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 Asked: 11/13/2017 I am a 62 year old woman with a second primary diagnosis of Triple Negative Breast Cancer found on 10/10/2017 in other breast.
 Asked: 11/5/2017 Is there difference between normal tissue, tissue with cancer cells and scar tissue from 4 month ago the 1st surgery that had moved the invasive...
 Asked: 10/30/2017 My question is with nuclear grade 2-3 3 with Ductal Carcinoma in-situ (Dcis) comedo and cribriform patterns with central necrosis will the cancer come...
 Asked: 10/29/2017 Having surgery Thursday I have Ductal Carcinoma in- situ (DCIS) Comedo and Cribriform patterns with central necrosis, Nuclear grade 2-3 3.
 Asked: 10/27/2017 What does single positive receptor status mean for prognosis? My breast cancer tumor is stage 2A.
 Asked: 10/26/2017 I am currently taking 4 treatments of neoadjunct chemo for Stage 2A breast cancer.
 Asked: 10/26/2017 I had bilateral sentinel node biopsies 6 days ago.
 Asked: 10/20/2017 Why can''t use local anesthesia, but use general anesthesia for breast cancer surgery (Lumpectomy), I found my memory function have got weak a lot after...
 Asked: 10/5/2017 I had IDC with a 1.2 cm tumor, margins clean, 17 lymph nodes clean, ER- PR+ HER2-, Grade 3.
 Asked: 10/2/2017 After lumpectomy, how long can Seroma last? Yrs? Does it lead to lymphedema? Can a mammo increase the size of seroma? Thanks! .
 Asked: 10/2/2017 I''M A 68 YR.OLD FEMAL WITH 1.3 CM CANCER in right breast. my wish is to have the cancer removed without touching the lymph nodes. Is there...
 Asked: 9/29/2017 Had lumpectomy 2.2cm, clean margins, no node involvement, invasive carcinoma.
 Asked: 9/28/2017 Can a lumpectomy and SNB be performed under conscious sedation?
 Asked: 9/18/2017 Should stay with same surgeon for clear the DCIS margin or I could choose another surgeon because the previous surgeon won''t do the second surgery...
 Asked: 9/17/2017 Invasive tumor and DCIS.The first surgery was on June 22, the surgeon said that the invasive part margins are clear, but need second surgery to...
 Asked: 9/14/2017 My 2nd reexcision still has a unclear margin.
 Asked: 9/12/2017 I am a 95 year old female just diagnosed with early stages breast cancer.
 Asked: 9/9/2017 50 years old IDC in left breast with cribiform pattern, DCIS present, no necrosis, about 1cm, "likely stage 1" and "likely not in lymphnodes" ER+...
 Asked: 9/8/2017 I am having such a hard time deciding between a re-excission and mastectomy.
 Asked: 9/3/2017 Just asked about the ONCO DX test for stage one cancer, clear margins after lumpectomy, Had given wrong size of mass: it was 8 mm NOT CM.
 Asked: 9/2/2017 Invasive Ductal Breast Cancer stage 1, Lumpectomy completed.
 Asked: 8/25/2017 Some paper said that the surgery release cancer cells from tumor into bloodstream or implanted them in the surrounding tissue, which would speed the cancer...
 Asked: 8/22/2017 How big the risk without second surgery to remove one positive DCIS margin, but wait and see? what is the risk to have the second...
 Asked: 8/22/2017 My mother was diagnosed with triple negative breast cancer 6 month ago and she is 49.
 Asked: 8/17/2017 Just saw a article said if surgeons didn''t get clear margins, it means they cut through an area of cancer cells, releasing them into...
 Asked: 8/17/2017 Yale does all their radioisotope injections to the breast for sentinel node biopsy in the OR during surgery while the patient is under general...
 Asked: 8/6/2017 how do you think MarginProbe System? can it help surgeon to get clear margins?
 Asked: 8/6/2017 Is it standard of care to withhold premedication before the radioisotope injections in nuclear med for sentinel node biopsy? This was a very...
 Asked: 8/1/2017 The tumor position was in the middle third of the left breast lower outer quadrant at 5 o''clock located 3 centimeters from the nipple.
 Asked: 8/1/2017 It said the survival rate is same between with and without microinvasion to the node, why still need to remove node for diagnosis as abnormal...
 Asked: 7/30/2017 what is the difference in treatment and prognosis between to have and not have sentinel node biopsy? What would be just to give treatment to...
 Asked: 7/28/2017 This is a follow-up to my prior question of 7/22 in which I described a new set of calcifications discovered 3 months after a lumpectomy...
 Asked: 7/22/2017 I had biopsy of left breast on 03/29/17 in which 4mm IDC and micropapillary DCIS was removed.
