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 Asked: 4/24/2016 I am 76 years old diagnosed TNBC, lumpectomy, 2.5 cm with clean margins and no lymph node involvement.
 Asked: 4/24/2016 I am 44 yrs. old and had a 2.4 mass removed.
 Asked: 4/24/2016 Diagnosed with 0.8mm IDC Stage 1A, Grade 1 with Onco Dx of 24 along with 8.5 cm of DCIS at age 49 years.
 Asked: 4/23/2016 I had an ER+/PR-/HER2- tumor removed with one sentinel node involvement. The tumor was 4cm in size. Oncotype DX score = 24 with ER+ = 10.4, PR-...
 Asked: 4/23/2016 Hello - My mother has ER+/PR+/HER2+ BC and she''s taken 4 rounds of Epirubicin+Endoxane (i.e.
 Asked: 4/23/2016 IDC rt breast lumpectomy performed. 0.9 cms tumor, 1 out of 3 sentinel nodes with 0.6 mm positive, other 2 nodes negative.
 Asked: 4/22/2016 I am 31 and have IDC, stage 1, grade 3, highly ER+, also PR+ and HER2-.
 Asked: 4/22/2016 I was diagnosed with stage 2 lobular breast cancer.
 Asked: 4/22/2016 63 year old female with DCIS in 2009.
 Asked: 4/21/2016 I was diagnosed at 38 years old, had double mastectomy, grade 3, 2.2cm tumor, node negative.
 Asked: 4/21/2016 I have diagnosed with Bilateral Breast Cancer.
 Asked: 4/21/2016 I am Her2 +, ER+, and Prog+.
 Asked: 4/20/2016 I am being treated for a stage 2 grade 2 invasive ducal breast cancer ( 2.8 cm, spread to 2 lymph nodes, HR negative, PR/ER strongly positive.
 Asked: 4/20/2016 I just finished neoadjuvent chemo and had a double mastectomy for triple negative stage 1 cancER.
 Asked: 4/19/2016 I am receiving TCH chemo and have concerns about Neulasta.
 Asked: 4/18/2016 66 yrs old having 1dc T2N0M0, 23mmby20mmby20mm, node negative grade 1, score 5 no LVI, no micrometastasis Lumpectomy done ER 8/8, PR 6/8, Her2 +1(negative) Kindly suggest way ahead
 Asked: 4/18/2016 I am 59, have had ILC 2.7 tumor removed (mastectomy) ER positive, PR positive, HERu negative, node negative, oncotype score of 11.
 Asked: 4/18/2016 I have stage 2A breast cancer My Dr wants me to have chemo before surgery but says it is my decision.
 Asked: 4/16/2016 In continuation of my question regarding AC *4,I have some addl info which I left out earlier:I was diagnosed with idc stage 1 grade 3...
 Asked: 4/16/2016 IDC Grade 1 Ki67=7%. Er/Pr positive.
 Asked: 4/16/2016 Positive estrogen/progesterone, HER2 negative, early stage, 1.2 cm tumor, bilateral mastectomy, BRCA1 gene, age 37, node negative, ONCOtype 25.
 Asked: 4/16/2016 Hi Lillie TNBC stage 1, grade 2 - treated with TC x4 - would the chemo have been different if the grade was 3.
 Asked: 4/15/2016 Hello Lilly. A patient on another site has stated that chemotherapy is often not effective on patients who are strongly ER positive.
 Asked: 4/15/2016 I have IDC, grade 3, LVI, node-negative, ER+/PR+, HER2 borderline.
 Asked: 4/14/2016 I have ju as t been doagnosed with IDC triple negative.
 Asked: 4/11/2016 I have had 10 rounds of weekly Taxol treatments, and now my neuropathy is pretty bad.
 Asked: 4/11/2016 I was diagnosed with idc stage 1 grade 3 in left breast.I am er+,pr+, her2-.
 Asked: 4/11/2016 I had a 1.4 cm tumor removed from my breast and 2 out of 3 sentinel lymph nodes samples had 2cm tumors, larger than the...
 Asked: 4/7/2016 I am confused. My doctor finally ordered the OncoDX Test.
 Asked: 4/7/2016 Hello, I am a little confused about the aggressiveness and stage of cancer and treatment.
 Asked: 4/7/2016 I have a 1.8cm invasive lobular carcinoma s/p bilateral mastectomywith reconstruction (with nipple sparring) ER weakly positive, PR neg, HER2 neg.
 Asked: 4/7/2016 34 years old, diagnosed with stage IIa breast cancer..
