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 Asked: 3/22/2017 Does Vitamin C Supplement affect or suppress the effectiveness of Tamoxifen.
 Asked: 3/21/2017 Hi I had breast cancer almost six years ago.
 Asked: 3/16/2017 Lillie, no question, just a comment. Tomorrow is my 2-year anniversary since my lx for IDC Stage 1, Grade 1, 8mm, ER/PR+, HER2-, no nodes involved.
 Asked: 11/25/2016 Lillie, On behalf of the millions of women that you have helped over the years with your caring expertise, I want to say how thankful...
 Asked: 11/23/2016 There are certain benefits to breast cancer.
 Asked: 11/15/2016 Just have to tell you how helpful it has been to be connected here.
 Asked: 10/27/2016 I have had surgery and radiation for invasive breast cancer.
 Asked: 9/26/2016 Without your Q&A service I would have gone insane.
 Asked: 9/17/2016 IF I sent my before and after MRI images to your center could you verify that the correct area was biopsied? .
 Asked: 9/8/2016 I called the number listed for getting a second opinion from breast surgery.
 Asked: 7/29/2016 Not a question..... I asked several questions over the last 3 months and I cannot tell you how grateful I am to have someone answer my...
 Asked: 7/24/2016 I was diagnosed with high nuclear grade dcis with microcalcifications.
 Asked: 7/19/2016 This is a follow-up from my question yesterday regarding a second opinion on my imaging.
 Asked: 7/19/2016 Over the past 7 months, I have had in the same quarter of the same breast: 3 core biopsies, one surgical biopsy, many mammograms and...
 Asked: 7/12/2016 I have been looking at the website but cannot find this answer.
 Asked: 6/25/2016 Hi, I would like to get a 2nd opinion from Hopkins on my recent mammo, ultrasound, and core needle biopsy.
 Asked: 6/7/2016 Do you read screening mamograms while the patient waits? I have them done at another facility and find it highly stressful to wait for the letter''.
 Asked: 5/21/2016 I have really appreciated your responses to my questions.
 Asked: 4/18/2016 Lilie just wanna ask u if there is a chart or anything that predicts recurrence rate like oncotype Dx..
 Asked: 4/6/2016 I understand Curcumin is very good to take since I had breast cancer but I am taking Letrozole the estrogen blocker drug.
 Asked: 3/29/2016 May 2015 diagnosed with r breast cancer, 70yo,1A, 2cm, er+, pr-,her-,no node involvement, oncotype score 18.
 Asked: 3/6/2016 In the past I have been a patient of Dr.
 Asked: 2/28/2016 Your answers have been an important anchor for my mental health in my dcis journey - which is going forward really well (knock on wood!).
 Asked: 2/2/2016 Wonderful! How about brachytherapy, specifically interstitial?
 Asked: 2/1/2016 Is chemotherapy (herceptin, etc) available at Greenspring Station?
 Asked: 1/18/2016 This website is the best website for getting answers about breast issues.
 Asked: 10/16/2015 Dear Lillie, After trying to decipher a pathology report by wading through any available information I found on the web, I contacted you.
 Asked: 10/5/2015 Who really answers the questions on your website? .
 Asked: 9/14/2015 I have asked you many questions and you have always helped me understand what''s been going on with my mom.She has bc that metastized to...
 Asked: 7/21/2015 This is not a question - it is a result that finally came back today.
 Asked: 7/20/2015 Hi Lillie: Update: Have written you twice before.
 Asked: 7/14/2015 Truly impressed with your work and accomplishments.
 Asked: 7/7/2015 Kudos to the editors of the July 2015 issue of Artemis which I received by email recently.
 Asked: 6/28/2015 Lily, the search capability is fabulous! I''ve been laboriously scrolling through several years of questions to find answers that are now much, much easier! Would you...
 Asked: 6/19/2015 Thank you for providing an outstanding service.
 Asked: 5/18/2015 I don''t have a question I just have a comment.
 Asked: 5/15/2015 I was sent a lengthy report that said it was written by John Hopkins, it stated they have done clinical''s on not giving women with...
