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 Asked: 1/7/2019 Last year I undergone lumpectomy and radiation therapy for DCIS (intermediate grade) unfortunately recently I undergone mammograph and found 6mm amorphous calcification and upon stereotactic...
 Asked: 12/17/2018 I would like to be in the 40% (MINORITY) of patients who AVOID post mastectomy pain syndrome.
 Asked: 12/17/2018 You have stated that you have known many women whom are long term survives of TNBC.
 Asked: 12/13/2018 I just heard you are retiring! I just wanted to say thank you from the bottom of my heart.
 Asked: 11/20/2018 My mother who is 60 years old was diagnosed with stage 2A grade 1 breast cancer.she is taking tamoxifen from 2 years aswell.Now she...
 Asked: 10/30/2018 Hello. I''m a 37-year-old female with bilateral abnormal findings on ultrasound.
 Asked: 10/15/2018 Where is the best place in the US to get the most cutting-edge treatment for (early) invasive lobular carcinoma? Currently at Duke, but not sure...
 Asked: 10/11/2018 Lillie, What year did the old Avon Breast Cancer Center close at Johns Hopkins?
 Asked: 10/8/2018 a friend of mine has a palpable lump in her left breast.
 Asked: 10/3/2018 Hello, How often should follow-up appointments be scheduled two and half years after mastectomy (IDBC, stage 2, left side, no nodes)? Is it every 4 months...
 Asked: 9/28/2018 Is a mammaprint typically ordered for tnbc? Insurance denying claim saying it was unnecessary.
 Asked: 9/25/2018 Can you recommend a Phoenix/Scottsdale area breast surgical oncologist? .
 Asked: 9/24/2018 Hi, I was diagnosed with ALH 81/2 years ago at age 51 i"m now 59.
 Asked: 9/24/2018 My friend was diagnosed with metaplastic, triple negative, grade 3 cancer.
 Asked: 9/14/2018 Am I entitled to a second opinion for all aspects of my care .
 Asked: 9/14/2018 Iím 66 years female , last week I had needle core biopsy done , today I received the report I had ductal carcinoma in situ without invasive carcinoma.
 Asked: 9/4/2018 I''m 64 years old and I''ve been diagnosed with Stage 1A ER positive, HER2 positive IDC (my K167 was low at 5-10).
 Asked: 8/27/2018 Would a positive node breast cancer patient for estrogen positive breast cancer be given chemo as a current standard of care? Confusing to me as a...
 Asked: 8/24/2018 After removal of large uterine polyp how long should you bleed or spot? It''s very little and seems to be deminishing.
 Asked: 8/24/2018 Re 8/17 "Breast Biopsy" question and 8/20/18 response: "Did he forget to tell me something? Should I be worried or annoyed?" My gyn...
 Asked: 8/24/2018 Several people on my Cancer board keep saying new guidelines for tnbc stage 1 no lymph node involvement are now advising NO chemo? I cannot...
 Asked: 8/15/2018 I had two positive nodes, one macro met at 3.2mm and the other a micromet.
 Asked: 8/14/2018 DX Invasive Ductal Carcinoma/grade 3 mass/3.5 cm/ER+/PR+/HER2-/lymph node biopsy negative.
 Asked: 8/10/2018 I''m 63 and have been diagnosed with Stage 1A IDC, Grade 2.
 Asked: 8/6/2018 Hi I have metaplastic triple negative breast cancer and I am almost done with my treatment.
 Asked: 7/25/2018 My mom, who is 90 y.o., had breast cancer twice.
 Asked: 7/13/2018 Hi : I had mastectomy with tram flap reconstruction now I am post menopausal and now presenting with ovarian cyst and bilat calcifications in ovaries.
 Asked: 7/11/2018 My mom had a 8mm idc, staged as Pt1b with 2 negative sentinel nodes.
 Asked: 7/6/2018 Thank you for the response. I went to Duke Breast Cancer center and UNC Breast Cancer center and spoke to Breast Oncologist.
 Asked: 7/5/2018 On 1-2-18 I had ADH removed from right breast and I was told I would be high risk for BC and have 10-20% chance of getting BC.
 Asked: 7/5/2018 I''m 63 years old w/no family history of breast cancer or previous abnormalities seen.
 Asked: 7/5/2018 My mom is 90 years old, in such good health everyone thinks she is 70.
