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 Asked: 12/31/2018 I am in my 50s and was diagnosed with ADH, just before having breast reduction surgery.
 Asked: 12/10/2018 In 2005 I had a tram flap reconstruction on my left breast.
 Asked: 10/29/2018 is it normal to have a biopsy clip put in place after mastectomy? I am confused.
 Asked: 5/29/2018 I have some scar tissue (I think) left behind after having mastectomy - no reconstsruction.
 Asked: 4/3/2018 Just diagnosed with IDC with clusters of micro-calcifications, no mass, no tumors, but two positive biopsies.
 Asked: 3/12/2018 this section is for "mastectomy without reconstruction." my previous question was about FIXING a FLAT CHEST - basically scar revision for a flat chest --...
 Asked: 3/9/2018 Which is better sentinel node dissection or Axillary lymph node dissection and what is the difference.
 Asked: 3/9/2018 I have been diagnosed with a spiculated mass in my breast at 01/20/18 in the annual mammogram and after a whole bunch of procedures That...
 Asked: 3/6/2018 How much does a revision to a flat chest cost - out of pocket? It is so hard to gather any research because so much...
 Asked: 1/15/2018 I had a unilateral mastectomy 18 months ago, for high grade DCIS (ER-/PR-) with no further treatment, followed by total hysterectomy 3 months later for...
 Asked: 12/30/2017 my surgeon left behind a puff of fat/tissue beneath my mastectomy scar.
 Asked: 12/14/2017 I had a bilateral mastectomy on December 7th, 6 full days ago and I am already feeling electrical zaps in my chest.
 Asked: 12/6/2017 Hello, My mom took the genetics test and it came back negative she finished chemo and had a modified radical mastectomy and about start radiation she...
 Asked: 12/6/2017 Hello My mom had a modified radical mastectomy it was successful next up radiation for 6 weeks.
 Asked: 11/26/2017 59 yrs female, used to breast feeding normal 33 yrs ago- noe having BIRD4 rating in her left breast- MRI shows two freely moving 1.2cm...
 Asked: 11/6/2017 Hi already undergone mastectomy for DCIS in right breast.
 Asked: 10/23/2017 My mother on October 30 is getting a mastectomy modified radical including axillary lymph nodes with or without pectoral is minor muscle but excluding pectoral...
 Asked: 10/23/2017 Hello, I would like to know the difference between a radical mastectomy and bi literal mastectomy?
 Asked: 10/14/2017 I''m going to undergo mastectomy, at an educational hospital - worried about inexperience.
 Asked: 10/4/2017 Hello, My mom finished chemo treatment on September 1 is October 16 too late for her mastectomy?
 Asked: 10/4/2017 Hello, more news about my mom she has stage 2b/3 triple negative breast cancer finished chemo treatment on September 1.
 Asked: 10/2/2017 Hello, On my mom pathology report itís says left axila lymph node hypoechoic mass highly suspicious palpable mass seen on ultrasound measuring 3.2 x 2.0...
 Asked: 10/2/2017 Hello, I emailed earlier about my mom here is more updates.
 Asked: 9/29/2017 Hello, More news about my mom first my mom has stage 2B/3 triple negative grade 3 breast cancer she finished chemo Sept.
 Asked: 9/27/2017 Hello, More news about my mom. My mother has stage 2b/3 triple negative breast cancer grade 3.
 Asked: 9/21/2017 Hello, New news from my mother surgical oncologist.
 Asked: 9/20/2017 Hello, My mother has stage 2b/3 triple negative breast cancer she finished chemo on Sept.1 and had an Ultrasound on Sept.
 Asked: 9/19/2017 My mother has stage 2b/3 triple negative breast cancer in her left breast she finished chemo on Sept.1 and on Sept.
 Asked: 9/18/2017 My mom finished chemo on September 1 and had an breast ultrasound on September 14.
 Asked: 9/14/2017 Hello, My mother has stage 2b/3 triple negative breast cancer she finished chemo on September 1 her doctor told she would need Mastectomy (left breast) she...
 Asked: 9/8/2017 Thanks, answering my previous question.
 Asked: 9/8/2017 Hello, My mom finished Chemo on September 1 and her doctor told her she would need a Mastectomy (left breast).
 Asked: 8/17/2017 Dx: 1.5 cm tumor: IDC with lobular features, stage 1, grade 2 ER/PR+, Oncotype Dx 21, Tamoxifen (neither radiation nor chemo was recommended).
