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 Asked: 12/3/2016 48 years old diagnosed with invasive ductal cancer.
 Asked: 12/2/2016 I have IDC ER+ PR+ HER-. 1.7 CM negative nodes clean margins.
 Asked: 12/2/2016 I was diagnosed with breast cancer , under went mastectomy left side nodes were negative, cancer was positive to both hormones but her neg they...
 Asked: 12/1/2016 I am 36, recently diagnosed with left breast, grade 3, stage 1 T1CN0MO IDC.
 Asked: 11/30/2016 I am a 53 year old healthy female (and RN) recently diagnosed with invasive Ductal carcinoma.
 Asked: 11/30/2016 My wife is 63 years old. Mammogram, Ultrasound, and magnetic resonance imaging show a solid tumor 1.4 x 1.7 x 1.5 cm in her left breast with a larger cluster DCIS 4.2 in greatest dimension linear heterogenous calcifications.
 Asked: 11/30/2016 I am 48... was diagnosed with IDC and had segmented mastectomy and oncoplasty recently.
 Asked: 11/29/2016 Hi Lillie, I''m in the UK but hope I can still ask a question?! My wife had a mastectomy recently.
 Asked: 11/29/2016 Hi Lillie! What do you think of the Create-X study (Xeloda), that showed taking Xeloda after a less than PCR reduced distant recurrence.
 Asked: 11/28/2016 Dear Drs, my mom has left infiltrating ductal carcinoma(1.7cm), grade3, MBR score=8/9, ER and PR negative, HER2 3+.
 Asked: 11/28/2016 I''ve been watching for a response to a question I submitted over a week ago.
 Asked: 11/27/2016 In 2000 I was diagnosed with a well differentiated 1.0 tumor.
 Asked: 11/22/2016 I am 64,had mastectomy but did not have clean margins (my tumor 1.3cm went into my axilla and had a fibrous web that engulfed 8...
 Asked: 11/22/2016 I am a 56 yo female, intra ductal invasive carcinoma, stage 1, N- ER+ recurrence score of 24, tumor grade 3.
 Asked: 11/21/2016 My husband has Grade 3, ER+/PR+/Her 2- invasive ductual cancer in his right breast.
 Asked: 11/19/2016 I am 64,had mastectomy but did not have clean margins (my tumor 1.3cm went into my axilla and had a fibrous web that engulfed 8...
 Asked: 11/17/2016 Have just been placed on endoxan 500mg inj / bevelex inj 200mg on weekly basis for 12 weeks .
 Asked: 11/17/2016 I am 72 and had lumpectomy with no nodes and a 9mm tumor. ER10.1 Pr *.1 Her2 neg Oncotype score 25 .
 Asked: 11/17/2016 Er+ pr+ her2- stage 1a (with metal hip joint) scheduled to start 4X chemo per oncotype-DX score. Thank you very much for your response.
 Asked: 11/16/2016 Er+ pr+ her2- stage 1a scheduled to start 4X chemo per oncotype-DX score. I have a 8 months old right hip joint.
 Asked: 11/15/2016 Oncotype 17-ER +, HERs-, Nodes0/6 negative.
 Asked: 11/15/2016 I had Stage1,grade3 breast cancer,ER,PR positive,HER neg.Had lumpectomy 10/3 and will start chemo 1/2017.
 Asked: 11/15/2016 Hi Lillie, I just can not get rid of the fear of cancer come back anytime, I am the who ask you a question yesterday...
 Asked: 11/15/2016 I am a 47 year old female who was recently diagnosed with a 4mm triple negative breast cancer.
 Asked: 11/14/2016 Hi Lillie, do you know anybody who had stage1 grade1-2, ER PR positive, Her2 negative , low oncotype score like below 15 breast cancer( ductal...
 Asked: 11/13/2016 I was diagnosed with stage 3, 6 cm with one lymph node involvement on the left.
 Asked: 11/13/2016 I am a 54 year old with invasive carcinoma, stage 2A, sentinel node positive, 11 other nodes negative.
 Asked: 11/12/2016 In If I had one sentinole node positive for macromatastis.
 Asked: 11/11/2016 I am a healthy 51 year old female, stage 2, Grade 3 Invasive Ductal Breast Cancer, 2cm tumor, 2 positive lymph nodes, had a bilateral...
 Asked: 11/11/2016 I am stage 2b 70 year male breast cancer patient. Treatment started on 21 Dec 2015 - - had 6 cycles of TCH - after 4th cycle had...
 Asked: 11/11/2016 I was diagnosed with stage 2b breast cancer, tumor was of 3.7 cm, grade 1, ER and PR positive and HER2 negative.
 Asked: 11/11/2016 i am a 46 year old was recently diagnosed with ILC had a lumpectomy to remove.
 Asked: 11/10/2016 I was dx on 10/20/16 with IDC and from other biopsies also have LCIS.