 Asked: 7/20/2017 I had lumpectomy on June 22, the surgon called after 1 week, suggested another surgery as DCIS involed margins, I planed to ask question on...
 Asked: 7/19/2017 Recently diagnosed with DCIS 2cm and 3mm IDC.
 Asked: 7/18/2017 Stereotactic biopsy showed DCIS so lumpectomy with no nodes removed.
 Asked: 7/16/2017 Diagnosed with DCIS throughout breast - Doctor recommended mastectomy - had the mastectomy but no sentinal lymph node biopsy or removal - why would he...
 Asked: 7/9/2017 My 82 yr mother just underwent (L) lumpectomy for invasive ductal ca-stage 2, with Lymph nodes negative.
 Asked: 7/9/2017 My surgery is scheduled for July 24th.
 Asked: 7/9/2017 I had left lower inner quadrant breast cancer: IDC & ILC plus DCIS that required a lumpectomy and then a revision when the margin was...
 Asked: 7/6/2017 After surgery to remove the tumor, the invasive part margins were clean, but not the DCIS.
 Asked: 7/5/2017 The tumor size was 1.9 x 1.5 x 1.4, the surgeon believed it was DCIS before the surgery.
 Asked: 7/3/2017 Hi Lillie, I''ve seen your comment where breast cancer that travels to the lymph node is more aggressive.
 Asked: 6/29/2017 I am 62 years old and was diagnosed 2 years ago with LCIS and ALH in the right breast.
 Asked: 6/27/2017 I recently had surgery. The mammogram,ultra sound and MRI all measured the tumor at 9mm.
 Asked: 6/25/2017 Is there a standard margin requirement for DCIS tumor remove? Can the surgeon see the clip left by biopsy during the lumpectomy surgery? Because the...
 Asked: 6/22/2017 A year ago I had a lumpectomy on my left breast and 2/5 lymph nodes were affected.
 Asked: 6/22/2017 I am being told that my 70 year old mother with an ER+ 1.5 cm invasive lobular cancer of the breast needs only to have...
 Asked: 6/20/2017 How long the incision usually would be for a 1.9 x 1.4 x 1.5cm nodule (DCIS, grade 3) at 5 clock, 3 cm from nipple?..
 Asked: 6/15/2017 Hello. In the last month I had a 10 o''clock ultrasound core biopsy and a 12oclock MRI guided vacuum for an enhanced larger different area.
 Asked: 6/12/2017 I had a Lumpectomy with my sentinel node along with 8 other lymph nodes biopsied and 1 had a micro trace of cancer in it,...
 Asked: 6/12/2017 Why the cancer would come back after the surgery lumpectomy and mastectomy? possible from surgery self?
 Asked: 6/12/2017 I had DCIS Stage 0, 5.2cm, ER/PR negative, necrosis, high grade.
 Asked: 6/7/2017 if mass is not benign, must be cancer? Is possible DCIS present in a mass though DCIS mass is atypical? If any DCIS mass were...
 Asked: 6/6/2017 Does DCIS present in a solid mass? or if mass is not benign, would be a invasive cancer?
 Asked: 6/6/2017 Are there other ways to check if the cancer cells is invasive and if spread out of a mass beside remove the lymph nodes? Mass: 1.9x1.4...
 Asked: 6/5/2017 Grade 3, DCIS, is it possible to have surgery only remove the mass without SNB?
 Asked: 6/5/2017 what the different is between a surgical biopsy and Lumpectomy?
 Asked: 6/5/2017 The 1.9 x 1.4 x 1.5 cm mass is at 4:00, 1 cm FN, DCIS, grade 3, will have to do the lymph node biopsy with surgery, will the nipple be saved?
 Asked: 5/30/2017 My wife has DCIS high grade with comedo necrosis .
 Asked: 5/30/2017 How common is it for a grade 1 IDC (1.9 cm, ER/PR+, HER2-, Ki67<10%) to have spread to a sentinel node? Have always been...
 Asked: 5/29/2017 dose DCIS grade 3 surgery must have lymph node biopsy? what would be the risk if only get surgery to remove the nodule without any...
 Asked: 5/29/2017 Is there high spreading risk to have the surgery without lymph node checking and remove? Is there onsite pathology checking be done during surgery? DCIS, grade 3.
 Asked: 5/20/2017 Incidently detected DCIS in right breast BIOPSY (Lumpectomy report) Intraductal carcinoma high grade with comedo necrosis .Solid and cribiform patterns are noted
 Asked: 5/19/2017 from INDIA.Irregular leison 1.5x1x0.8 cm leison.Lumpectomy revealed DCIS(comedo)in one piece and lubular hyperplasia in other.Age 44 and underweight,Margins good 2mm.ER/PR and IHCnegative.Please suggest best course of...