 Asked: 7/3/2018 Hi Lillie ... I am 53 years old, overall very good health and was diagnosed with TNBC, 1.5cm grade 3 tumor, no node involvement, stage 1A.
 Asked: 6/19/2018 I asked my oncologist if the ki67 was part of the oncotype DX assay and she told me it was.She also told me that my...
 Asked: 6/19/2018 No significant masses, calcifications, or other findings are seen in the left breast.
 Asked: 6/11/2018 I recently had a biopsy.
 Asked: 5/29/2018 At JH affiliate hospital, I was asked to disrobe in front of a male technician without the presence of a female RN or female asst.
 Asked: 5/22/2018 I am 4 years out from breast cancer.
 Asked: 5/21/2018 Last week I did 3d mammogram which came negative when I went to my doctor to read the report she told me every think is...
 Asked: 5/11/2018 1. Does seroma ever go away? 2.
 Asked: 5/10/2018 I had a lumpectomy in 2010 with a second surgery within 30 days because I didn''t have clearmargins.
 Asked: 5/8/2018 RADIO MAMMOGRAPHY 1. Fibrofatty parenchyma noted in both breasts 2.
 Asked: 5/7/2018 Hi Lillie, I had a lumpectomy for DCIS, stage 0 back to 2012.
 Asked: 4/16/2018 I had a lumpectomy Feb 2017 and sent.
 Asked: 4/9/2018 If someone were to come to Johns Hopkins from across the country for a double mastectomy with delayed reconstruction, about how many fly-ins would be...
 Asked: 4/3/2018 I was diagnosed with Breast Cancer in 2016, with both breasts one side stage 0, and the other side stage 1. I was not put on radiation...
 Asked: 4/3/2018 I had posted a question earlier "My mom has a nodule in right upper lung lobe which has grown from 5 mm to 12mm in size in last 1 year.
 Asked: 3/30/2018 My mom has a nodule in right upper lung lobe which has grown from 5 mm to 12mm in size in last 1 year.
 Asked: 3/26/2018 High grade ADH cells after DCIS Grade 3 solid c.
 Asked: 3/26/2018 My mom 63 y/o just diagnosed with infiltrating lobular carcinoma stage 2 positive estrogen and progesterone receptors a symptomatic had abnormal mammogram no family h/o...
 Asked: 3/26/2018 I notice you do not do blood draws as testing to determine if cancer is present.
 Asked: 3/20/2018 2.5 years post invasive ductal carcinoma E+ stage 1A.
 Asked: 3/20/2018 Diagnosed in may with lobular breast cancer which did not show up on mammo or scans.
 Asked: 3/19/2018 I have a 6mm tumor left breast lower inner quadrant.
 Asked: 3/19/2018 I am very worried an hope I am getting the best care.
 Asked: 3/19/2018 Besides word of mouth, how do check a breast surgeons record and competency?? I live in a small town in central western pa and my...
 Asked: 3/19/2018 I have a 6mm nodule inner quadrant left breast.
 Asked: 3/11/2018 Just diagnosed with ILC Pleomorphic Type and LCIS in same breast.
 Asked: 3/7/2018 On one of my breasts that showed no cancer, my MRI identified a cyst.
 Asked: 3/6/2018 My surgeon was so sure that my IDC ER + less than 1/4 inch tumor would net no positive nodes in sentinel node biopsy with a simple mastectomy.
 Asked: 3/5/2018 Today is National TNBC day. I had read after 17 years it returned, the last 5 as metastatic disease.
 Asked: 3/2/2018 Hello & thank you for this service. I had IDC stage 2 grade 1, No nodes , mastectomy left , 2years ago. I am getting food up...
 Asked: 3/2/2018 I received the radiology report . Composition: heterogeneously dense.
 Asked: 2/27/2018 I am the 63 yr old who asked a previous question regarding further testing for dense breast tissue. I asked for the notes on my account...
 Asked: 2/26/2018 I am 63 didnt have a mamography for 5 years due to a frozen shoulder which was treated by physical therapy so I concentrated on that.
 Asked: 2/14/2018 Nurse Shockney, thank you for your response.
 Asked: 2/13/2018 General question: Should I have another exam before agreeing to aspiration of cyst? I am 48 and have a very strong family history (mother, grandmother, sister,...
 Asked: 2/12/2018 DEAR LILLIE SHOCKNEY, 2 YEARS AGO I HAD INVAS-DUC- CAR .