 Asked: 5/13/2015 Hi Lillie: I am coming for a consultation next month and took your advice and asked for my CT scan to be done on the same day (since I live in FL).
 Asked: 5/9/2015 How long can one have Paget''s disease before it starts showing symptoms?
 Asked: 4/14/2015 Hi, thank you for your reply regarding rereading my mammogram.
 Asked: 4/14/2015 Hi, I would like to know if JH would re- read my mammogram.
 Asked: 4/13/2015 Hi Lillie Shockney and Co. Just wanted to drop you a line that my 2012 Stage 3BC treated with TCH, that turned into Stage 4 Mets ( chest wall,radiated breast scar skin,nodes) which was treated Jan-April 2015 with TPH ( with a second opionion at JH in full remission again!...Still on PH indefinately or until it stops working....Have 2nd port installed end of April, as had the last one removed in June 14 2014along with propylactic mast as I was NED then.
 Asked: 3/23/2015 I just want to say many Thanks Teresa the manager of the breast imaging radiology department for your extra kind and your help for...
 Asked: 3/19/2015 Just wanted to say, "Thank you" for answering the questions that I had.
 Asked: 2/22/2015 I was diagnosed with a ductal carcinoma in situ and invasive (a lobular carcinoma in situ and invasive was questionable), stage Ib, grade 2, one...
 Asked: 2/21/2015 I was diagnosed with a ductal carcinoma in situ and invasive (a lobular carcinoma in situ and invasive was questionable), stage Ib, grade 2, one...
 Asked: 2/15/2015 Lillie: I tried to submit this comment via but the webpage wouldn''t open.
 Asked: 2/9/2015 I recently subscribed to Artemis and wanted to thank you for putting these very helpful materials together.
 Asked: 1/29/2015 I feel so fortunate to have my questions answered by someone who is so knowledgeable and helpful.
 Asked: 1/28/2015 I am 50 with recent bilateral mastectomy.
 Asked: 1/22/2015 next Mets retreat? I would like to attend with spouse after my current treatment ( chemo 1 for local/regional recurrence..
 Asked: 1/22/2015 Hi Lillie, Thanks for all your help and getting a second opionion in BLT. In active treatment for recurrence( Mets) chestwall/ axila..All going well so far
 Asked: 1/22/2015 Not a question, just a big thank you! You are an angel, absolutely amazing...
 Asked: 1/17/2015 We have a close friend who has undergone breast cancer surgery.
 Asked: 9/3/2014 This is not a question…Thank you so, so much for your help in answering my question today..
 Asked: 8/24/2014 I read that a woman can get an apt with a breast surgical oncologist within 24 hours which is awesome.
 Asked: 8/19/2014 I m 26 years having a cyst measure 2.2 x 1.8x2.5 cm in Rht .there I echogenic mural .no internal vascular,no mass lesion ,cyst .
 Asked: 8/16/2014 I would like to ask a question about metastatic cancer which is not about breast cancer.
 Asked: 8/10/2014 Can I get a second opinion about just being diagnosed with having ductal carcinoma in situ in my left breast?
 Asked: 7/23/2014 I live in another state and would like to come to John Hopkins for reconstruction consultation.
 Asked: 7/23/2014 Can I get a large, benign cyst removed at your center or are you only concerned with suspicious findings and cancer? It''s painful enough...
 Asked: 7/20/2014 My comment is on the intrusiveness of the unwanted and uninvited "survivor volunteers" the JHH Avon Breast Center places in the patient room at the...
 Asked: 7/16/2014 Dear I''m a master student who is studying in Brunel university (London) now.
 Asked: 7/6/2014 Lillie and others- Thank you- YOU ARE AWESOME! You provide a much needed service with your online "ask an expert" forum, and it is evident...
 Asked: 7/1/2014 How long does it take for the pathology report from a lumpectomy to be completed and then the doctor to contact the patient with the results?
 Asked: 6/15/2014 I had my initial mammogram, excisional biopsy and pathology report done at another hospital.