 Asked: 4/6/2016 I am 55 years old with stage 2b invasive lobular cancer ER + PR- 7 cm tumour Her2- with lymphatic and vascular invasion.
 Asked: 4/6/2016 why does oncotype dx score take precedence over pathology report on whether or not chemo is necessary? Shouldn''t stage 1A, negative lymph nodes, clear...
 Asked: 4/6/2016 Do you have any information about whether Cold Caps work in preventing hair loss? I have very thick hair and a rather large head.
 Asked: 4/5/2016 does a 70 year old with a 4mm stage one triple negative tumor need chemotherapy after a lumpectomy and radiation?
 Asked: 4/3/2016 68 yo onco score:28 probably LVI, stage 1A, ER and PR: positive, Her2- neg.
 Asked: 4/2/2016 My 38 yr old sister recently had lumpectomy to remove 1.2 cm tumor.
 Asked: 4/2/2016 55 years old...had a double masectomy stage 2 b invasive ductal carcinoma with 4cc tumor which was estrogen rapitor ...they say I need chemo and...
 Asked: 3/31/2016 56 yo WF, no significant PMH, no family history of breast/ovarian CA, recently diagnosed with Stage 2A IDC of the R breast (found by routine...
 Asked: 3/30/2016 Hello.
 Asked: 3/29/2016 I submitted this question and received a response but I realized I left out a couple of things.
 Asked: 3/29/2016 I had a 2.8 cm tumor removed and 1 positive lymph node out of 6, hormone positive, her negative, age 44 - do I need chemo .
 Asked: 3/29/2016 I am a 37 year old woman that just had a bilateral mastectomy to remove invasive ductal carcinoma found in my right breast.
 Asked: 3/29/2016 I was diagnosed with ER+/PR- IDC. Unilateral mastectomy with clear margins and no LVI.
 Asked: 3/29/2016 I had a 2cm+ triple negative tumor on my breast and node negative.
 Asked: 3/28/2016 I am 47 years old. I have been diagnosed with Estrogen positive breast cancer.
 Asked: 3/27/2016 I am 63 years old. Pathology states tumor 1.3 cm, with LCIS.
 Asked: 3/27/2016 i am 52 - had a bilateral mastectomy one month ago with total reconstruction performed right after mastectomy- left breast had 1.5 cm ductal carcinoma-...
 Asked: 3/23/2016 What is the purpose of taking TC 4 times? Is chemo effective if it''s given 2 or 3 times? Does chemo kill all cancer cells?..
 Asked: 3/23/2016 Chemo and/or Radiation? 40 y.o. s/p bilateral mastectomies, tumor left breast, final path 4 cm invasive ductal carcinoma Grade II, ER+/PR+, HER -, Oncotype 10, extensive surrounding DCIS of 4.5 cm.
 Asked: 3/22/2016 I am 48 years old with IDCIS (8 mm invasive tumor), ER/PR/HER2 all +.
 Asked: 3/22/2016 diagnosed in 2013 with HER2+ breast cancer.
 Asked: 3/22/2016 Hi Lillie, question about chemo response. I''m 43 yo and clinically stage IIB ER+/HER 2- breast cancer, confirmed in one node upon original biopsy.
 Asked: 3/21/2016 I am 55 years old, and I recently had a lumpectomy of two small (9 mm) cancerous spots.
 Asked: 3/20/2016 Hi I''m 56 yr old post menopausal.
 Asked: 3/19/2016 so I am 34 years old and no fam history of breast cancer, been following a knot I found in 2013 that had every charact...
 Asked: 3/19/2016 Is there greater efficacy of oral CMF 6 cycles of 28 days,, vs.
 Asked: 3/18/2016 I have a grade 3 tumor measuring 1.2cm (1.9 cm with spiculation).
 Asked: 3/18/2016 Why would DCIS require chemo?
 Asked: 3/17/2016 What is the main difference between Cytozan and Taxotare (TC X4) vs 4AC-x4T DD- for treating TNBC- Onco not very informative.
 Asked: 3/17/2016 I have DCIS and iDC grade II and 3cm tumor.
 Asked: 3/17/2016 My mother is undergoing Chemo for an ER+/PR+/HER2+ breast cancer (stage III, grade II-III).
 Asked: 3/17/2016 I am pre-menopausal 46 yrs old. Diagnosed with IDC in right breast on 2/5/16.
 Asked: 3/17/2016 I am 44 premenopausal, stage 2 IDC, Luminal A subtype.
 Asked: 3/17/2016 First of all thank you so much for the quick response.
 Asked: 3/14/2016 I am 48 years old and was told that I have HER2 +3 with lymph nodes infected what does this actually mean, we are starting...