 Asked: 2/6/2018 How would you calculate size of the Lobular Carcinoma: MRI with contrast 3.8sm, lumpectomy 4sm non-radical, re-excision 4sm non -radical, mastectomy 3sm, radical, clear margin...
 Asked: 2/5/2018 I''m 43 and recently diagnosed with TNBC stage 2 A.
 Asked: 2/4/2018 This is a great site for Q&A.
 Asked: 2/2/2018 Hello Nurse Shockney, I contacted you over a year ago about my diagnosis of Invasive Lobular and Invasive Ductal Carcinomas, both of these in the same...
 Asked: 1/21/2018 I am 42yrs old, and I have a solitary tumor in liver and a small lession in chest wall.Currently I have docetaxel,prejetta and herceptin since...
 Asked: 1/19/2018 Lillie, Do you follow the patient at Johns Hopkins from biopsy to surgery to oncologist to radiologist? Are patientís able to call you for questions during their...
 Asked: 1/15/2018 My cbc report went from being labeled Negative to positive morph.
 Asked: 1/13/2018 age 58, mastectomy sx Oct. 2015, ILC, IIC (T2N3a).
 Asked: 1/11/2018 Iím 3.5 yrs. out from treated Stage 1, TNBC.
 Asked: 1/9/2018 Hello, is Neulasta the best treatment to take after chemo for building white blood cells that are destroyed by the chemotherapy? I was a very...
 Asked: 1/7/2018 I am seeking a straight forward, honest answer regarding "Medical Marijuana." Does John Hopkins support the sales and use of medical marijuana? Is medical...
 Asked: 1/5/2018 I''m 42yo pre-menopausal woman, diagnosed with ILC in July this year (4,4sm on MRI).
 Asked: 1/5/2018 I have been on arimidex for 2.5 years after double mastectomy for stage 1 invasive lobular breast cancer.
 Asked: 1/3/2018 TNBC treated with chemo, mysectomy, non node.
 Asked: 1/2/2018 A friend of mine is 29 years old and just diagnosed with Triple Negative (receptors Triple Negative), Invasive Ductal Carcinoma Grade 3, Stage 1 - Felt...
 Asked: 12/28/2017 What does this mean by this 0.9 x1.0 nodular opacity in the upper left zone.in absence of signs ans symptoms of infections the possibility if...
 Asked: 12/27/2017 I had positive nodes 2/3 with estrogen positive, progesterone positive and HER2 negative breast cancer after a lumpectomy.
 Asked: 12/27/2017 I was diagnosed with tnbc,2 tumors of IDC in my right breast in Oct.
 Asked: 12/27/2017 After a mammogram, ultra sound and 3 biopsy, I was diagnosed with breast cancer also positive for cancer in lymph nodes under arm.
 Asked: 12/21/2017 Hello, Thank you for this service. I am almost 5 yrs out of my diagnosis.
 Asked: 12/21/2017 Hi. I am 46 years old with dense breast.
 Asked: 12/15/2017 Hi Lillie, I was treated for TNBC- Stage 1 (1.9cm) two years ago, had mastectomy, CTx4- No Radiation-go every 6 months p.o.
 Asked: 12/15/2017 I AM A 13 YEAR BREAST CANCER SURVIVOR.I HAVE EARLY STAGE MACULAR EYE DEGENERATION.
 Asked: 12/14/2017 Had a Lumpectomy to remove Radial Scar with florid ductal epithial hyperplasia.
 Asked: 12/11/2017 I''ve been hospitalized 4 days for neutropenic fever and I have been given fluids and antibiotics.
 Asked: 12/9/2017 Do you have a Johns Hopkins Avon Foundation Thyroid Center staff? I have a question.
 Asked: 12/6/2017 I''ve had two A/C treatments for triple negative BC.
 Asked: 12/1/2017 Hi my age is 25.My Brest r not enlarging.
 Asked: 11/25/2017 I had a lumpectomy in July followed by a reexcision for clean margins in August.
 Asked: 11/13/2017 What are tumour markers? I have read so much about them but no one has ever mentioned them to us? My wife has breast cancer mets to liver and spine.
 Asked: 11/7/2017 Lillie, I just asked the previous question about my pathology report after seeing your references to the 2 mm margin on this resource - remembering that...
 Asked: 11/7/2017 My sister was diagnosed with Triple negative invasive ductal carcinoma she is 38 years old.
 
 
 
 
 

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