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 Asked: 3/28/2015 I had mastectomy without reconstruction about 8 years ago.
 Asked: 3/23/2015 My90 yr. old mother had her mastectomy at Memorial-Sloan Kettering Hospital after her diagnosis and biopsy at Johns Hopkins.
 Asked: 1/21/2015 Many may think I am crazy for feeling this way but I am so upset.
 Asked: 1/14/2015 My surgeon has asked me to see a plastic surgeon now, prior to my lobular breast cancer surgery.
 Asked: 1/12/2015 I had bilateral mastectomies 15 months ago and had 33 treatments of radiation in right breast due to the fact that I had positive margins...
 Asked: 1/6/2015 I am triple neg. stage 3.
 Asked: 12/22/2014 Is it possible to have a mastectomy without reconstruction? If yes, will the absence of reconstruction pose any potential health risks in the future?
 Asked: 12/22/2014 I am 46 yrs old. I had a lumpectomy.
 Asked: 12/9/2014 Hello, I am 35 years old and was diagnosed with dcis, 5mm, 1mm from the margin.
 Asked: 11/25/2014 What is the recovery time.
 Asked: 11/5/2014 My mother aged 62 has been diagnosed with Invasive Ductal Carcinoma in right breast.
 Asked: 9/25/2014 Oncotype Score 16/no recurrence 3 years later Mastectomy Arimidex for 5 years Overweight How should a patient be feeling three years after this? Still experiencing joint ache, depression...
 Asked: 9/21/2014 is mastectomy a life threatening surgery or i can go to sleep and not worry about it.
 Asked: 9/7/2014 I had a bilateral mastectomy without reconstruction 7 1/2 weeks ago.
 Asked: 8/24/2014 I left out 2 factors from earlier question today.
 Asked: 8/23/2014 I am 3 weeks post prophylactic bilateral mastectomy.
 Asked: 8/5/2014 Two weeks ago had mastectomy on left breast and two lymph nodes removed one of which had tiny hair size tumor just turning aggressive from...
 Asked: 7/20/2014 I have another question. In review, I have IDC 3.5cm ER+(+3, 90%) PR+(+3, 60%) HER-2 NEU(0).
 Asked: 6/26/2014 I had bilateral mastectomies in May 2013.
 Asked: 6/13/2014 treatment for hematoma mastectomy surgery, three weeks out of surgery and my wound is puffy and that is spreading.
 Asked: 6/2/2014 I have invasive ductal breast cancer. I have opted for a mastectomy with node biopsy.
 Asked: 5/28/2014 My mother is 73 years old and was just diagnosed with Invasive ductal carcinoma.
 Asked: 5/20/2014 I am 10 weeks post prophylactic mastectomy without reconstruction.
 Asked: 5/19/2014 I am a 73 year old who had bilateral subcutaneous mastectomy in 1976 with saline implants. The implants were explanted (because of one rupturing) 5/6/14
 Asked: 5/15/2014 I am scheduled for a Bilateral Mastectomy due to DCIS.
 Asked: 4/21/2014 I have DCIS, intermediate-high grade, solid and cribiform.
 Asked: 4/7/2014 I had prophylactic bilateral mastectomies 03/10/14, both JP drains pulled 9 days later.
 Asked: 4/6/2014 Is rate of recurrence more in mastectomy without reconstruction.
 Asked: 4/1/2014 I was diagnosed with a 1 cm lump dcis through mammogram ultrasound and mri and biopsy.
 Asked: 3/28/2014 I am 17 days post op bilateral prophylactic mastectomy without reconstruction.
 Asked: 3/26/2014 Re: Double radical mastectomy on an 83 year old who is very active and healthy (stage of CA unknown) What are the risks of a...
 Asked: 3/24/2014 I have had a TUG reconstruction. How long should I wait before resuming kayaking? This is my 2nd TUG operation and after the first operation, I was weaker on that side.
 Asked: 3/24/2014 I am having upper back pain since my simple double mastectomy done two weeks ago.
 Asked: 3/21/2014 I had bilateral mastectomies without reconstruction 03/10/14, and both JP drains pulled 03/19/14.
