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 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.
 Asked: 9/12/2015 [removed].
 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...
 Asked: 9/12/2015 DCIS 1.9 cm, HER2+, Nottingham grade 3 and Ki67 55%.
 Asked: 9/11/2015 60 yr, stage 1, 1.2 cm, triple positive.
 Asked: 9/11/2015 60 yr, 125 lb, stage 1, tumor 1.2 cm, triple positive, lumpectomy with clear margins, 2 lymph nodes negative of 2.
 Asked: 9/10/2015 I was diagnosed with Stage 1A triple negative 2mm tumor microinvasive ductal carcinoma.
 Asked: 9/10/2015 Hi, I finished 3 x fec then 3 x taxes then 6 weeks rads 5 months ago.
 Asked: 9/9/2015 Left mastectomy and removal of all lymph nodes.
 Asked: 9/9/2015 Another question, I have lobular invasive carcinoma tumor less than 5 CM and one lymph node positive, very small involvement.
 Asked: 9/9/2015 I had a right breast mastectomy surgery that Dr.
 Asked: 9/8/2015 56 year old with stage 2b idc tumor size 4.7cm completed ac and had one mere taxol to when scans showed very little shrinkage in...
 Asked: 9/8/2015 Are there any known long term bone pain / side effects of Neulasta?
 Asked: 9/7/2015 I am 55 yrs old, recently diagnosed with synchronous bilateral breast cancer.
 Asked: 9/6/2015 Of all the women treated for breast cancer with chemotherapy, what percentage of those still have a recurrence?
 Asked: 9/6/2015 Diagnosed in May 22, 2015, with TNBC, Stage 1, intermediate level, with a 1 x 5 "mm" tumor IDIC that was removed with the biopsy.
 Asked: 9/6/2015 I was diagnosed in June with invasive ductal carcinoma.ER+/Her2-.
 Asked: 9/6/2015 Hi, I am a 59yo healthy until my CA dx, who has Grade1, Invasive ductal CA, T1c (1.4cm), N0, M0, with LVI.
 Asked: 9/6/2015 what type of chemotherapy would I need for Stage 2B ILC, with 4 lymph node involvement.
 Asked: 9/6/2015 Hi, I had a mastectomy for IDC stage 1, grade 2, Triple negative, tumor was 1.8 cm with LVI - had 3 opinions for chemo...
 Asked: 9/6/2015 I was diagnosed June 2, 2015 I had a Lumpectomy preformed July 7, 2015, not having my lymph nodes removed, however, my numbers from...
 Asked: 9/6/2015 I had a lumpectomy done. 2.3 cm IDC no lymph node involvement.
 Asked: 9/3/2015 Lillie, I am so angry and worried.
 Asked: 9/2/2015 If the final report states Lymphovascular invasion present but sentinel node was negative for cancer - does this diag.
 Asked: 8/31/2015 I am 41 and had TNBC stage 1A 8mm removed and started TC chemotherapy treatment.
 Asked: 8/31/2015 Is CMF still being used to treat TNBC? 60 year old just diagnosed for the 3rd time having breast cancer.
 Asked: 8/31/2015 Rt breast masectomy 2 weeks post op for IDC clear margins.
 Asked: 8/31/2015 I can''t find information on Mucinous Carcinoma BC, triple positive.
 Asked: 8/30/2015 I''m a fit healthy 57yr old - 6 weeks post mastectomy for Pagets, 75mm DCIS, foci -1mm &2mm IDC grade 3 , HER2 positive, Ki...
 Asked: 8/29/2015 My wife is 54, post-menapausal. An invasive lobular carcinoma 7.8 cm was removed with mastectomy.
 Asked: 8/28/2015 I am stage 2, I have 2 tumors of Lobular cancer, and 1 area of ductal cancer in the same breast.
 Asked: 8/28/2015 Thanks for all your help so far.
 Asked: 8/28/2015 Hi, I''m 28 years old. Diagnosed with Stage 1A IDC, 1 cm tumor, Grade 3.