 Asked: 11/9/2016 I am the Onco score 2 with 7% Tamoxifen alone and 10% Tamoxifen and Chemo.
 Asked: 11/9/2016 I''m so confused! Have ILC. ErPr+hER2-tumor size on MRI 6.5cm.
 Asked: 11/8/2016 Hi, I wrote in about being 45 y/o and the 12% risk of recurrence.
 Asked: 11/8/2016 Hello - I had posed a question before abt additional lymph node removal - diagnosed Oct 3 with IDC, 1 CM, ER/PR+ (94%), Her2 -.
 Asked: 11/7/2016 Hi, I am 45 y/o, diagnosed with IDC in Sept 2016.
 Asked: 11/6/2016 Surgeon said if I did BMX & hormone treatment I would be fine.
 Asked: 11/6/2016 I had dense chemotherapy regime every 2 weeks (4 AC and 4 Taxol) at 42 (premenopausal and on average healthy weigth at that time).
 Asked: 11/6/2016 Our 40 year old daughter was diagnosed with DCIS, had a mastectomy and they found a tumor .1cm and she is HER2 positive.
 Asked: 11/3/2016 I am 49 years old – clinical diagnosed with stage 2, Grade 2, 4-5cm tumor, no nodal impact, ER positive: 95%,PR positive 50%,Her Negative (BRCA...
 Asked: 11/1/2016 First, thank you for your valuable service. I wonder why you often recommend a consult with oncologists "at an academic medical institution"? Do you feel...
 Asked: 10/31/2016 37 years old. I''m stage 1A BC.
 Asked: 10/30/2016 I''m 61years old. Have ILC grade2 Stage 2b or 3.
 Asked: 10/30/2016 I am a 40 year old first diagnosed with DCIS and had a mascectomy.
 Asked: 10/30/2016 My Oncotype test was done before biopsy revealed I have lymph node involvement, would that variable have affected my score which was 19.
 Asked: 10/28/2016 What percent of breast cancer patients choose to do chemo with a 3% benefit (per OncotypeDX report)? I know it''s a personal decision and...
 Asked: 10/28/2016 Hi there, 58 years old,IDC nos, 11 mm tumor, ER+,PR+, HER -, 1/3 sentinel nodes (3mm macro deposit), grade 3 (was grade 2 at biopsy and...
 Asked: 10/27/2016 IDC stage 2a 1/3 node positive oncotype DX score 17 .no chemo .I am not comfortable with this recommendation .I want to feel that I...
 Asked: 10/27/2016 Trying to set up an appointment for 2nd opinion Age 48 (Almost 49), 2.5 cm, Grade 2, 0/4 nodes, LVI present - focal when asked, Oncotype...
 Asked: 10/27/2016 I am taking Xeloda and have hand and foot syndrome.
 Asked: 10/24/2016 My mom had mastectomy on 8/7/16. Oncologist suggested us to go with 6×FEC regimen and after with Hormonal therepy.
 Asked: 10/23/2016 I am 58, Stage 1a left breast.
 Asked: 10/22/2016 Diagnosed with her2 positive, stage 1a,estrogen negative age 40 recommended TCH 6 cycles every 3 weeks and herceptin for the remainder of year is this too aggressive
 Asked: 10/21/2016 Hello. I am 37 years old, Grade 2/stage 2 invasive ductal carcinoma and scattering of DCIS of the right breast only, left breast was clear, tumor size 2.5, had bilateral mastectomy on 10/3/2016, no lymph node involvement, ER positive HER negative, clear margins..
 Asked: 10/19/2016 Hello, I am a healthy 55 yo, IDC, Grade 2 (3/2/1), no LVI, 95%ER, 5%PR, Oncotype 23 (ER 8.2, PR 5.5), Her2 negative +1.
 Asked: 10/18/2016 I was diagnosed with Invasive Ductal Carcinoma on 8.26.16 Had lumpectomy on 9/22.16 pathology indicated 1.4 cm tumor 1/3 nodes , 3mm macromets...
 Asked: 10/18/2016 As a follow up, (wife is 37, TNBC, no nodal impact, BRCA negative, tumor size of about 5 cm) we have completed only 2 rounds...
 Asked: 10/14/2016 54 year old, post-menopausal, Stage 1, 1.2 cm tumor, ER/PR +, HER -, Genetic study clear -- no BRCA 1 or 2.
 Asked: 10/14/2016 Wife is 37 years old - diagnosed with 2a TNBC: 4-5cm tumor, no nodal impact, BRCA negative.
 Asked: 10/10/2016 Hi Lillie my path report..
 Asked: 10/10/2016 Hi i am a 53 year old pre menopausal women with a T3N0M0 grade 2, 5.2 cm ILC ER/PR +++, Her-.
 Asked: 10/10/2016 My mother is 63 presented with a screen detected cancer on routine mammo.