 Asked: 6/15/2014 Dear Dr. I am Iranian and i live In Iran now.
 Asked: 6/2/2014 I am diagnosed with a single DCIS area and have my pathology report.
 Asked: 6/2/2014 I don''t live in the Hopkins area.
 Asked: 6/1/2014 How long would it take to get an appointment for a consultation if diagnosed with breast cancer?
 Asked: 4/23/2014 My breast cancer surgery was canceled for May 7th I have stage 1 estrogen related and now they said they can do it on May 28th I am not happy .
 Asked: 4/18/2014 No question this time....might have one/many after more tests that are required. Just wanted you to know that this service you are providing is about the...
 Asked: 3/24/2014 I am looking for an academic medical breast center located in the Chicago area, is there a center that you would recommend in my area...
 Asked: 3/18/2014 How long is the normal time frame for a course of Chemotherapy?
 Asked: 3/14/2014 Breast cancer patients are sometimes advised to avoid milk.
 Asked: 3/9/2014 I am a 6 year survivor of ER+,PR+,Her2 neg breast cancer with bone and liver mets at time of diagnosis when I weaned my youngest child at age 41.
 Asked: 2/18/2014 Hi Lillie , i''m a nurse that works here at hopkins and was just diagnosed with invasive lobular cancer, size 7cm .
 Asked: 2/10/2014 Hello, I have been coming for years to the Breast Center for my annual mammogram.
 Asked: 2/10/2014 Are there oncologists at JH with main experience in DCIS and calculating a specific person s risk of recurrence? Names would help.
 Asked: 1/10/2014 I have asked you lots of questions… I have been diagnosed with atypical lobular hyperplasia, i have a variant of unknown significance on my BRAC...
 Asked: 1/9/2014 Does Johns Hopkins offer whole breast ultrasound?
 Asked: 12/31/2013 Dear Lillie, I want to wish you a happy New Year.
 Asked: 12/26/2013 how many patients have you treated with breast cancer?
 Asked: 12/2/2013 12/2/2013 9:14:02 AM i was diagnose with right breast cancer IDC III,23mm and i had chemotherapy.
 Asked: 12/2/2013 i was diagnose with right breast cancer IDC III,23mm and i had chemotherapy.
 Asked: 11/11/2013 I have a pt who had a double mastectomy with lymph node removal.
 Asked: 11/5/2013 My mother has an appointment at JH next week.
 Asked: 11/3/2013 hi I have a breast pain now..the cause of pain was the heat of cellphone I inserted inside of my bra I went to see...
 Asked: 10/30/2013 A thank you: I had written concerned about my upcoming sentinel node shot, which I had heard was like being stung by a swarm of hornets.
 Asked: 10/10/2013 what is the treatment for her2 negative breast cancer is there more than one way to treat her2 negative stage 1 breast cancer.
 Asked: 10/3/2013 I had a double masectomy for Dcis last Nov.
 Asked: 9/12/2013 How could one go about getting a second opinion from Johns Hopkins regarding breast cancer treatment? Can this be done via the mail, or...
 Asked: 9/3/2013 I am having symptoms that suggest I need to be screened for Inflammatory Breast Cancer.
 Asked: 8/31/2013 Is it necessary to have a biopsy performed when the second mammogram shows cacifications or should one wait.
 Asked: 8/18/2013 I have Focal Atypical Lobular Hyperplasia associated with fibrocystic changes.
 Asked: 8/8/2013 After lumpectomy breast reconstruction and bilateral reduction, how long is the typical stay at the breast center?
 Asked: 8/7/2013 What is generally covered in the first medical oncology appointment? My JH surgeon thinks I''m likely borderline for needing chemo but I''d like to...
 Asked: 8/4/2013 I am a 49 year old with Mucinous breast cancer, Stage 2, node negative, Er+, Pr-, HER 0.
 Asked: 7/15/2013 We were recently in your Breast Center as part of outpatient surgery and one of the staff revealed health information to my partner that I...

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