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 Asked: 7/11/2017 I am 52. Stage 1A (5 micro-invasions <1cm), grade 3.
 Asked: 7/11/2017 Hello, My family member just finished A/C treatment on June 22,2017 and is about to start Taxol treatment on July 13 my relative A/C treatment was...
 Asked: 7/10/2017 Hi, I''m 33 years old. i had mastectomy on 21-06-2017, the result ER/PR Positive 100%,HER2/NEU (Negative score=1+), Ki67 positive 25%, P53 Negative (0%), invasive ductal carcinoma NOS grade 2, tubular formation score:3/3, nuclear pleomorphism score: 2/3, mitotic count score:1/3, tumor size: 0.2 and 1.8cm for invasive carcinoma,tumor focality: two foci, tumor site: LIQ specimen integrity: single intact specimen, margins: nagative for invasive carcinoma, Lymphovascular invasion: focal identified, regional node metastasis: nagative 0/3 lymph nodes.
 Asked: 7/9/2017 Hello, I am diagnosed with invasive, ductal adenocarcinoma in the right breast.
 Asked: 7/6/2017 I had a mastectomy and an expander plate yesterday for er+ pr- IDC, My breast surgeon told my husband that there were cancer cells in...
 Asked: 7/6/2017 Would you recommend chemotherapy in a 42 year old with stage 0 dcis with recurrence score of 24? .
 Asked: 7/5/2017 i''m 33 years old, i had mastectomy on 21-June-2017.
 Asked: 7/6/2017 I received a first second and third opinion and yet I''m still feeling very uneasy.
 Asked: 7/6/2017 I was diagnosed with Stage IIa cancer with a positive lymph node identified via clinical exam and confirmed with core needle biopsy.
 Asked: 7/5/2017 Hello, My mom is has stage 2B triple negative breast cancer already started chemo treatment.
 Asked: 7/5/2017 I''m 33 years old, i had mastectomy on 21-06-2017, the result ER/PR Positive 100%, HER2/NEU (Negative score=1+), Ki67 positive 25%, P53 Negative (0%), invasive ductal carcinoma...
 Asked: 7/4/2017 What is the current NCCN guidelines for 48-year female (premenopausal) with HER2 positive tumor (size 8mm, grade 3 with NO nodes involvement)? .
 Asked: 7/4/2017 Hello, My family member finished her chemo A/C treatment on June 22 her Taxol treatment is on July 13.
 Asked: 7/3/2017 My apologies if this is a duplicate - I could not remember if I left my email for a reply.
 Asked: 7/3/2017 Regarding needing chemo for breast cancer, do you use Mammaprint or Oncotype Dx testing and if so, which one and why? Thank you.
 Asked: 7/2/2017 Hello, How long is radiation for stage 2B triple negative breast cancer..
 Asked: 7/2/2017 I am an unhealthy inactive 69 year old with diabetes and Cronic stage 3 kidney disease with mobility issues.
 Asked: 7/2/2017 My oncotype score is 13. However, my 8mm tumor was HER2+ (grade 3).
 Asked: 7/2/2017 My husband, 73 yrs, was diagnosed er+, pr-, her2+ a year ago.
 Asked: 6/30/2017 my mama print core was low risk.
 Asked: 6/30/2017 Is chemotherapy typically recommended for very small triple negative breast cancers? More specifically, 3 millimeter IDC, grade 3, no lymph node involvement, no invasion...
 Asked: 6/30/2017 Hello, My mother has stage 2B triple negative breast cancer she just finished her A/C treatment on June 22 and will start her taxol treatment on...
 Asked: 6/30/2017 58 yr old post menopausal stage 1 Breast cancer and dcis, er/pr positive oncotyoe score 23, would I benefit from chemotherapy? Or should I just...
 Asked: 6/30/2017 Is chemotherapy always recommended for TNBC, even if the IDC tumor is only 3 millimeters and there is no lymph node involvement and no indication...
 Asked: 6/30/2017 36 yo female: core biopsy DCIS, ER/PR neg, grade 3.
 Asked: 6/30/2017 Hi I am 39 years old. I will be turning 40 in August.
 Asked: 6/30/2017 How can I make a remote consultation appt.?
 Asked: 6/30/2017 Hi Based on my Oncotype results ( my score was 18) , and the comparison for treating with chemo and tamoxicifen or just tamoxicifen was 12%...
 Asked: 6/30/2017 Hi I am 42 and resident in the UK.
 Asked: 6/28/2017 Invasive Ductal Carcinoma- Stage 1 Grade: II/III Carcinoma measures 7mm in greatest dimension Lymph-vascular invasion: not identified Duct Carcinoma in situ: present --architectural pattern: comedonecrosis and solid types --nuclear grade: high --necrosis:...
 Asked: 6/27/2017 Hello my mother has stage 2b triple negative breast cancer she finished her last A/C treatment on June 22 her weekly treatment for Taxol will...
