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 Asked: 11/15/2015 51 years. IDC.
 Asked: 11/15/2015 I am 24 years old. I was diagnosed on September10th with Invasive Ductal Carcinoma in the left breast, stage llA(pt2NO), Grade 3 , Triple negative , Nottingham histologic score 9/9 also it has Medullary carcinoma features (slow growing, and has white blood cells). On 3/11/ 2015, I had bilateral skin and nipple sparing mastectomy and reconstruction surgery at the same time.
 Asked: 11/14/2015 I was diagnosed with stage 2, grade 2, er+ IDC.
 Asked: 11/14/2015 I am a 43 year old with no family history of BC.
 Asked: 11/14/2015 Married female age 54, premenopausal, no children, no pregnancies, 7 1/2 mm cancer tumor right breast, lumpectomy done, took 8 lymph nodes and they are...
 Asked: 11/12/2015 I just met with a medical oncologist because of ALH.
 Asked: 11/12/2015 I am 58 years old with no previous hx of cancer.
 Asked: 11/10/2015 my mother has breast cancer stage 2 with er pr 8, her2 nue 1 , ki67 15%, and sentinel biopsy 0.1 cm ...what is the treatment plan for her?
 Asked: 11/10/2015 In 2013 i was treated for luminal A IDC (2 cm) with neoadjuvant chemo, followed by nipple sparing mastectomy (no oncotype ).
 Asked: 11/9/2015 Age 47 diagnosed TNBC tumor 2cm 10/1/15 and pleomorphic LCIS in same breast.
 Asked: 11/9/2015 Do you give second opinions for chemotherapy treatment remotely.
 Asked: 11/8/2015 just had bilateral bcs for 2 idc tumors.
 Asked: 11/8/2015 Invasive ductal BC and I have Oncotype dx score of 22, ER of 10.4 and PR of 8.3, Her2 9.2 negative.
 Asked: 11/8/2015 I finally received my oncotype score. It is 27.
 Asked: 11/7/2015 Age 52, 1.7 cm tumor, node negative ER+, PR-, HER2 equivocal.
 Asked: 11/7/2015 My wife just received an Oncotype recurrence score of 18.
 Asked: 11/6/2015 Hi! My 2 tumors were in the same quadrant of the same breast and very close to each other.
 Asked: 11/6/2015 I had 2 tumors, 1.6 cm and 6mm.
 Asked: 11/6/2015 IDC stage 2A 55 yr old, post-meno,1 sentinel node + 2 foci 1.8 cm and 3 mm IDC lymphovascular invasion: present ER + PR + HER2 - Would I benefit...
 Asked: 11/7/2015 I have stage one invasive carcinoma breast cancer.
 Asked: 11/5/2015 Will Chemotherapy work on a breast cancer tumor that has a mitotic count score of 1 ?
 Asked: 11/4/2015 I am 44, pre-menopausal. Received mantle radiation for Hodgkin''s in my 20''s.
 Asked: 11/4/2015 Hi, I had 5cm triple negative BC in my left breast in 2011 and underwent neoadjuvant chemo (4xEC and 4xDOC) and radiation, before having a lumpectomy.
 Asked: 11/2/2015 I just had a lumpectomy with clear margins, Her2pos and Estrogen and progesterone pos.
 Asked: 11/2/2015 Sorry I wrote the wrong thing, fixing this one....i had lymphovascular invasion aslo I''m a 45 year old white female, diagnosed with stage 2 lobular invasive...
 Asked: 11/2/2015 I''m a 45 year old white female, diagnosed with stage 2 lobular invasive carcinoma.
 Asked: 11/2/2015 I have stage 2, grade 2, ICD, 1 node positive, HR positive and have had 2 lumpectomy surgeries and now have clear margins.
 Asked: 11/2/2015 Hi! I’ m 50 y.o., premenopausal, with no family history of breast/cervical or ovational cancer.
 Asked: 10/28/2015 Treatment for 7 1/2 month pregnancy with INvasive Ductal Carcinoma HER2 2.5 cm.
 Asked: 10/27/2015 I''m Stage 1 with 2cm clear margins no lymph nodes affected, doing chemo with Taxol (paclitaxel) + Herceptin (trastuzumab). I heard Perjeta has accelerated FDA approval...
 Asked: 10/27/2015 I''m 44 years old and have been diagnosed with stage 1 invasive ductal carcinoma.
 Asked: 10/25/2015 I''m 63, have been surgically treated (single mastectomy) for a 12mm, grade 3 tumour, her2+ and er+ , node negative, also DCIS grade 0.
