking the 16 rounds of chemo is alot.
 Asked: 6/28/2014 I have Triple Negative Breast Cancer. I''m currently undergoing chemotherapy - AC/Taxol. My surgery will take place after chemo.
 Asked: 6/28/2014 I have Triple Negative Breast Cancer. I''m currently undergoing biweekly chemotherapy - A/C -4 rounds and taxol 4 rounds.
 Asked: 6/26/2014 I just asked a question about my need for fourth chemo treatment following neuropathy and then I mentioned my HER2 results because I understand my...
 Asked: 6/26/2014 A week after my second round of Cytoxan and Taxotere, I developed Neuropathy that my oncologist was concerned about as it occurred so soon into...
 Asked: 6/26/2014 I have IDC 6MM, ER- PR- HER2+ (3+)Grade2 and DCis grade 3 with necrosis.
 Asked: 6/25/2014 Got my chemo schedule today and seems like alot.
 Asked: 6/25/2014 Can Oncotype DX be used to help establish HER2 positivity or negativity in a patients whose are Grade 1 Node 0 with conflicting FISH results...
 Asked: 6/24/2014 I have Triple Negative Cancer and I''ve completed 4 rounds of AC and now starting 4 rounds of Taxol.
 Asked: 6/24/2014 what are the obvious side effects of chemotherapy?what preparations should the pt take before first chemo?
 Asked: 6/23/2014 Are you certain I can drink freshly squeezed orange juice, eat Valencia oranges and papaya during my AC and Taxol chemotherapy treatment for Triple Negative...
 Asked: 6/23/2014 Can I drink freshly squeezed orange juice during chemotherapy for Triple Negative Breast Cancer? Also can I eat Valencia oranges and can I eat Papaya during...
 Asked: 6/22/2014 Started first tch chemo of 6 to continue every 3 weeks and was given the following dosage.

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