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Concerns about Breast Cancer Family History
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 Asked: 1/7/2019 I have had stage 2 breast cancer twice in the right breast 11 years apart.
 Asked: 12/6/2018 Hi! I''m a breast cancer survivor of 20 years.
 Asked: 11/8/2018 I am BRCA 1+ and was diagnosed with TNBC in 2007.
 Asked: 10/23/2018 Hello, I have been a patient at Johns Hopkins, as I tested positive for BRCA1.
 Asked: 10/3/2018 Last year I was treated for IDC grade3 11 millimeters 1/4 node positive estrogen +90% progesterone 30% positive her2 negative.
 Asked: 9/13/2018 I had sincronic breast cancer at age of 38.
 Asked: 8/27/2018 Hola. Tuve Ca mama a los 38 años.
 Asked: 8/24/2018 My, 37, mom died from breast cancer when I was 5.
 Asked: 8/6/2018 My mother was diagnosed with BC at age 68.
 Asked: 7/19/2018 I was diagnosed with DCIS and Pagets in 2013.
 Asked: 7/3/2018 My spouse had a lumpectomy for DCIS staging is "0" all margins are clear.
 Asked: 6/28/2018 My mother just passed away in April from stage 4 breast cancer, and she was treated by John Hopkins in Baltimore in January this year,...
 Asked: 6/25/2018 Hi I had multi focal dcis in 2006 treated with mastectomy and tram flap.
 Asked: 6/19/2018 I am a 74 year old man of Ashkenazic Jewish background.
 Asked: 6/13/2018 My mother had post menopausal breast cancer (diagnosed at 58, ER/PR + HER -).
 Asked: 5/25/2018 I had a partial mastectomy 18 months ago for ductal adenocarcinoma and now have been told that I have atypical ductal hyperplasia.
 Asked: 5/23/2018 I was diagnosed with DCIS at 62-grade 3, ER and PR negative.
 Asked: 5/3/2018 My mom had stage 1 IDC diagnosed at 51 (radiation, tamoxifen and Femara—-cancer free for almost 18 years).
 Asked: 4/24/2018 My mother was diagnosed with "early" breast cancer (DCIS?) in her mid-60''s.
 Asked: 4/16/2018 What is the recovery like for a bilateral mastectomy? I am healthy other than my found stage1-2 breast cancer..
 Asked: 3/22/2018 I was evaluated and denied genetic testing with newly diagnosed breast cancer in myself and another cousin, both of us greater than 60 years of age.
 Asked: 2/27/2018 When I was diagnosed with breast cancer, I had absolutely no known family history.
 Asked: 2/22/2018 What is the point of denying the BRCA 1-2 test for patient’s with adopted and unknown family history? Selecting lumpectomy vs mastectomy for known cancer in...
 Asked: 2/22/2018 My great grandfather on my mother''s side was one of 17 children.
 Asked: 1/24/2018 My maternal aunt had breast cancer at age 60 and died at 64.
 Asked: 1/18/2018 93 y/o mother diagnosed with DCIS l breast and invasive lobular carcinoma of r breast.
 Asked: 1/12/2018 Hi, My mother diagnosed with Triple Negative Breast Cancer grade 1 at age 45.
 Asked: 1/10/2018 I was recently Dx with IDC, HER2 neg, ER 100% +/ PR 70%+, grade 1, 7mm in size.
 Asked: 1/10/2018 Good morning ....
 Asked: 1/6/2018 My mother had breast cancer but died from pancreatic cancer.
 Asked: 12/10/2017 I had DCIS at age 49 and my mother in law had breast cancer diagnosed at age 55? not sure what type but she ended...
 Asked: 12/8/2017 Hi, My mother and eldest sister both had dcis.
 Asked: 11/21/2017 Hello If daughter has a dad who had Prostate Cancer, and mom had Breast a cancer, it''s mean that there is 80% chance that the daughter will have...