 Asked: 3/5/2014 I was diagnosed with DCIS after needle localizing mass biopsy.
 Asked: 3/1/2014 I had a modified radical mastectomy on left breast, simple mastectomy on right side.
 Asked: 2/17/2014 I was told that when I have a mammogram I also have to have a xray on the old surgical axillary site otherwishe Medicare won''t pay for it.
 Asked: 2/12/2014 I recently read online that a mastectomy can lead to a heart attack.
 Asked: 2/2/2014 Hi there, I was treated with tamoxifen in 2004 for LCIS.
 Asked: 1/25/2014 my mother had a tumor in the left breast at lower outer quadrant position of about 2*2*1.5 cm.
 Asked: 1/24/2014 may mother had a mastectomy of the left side without any radiation and chemo.
 Asked: 1/21/2014 Hello, I had a breast lump removed last April at Johns Hopkins, I''m going back for a diagnostic exam again next week.
 Asked: 1/18/2014 Diagnosis: TNBC, Grade 3, Stage unknown... controversy as to whether it spread to lymph nodes.
 Asked: 1/16/2014 My Grandmother is 78 and has dementia and alzheimers.
 Asked: 1/5/2014 I have had my second mastectomy-the first- 10 years ago- I have had significant hair loss and a patch of baldness where I rested my head...
 Asked: 12/27/2013 Hi,I had a mastectomy as I had paget''s breast disease plus extensive DCIS, high grade 3/3 and "extremely close" margins (.04mm and .02mm), and ER...
 Asked: 12/17/2013 What is your breast area suppose to look like after a bilateral masectomy with no reconstruction? I ask because now I have access skin,...
 Asked: 11/27/2013 my sister has been diagnosed with stage 1 breast cancer and all lymph nodes (under arm) on left side are infected.
 Asked: 11/22/2013 Hi there. I just had a bilateral masectomy with reconstruction for dcis.
 Asked: 11/20/2013 I''m 12 years out from DCIS with microinvasive and mastectomy done with many nodes removed but they were NOT positive.
 Asked: 11/8/2013 I had a double mastectomy with lymph node removal (no reconstruction) five years ago.
 Asked: 10/29/2013 thanks for your i said my mother was undergoing injection as the part of the doctor prescribed tablet(ELINAL) instead of injection, because she...
 Asked: 10/19/2013 I had bilateral mastectomies for DCIS 17 years ago.
 Asked: 10/8/2013 What are the recurrance statistics on IORT?
 Asked: 10/3/2013 I am scheduled for a bilateral mastectomy following a positive diagnosis for breast microcalcifications.
 Asked: 9/30/2013 My grandma had her left breast remove and it seem like the surgeon didn''t remove all the breast tissue one year later the same area...
 Asked: 9/25/2013 Hi, I had a modified radical mastectomy.
 Asked: 9/22/2013 Hello, I was fortunate enough to qualify for a generic test to test for cancer and unfortunately or fortunately,depending on how you look at it...
 Asked: 9/22/2013 Since my bilateral mastectomies I have had a numb thigh that hurts (burning, poking hot iron type pain) when anything touches it or when I move.
 Asked: 9/21/2013 I had a mastectomy more than a week ago, just puzzled on one thing.
 Asked: 9/19/2013 I had a unilateral mastectomy a few days ago.
 Asked: 9/11/2013 Hi. I just received a call from my surgeon that my 3rd surgery came back full of DCIS.
 Asked: 9/10/2013 I am very nervous about the upcoming surgery.
 Asked: 9/3/2013 I am 74 Had a L mastectomy 3 wks ago TNBC high grade DCIS with 0.1 infiltration of med grade Nodes 0/2.
 Asked: 9/1/2013 my mother has undergone MRM in may 2013.her diagnois chart- 1)Mucinous carcinoma breast 2)tumor measures 2.1*1.9*1.8 cm 3)deep resectedmargins and all resected margins are free of tumor,with...
 Asked: 7/24/2013 I had a bilateral mastectomy in Dec.2012 with no further cancer discovered after a 3mm invasive ductal cancer was removed at the time of biopsy.