 Asked: 5/19/2017 Lumpectomy revealed DCIS(Hi grade) in one piece and lobular hyperplasia in other.MArgins are good.
 Asked: 5/17/2017 At 38 years old, I was diagnosed w/ moderately-differentiated IDC, stage 2B, ER/PR+, HER2-, tumor = 2.2 cm, micromets to a single node.
 Asked: 5/16/2017 My sister around 29 years old was diagnosed with stage III TNBC.
 Asked: 5/8/2017 I am 61 years old. No breast cancer family history.
 Asked: 5/3/2017 Pathology from my biopsy states that it is not IDC but ILC, Er/Pr+ Her2 still undetermined.
 Asked: 5/2/2017 To chemo or not. IDC, stage 2a, grade 3, 1:4 micro metastatic node, E+, P+, Her2-, oncootype 20 53 year old.
 Asked: 5/1/2017 Is it common to have shoulder and arm pain 10 months post op lumpectomy/ oncoplastic surgery by general surgeon, sentinal node biopsy and radiation.
 Asked: 4/30/2017 Hi Lillie: Had my surgery in Feb.
 Asked: 4/25/2017 I recently had a biopsy to on a .5 cm invasive ductal tumor.
 Asked: 4/21/2017 i have recently had discomfort under my arm...lateral side of breast on the breast that I had a lumpectomy and sentinel node biopsy done 2 years ago.
 Asked: 4/7/2017 Diagnosed with DCIS stage 0 grade 3 .
 Asked: 4/6/2017 I have stage IIA breast cancer. 1.3cm tumor with 1 sentinel lymph node .9mm cancer.
 Asked: 3/26/2017 Just diagnosed with DCIS, nuclear grade 1-2, appears to be <3mm in size.
 Asked: 3/21/2017 10/2015 Had a lumpectomy and sentinel Node Bx.
 Asked: 2/23/2017 I have been taking arimidex for five years and my oncologist has suggested that I continue for another 2-5 years.
 Asked: 2/18/2017 How often does the surgeon accidently remove sentinel nodes during lumpectomy? There was not a plan to remove any notes, but 2 were accidently...
 Asked: 2/13/2017 I recently had a growth removed from my upper chest 6mm/.6cm..
 Asked: 1/29/2017 I''m 49 and in December I was diagnosed with invasive lobular carcinoma & LCIS in the right breast after a needle biopsy (CK5/6+, cadherin-, ER+...
 Asked: 1/25/2017 51 female diagnosed with two <1 cm grade one ER/PR+ Her- IDCs in left breast at 9 and 10 o''clock.
 Asked: 1/24/2017 Dx invasive lobular carcinoma 2.3 cm, 2of 3 lymph nodes micromets, lumpectomy with 1 mm margin oncodx came back today at 14.
 Asked: 1/16/2017 Hello My wife 43 years diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer in october 2015. she is on medication letrazole and ibrance. now they are not seeing any cancer...
 Asked: 1/10/2017 I had a lumpectomy 15 years ago for Stage 1 BC and the incision has always been sore.
 Asked: 1/8/2017 Just diagnosed days ago with ILC (biopsy path.
 Asked: 12/28/2016 How unusual is it to have 3 surgeries to try for clear margins on a lumpectomy? Mass was about 1/2 inch big and invasive..
 Asked: 12/19/2016 I was diagnosed with IDC (1.7cm) with a lymph node that was enlarged on clinical exam.
 Asked: 12/15/2016 I had a lumpectomy in Dec. 2015, and the cancer was 3 cm from the nipple.
 Asked: 12/14/2016 Recently I had a lumpectomy to remove a 2cm cancerous lump in my left breast, followed by 35 radiation treatments.
 Asked: 12/4/2016 I was recently dx with dcis 2 mm and idc 3mm in size which was removed by lumpectomy 3 weeks ago.
 Asked: 11/28/2016 Hi Lillie, I had lumpectomy a few days back to remove 4.5 cm tumor and sentinel node biopsy.
 Asked: 11/11/2016 Would Taxol be as effective as Taxotere in treating HER2 positive breast cancer? We''ve heard Taxotere can cause permanent hair loss.
 Asked: 11/6/2016 I am 49 years old – clinical diagnosed with stage 2, Grade 2, 4-5cm tumor, no nodal impact, ER positive: 95%,PR positive 50%,Her Negative (BRCA...
 Asked: 11/6/2016 My daughter, 43, has been diagnosed with HER2 positive breast cancer.
 Asked: 11/6/2016 Hello, Recently had a Lumpectomy - IDC 1.0 CM,Grade 2, ER/PR + (94% each), Her 2 Negative (+1).
 Asked: 10/31/2016 My lumpectomy is scheduled for this Friday.

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