 Asked: 8/27/2015 I have Stage 2a estrogen positive one lymph node involved cancer.
 Asked: 8/26/2015 Hi Lillie, the 31 year old here again.
 Asked: 8/26/2015 Hello, I was diagnosed with 1 cm ( 1cm x .8 mm x .9mm) TNBC with one positive lymph node via ultrasound and biopsy and...
 Asked: 8/25/2015 Hi. I was recently dx with stage 1 , grade 2 breast cancer.
 Asked: 8/25/2015 For TNBC- have read many different articles with many different options for treatment.
 Asked: 8/25/2015 IDC triple negative grade 3. Ultrasound shows it does not involve lymph nodes as of today and tumor is under 2 cm.
 Asked: 8/23/2015 8 yrs ago dx with IDC,1.8cm,ER+,PR+,Her2-, with 1 3mm positive sentinel node (1/9).
 Asked: 8/23/2015 Breast cancer Stage 1 with ER +, PR+,HER neg, 0 cancer in lymph nodes, oncotypeDX 26? Does risk of Chemo outweigh benefits.
 Asked: 8/21/2015 I have 2 questions: 1) Is it exceptable to drink the Barrisa tea while on T&C Chemo? 2) Can new cancers form in other places in...
 Asked: 8/20/2015 hello, will tnbc respond to chemo if the grade of tumor is 3 and how effective is it given that the lymph nodes taken during...
 Asked: 8/20/2015 MY wife is 43 a recently diagnosed with Triple Negative Breast Cancer.
 Asked: 8/20/2015 does chemo reduce recurrence risk in a tncb where the tumor is grade 3?
 Asked: 8/20/2015 My Path report shows tumor to be ILC, 3A grade 1, however my 5 (3 sentinel, 2 ALND) positive nodes show grade 3.
 Asked: 8/20/2015 hi, I was recently diagnosed with idc I had scans to my whole body, results were normal and during mastectomy the lymph node were taken...
 Asked: 8/19/2015 Thanks so much for your reply on 45 year old with invasive lobular.
 Asked: 8/18/2015 I have multi focal lobular breast cancer right breast.
 Asked: 8/18/2015 My oncotype dx score was 0, stage IIA IDC.
 Asked: 8/18/2015 Hello. I have been pushed to stage 2 breast cancer by tumor size being found at 2.2 cm during surgery.
 Asked: 8/18/2015 hello I''ve been diagnosed with idc about two months ago and had a bone scan, mri, and ct scan relults for those were normal, today...
 Asked: 8/15/2015 If TC has been started for TNBC, stage 1, grade 2, clear node.
 Asked: 8/14/2015 I am a 72 year old female that recently had chemo, a radical mastectomy with lymph node removal and then radiation due to stage lV...
 Asked: 8/14/2015 A friend of mine had a lumpectomy with clear margins for a 1.5 cm ER+/PR+ tumor, OncoType score of 17, one of nine lymph nodes...
 Asked: 8/14/2015 I am 64 and had a 1.8 cm IDC removed.
 Asked: 8/14/2015 I am 75. Have just had a partial mastectomy, clear margins, nodes negative, cancer 1.2 cm, stage 1 grade 1.
 Asked: 8/13/2015 I have IDC Stage 1, Grade 3, 1.2cm, clear lymph nodes, Estrogen Positive 100%, Progesterine Positive 80%, HER2 Negative, KI67 30, Tested Negative for Breast...
 Asked: 8/12/2015 My tissue samples were sent to central lab for attempt trial.
 Asked: 8/12/2015 I am 41, stage 1a, no node involvement, triple negative.
 Asked: 8/11/2015 had triple negative breast cancer successful surgery no lymph node spread, etc. age 52 5'' 1", 115 pounds, healthy did 8 weeks of AC every 2 weeks. now I am...
 Asked: 8/11/2015 I just finished my 7 th treatment of chemo which was CMF.