 Asked: 11/7/2017 Mother diagnosed breast cancer. My maternal aunt has ovarian cancer.
 Asked: 10/25/2017 I had a right mastectomy Dec 2015 and Anastrozole since.
 Asked: 10/20/2017 My mother was diagnosed with breast cancer at age 39, died at 44.
 Asked: 10/2/2017 I have a cousin, on my father''s side, who was diagnosed with breast cancer at 68 years old. I was also diagnosed with breast cancer the...
 Asked: 9/25/2017 I have a question regarding genetic testing.
 Asked: 9/23/2017 I was diagnosed with DCIS in August.
 Asked: 9/11/2017 Hi, I am 47. Had bilateral lumpectomies 10 wks ago.
 Asked: 8/24/2017 Hello again. You answered my question earlier about my daughter and birth control.
 Asked: 8/22/2017 Hi Lily, I am a breast cancer survivor - diagnosed in my mid-40''s with no family history (except for the fact that my sister...
 Asked: 8/17/2017 My mother had breast cancer received radiation and 5 years later died of angiosarcoma.
 Asked: 8/9/2017 My mother and maternal grandmother both had breast cancer.
 Asked: 8/6/2017 Follow up question to brca2 mutation, Is there a concern taking tamoxifen and increased risk of uterine cancer? I just had a BSO.
 Asked: 8/6/2017 Thank you for your reply to my earlier question about having brca2 mutation.
 Asked: 8/5/2017 I am 53. Found out a month ago that I have the BRCA2 mutation.
 Asked: 7/16/2017 Hi! Diagnosed with bc in both breasts (sincronic) at 42.
 Asked: 7/14/2017 Hello, My mom has stage 2B/ 3 because the tumor is 5cm triple negative breast cancer she''s finished her AC treatment on June 22,2017 and will...
 Asked: 7/6/2017 I have a history of cystosarcoma phyloides tumor diagnosed at age 35.
 Asked: 6/22/2017 My mother had breast cancer developing in her mid sixties, her mother had cervical cancer.
 Asked: 6/19/2017 Hello, I''m 44 stage 3c ductal carcinoma w/lobular features.
 Asked: 6/10/2017 I was diagnosed with IDC at 64 - post menopausal.
 Asked: 6/7/2017 Hello, My step daughter just completed radiation and chemo for breast cancer, diagnosed at aged 48.
 Asked: 6/1/2017 My wife was found to have DCIS and LCIS.
 Asked: 5/2/2017 My mom is a breast cancer survivor.
 Asked: 4/21/2017 I''m 57 & was recently diagnosed with IDC.
 Asked: 4/18/2017 Hello I am a 64 yo Caucasian woman who had a benign needle core biopsy last September.
 Asked: 4/2/2017 Hi! I had BRCA1 and BRCA2 test done about 2 years ago.
 Asked: 3/29/2017 My mom had breast cancer 2x. First when she was 39 and then again at 62.
 Asked: 3/9/2017 I now have two paternal cousins (born into different families ) who have been diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 51/52.
 Asked: 2/21/2017 re: BRCA testing...diagnosed at 56 and am now 60..
 Asked: 2/21/2017 Dear Lillie, I have de novo MBC Her2+ ER- 5.9 cm ...diagnosed at age 56.
 Asked: 2/14/2017 Daughter 45,dcis, negative brca, had lumpectomy,wait 2 weeks for results, didn''t get it all,now wants to go take more tissue,do you advise her to do...
 Asked: 2/9/2017 My mother was diagnosed with early Stage 1 Breast Cancer this past year when she was 65.
 Asked: 2/2/2017 Hello, I had a positive biopsy for ADH, followed by a lumpectomy which was positive for DCIS.
 Asked: 1/14/2017 Daughter 44 diagnosed with dcis,having genetic testing now,mother 66 has had microcalcifications for 20 years, no other testing done on her.other daughter 35,if brac positive...
