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 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).
 Asked: 5/9/2017 I am stage 1A, grade 3. I had a lumpectomy and SAVI radiation.
 Asked: 5/8/2017 Hi I''m 36 stage 1 grade 1 8mm did a bilateral mastectomy, my onco score is 22 and I''m lost as to what I should..
 Asked: 5/8/2017 I just read the previous question,and it stated that dose dense AC-T has the potential to cause heart damage and secondary cancers! I am...
 Asked: 5/8/2017 Hello. I was referred to your site as a wonderful resource as I am having trouble deciding between the two chemo regimens offered to me.
 Asked: 5/7/2017 Hello, I just completed four rounds of THP.
 Asked: 5/5/2017 Greeting, 38 yo, brca2 +, ER/PR+, HER -, Onco 19, right breast mass 1.9cm & some Fucal DCIS.
 Asked: 5/5/2017 I got blood results prior to #6 weekly taxol today.
 Asked: 5/4/2017 invasive lobular carcinoma, grade II, age 63 years, oncotype 21.
 Asked: 5/4/2017 Hi. I''m 35 diagnosed with TNBC.
 Asked: 5/3/2017 My sister has ER+, PR-, HER 1 stage 4 breast cancer.
 Asked: 4/30/2017 I was diagnostic with breast cancer (1,1 cm) Luminal A (T1 N1mi M0). The size of metastatic in node ( 2,8mm). I''m 32 years old. Is it necessary...
 Asked: 4/30/2017 Do identical OncoDX scores yield identical chemo benefit percents? For instance, if one person''s tumor yields an OncoDX score of 20 with a 3%...
 Asked: 4/30/2017 My oncologist wants to use taxotere and cytoxan.
 Asked: 4/28/2017 My 10-year risk of distant recurrence is 14% with Tam alone.
 Asked: 4/28/2017 I had a lumpectomy and sentinel node surgery in February,now on my 3 AC-T chemo treatment.
 Asked: 4/28/2017 I was diagnosed with inflammatory breast cancer in 9/2016.
 Asked: 4/28/2017 Hello. Stage 1 grade 2 bilat breast cancer at 45.
 Asked: 4/28/2017 I am a 48 yo, premenopausal woman who had a bi-lateral total mastectomy with left side complete lymph node dissection on 3/31/2017.
 Asked: 4/28/2017 I am a healthy, active 73 year old.
 Asked: 4/27/2017 What is the statistics in the use of CMF chemo and what type of cancer is it used to treat?
 Asked: 4/27/2017 I have an oncotype DX score of 15.
 Asked: 4/26/2017 Is the mammaprint test more informative as the oncotype test in deciding a plan for treatment of early stage breast cancer? .
 Asked: 4/25/2017 I was dx in Jan with stage 3 non-lymph nudes involved in my right breast.
 Asked: 4/24/2017 1. Is it true that the Oncotype DX for breast cancer is not FDA approved? 2.
 Asked: 4/24/2017 I was diagnosed with stage 2 node negative breast cancer.
 Asked: 4/24/2017 I am 52 and a few weeks ago had a mastectomy for multifocal IDC - one 15mm and one 6mm tumor, grade 2, ER positive,...
 Asked: 4/22/2017 Hi I''m 45 & recently diagnosed. I had a lumpectomy 10 days ago w SLND biopsy.
 Asked: 4/22/2017 Hi With a oncotype score of 11. Had lumpectomy and radiation ,now tamoxifen.
 Asked: 4/22/2017 1. Has NCCN endorsed, no chemo, from the 21 gene assay test (Oncotype DX) breast cancer test with scores of 25 or less with Positive and/or negativenodes? ER+, PR+, HER2-? 2.
 Asked: 4/21/2017 Hello, Can I get anything during chemo? Thanks.
 Asked: 4/19/2017 I am 49 yr old. Diagnosed with DCIS grade 3.
 Asked: 4/19/2017 My Mother Have Breast C.A, PT2N0 , and operation done and grade III, i want to what camotharaphy is best and what is survival...
 Asked: 4/19/2017 I was recently diagnosed with invasive lobular carcinoma grade 2 er+ pr+ the breast Mri showed the tumor size to be 3 cm...
 Asked: 4/18/2017 I was diagnosed with stage 2 breast cancer in December, ER positive.
 Asked: 4/18/2017 Diagnosis with stage 2b breast cancer triple negative on February 9,2017 will start chemo on April 20,2017.
 Asked: 4/17/2017 The pathology report states Left breast 3:00,5-7 cm FN,3.50 x 2.70 x 2.60 cm.
