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 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.
 Asked: 6/22/2014 I am 56 yrs old almost post menopausal with Stage 2a, 1 of 4 nodes positive.
 Asked: 6/22/2014 DCIS Grade 3 and IDC Grade 2 6MM ER PR Neg HER2 Positive.
 Asked: 6/20/2014 I have Triple Negative Breast Cancer.
 Asked: 6/20/2014 I recently had double mastectomy. Pathology report states: her2+, invasive ductal carcinoma, tumor 7mm, grade 3, progesterone +, stage 1, and lymph nodes clear.
 Asked: 6/20/2014 I have recently been diagnosed with a recurrence of 1cm Er+ PR+ HER2- in my right breast.
 Asked: 6/20/2014 I had bilateral mastectomy on 5/20/14 for DCIS.
 Asked: 6/17/2014 I received genomic score of 24 today for stage1,grade 2,ilc,er+,node -& chemo not strongly advised? .
 Asked: 6/16/2014 Greetings, I was diagnosed with stage 2B TNBC.
 Asked: 6/16/2014 I have just completed 6 treatment of TC chemo for extensive dcis/ilc 3mm.
 Asked: 6/16/2014 What statistics are available for tumor mass 4mm, 9mm total or < 1cm with surrounding cells - ER+, PR+ Her2- but grade 3? Margins clear.
 Asked: 6/16/2014 I have invasive ductsl carcinoma. Had a lumpectomy and a sentinel node biopsy 2 1/2 weeks ago.
 Asked: 6/16/2014 I have been diagnosed with Stage 1, invasive, ERPR negative breast cancer.
 Asked: 6/15/2014 I am 49 years old with invasive ductal carcinoma with a 2 cm tumor with ER positive of 95% and PR positive of 70% and HER2 negative.
 Asked: 6/15/2014 I read if less than 10% relapsing reduction, women choose not to undergo chemo.
 Asked: 6/13/2014 I am 47 with invasive carcinoma with ductal and lobular features.
 Asked: 6/13/2014 My dad is going though chemotherapy for lung cancer.
 Asked: 6/13/2014 I am 68 years old. I had a bilateral masectomy.
 Asked: 6/13/2014 Hi Lillie. Thank you for your continued dedication to breast cancer patients.
 Asked: 6/12/2014 I was recently diagnosed with stage 1b TNBC, size was 0.6cm, nodes neg, margins clear.
 Asked: 6/12/2014 surgery mestectomy with lymph nodes removal all of them rt armpitt i am a truce cthrombocytopenia pt i might not be a candiate cheme...
 Asked: 6/12/2014 I am 45 BRCA2+ and had a double mastectomy last week.
 Asked: 6/11/2014 I have invasive ductal carcinoma and had a lumpectomy my results are ER+, PR+, HER2-, I had 2 sentinel node biopsies - pN1mi, Primary tumor...
 Asked: 6/11/2014 E+ P- HER2 NEU - modified radical mastectomy right 1/25 isolated right axillary lymph nodes levels l & ll grade3 3cm tumor 5mos.pregnant do i need chemo?
 Asked: 6/10/2014 I had neoadjuvant chemo for HER2 3+ tumor, taxol with herceptin twelve weeks followed by adriamycin and cytoxan every other week for eight weeks.
 Asked: 6/9/2014 I am 43 years old and diagnosed with invasive lobular carcinoma in the right breast.
 Asked: 6/10/2014 I am 41 years old with stage I lobular carcinoma (5.5 mm, node negative, ER/PR positive, HER2 negative) with LCIS and DCIS.
 Asked: 6/9/2014 Hi. Im 35.
 Asked: 6/8/2014 I am 45 years old and had a bilateral double mastectomy on Friday.
 Asked: 6/8/2014 Had double mastectomy for multicentric and multifocal IDC.
 Asked: 6/7/2014 My tumor was 2.0 IDC, triple positive, grade 3, no node involvement.
 Asked: 6/7/2014 I am 36 years old diagnosed with infiltrating carcinoma, ductal, non specific, 0/3 nodes, grade 2, stage 1.
 Asked: 6/7/2014 What vitamins and supplements are recommended for breast cancer survivors? I am 58, 1 year survivor, TNBC, stage 1a, bilateral, chemo (taxotere, cytoxan)
 Asked: 6/6/2014 My mother had mastectomy left breast on 15th of feb 2014..stage 2A grade 2.. ER positive.,PR positive.,Her2 negative...0/17 lymph nodes... she completed 4 cycles of chemo.,she doing...