 Asked: 10/25/2015 I have LEFT Invasive Ductal Breast Cancer: ER+/PR+/HER2 + I did have a lumpectomy done, but why do i need chemo.
 Asked: 10/24/2015 My oncologist did not schedule me for a CT scan or bone scan after my lumpectomy.
 Asked: 10/24/2015 I had lumpectomy 3 weeks ago for stage 1, clear margin, lymph node negative and LVI.
 Asked: 10/21/2015 I am on a 8 cycle chemo regime which is given once every three weeks, i was told that the doctor would revaluate me and decide if more is needed.
 Asked: 10/21/2015 I have recently been diagnosed with stage 2a grade 1 invasive lobular carcinoma.
 Asked: 10/21/2015 is the taylor study for node negative women or both node positive as well as node negative.
 Asked: 10/20/2015 I was just diagnosed with stage 2A invasive lobular carcinoma er+/pr+ her2-, 2 nodes +, I had lumpectomy.
 Asked: 10/19/2015 I had a lumpectomy on 9/21. Tumor is triple negative w apocrine features which is a non-basal cell type triple negative.
 Asked: 10/18/2015 I am the Canadian who asked a question on 16 Oct.
 Asked: 10/17/2015 Hi I am a 51 year old healthy athletic female.
 Asked: 10/17/2015 I am 49 years old. pre-menopausal - Two tumors in left breast - 1.2 cm and .6.
 Asked: 10/16/2015 I am diagnosed with invasive lobular carcinoma and had a biolateral mastectomy and sentinel node biopsy on 6 Aug 2015.
 Asked: 10/16/2015 I was diagnosed on 9/17/15 with ILC grade 2 ER+ PR+ Her2-.
 Asked: 10/16/2015 What is the "normal range" between lumpectomy (IDC) and beginning chemo if necessary? Mom had lumpectomy on 18th of Sep.
 Asked: 10/16/2015 I am 55 years old and was diagnosed with left breast cancer invasive ductal carcinoma 2.5 at 8 O''clock, ER positive 95%, PR positive 70%,...
 Asked: 10/14/2015 Had surgery on July 20 th. IDC 1.8 cm grade 1 ER/pr positive Her2 neg.
 Asked: 10/13/2015 My oncologist has scheduled my chemotherapy 6 weeks after my lumpectomy.
 Asked: 10/13/2015 If my oncotype is 24 .and HR positive.
 Asked: 10/10/2015 I am 61 years old had a 2.2 cm grade 3 .ER 100 0/0 .
 Asked: 10/10/2015 I had a lumpectomy for stage 1 cancer.
 Asked: 10/10/2015 I have TNBC - tumor size 2.2cm - lumpectomy with clear margins after surgery - 8 nodes removed all negative.
 Asked: 10/6/2015 I have stage 2a Invasive Lobular Breast Cancer.
 Asked: 10/5/2015 Hi I had breast Cancer diagnosed one month back.
 Asked: 10/5/2015 63 yo/ .6cm IDC/ DCIS/ ER+ 90(3+)/20(3+)/ Ki 67 < 5%/ neg SN (1)/ Grade 1/ Stage1.
 Asked: 10/5/2015 46 yo. Healthy except for well controlled chronic HTN.
 Asked: 10/5/2015 I will start T/C treatment at the end of October.
 Asked: 10/5/2015 My wife, 37 years, was diagnosed with left breast IDC, grade 3, TRIPLE NEGATIVE Breast cancer.
 Asked: 10/5/2015 Do I benefit anything from chemo? Diagnosis: Gradus III, 14mm, ER 100%, PR 100%, MIB1 50%, cerbB2 neg.
 Asked: 10/5/2015 I am 45 years old have stage 2 ILC and a second area stage 1 LCIS am having a double mastectomy next...
 Asked: 10/5/2015 Stage one breast cancer, clear margins, no node involvement, ER + PR + HER - grade 2 LVI detected - 10 rounds of...
 Asked: 10/5/2015 I was diagnosed with 6mm mucinous colloid cancer, r breast.
 Asked: 10/5/2015 HI and thanks.. in last comment you said people that have had cancer have commonly a shorter life span than those that have not had cancer..
 Asked: 9/30/2015 What does diagnosis of 3 (bad stuff) tumor>2.8cm, Stage II, that is ER+,PR-, and Her2+.
 Asked: 9/30/2015 I am 49-50 years old. I was diagnosed with Stage 1B IDC Breast Ca.Tumor size 1.6cm.