 Asked: 4/14/2017 Is oral chemotherapy effective for treating invasive lobular carcinoma, E+, P+, HER2 -, lymph nodes negative.
 Asked: 4/13/2017 Hello, Is it normal to start chemo once every three weeks four treatment for breast cancer..
 Asked: 4/13/2017 Hello, My mother treatment will be once every three weeks AC.I believe for four months how much the tumor will shrink..
 Asked: 4/13/2017 I have exhausted all the AI, Ibrance, Falsodez, Aromasin and Afinitor treatments.
 Asked: 4/13/2017 Hello, The pathology results stated 3+3+3=9 with associated tumor cell necrosis and measuring 2 mm in greatest dimensions.
 Asked: 4/12/2017 On the pathology report it''s says 3.2x2.0x2.6cm is this stage2b breast cancer?
 Asked: 4/11/2017 Hello, How is Taxol given?
 Asked: 4/10/2017 Hello, Do you get AC and Taxol at the same time?
 Asked: 4/10/2017 Hello, I am currently on Taxotere, Herceptin and Perjecta for stage II-b, Triple positive breast cancer.
 Asked: 4/9/2017 Hello, My mother has stage 2b breast cancer triple negative she will start chemo April 20 she was diagnosed on February 9 is this too late...
 Asked: 4/8/2017 My mother was diagnosed with stage 2b breast cancer triple negative I know she will need chemo and radiation what about Taxol?
 Asked: 4/8/2017 I am triple positive (ER, PR and HER), tumor measures at 2.1 cm on MRI, but less than 2.0 cm on mammogram and Ultrasound.
 Asked: 4/8/2017 DX w/ IDC BC grade 3 HER2+, family history of ovarian/cervical/uteran cancer, though I have not taken the gene test yet.
 Asked: 4/8/2017 45 yo female- core biopsy DCIS, er/pr neg, grade 3.
 Asked: 4/8/2017 Does everyone on dose dense AC-T chemo loose there hair? Thank you for taking so much of your time to answer every ones questions.
 Asked: 4/8/2017 I''m a 55yo woman with newly diagnosed grade 2 multifocal stage IIB (T2N1a) IDC, ER83%, PR2%, her2 neg.
 Asked: 4/7/2017 My mother was diagnosed with stage 2b breast cancer triple negative on February 9,2017 and will start chemo on April 20,2017.
 Asked: 4/6/2017 I am 62 and was diagnosed with lobular breast cancer and did mastectomy.
 Asked: 4/6/2017 Hi, I am Triple positive, DX 11/23/16 with IDC L.
 Asked: 4/5/2017 Dear Lillie, my 35 y.o. daughter is scheduled for a lumpectomy and bilateral oncoplasty.
 Asked: 4/3/2017 The Genomic Health Company, maker of the Oncotype DX, had a press release March 2017 regarding the SEER results.
 Asked: 4/3/2017 I was diagnosed with Paget''s disease after biopsy, had decided to go for MSR. Post surgery it was concluded that I had stage 1, grade 3...
 Asked: 4/3/2017 treatment options for 38 yr old woman Condition: Right Breast invasive ductal carcinoma, Grade II, 0.7cm x 2.5cm, Node + HER2 IHC2+, FISH -, ER+(90%), PR+(60%),...
 Asked: 4/3/2017 Right breast 4.5cm mixed mammary tumor. Er+, Pr-, Her2-, BRCA neg.
 Asked: 4/2/2017 I am 69 years of age. I was diagnosed with stage 2a brest cancer (left breast) in 2014, had a lumpectomy and radiation.
 Asked: 4/2/2017 I am 44 years old and have been diagnosed with IDC breast cancer(Stage 1, Grade 3, 3.2 cm tumor, node negative, ER+ Her2-) I...
 Asked: 3/30/2017 Had a bilateral mastectomy a month ago.
 Asked: 3/29/2017 Greetings, my mother (52) was recently diagnosed with breast cancer and went through mastectomy and lymph node removal under one arm.
 Asked: 3/27/2017 I have a multifocal ductal carcinoma - two foci 15mm and 8mm - I''ve now had a mastectomy.
 Asked: 3/26/2017 I am 51 years, post-menopause healthy with no healthy issues.
 Asked: 3/23/2017 Is it true that women who are HIGHLY ER positive do not respond as well to chemotherapy? Thank you.
 Asked: 3/23/2017 54 yr old ER+.PR+, HR-, Onc score 21, had lumpectomy with IORT - considering chemo - understand it is possible to do low dose "metronomic...

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