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 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.
 Asked: 4/30/2016 Mother diagnosed with IDC at the age of 66 yrs, T2N0M0, ER+, PR+, HER2=-VE She is the only one to have IDC/ca in the family. Kindly advise...
 Asked: 4/27/2016 I have concerns about breast cancer. My mother died at 51 with it as well as my mother''s sister died at 53 with it.
 Asked: 4/24/2016 My cousin (1st cousin) has just been diagnosed with breast cancer (4mm) and although tested negative for genes has decided to opt for removal of...
 Asked: 4/13/2016 Being a twin what is my risk getting triple neg breast cancer or carrying brac 1 or 2.
 Asked: 3/29/2016 My aunt has been diagnosied with gene breast cancer im 15 should i get tested for it too??
 Asked: 3/20/2016 My Mom has just been recently diagnosed with inflammatory breast cancer.
 Asked: 3/17/2016 I am 41 yrs old. My mother got diagnosed with invasive bc at 57 after finding a lump and didn''t have any mammograms prior to that.
 Asked: 3/17/2016 My wife, her brother and her sister all have breast cancer, the first two are metastatic.
 Asked: 3/12/2016 Age 29 female. Brca2 positive.
 Asked: 3/2/2016 Being a twin what is my chances? .
 Asked: 2/16/2016 I am 42 years old, never had children.
 Asked: 2/16/2016 What are some medecine if you have a invasive ductal carcinoma? .
 Asked: 2/13/2016 My mother was diagnosed with breast cancer at age 54.
 Asked: 2/8/2016 I am a 13 year survivor of breast cancer.
 Asked: 2/5/2016 My husbands paternal grandmother and at least three out of four aunts died of breast cancer.
 Asked: 1/19/2016 I was diagnosed at age 41 with DCIS.
 Asked: 1/3/2016 I have 2 sisters who have been diagnosed with invasive ductal breast cancer - 1 @ 41 years old - diagnosed with 2 types of...
 Asked: 12/12/2015 My 80 year old mother has 2 first degree female relatives with breast cancer- myself and her sister (both diagnosed before ago 50).
 Asked: 11/23/2015 Thank you for replying to my question the eve of 11/21 about a possible unidentifiable gene in my family with strong history.
 Asked: 11/21/2015 Wondering about breast (and other) cancer in multiple generations on my mom''s side.
 Asked: 11/19/2015 I have a personal history of breast cancer (ILC diagnosed 2011), my mother had what was called a "precancerous condition" resulting in bilateral mastectomies back...
 Asked: 11/18/2015 I recently tested positive for PALB2 gene mutation (negative for BRCA1 and BRCA2).
 Asked: 11/12/2015 Thanks for answering my question. I don''t think I was specific enough.
 Asked: 11/10/2015 My paternal grandmother died of bilateral breast cancer, at age 30.
 Asked: 11/8/2015 Thanks very much for continuing to help me with my question about risk, family history, evista, and benefits of seeing an oncologist at a high...
 Asked: 11/1/2015 I had a diagnostic mammogram that found calcifications on left breast and something on right breast they think are lymph nodes.
 Asked: 10/29/2015 Thanks very much for answering my question on 10.21.15 about family history, risk, evista, and the benefits of my seeing an oncologist when I have...
 Asked: 10/28/2015 Thankyou for your reply. Just one further question.
 Asked: 10/27/2015 hello, i''m 48 years old. My mother passed away 12 years ago to invasive ductal carcinoma (hormone receptor negative).
 Asked: 10/22/2015 Hello! My maternal grandmother had both breasts removed but we only learned about this after her death, so we have no information about whether she...
 Asked: 10/21/2015 I have family history of breast cancer - mother diagnosed in mid 70''s and doing fine at 80, maternal aunt died of bc post-menopause...
 Asked: 10/21/2015 My maternal aunt was recently diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 87---does this increase my risk?

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