 Asked: 9/29/2015 36 yrs, IDC breast cancer, 1.6cm, 0/10 lymph nodes, BRCA neg, ER+PR+, HER2-, Onco Score 18, MRI and chest Xray were completely clear.
 Asked: 9/29/2015 Hi Lillie. It''s the (now) 32 year old again.
 Asked: 9/29/2015 Does having chemo or radiotherapy reduce life expectancy? Ithankyou!,,,.
 Asked: 9/29/2015 60 y/o IDC, grade 2, Stage 1B, focal area suspicious for lymphovascular invasion, 1 of 3 LN with micrometastasis, lumpectomy, 1.2 cm tumor ER/PR...
 Asked: 9/29/2015 Just went through a Mastectomy with reconstruction negative on lymph nodes.
 Asked: 9/28/2015 I was diagnosed with Stage II ER-100 / PR-75 positive, Her2-neu.
 Asked: 9/28/2015 I am 45 years old - received lumpectomy for IDC 1.4cm tumor moderately differentiated - margins clear - with 1 Node + for micromatastis/ ER...
 Asked: 9/28/2015 Age 38 , Diagnosed with Stage 2-3 IDC right breast cancer(lumpectomy) . HER2 - 8.1 negative, ER - 9.5 positive, PR- 7.9 positive.
 Asked: 9/28/2015 With the tailorx results for low scores of 1-10 out, is a score of 11-15 still considered low risk (as per original trial results)? Are...
 Asked: 9/27/2015 hello I was diagnosed with idc in june, I had a mastectomy with lymph node removal, prior to that I had a bone scan and...
 Asked: 9/27/2015 hello I was diagnosed with idc in june I had bone scans and ct scans which came back normal, I had a mastectomy with lymph node removal.
 Asked: 9/27/2015 Stage 1A, Triple Negative, had Double Mastectomy one month ago.
 Asked: 9/25/2015 I am premenopausal 42 years old I was diagnosed with IDC on Aug.4th 2015.
 Asked: 9/23/2015 I was diagnosed with a breast cancer on the 17th of July this year.
 Asked: 9/23/2015 Hi, I was just wondering, with multiple invasive breast cancer - are the onco type results likely to be similar in the same breast for more...
 Asked: 9/22/2015 I am 54 years old. I was diagnosed with DCIS in May 2015 and had a right breast mastectomy, reconstruction and sentinel node biopsy done on 8.18.15.
 Asked: 9/22/2015 Where can I find information on the risks of doing Cytoxan a second time 8.5 years after the first? .
 Asked: 9/22/2015 Hi, I am 67 YO''s and was diagnosed with a stage 1 invasive carcinoma and also DCIs.
 Asked: 9/21/2015 Hi, I had a lumpectomy and am finishing 6 weeks of radiation tomorrow.
 Asked: 9/19/2015 I am 59 years old and had a double mastectomy for a stage 1, 8cm, node negative, HER2 positive, grade 3, estrogen receptor weekly positive,...
 Asked: 9/18/2015 Diagnosed with Stage 3A IDC breast cancer - HER2+++, ER-, PR-, 4 of 13 lymph nodes positive.
 Asked: 9/18/2015 hello I was diagnosed with idc in june 2015 I had mastectomy with lymph nodes removed they were negative, prior to that I had a...
 Asked: 9/17/2015 I am 74 yr.woman - recent surgery of mass removal and complete hysterectomy shows stage 1a, gr.
 Asked: 9/18/2015 How likely are you to develope a cancer in opposite breast only 7 months out of chemo, would not the treatment have destroyed anything there?
 Asked: 9/17/2015 I am 54 years old. I had mastectomy for tumor 1.5 cm.
 Asked: 9/15/2015 I was diagnosed with a stage 1A cancer.
 Asked: 9/15/2015 43 year old female patient with the following metatastic breast cancer diagnosis: WHOLE BODY BONE SCAN -------------------- Teqnique: Delayed planar images of the bony skeleton were obtained
 Asked: 9/14/2015 My Mom is 75 and had a small Stage 1 invasive ductal carcinoma that was diagnosed in July 2015.
 Asked: 9/15/2015 Diagnosed with Stage 2 TNBC in January.
 Asked: 9/14/2015 My wife age 54 overall great health, very fit.
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 Asked: 9/13/2015 I have had three rounds of TCH for Stage 1 IBC triple positive and recently was hospitalized for aspiration pneumonia and sepsis, following a...
 Asked: 9/13/2015 Did I make the wrong decision? I am a pre-menopausal 46 year old with a diagnosis of IDC 1.4 cm, grade 1, highly ER+, highly...

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