 Asked: 1/13/2017 I was originally diagnosed with stage 2b (er/pr + and her2 -) breast cancer at age 39.
 Asked: 1/7/2017 Hi Lily, I was dx stage 2b IDC last Oct.
 Asked: 12/12/2016 My sister had genetic testing and gave me these results: Test Performed: BRCA1 sequencing: Result: 5385insC Interpretation: Deleterious BRCA1 comprehensive rearrangement: ...
 Asked: 11/25/2016 Hello As i am taking tamoxifen from 2015 aug after the diagnosis of dcis.
 Asked: 11/13/2016 Hello Lily, if it is still you who answers these questions.
 Asked: 11/10/2016 My Mother died of Cancer at 84.
 Asked: 10/31/2016 I am the ILC grade 2 stage 2b in previous question.
 Asked: 10/30/2016 I have just been diagnosed with stage 2b grade 2 ILC pre menopausal at 53.
 Asked: 10/28/2016 Was just tested for BRACA1&2 and the results for that and 27 other genes were negative I did get a Variant of Uncertsin Significance -PALB2.
 Asked: 10/13/2016 I had breast cancer in my left breast estrogen positive ( lumpectomy and radiation) and pre cancerous tissue found and removed by MRI in...
 Asked: 10/12/2016 3 of my aunts on mother''s side had breast cancer,1 died from it , also have a half sister that had it, I have been...
 Asked: 10/6/2016 MY paternal grandmother had breast cancer @21.
 Asked: 10/3/2016 Are the concerns the same for breast cancer on fathers side but not the mothers side?
 Asked: 10/2/2016 I am the 46 year old that just tested positive with brca 2 with zero ovarian or breast cancers in my family.
 Asked: 9/28/2016 I am 46 and just diagnosed with breast cancer.
 Asked: 9/20/2016 Hi! I was diagnosed with bilateral bc at the same time at 42.
 Asked: 9/14/2016 My grandmother had the beginnings of breast cancer and also had cervical cancer.
 Asked: 8/22/2016 Hello. I''ve been diagnosed with two small cancer tumors in my left breast.
 Asked: 8/22/2016 My sister was dx age 52 w/IDC Stage 2A, I was recently dx w/ DCIS, age 54, and will undergo lumpectomy next week.
 Asked: 8/4/2016 Lillie, first let me thank you for your service! I have checked in with this site throughout my 8 yr in remission from ER/PR+ HER2...
 Asked: 7/26/2016 Hi, I am 55 ,recently diagnosed with ILC.
 Asked: 7/12/2016 My mother was diagnosed with dcis at 70, stage 3 colon cancer at 71, and lung cancer at 88.
 Asked: 6/28/2016 A teacher is a 48-year old woman who has just been diagnosed with breast cancer.
 Asked: 6/24/2016 I am 4rh generation breast cancer patient, 3C.
 Asked: 6/9/2016 Hello I have just found out today that my paternal grandmother died age 29 of aggressive breast cancer not sure if one or both breasts.
 Asked: 5/22/2016 Thanks again for your answer to my post...Would my mom need a referall from a PCP or could she come directly to meet with you?..
 Asked: 5/21/2016 Thanks so much for the prompt response to my question about b-rst and genetic testing.
 Asked: 5/21/2016 Thanks so much for this wonderful service! What do you think of the b-rst screening tool? It seems like many of the women you say...
 Asked: 5/12/2016 My grandmother''s mom died from breast cancer.
 Asked: 5/10/2016 I have six sisters and was just diagnosed with IDC.
 Asked: 5/8/2016 Do you believe men who have family history of breast and pancreatic cancer should be tested for the BRAC1 mutation.
 Asked: 5/4/2016 Hi Lillie, Veteran of your website,still in remission but METS.
 Asked: 5/1/2016 My mother has been diagnosed with early stage breast cancer at 66 yrs of age.No body has ever had any cancer in her family.

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