 Asked: 8/3/2017 Inhad a double mastectomy in April 2014.
 Asked: 7/6/2017 Hi 43 yr old diagnosed with DCIS (high grade) underwent mastectomy with simultaneous Sentinel LNB one month back.
 Asked: 6/27/2017 My dad will be going for a mastectomy with a sentinel lymph node sampling.
 Asked: 6/27/2017 Hi Lilley, thanks so much for taking the time out to read all these messages.
 Asked: 5/24/2017 Second follow up to original question. For distant metastases following stage 1 cancer.
 Asked: 5/24/2017 As a follow up question, how is distant metastases picked up at the EARLIEST detection if no blood tests or imaging are done.
 Asked: 5/23/2017 I had a unilateral mastectomy for invasive ductal carcinoma stage 1.
 Asked: 5/9/2017 I have had implant for 11 yrs now.
 Asked: 4/27/2017 Had a bilateral mastectomy in mid-December after a seroma that encapsulated and then developed dead tissue inside.
 Asked: 4/24/2017 I have ILC,6 mm,ER+/PR+,HER2-,Grade2.
 Asked: 4/13/2017 7 years past but now having sharp pain on outside of breast and underarm area.
 Asked: 4/6/2017 Thank you so much for your timely response, appreciate it!
 Asked: 4/3/2017 Very many thanks for your swift response ..,, much appreciated .
 Asked: 4/3/2017 hello I have received 14 out of 17 herceptin infusions after lumpectomy and radiation for DCIS stage 1 grade 3 with microinvasion along with tamoxifen...
 Asked: 4/2/2017 I am 45 years, Stage 1, Grade 1, Ductal Carcinoma,1.5cm tumor on the right breast, Her-2 Neu Positive.
 Asked: 3/29/2017 Dear team, i have just had a lumpectomy for high grade 7mm DCIS and am now due radiotherapy to the whole breast (right breast).
 Asked: 3/21/2017 I had widespread high-grade DCIS in my right breast, aged 48 (treated with mastectomy) and was told that this greatly increased my risk of developing...
 Asked: 3/10/2017 I''m 62 y/o, BRCA2 gene mutation, post lumpectomy, clear lymph nodes (stage 1a), DCIS and IDCIS.
 Asked: 2/28/2017 Had a mastectomy with Sentinel Node Biopsy several years ago.
 Asked: 2/25/2017 Hello Would you consider three CT scans too many within 12 month period and risk of cancer/cognitive problems...potential risks and benefits ?? last two CT...
 Asked: 2/21/2017 41 yo diagnosed 2/13/17 with DCIS. 3 cm tumor grade 1 with some microinvasion.
 Asked: 1/31/2017 I had a lumpectomy followed by radiation.
 Asked: 1/11/2017 How long is the time period when adhesions form in the breasts after mastectomies?
 Asked: 12/15/2016 My Mother is 71 years old and got diagnosed with Stage 1 TNBC a month ago.
 Asked: 12/14/2016 I had Left breast mastectomy. Every thing is gone with no reconstruction and only sential nodes remove 2 no cancer found in either in September 2015.
 Asked: 12/11/2016 First--big thank you for answering my question in May re my right nipple bleeding.
 Asked: 10/4/2016 my wife had a double mastectomy about a year ago and now has extremely high blood pressure.
 Asked: 9/24/2016 Had a double mastectomy in november 2015.
 Asked: 9/9/2016 Where do paramedics put the blood pressure cuff when taking a blood pressure of a patient that has had a bilateral mastectomy? Thanks much! .
 Asked: 8/30/2016 I have had a double mastectomy, with reconstruction.
 Asked: 7/24/2016 6/8/16 was diagnosed with left breast cancer invasive dutal carcinoma grade 2 with measurement of 2cm, with lymphnode negative, done left mastectomy.
 Asked: 7/17/2016 Just wanted to thank you so much for this service.
 Asked: 7/14/2016 had simple mastectomy of right breast: invasive ductal carcinoma with lobular features, Nottingham grade 1 (tubules = 3, nuclear grade = 2, mitoses = 1)...
 Asked: 6/15/2016 Had bilateral mastectomy, no radiation, no reconstruction.
 Asked: 6/13/2016 hi... referring to doctor did ask to take amoxicillin potassium clavulanate for 5 days.
 Asked: 6/12/2016 hi... referring to our conversation My surgeon has already reinserted the axillary drain.
