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 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...
 Asked: 6/21/2013 A note of thanks and praise for the folks at JH Medical. I spoke with Sharon and Patricia in Pathology and Radiology respectively.
 Asked: 6/16/2013 If scheduled surgery is cancelled by the doctor''s staff, is it standard practice to be put back into the normal schedule with a new appointment...
 Asked: 6/10/2013 No questions, just a note of thanks to you and your experts for all the help..
 Asked: 6/7/2013 I was diagnosed with stage one invasive ductal carcinoma, stage 3, no lymph node involvement, er positive, opted for bilateral mastectomy, oncotype score 43, 6...
 Asked: 5/30/2013 Hi! Thanks so much for taking questions. I have a friend from outside the US who I''d like to bring to Johns Hopkins for a second...
 Asked: 5/30/2013 I''ve been diagnosed with ADH and endometrial cancer grade 1.
 Asked: 5/17/2013 Hello, I have had a second opinion pathology review done at MD Anderson and planning to get one at JH''s too.
 Asked: 5/16/2013 Thank you.
 Asked: 5/16/2013 I have stage III cancer all my pills to take are negative to reduce reccurence .My diagnoses was poorly differentated ductal carcinoma and the the...
 Asked: 4/26/2013 My hospital never sent my slides for analysis of ER/PR, ki67 and only tested a tiny sample from biopsy.
 Asked: 2/27/2013 Hi Lillie, I am coming to the Kimmel Breast Cancer Center to have a second opinion with Dr.
 Asked: 2/17/2013 I am a 57 y.o. women 4.6 tears after mastectomy and chemo for stage2, one node positve estrogen sensitive breaast cancer,highly estrogen positive and negative (brat test).
 Asked: 1/10/2013 Generally, what''s the time frame between consult with JHH surgeon for excisional biopsy and the actual biopsy? .
 Asked: 12/11/2012 Dear Lillie, I am interested in seeking a second opinion oncology consult from your Breast Center.
 Asked: 11/13/2012 Is sentinel node removal always necessary on DCIS stage 0 ? concerned about the effect on my arm, as I am a hairdressor.
 Asked: 11/12/2012 I just got a path report giving me a diagnosis of primary angiosarcoma of the breast.
 Asked: 11/11/2012 Not a question. Just a huge thank you from me and on behalf of many users I''m sure for this outstanding service you provide, for free and so very quickly.
 Asked: 10/30/2012 my age is around 21.n i am having lumps in my breast which pains specially in winters.
 Asked: 10/28/2012 Four years ago. I had sterotactic biopsy which revealed atypical cells followed by lumpectomy, resulting in large dent in my small breast.The calcifications are now back and stereotactic biopsy reveal DCIS stage 0.
 Asked: 10/14/2012 I have a second opinion scheduled with Dr Pamela Wright at Suburban Hospital which is affiliated with JHM.
 Asked: 10/8/2012 I had breast surgery DCIS was discovered 7cm.
 Asked: 9/25/2012 May I kindly ask if there is a possibility of changing my radiation oncology doctor.
 Asked: 9/9/2012 I was diagnosed w a 5 cm estrogen + , progesterone +, and HER 2 normal L breast tumor in may.
 Asked: 7/28/2012 I have no question...Only a huge thank you! .
 Asked: 7/12/2012 Hi Lillie,Thank you so much for doing this. I''m in the midst of researching recon options and I would like to consider JH but I can''t...
 Asked: 7/2/2012 I was seen at JH a week ago for DCIS and met with BS and PS.
 Asked: 5/10/2012 I just recieved my oncotype dx results and i am in the very low risk for any benefit of chemotherapy my number was 8-12...
 Asked: 5/7/2012 how long after a bilateral masectomy due to invasive ductal carcinoma no lymph nodes involved but had a sentinal node biopsy may i use underarm...
 Asked: 5/6/2012 How long is the period of time after your last expander fill before your implant exchange? Thank you? How effective and accurate are the...
 Asked: 5/1/2012 You told me the reason I am out of breath more and my pulse is higher and my joints hurt you said it was all...
 Asked: 4/19/2012 I want to whole-heartedly thank JH for providing this service.
 Asked: 2/8/2012 I was diagnosed with invasive DCIS stage 1 with ER positive , HER 2 on my left breast.
 Asked: 1/31/2012 Do you know if there are currently any clinical trials for triple negative breast cancer at JHH, if so who would I contact..