 Asked: 6/7/2013 I was diagnosed with dcis left breast four years ago, had lumpectomy & radiation and have been taking tamoxifen.
 Asked: 6/3/2013 Scheduled to have bilateral prophylactic mastectomies and bilateral sentinnel node sampling next month without reconstruction.
 Asked: 4/18/2013 I was diagnosed with breast cancer,had 2 lumpectomies had persistent positive margins,next treatment plan will be mastectomy,but I''m not considering there other options...
 Asked: 3/7/2013 I have stage 1 invasive lobular cancer in 2 quadrants of one breast and am planning bilateral mastectomy.
 Asked: 2/11/2013 I''m 58, had a double mastectomy, 3 axillary lymph nodes removed from right side, without reconstruction 9 weeks ago.
 Asked: 1/8/2013 hi. this site is so helpful, thank you.
 Asked: 1/5/2013 i had bilateral masectomy on nov 15.
 Asked: 12/8/2012 I dont have a question but just wanted to share with you all.
 Asked: 12/3/2012 ripling after reconstruction with silicon cogel. please explain about it.
 Asked: 12/2/2012 Thank you for helping so many. I had neoadjuvant chemo, ac + t, and my ilc did not respond.
 Asked: 11/6/2012 What are general reccomendations doctors give patients as far as determining whether to do a single mastectomy or double? I am rather young,36 and tested...
 Asked: 10/30/2012 I had a HER+++ IDC 5x4 cm.
 Asked: 10/17/2012 Can you explain what the percentage difference in possible recurrence between mastectomy and lumpectomy.
 Asked: 10/16/2012 I recently had a mastectomy of the left breast.
 Asked: 10/15/2012 Hello, Have been trying to understand all about types of treatments but still very confused.
 Asked: 10/15/2012 What size margins is most achievable? What is recommended for no recurrence? How can you be sure the surgeon got it all after mastectomy? Are...
 Asked: 10/14/2012 1.4 cm IDC. Would mastectomy give us less chance of recurrence and ensure doctor got all of tumor? Is radiation and chemo still given since mastectomy.
 Asked: 9/26/2012 can i still have reconstructive surgery after 16 years.
 Asked: 9/14/2012 Can a double mastectomy be performed at the same time as a thyroidectomy to avoid undergoing 2 general anesthesias.
 Asked: 8/2/2012 I am in my 40 Years of aged .
 Asked: 6/19/2012 I would like to know how many hours it takes to do a prophylactic bilateral mastectomy without reconstruction? As a person with COPD, what...
 Asked: 6/13/2012 I am a 65 yr old male - simple mastectomy and axillary dissection 01/06/12 (two surgeries five weeks between each).
 Asked: 5/21/2012 How long will it take for me to recover from prophylactic surgery? I plan to have reconstruction at a later time if I have it at all.Thanks.Peggy.
 Asked: 5/20/2012 I''m the person who asked about the pain from the double mastectomy done om July 28, 2011.
 Asked: 5/13/2012 I am a year and two months out from mastectomy to left breast and still have pain under arm, along arm, chest and back.
 Asked: 5/9/2012 I had simple mastectomy two weeks ago.
 Asked: 5/9/2012 It''s been 10 months July 28th 2011 since I had a double mastectomy.
 Asked: 5/2/2012 Two weeks post-bilateral mastectomy and floppy asymmetrical cone/pouches in center of chest at either end of incision ("dog ears"?).
 Asked: 4/4/2012 Hello. Just had a bilateral masectomy With 15 lymph nodes removed march 19th.
 Asked: 3/22/2012 I have ductal invasive, stage 1, no nodes, grade 3 and a score of 3 on my oncotype...thus no chemo, only radiation and tamoxifen.
 Asked: 3/20/2012 I had a lumpectomy with chemo and radiation on my left breast 10 years ago.
 Asked: 3/3/2012 I had a double mastectomy 6 weeks ago , one breast had DCIS and I chose to have the other removed.
 Asked: 2/19/2012 Hello, I had a mastectomy without reconstruction. I have had significant post mastectomy pain.

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