 Asked: 6/11/2016 hi... once a large seroma (200-300ml every 4 days) is developed after mastectomy with axillary node dissection, what is more likely to cause infection - reinserting drain pipe in axilla or needle aspiration every few days.
 Asked: 6/6/2016 My RT is delayed due to large seroma formation (aspirating 200-300ml every 4 days). What are the ways to reduce seroma early? Will reinserting drain pipe...
 Asked: 5/25/2016 multi-focal invasive ductal carcinoma - left side, largest mass spiculate and 2.0 x 1.8.
 Asked: 5/23/2016 Hi Lillie, Back again. Great response with Perjeta/Herceptin for Mets.
 Asked: 4/1/2016 I recently had a mastectomy with sentinel node bx, 5 nodes tested all negative, breast bx shows DCIS cribiform solid grade 3 no necrosis clear...
 Asked: 3/29/2016 Should I have a pet scan before surgery to see if the cancer has spread to other parts of the body?
 Asked: 3/4/2016 I had a bilateral mastectomy in August 2015 with immediate tissue expander placement.
 Asked: 2/28/2016 Hi, Double mastectomy no reconstruction brca1 positive no cancer also salpingo-oopecyomy? Just curious when would I be able to work part time, (library assistant)...
 Asked: 2/6/2016 Since my mastectomy I have noticed my arm on that side getting numb when I''m in bed at night.
 Asked: 1/12/2016 Hi Lilly, I had a mastectomy without reconstruction.
 Asked: 1/3/2016 should I have the mastectomy done with hysterectomy, or have them done separately? no reconstruction cancer free for 4years 9 months,wondering if I will be...
 Asked: 12/13/2015 How long is surgery and recovery with a bilateral mastectomy along with removal of ovaries and tubes.
 Asked: 12/7/2015 My surgeon may recommend that I get bilateral mastectomies.
 Asked: 12/1/2015 Hi, i am from India. My mother is suffering from breast cancer, her tumor was about 5 cm but after 4 chemotherapy it has been reduced to 2.5-3 cm, we taking treatment in Tata Memorial Hospital in Mumbai.
 Asked: 11/23/2015 Diagnosis 6.3 cm dcis intermediate/high grade, 2 lumpectomies.
 Asked: 11/21/2015 My 82 yr old mother is scheduled to undergo surgery on November 25 th a " radical mastectomy ,including pectoral muscles and axilliary lymph...
 Asked: 11/7/2015 Do women who decide against reconstruction ever get nipple/areola tattoos?
 Asked: 11/2/2015 Is it common to have various discomfort throughout your diaphram after having a mastectomy without reconstruction..
 Asked: 10/30/2015 Q re node-testing in contralateral mastectomy: I''m having a bilateral mastectomy soon, with the left side being prophylactic and thus no sentinal node dissection...
 Asked: 9/27/2015 It has been 20 years since I had right side Mastectomy without reconstruction.
 Asked: 9/6/2015 A friend had mastectomy without reconstruction three years ago.
 Asked: 8/31/2015 I had a mastectomy on my left breast with 16 axillary nodes removed 23 years ago.
 Asked: 8/23/2015 I had a bilateral mastectomy, one side prophylactic on 7/2 at Hopkins.
 Asked: 8/10/2015 I read the question submitted on 1/14/2015.
 Asked: 8/5/2015 How many women diagnosed with dcis (noninvasive, any grade, following appropriate treatment choices) wind up, sooner or later, having either mastectomy or chemo? obviously,...
 Asked: 7/17/2015 When doing a mastectomy, how does the surgeon tell if there are clear margins, by looking at the tissue of by measurement of the original tumor.
 Asked: 7/14/2015 Lillie, thank you for your answer. I said ER negative because I am only ER positive by 5%.
 Asked: 7/13/2015 I was diagnosed two years ago with stage 4 Her 2+ and ER and Pr negative, had a mastectomy, chemotherapy and now still on Herceptin and Arimidex.
 Asked: 7/7/2015 My 86 yr old mom was recently diagnosed with invasive lobular carcinoma, 3 cm, stage 2b, She just underwent a lumpectomy and the pathology...
 Asked: 7/2/2015 in 2006 I had a mastectomy with full clearance of axilliary lymph nodes.
 Asked: 6/28/2015 Is it possible/reasonable to have bilateral mastectomy without reconstruction at the same time as a hysterectomy? I am 44 years old and in excellent...

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