 Asked: 6/6/2014 Thank you so much for your previous advice on getting an Oncotype DX.
 Asked: 6/5/2014 I am 57 years old, post-menopausal, triple negative, grade 3, no lymph, no mets, Her2 "0", stage 1A, BRCA negative.
 Asked: 6/5/2014 Lillie, have you ever heard of this? My daughter is on her fourth taxol treatment.
 Asked: 6/5/2014 I had a lumpectomy and sentinal node biopsy.
 Asked: 6/5/2014 Infiltrating ductal grade 2of 3. and DCIS grade 2 of 3.
 Asked: 6/3/2014 With a strongly hormone positive tumor, a low ki67 (10%)and Stage 3, grade 2, IDC with LVI,my oncologist is suggesting AC dose dense, then taxol...
 Asked: 6/3/2014 I have finished 5 rounds of TC.
 Asked: 6/3/2014 10 years ago when I was 39 I had a stage 1 grade 2 node neg.
 Asked: 6/2/2014 i have some peripheral neuropathy remaining in my feet after completing 4 rounds of Taxotere and Cytoxan 2 years ago.
 Asked: 6/2/2014 Hi! My mom is 68 years old, has a 6 cm tumor, invasive ductal carcinoma poorly differentiated, 1 axillary node, er+/pr+, her2-, p53<5%, Ki-67<10%, the...
 Asked: 6/2/2014 I am 43 y/o, diagnosed with Invasive Ductal Carcinoma.
 Asked: 6/1/2014 I am 50 y.o. And had a lumpectomy on 1/3/14.
 Asked: 6/1/2014 I am 55yrs old. Diagnosed with DCIS & IDC (no specific type).
 Asked: 6/1/2014 I recently had a lumpectomy on my left breast.
 Asked: 6/1/2014 do most cancer centers use Oncotype DX or UPA/PAI-1 testing on invasive Carcinoma with no lymph node involvement and estrogen progesterone positive?
 Asked: 6/1/2014 I am 67 years old and have been diagnosed with Invasive Ductal Cancer.
 Asked: 6/1/2014 I had a 1.6 ILC grade 2 (or grade 1 if you look at the original biopsy before surgery), er + pr- her2- tumor.
 Asked: 6/1/2014 I was diagnosed with multifocal multicentric intermedite-high grade micropapillary and cribiform dcis with comedo necrosis with LVI and margins of 1mm and less than 1mm...
 Asked: 6/1/2014 I am 58 yrs old and post menopausal .
 Asked: 5/29/2014 My mother is 75 years old and just had a double mastectomy...we just received the pathology report and it came back with invasive ductal carcinoma,...
 Asked: 5/29/2014 I am a 64 year old post menopausal woman with invasive ductal adenocarcinoma T2N1M0.
 Asked: 5/29/2014 I am 55 years old, diagnosed with breast cancer stage I (T1c, N0,M0) ER/PR + ,Her 2 - , grade 2 breast cancer.
 Asked: 5/29/2014 Chemotharpy is important..? when.....
 Asked: 5/29/2014 I had a mastectomy a month ago to remove an invasive DCIS tumor.
 Asked: 5/29/2014 I am stage 11a (ilc with dcis and lcis also involved) grade 2 with an oncotype dx score of 21....know I willneed tamoxifen, but...
 Asked: 5/28/2014 I was diagnosed with stage II IDC Grade 3 ER/PR+ HER2- The size of the tumor was 3.5cm.
 Asked: 5/27/2014 5/27/2014 You have told me that my daughter has some really good prognostic factors.
 Asked: 5/27/2014 You have told me that my daughter has some really good prognostic factors.
 Asked: 5/26/2014 My mother 68 years old she has invasive ductal carcinoma with 2cm tumer size and 4lymph node positive from twelve and ER ,PR positive and...
 Asked: 5/24/2014 I am 68 years old and have been diagnosed with Mucinous carcinoma oestrogen and progesterone positive.
 Asked: 5/23/2014 38 years old, 2.5 cm IDC, grade 3, 0/3 nodes (isolated tumour cells in 1 node), Extensive LVI present, Oncotype=23, anterior margin positive.