 Asked: 6/27/2017 Recently diagnosed with ILC, 2.3cm. Have had lumpectomy and SNB found 1 positive node.
 Asked: 6/27/2017 Hello, My mother has stage 2b triple negative breast cancer started chemo on April 20 finished A/C on June 22 about to start Taxol weekly.
 Asked: 6/27/2017 I am Stage 1B with (1) node positive (Micromet), Tumor size 0.8 cm, Oncotype 21, ER+, HER2-.
 Asked: 6/25/2017 I have Stage 1A T1a NOMO Grade 2 Invasive Lobular Carcinoma, ER+, PR+, Her2+, BRCA-, and Oncotype 38.
 Asked: 6/25/2017 Hi, My mom (68) was diagnosed with: CA of LT breast, between 2-4, ILC, oncoplastic partial mastectomy. MRI and CT-PET showed no metastasis, and FISH from FNA/TRUCAT...
 Asked: 6/25/2017 I just recently had a partial mastectomy to remove a breast tumor (invasive ductal carcinoma) size 0.9 x 0.6 x 0.4 cm.
 Asked: 6/25/2017 Hi I am 39 years old. I will be turning 40 in August.
 Asked: 6/24/2017 What is the standard of care for ER+, PR+, HER2- with 2 positive nodes? Chemo or no chemo? Oncotype DX suggests an option of no...
 Asked: 6/23/2017 My mom has an oncotype of 1b stage 1b1, but a positive 1.2 micromet on one nice.
 Asked: 6/22/2017 Hi I have stage 2b breast cancer. The sentinel nodes ( 2) were positive but they took out 8 more and they were all negative.
 Asked: 6/20/2017 Hello, My mother has stage 2B triple negative breast cancer she already started chemo on April 20.
 Asked: 6/20/2017 Yes, that is 3.5 cm, Stage 3a.
 Asked: 6/20/2017 I have had a lumpectomy. 1.8 mm.
 Asked: 6/19/2017 DCIS grade 3 with comedoneneusis IDC Foci 2 mm and 5 mm ER - PR - but Her 2 + mastectomy to Right breast Node negative Should I do...
 Asked: 6/19/2017 had BMX in May 17, more lymph nodes taken earlier this month ER/PR positive her 2 neg oncotype 17 largest tumor 3.5 mm ductal and lobular...
 Asked: 6/19/2017 May 2017 mastectomy. Invasive carcinoma, ER/PR - Her2 + grade 3.
 Asked: 6/19/2017 Should chemo be considered for a 11 oncotype score but with a micromet to the sentinel node? .
 Asked: 6/19/2017 I am a 59 yo female physician, otherwise in excellent health, 3 weeks s/p mastectomy for stage 2b ILC 1 positive node 1.2...
 Asked: 6/15/2017 I have a 1.8cm tumor, HER2+.
 Asked: 6/14/2017 I was diagnosed with DCIS in left breast in 2011 when I was 38.
 Asked: 6/13/2017 What is your opinion on oncotype dx? I was diagnosed with stage 2b, IDC, 2 positive lymphnodes, grade 1, er/pr+, hr- oncoscore 15. I am 49 years...
 Asked: 6/12/2017 I am Stage 2B node positive (Micromet), Oncotype 24, ER+, HER2-.
 Asked: 6/12/2017 Two different breast cancers in right breast Both approx 1 cm both high grade 3, 0/2 nodes affected (sentinel node biopsy) First one er+ (weak),...
 Asked: 6/12/2017 Would you reccomend chemo for ILC stage 1c multifocal, ER+ PR+ Her-.
 Asked: 6/12/2017 Hi! 1) What is the oncotype test? 2) The oncotype text is for all patients of bc? What patients are elegible? I was diagnosed with bilateral...
 Asked: 6/12/2017 Hello, I would like to understand the potential implication of doing only two cycles of adriamycin and cytoxan vs the prescribed four.
 Asked: 6/12/2017 Was diagnosed with ILC. ER+(97%) PR+(97%) HER2- Ki-67=4(<10%) Grade 2.
 Asked: 6/9/2017 I have an oncotype score of 15.
 Asked: 6/8/2017 Oncotype came back at 15 and decision is mine to do chemo or not? I am 54, diagnosed with idc, lumpectomy removed 2.1 cm...
 Asked: 6/8/2017 I have been told I have multifocal breast cancer which all have the same histologic make up.
 Asked: 6/5/2017 Hi, I was 37 when diagnosed with stage 2A invasive ductal carcinoma with mucinous features no node involve and had mastectomy on April 25.2017.
 Asked: 6/5/2017 What''s considered a light chemo regimen?
 Asked: 6/5/2017 Dear Lillie, in your response to one of the other post, you mentioned there is a light chemo regimen for patients with stage 1A node...