 Asked: 8/11/2015 Is there an advantage for post-mastectomy treatment in knowing the TNBC subtype?
 Asked: 8/8/2015 TNBC, grade 2- how does it respond to chemo taxotare and cytoxan ? Should a more aggressive chemo be more effective like CAT x4.
 Asked: 8/8/2015 hi dear I recently realized that my wife has a breast cancer, and she had a surgery to remove the tumor,after that the pathology result was: tumor...
 Asked: 8/8/2015 I''m unsure about chemo vs no chemo.
 Asked: 8/8/2015 I am 31. I was diagnosed with IDC, Stage 1A, no lymphovascular invasion, node negative, 1.3cm, ER+ (98%) PR+ (83%) HER2- (+1), grade 1, Ki67 34%, Oncotype 20.
 Asked: 8/7/2015 Is Taxotere a good chemotherapy for stage 4 breast cancer in the liver? (E+, HER2 negative)?
 Asked: 8/6/2015 Hello. I recently had a lumpectomy 1.5 cm and one node out of 9 was positive.
 Asked: 8/6/2015 TNBC- IDC- Stage 1, grade 2, Sentinel node negative, 1.9 cm tumor removed, clear margins, two options for chemo:4X- Taxotare & Cytozan or...
 Asked: 8/6/2015 I a.m 68 yo diagnosed with TNBC, with a lumpectomy, margins clear and clean sentinel node.
 Asked: 8/5/2015 Sister dx w/ DCIS stage II (due to 2.2 cm size), negative lymph node involvement.
 Asked: 8/5/2015 I went to the surgeon the other day.
 Asked: 8/4/2015 TNBC - tumor 1.9 cm, grade 2, stage 1- negative sentinel lymph node, double mastectomy done- 44 year old.
 Asked: 8/4/2015 I am premenopausal 50 yr old woman with invasive ductal carcinoma- 2 tumours- 2 er+ Pg+ her2- .7 mm and 3.5 cm.
 Asked: 8/2/2015 I have a grade 1,4cm tumor and am er+pr+ they didn''t say anything about HER2.
 Asked: 7/31/2015 Oncotype dx 20 is the benefit of chemotherapy worth the risk.
 Asked: 7/30/2015 My mother was just dx with tnbc.
 Asked: 7/30/2015 I am a 63 year old woman with Triple negative ILC stage 1a, T1b, NO(sn) grade 2.
 Asked: 7/30/2015 I have had a lumpectomy for dcis 2.8cm high grade and an invasive centre of 0.8cm grade 3.
 Asked: 7/30/2015 Sorry forgot ER+ PR+ HER-.
 Asked: 7/30/2015 43 year old, Stage 2, Grade 2, One positive node, Lumpectomy, Clear Margins, Surgeon removed everything.
 Asked: 7/29/2015 43 years old, idc stage 1, grade 2, tumor size 1.7cm.
 Asked: 7/28/2015 I recently was dx with Breast Cancer.
 Asked: 7/28/2015 My mother (67F, obese, hypertensive) has undergone Left Breast - Modified Radical Mastectomy for IDC.
 Asked: 7/28/2015 Hello, I was recently diagnosed with idc, I had a bone scan, ct scan, and a blood test for the cancer antigen.
 Asked: 7/27/2015 63 year old female, triple negative ILC, T1b N0.
 Asked: 7/27/2015 My mom was recently diagnosed with Breast Cancer and had Mastectomy done with all node removal.
 Asked: 7/27/2015 I had a mastectomy after a lumpectomy and resulting pathalogical report revealed I had a multi-focul cancer with cancer in one out of 8 lymph...
 Asked: 7/27/2015 Hi again. If the sentinel node is positive does that mean you have metastatic breast cancer and it can spread? Would chemo kill off any floating cells.
 Asked: 7/25/2015 Hi, I have breast cancer er+pr+her2+ Stage 1 Just finished TCH chemotherapy.
 Asked: 7/25/2015 Hi. I just underwent a lumpectomy for breast cancer.

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