 Asked: 3/14/2016 Thank you so much for being here to answer questions.
 Asked: 3/13/2016 Hi, I''m 43 and have IDC stage 2, 2.5 tumor, strong ER+PR+Her2-, one positive sentinel node out of 4, no evidence of LVI nor extra...
 Asked: 3/12/2016 I don''t know what to ask. I am sending message for my 28 year old daughter stage 1, grade 3, triple positive, no nodes, starting neo-adjuvent tchp therapy.
 Asked: 3/12/2016 My wife had mastectomy of right breast.
 Asked: 3/11/2016 Age 65. Invasive ductal carcinoma stage 3.
 Asked: 3/11/2016 My sister ( 24 years old) has been diagnosed in her left breast with grade 3 invasive ductal carcinoma, stage llA, triple negative and tumor...
 Asked: 3/11/2016 Hi, I am 44 years old and have been diagnosed with IDC, 1.5 cm, grade 3, LVI, PR+/ER+/HER2-, no nodes involved.
 Asked: 3/9/2016 Hello, I recently had a unilateral mastectomy. The tumor had clear margins but it was just over 5 cm.
 Asked: 3/9/2016 I have just been diagnosed with grade 3 invasive ductal carcinoma.
 Asked: 3/9/2016 What is considered the standard of care by ASCO for someone with a reoccurrence score of 21? 1cm IDC, ER+, PR+, HER2 negative, Grade pT1b, premenopausal,...
 Asked: 3/7/2016 I would like your thoughts on whether a CT Scan should be performed or not and whether Chemotherapy should be performed.
 Asked: 3/7/2016 I am 62 have IDC stage 2, grade 1, no nodes, er +, pr -, her2 -, oncotype 25.
 Asked: 3/6/2016 My breast cancer is grade 3 invasive ductal carcinoma, mri of both breasts is clear, no lymph node involvement, her 2 negative, estrogen and progesterone...
 Asked: 3/5/2016 can chemo cause tumor marker CA 15-3 to rise?
 Asked: 3/2/2016 I had a bilateral mastecomy last week.
 Asked: 3/1/2016 My sister has invasive carcinoma breast cancer,graded @ 3 does she need chemo? .
 Asked: 3/1/2016 I had a invasive carcinoma grade 2.
 Asked: 3/1/2016 IDC 2.2 cm, no nodes (0 of 7), ER+ PR+ HER2-, grade 3, 40 years old.
 Asked: 3/1/2016 I am a 30 year old (29 at diagnosis) with invasive mucinous carcinoma on right breast (1.5cm, grade 2, 0.4cm grade 2, 0.3cm grade 2).
 Asked: 2/29/2016 My 55 yo wife was diagnosed with IL- left side- 3 tumors there, largest 4 cm.
 Asked: 2/29/2016 My mother has been diagnosed with stage III IDC, with 13/14 lymph node involvement (left side only).
 Asked: 2/28/2016 IBC Stage2, 2.7cm tumor, bilat mastectomy, no lymph node involvement.
 Asked: 2/28/2016 Three months ago I had right mastectomy for stage 1, 8mm, 95% both ER and PR positive, KI-67 10%, and Micrometastasis in 1 of 3 nodes.
 Asked: 2/28/2016 Currently in TC 4 chemo, with two 4 mg dexamethasone tablets twice a day the day before, the day during infusion and the day after...
 Asked: 2/28/2016 53 years, dx left breast IDC tumours 27mm and 4mm, grade 2, significant DCIS, 3 sentinel lymphs clear, but evidence of vascular invasion, ER+/PR+ HER2-,...
 Asked: 2/27/2016 Hi, I am 59 with TNBC.
 Asked: 2/25/2016 Chemo or No Chemo Having a very hard time with this decision IDC, 1.9cm, Stage 1, Grade 2, 0/4 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Oncotype 24 Double Mastectomy
 Asked: 2/25/2016 44 yrs old, no history, hormone driven, right breast, 1 tumor, Dc, Stage 2b grade 3, 0/3 nodes and clean margins.
 Asked: 2/25/2016 I guess I''m looking for some encouragement and hope.
 Asked: 2/23/2016 Hello! I have just recently had a bilateral mastectomy for Invasive Mammary Carcinoma - IMC.
 Asked: 2/23/2016 Is it okay to detox during TC chemo? Just a mix, for example, of water, cucumber, turmeric, lemon, ginger, etc.? Also, what about taking detox baths?
 Asked: 2/22/2016 Thank you for answering a previous question.

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