 Asked: 1/18/2012 Thank you so much. I can''t tell you how much I appreciated your response.
 Asked: 1/18/2012 I clicked on team and approach and then on breast surgical oncologists and I get the same screen without any information on which doctor has...
 Asked: 1/17/2012 Please advise which radiologist, onocologist and surgeon on your multidisciplinary team for breast cancer have fellowships in breast cancer and the names of the institutes...
 Asked: 1/12/2012 I am a little discouraged, from your facilities website I was reassured that I would be seen in a prompt manner.
 Asked: 12/13/2011 Hi, Lilllie, I am headed for a biopsy and it was recommended that I have this done at a NAPBC accredited facility.
 Asked: 12/8/2011 I was treated for DCIS Sept. 2008.
 Asked: 11/21/2011 Hi Lillie, Can patients select which imaging radiologist or breast surgeon they''d like to see when they call in to make an appointment? Thanks.
 Asked: 11/16/2011 Hi Lillie, Is there any mechanism for the patients to provide feedback for the service received in the center? If patients find something written in their...
 Asked: 11/11/2011 I just want to thank you for the wonderful care I have received so far at Hopkins Breast Center.
 Asked: 10/26/2011 is it possible to avoid breast surgery please let me know immediately.
 Asked: 10/15/2011 I am wondering how to search the Ask an Expert site? When I put a search term into the SEARCH box, and select BREAST CENTER,...
 Asked: 10/12/2011 I had atypical cells removed two years ago in my left breast, and have had yearly mammograms as well as two breast MRI''s over the last two years.
 Asked: 9/30/2011 How long does it take to get a second opinion at Johns Hopkins? I waited two weeks for an appointment at your facility and...
 Asked: 9/28/2011 Hi, I had stage 4 dermatofibrosarcoma in my left breast when I was 26 years old.
 Asked: 9/20/2011 My mother is 62 years old. She was detected Breast Ductal Carcinoma two weeks back by FNAC test.
 Asked: 7/28/2011 Hi Lillie-I submitted a question yesterday under the "Hormonal therapy" section, but did not receive an email confirmation as I always do (included my email address at...
 Asked: 7/27/2011 may be silly Question but want to know ..
 Asked: 6/11/2011 is there housing for patients from out of the area?
 Asked: 5/6/2011 i had lumpectomy surgery mar.24th for bi-lateral breast cancer.
 Asked: 4/29/2011 hello. We had a male patient with a breast angiosarcoma.
 Asked: 4/25/2011 I attended the seminar at the Medical Pavilion in Columbia on 4/20.
 Asked: 4/25/2011 I have just been diagnosed with dcis.
 Asked: 4/18/2011 palpable nodule upper quadrant near the areola with bloody secretion.
 Asked: 4/14/2011 Lillian, Thanks very much for your reply on the question I posed yesterday.
 Asked: 4/14/2011 Hi Lillian, I have an appointment for my mammogram on July 20th, but I''m moving to Portland, Maine and don''t want to fly back...
 Asked: 3/24/2011 I have stage 2 breast cancer had my first chemo on 3/18, had /ct scans and breast mri and they found no cancer anywhere else.
 Asked: 3/24/2011 I cannot begin to tell you how helpful this site is, not only for me, but my doctors.
 Asked: 3/19/2011 Hi. I have West Virginia Highmark BCBS insurance, and will be going to Hopkins Breast Center for second opinion.
 Asked: 3/8/2011 test.
 Asked: 3/1/2011 Recently diagnosed with LCIS. Was just at John Hopkins for a second opinion.
 Asked: 2/17/2011 Went back for my additional views and ultrasounds on 2/9/11 from original mammo on 1/7/11.
 Asked: 2/6/2011 I was referred by Dr. Mess for a DIEP procedure.
 Asked: 2/1/2011 I know this space is intended for questions, but I just had to write and thank you for providing such a wonderful site for women.
 Asked: 1/30/2011 I heard Lillie Shockney recently speak about how breastfeeding can help reduce a woman''s chance for breast cancer.
 Asked: 1/20/2011 Is John Hopkins Breast Care Center considered a comprehensive breast center that is part of an NCI designated cancer center..
 Asked: 1/13/2011 Dear Lillie! I was diagnosed with stage 3a breast cancer(both er and pr are highly positive 98%, her is negative ) in November 2009 when...
 Asked: 12/27/2010 In July, I was diagnosed with three complex cysts next to my chest wall and I started having nipple inversion in both breasts.

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