 Asked: 5/23/2014 I had a breast tumour removed, 2.5 cm.
 Asked: 5/23/2014 I had a breast tumour removed, 2.5 cm.
 Asked: 5/22/2014 Is 4 cycles of chemo enough for grade3 her2+(had mastectomy nodes clear) .
 Asked: 5/22/2014 Are the side effects of chemo therapy cumulative?
 Asked: 5/22/2014 my mother diagnosed with idc,pt2n0m0 ,ER/PR-,HER2+(IHC 2+)undergone surgery 3months planned for AC-D chemo.finished 4cycles of AC.She has taken first cycle of docetere, she has...
 Asked: 5/22/2014 hi- what to do with an intermediate score on oncotype dx? if chemo what are the best 3rd generation schedules ( mastecomy 4 weeks ago...
 Asked: 5/21/2014 If you have a grade 3 tumor, no matter how small, even if Her- and hormone positive, why would you need oncotype since a grade...
 Asked: 5/20/2014 I am 53. Biopsy shows IDC 0.5cm, ER- PR- Her-2.
 Asked: 5/20/2014 I am a 55 year old postmenopausal woman who has been diagnosed with IDC.
 Asked: 5/19/2014 I am 37 and have been diagnosed with Stage 1, grade 2 DCIS with lobular features.
 Asked: 5/19/2014 I just had mastectomy for .6 cm idc er/pr-,hr2+,surrounded by extensive dcis,med to high grade.
 Asked: 5/19/2014 Hi. Im starting chemo for stage 1 IDC triple negative tomorrow..1.5cm tumor in right breast that was removed successfully by bilateral mastectomy.
 Asked: 5/18/2014 I am having my mastectomy on June 5 and pretty sure I will be having chemo.
 Asked: 5/18/2014 Hello. I have read that after the administration of AC, that taxotere is a better more successful drug than taxol.
 Asked: 5/18/2014 38 years old + mucinous breast cancer + pT 1.5 cm Grade 2 T1 N0 M0 + ER positive 100% RP positive 100% + HER 2 NEGATIVE +ki 67 20%.
 Asked: 5/17/2014 I`m 38 years old. I ve Pure mucinous breast cancer diagnosed on april 1st and had lumpectomy april 5th: T 1 N 0 M 0 GRADE 2, ki 67 20% RE 100% PR 100% HER 2 NEGATIVE.
 Asked: 5/17/2014 I am undergoing 4 treatments , one every 3 weeks, of Taxotere and Cytoxan chemotherapy for breast cancer after my double mastectomy with immediate placement...
 Asked: 5/17/2014 I was diagnosed with stage 1b IDC 0.8mm lumpectomy well differentiated ER pos and Her neg tumor was low grade low aggressiveness, 1 positive sentinel...
 Asked: 5/17/2014 67yopost-menapausal female DX ductal carcinoma in-situ following stereotactic biopsy of R breast.
 Asked: 5/16/2014 I am 51 year old female with ILC lump measures 1.6cm.
 Asked: 5/14/2014 I am 78 years old. Just had bilateral mastectomy.
 Asked: 5/14/2014 Hi I''m 47 y/o IDC grade 2 (largest 2.1cm) & DCIS grade 3 , 3/15 positive lymph .
 Asked: 5/13/2014 I am 51 was diagnosed with stage 1B IDC.
 Asked: 5/12/2014 I had 3cm invasive lobular cancer lump.
 Asked: 5/12/2014 What benefit would chemotherapy and radiation alone have for a premenopausal woman with stage 1b breast cancer? (Particular to me- Oncotype Dx results showed 10%...
 Asked: 5/12/2014 Hi. I have been diagnosed with rt.
 Asked: 5/11/2014 Is chemotherapy recommended for stage 1,grade2,1.1 cm ILC tumor without lymph node involvement?lumpectomy,SLN,April 24,2014.
 Asked: 5/10/2014 Im a 45 year old pre menopausal woman just diagnosed with breast cancer.
 Asked: 5/9/2014 After 5 years( bilateral mastectomy stage 1 ILC) oncotype dxc score 11, tamoxifen.
 Asked: 5/8/2014 Stage 1 grade 3 nodes are clear.
 Asked: 5/7/2014 I am 49 and had a lumpectomy on 4/10/14,grade 2,1.1cm stage is 1A with no cancer in lymph nodes.

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