 Asked: 6/5/2017 57 year old male, just diagnosed as having stage 2B breast cancer, +ER, +PR, -HER-2, nothingham 1, 3 cm primary tumor invading dermis w/o skin...
 Asked: 6/2/2017 Hi I''m 53 IDC stage 1 grade three, oncotype 24, and ki67 @ 80%.
 Asked: 6/1/2017 My breast biopsy results received May 19, 2017, were Invasive ductal carcinoma, intermediate to high nuclear grade.
 Asked: 5/31/2017 Hi I am a otherwise healthy 53 yo.
 Asked: 5/31/2017 Do you know why CMF chemotherapy is hardly offered? Is it true that cmf is less toxic? Thank you!
 Asked: 5/29/2017 Hi.I am 37 and had a bilateral mastectomy for IDC size 1cm, ER+(80-90), PR+(30-40), Her2-, ki67 (5- 10%), stage 1, grade 2, lymph nodes -...
 Asked: 5/29/2017 I am 44 years old and have been diagnosed with Stage 2A invasive ductal carcinoma.
 Asked: 5/26/2017 Hello, I have stage 1 9 mm in size Grade 3 ductal breast cancer and pathology shows estrogen neg, progestren neg , and HER2 Positive.
 Asked: 5/26/2017 58 yr old - diagnosed with IDC - tumor 2 cm, Estrogen, progesterone and HER2 all positive.
 Asked: 5/26/2017 For the last year my mother has had tnbc mets to the nodes and lungs.
 Asked: 5/25/2017 Chemo delayed 2nd time in a row.
 Asked: 5/24/2017 I am 62 and had a lumpectomy for ILC size 6 mm, margins clear, ER+, PR-, Her2-, ki67 less than 10%, stage 1, grade 2,...
 Asked: 5/24/2017 I had a bilateral mastectomy on March 1.
 Asked: 5/23/2017 Hi, I was 39 when diagnosed with stage 2A invasive ductal carcinoma and had a bilateral mastectomy on April 25.
 Asked: 5/23/2017 I had a unilateral mastectomy. My final diagnosis was invasive ductal carcinoma stage 1, after several initial biopsies showed DCIS.
 Asked: 5/22/2017 I have read that if sentinal nodes are neg, as many as 30% may have cancer that has spread to another organ.
 Asked: 5/22/2017 Had a flap reconstruction with complication of hematomas and swelling in one breast.
 Asked: 5/20/2017 HI. MY sister has idc grade3 .she had been partial mastectomy.she had satellite nodule in frozen section (permanent sample) thus she has been mastectomy .
 Asked: 5/20/2017 Hi, wondering if doxorubicin, cyclophosphamide & paclitaxel is best treatment & if so what dosages for ILC grade 2, classical 85%, pleomorphic 15%, 10/16 nodes...
 Asked: 5/19/2017 I am to start chemo next week, and have a prescription for zofran.
 Asked: 5/19/2017 Genomic Health, maker of the Oncotype DX breast cancer test in a press release of 3/24/2017 said that patient''s with a score of less than...
 Asked: 5/18/2017 Is it true that strongly ER + breast cancer does not respond well to chemo? I understand grade is important, but a friend just told...
 Asked: 5/18/2017 Hi - healthy, active 64 yo. Stage 2A, grade 1.
 Asked: 5/17/2017 BC. 1.7 mm clear margins removed.
 Asked: 5/17/2017 Good evening, I am 44 year old and had stage 1 grade 2 breast cancer.
 Asked: 5/17/2017 How soon after is chemo started if your oncotype dx score is over 30? .
 Asked: 5/16/2017 I just got my Oncotype DX test results back and I''m at 18.
 Asked: 5/15/2017 My mother is 76 and she had a left mastectomy last month (tumour size: 2 cm).
 Asked: 5/14/2017 I had a 4 cm tumor in right breast - chose double mastectomy due to chek 2 mutation.
 Asked: 5/12/2017 I just read one of your responses to someone and now am a little confused Is weekly taxol or dd taxol every 2 weeks more aggressive...
 Asked: 5/12/2017 My wife gets very low blood pressure each chemo cycle (TCH+P, with neulasta).
 Asked: 5/10/2017 Trying to decide whether to do chemo or just an aromatase inhibitor.
 Asked: 5/10/2017 My wife has recently been diagnosed with lobular breast cancer.
 Asked: 5/9/2017 Post lumpectomy and neg nodes( 4) for stage 1a breast ca.
 Asked: 5/9/2017 Good afternoon. Why some patients have dense chemo 4 cycles of Ac and 4 cycles of Taxol every 2 weeks and others have 4 cycles of AC + 12 cycles of Taxol every 3 weeks? Which one is more effective? I had bilateral bc diagnosed at the same time at 42.
 Asked: 5/9/2017 I had a strong inflammatory reaction that started two days after I completed SAVI radiation (high fever, whole body rash, sudden joint pain).

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