 Asked: 10/10/2016 Hello! I''m 42 and I was triple positive IDC 14mm G3 lumpectomy wth clean margins and clean lynphonodes.
 Asked: 10/10/2016 Is .4mm considered clean margin for Dcis with mastectomy there was no ink on tumour is reexcision needed..Thank you.
 Asked: 10/10/2016 Is it right to do a mastectomy at this stage and get a chemotherapy drug prior to complete test results? I had a lumpectomy done for a breast lump .
 Asked: 10/9/2016 Hello... I am 29 and was recently diagnosed with invasive ductal ca.
 Asked: 10/8/2016 Hello again, and thank you for answering my question about potential chemotherapy efficacy for my IDC that is ER+/PR+/HER- and that is T2bN1M0 but low...
 Asked: 10/7/2016 Hello, I am 54 and 1 year postmenopausal.
 Asked: 10/5/2016 Just had bilateral mastectomy L breast lobular carcinoma 56 mm one LN in outer quadrant/ axillary tail + for cancer no extracapsular extension previous...
 Asked: 10/4/2016 Anything that would help make decision after intermediate Oncotype of 23. Hello, I am 55 with IDC, grade 2, 1.6cm.
 Asked: 10/3/2016 43 year old woman - stage 1c, grade 1, ER+PR+, HERS(2) -.
 Asked: 10/1/2016 I am ER/Pr positive her2 negative oncotype 18 with 1 known positive lymph.
 Asked: 9/26/2016 I completed neoadjuvant chemotherapy (AC, taxol, Tykerb, & Herceptin,which I will complete 1 yr total) followed by a bilateral mastectomy.
 Asked: 9/25/2016 For those deciding on chemo in the intermediate score, I understand Genomic Health has a tool that includes clinical & pathological info to enhance the...
 Asked: 9/24/2016 Lillie, I am the mom who asked a question about my daughter''s diagnosis of adriamycin induced cardiomyopathy.
 Asked: 9/23/2016 I have pr+ er+ HER- breast cancer and had a bilateral mastectomy.
 Asked: 9/22/2016 If PR+ only 5% (moderately staining), is my BC considered PR+ or PR- ? .
 Asked: 9/22/2016 My daughter finished ACT chemo and radiation for stage 3A breast cancern summer of 2014.
 Asked: 9/19/2016 While doing chemotherapy I was told to not take a multivitamin or vitamin C is that correct? Why?
 Asked: 9/15/2016 58yrs, multicentric ILC, tumor sizes 8mm and 5mm.
 Asked: 9/15/2016 continuation..... Onco score of 26 ER+ 11.7 PR+7.1 HER2-9.9 Chemo is recommended.
 Asked: 9/15/2016 Had my first round of AC last week.
 Asked: 9/14/2016 I am premenopausal , Stage 2b , 1-3 positive nodes .
 Asked: 9/11/2016 I have been diagnosed with stage 2a breast cancer.
 Asked: 9/8/2016 im stage 2b with oncotype score of six,ER positive,PR positive,Her Negative.
 Asked: 9/8/2016 Hello my significant other had trouble with nipple sparing double mastectomy/reconstruction.
 Asked: 9/7/2016 I have undergone 5 rounds of TCHP for a 3cm HER+ tumor no node involvement per biopsy performed before chemo on 2 swollen nodes.
 Asked: 9/6/2016 I had a lumpectomy and SNB in June.
 Asked: 9/5/2016 Oncogene score of 20 with 12% chemo and tamoxifen and 12% tamoxifen.
 Asked: 9/5/2016 Hi Lillie I want really thank you for your time and guidance and helping distressed women on this site..l''m 36 yrs old was diagnosed with...
 Asked: 9/5/2016 Age 62 ILC, 1.1 cm, ER+ 100%, PR+ 5% (PR neg.
 Asked: 9/5/2016 Re IDC, if only sentinel node was cancerous - no other affected lymph nodes - is it unlikely that cancer cells have traveled elsewhere in...
 Asked: 9/3/2016 Does DDC have application in 57-yr old following lumpectomy, one affected node, ER+, onco score 28? .
 Asked: 9/3/2016 I had cancer in my left breast behind the nipple 1.7 cm immediately started in chemo adjuvant therapy mastectomy on left breast advanced radiation.
 Asked: 9/2/2016 Age 39 after breast radiotherapy ( six months ) have a block of solids such as stone chest Is this normal ?
 Asked: 9/1/2016 I''m 40 years old DX at 39.5 yrs with ILC original diagnosis was atypia then lump was removed.
 Asked: 8/29/2016 I had DCIS grade 3 & After mastectomy surgery IDC was found 1.2mm in the breast...also 1mm cell found in a sentinel node (my luck)...
 Asked: 8/29/2016 What was general prognosis, before Herceptin''s arrival in 1998, for HER2-positive patients? I am trying to convince a friend that Herceptin is not an option...

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