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 Asked: 2/18/2017 Hello! I was diagnosed 12 years ago ILC ER/PR + Her2 -.
 Asked: 2/18/2017 How often does it happen that your DCIS is so small that when they do lumpectomy no cancer is found.
 Asked: 2/18/2017 I''m 52 Diagnosed IDC grade 2 multi focal stage 2B Nov 1st 2016.
 Asked: 2/17/2017 Hello...53 years old got a mammo on the 9th of this month just received my follow up letter today 2/16/2017.
 Asked: 2/17/2017 For early stage 1, non node TNBC, does it matter the order of the chemo? A/C then Taxol, or vise visversa? Had 4 A/C, then 12 taxol.
 Asked: 2/17/2017 With very dense breast tissue.
 Asked: 2/17/2017 If one makes it to 2 year Mark without recurrence of tnbc.
 Asked: 2/14/2017 If DR removes 1cm tnbc.
 Asked: 2/14/2017 Icing fingers and toes during taxol.
 Asked: 2/13/2017 Follow up to a question I asked previously.
 Asked: 2/13/2017 I rely on your words and have asked several questions...
 Asked: 2/13/2017 You have said with early diagnosis of tnbc one should plan to do well.
 Asked: 2/12/2017 For my sentinel node biopsy no imaging was used, just injected after put to sleep in or during 1 1/2 hour surgery.
 Asked: 2/10/2017 Not sure if this is right place to ask.
 Asked: 2/10/2017 Had my last period on jan 31 .28 day cycle i had sex with my bf on the 5th n 7th and my fertile day is 9th .is there chance i can get pregnant ? .
 Asked: 2/10/2017 - First diagnosis: ILC 5/2005 (45 years old)-ER/PR positive - HER2 neg.
 Asked: 2/8/2017 What is the likely hood of reoccurence or death in later years of treated Stage 1, nonnode TNBC.
 Asked: 2/1/2017 In what cases would you recommend a second pathologist opinion after surgery to remove a papilloma? If pathology came back benign and without ADH would...
 Asked: 1/31/2017 Hi, follow up on my last question.
 Asked: 1/31/2017 What percentage have invasive ducal carcinoma and also lobular ducal carcinoma in the same breast .
 Asked: 1/31/2017 Had a lumpectomy for single area of 1.5 cm DCIS, grade 3 with comedonecrosis.
 Asked: 1/30/2017 The HERS2 in the Oncotype is Equivocal (10.8).
 Asked: 1/22/2017 65 year old diagnosed from biopsy with invasive DC, moderately differentiated, triple positive.
 Asked: 1/21/2017 Good evening. My daughter had stage 1 triple negative breast cancer last year.
 Asked: 1/21/2017 If my aunt and grandmother on my father''s side have had breast cancer, but didn''t carry BRCA1 or BRCA2, should I have the BRCA testing...
 Asked: 1/20/2017 I had an excision biopsy of the right breast after biopsies showed dcis in one area and lcis and adh in another.
 Asked: 1/20/2017 Hi Lilie, I confused the size was 0.26 CM.The Oncotype report says 7%, but taking Tam or not?The report is based on a study of...
 Asked: 1/19/2017 Hi, premenopausal, stage 1(0.26mm), Ki67-1%, Oncotype 9, Bilat.
 Asked: 1/19/2017 One week ago I had a wide excision breast biopsy for ADH.
 Asked: 1/19/2017 Lillie, I am half year breast cancer survivor.
 Asked: 1/12/2017 Left breast pain with spontaneous, occasional, yellow/oily, discharge. MRI biopsy indicates 10 mm lesion on left breast central to the nipple anterior depth 3 cm from...
 Asked: 1/5/2017 Lillie, do you think I have a fairly good survival chance.
 Asked: 1/4/2017 Thank you, Lillie, for your response to TN and pancreatic cancer.
 Asked: 1/4/2017 Can TN turn into pancreatic cancer? I''m 2.6 years out, stage 1, treated, non node..
 Asked: 1/4/2017 I asked your some questions back in Nov.
 Asked: 1/2/2017 I had a breast biopsy because of small area of architectural distortion shown on one CC view only.
 Asked: 1/2/2017 My diagnosis was IDC stage 1, , est-prog pos, her-neg, approx 4mm, in size.
 Asked: 12/19/2016 Hello, I''m wondering where to get help re:treatment recommendations for TNBC.
 Asked: 12/16/2016 In 2012 for some unknown reason my doc did CA 125 test and CA 27.29 (my results were 11 for the ca125 and 10 for the ca27.29).
 Asked: 12/13/2016 I am 8.5 years out from double mastectomy - all going well and on Tomaxfen for 8.5 years expecting to go 10.
 Asked: 12/11/2016 Had a lumpectomy Nov 2014, have just had the following results from a blood test : Serum kappa free light chains 1084.23.
 Asked: 12/1/2016 ILC, C50.4, CNB: B5b, E-cadherin negative. ER: 89,1%, PR: 83,5%, Ki67: 7,8%, HER-2neg.BI-RADS 6.
 Asked: 11/26/2016 I don''t know who to ask.
 Asked: 11/23/2016 I have a friend who had breast cancer, Stage 3, 9 years ago.
 Asked: 11/23/2016 So, did my reoccurence rate drop after the first 2.5 yrs to 10%, for treated TN...
 Asked: 11/23/2016 How likely is it to have a reoccurence, Stage 1, treated TN after the first two years?
 Asked: 11/23/2016 I was told the first three years for reoccurrence of TNBC is peak.
 Asked: 11/18/2016 IWas just diagnosed with a breast cancer local recurrence same type cancer estrogen neg.
 Asked: 11/9/2016 I am a 59 y/o post menopausal woman.
 Asked: 11/6/2016 I had a lumpectomy 2 weeks ago for IBC, stage 1 (almost 2 cm, invasive ductal carcinoma).
 Asked: 11/6/2016 I''m ER/PR -ve and HER2 +++ breast cancer patient.
 Asked: 11/3/2016 Dear doctor I''m a 36 year old woman, with no children 2 weeks ago I felt pricking pain in my right nipple , same pain when a...
 Asked: 10/28/2016 After lumpectomy and radiation, which dr should be the one ordering follow up mammograms?Breast surgeon,medical oncologist or my regular gyno? Which one does the overseeing...
 Asked: 10/24/2016 Right breast ultrasound demonstrates a 8 x 4 x 7mm bi-lobed, cystic lesion at 11 o''clock ASSESSMENT: Probably benign, BI-RAD 3 should I get more...
 Asked: 10/24/2016 I have had a double mascetomy due to Invasive Lobular Carcinoma Stage 1A.
 Asked: 10/16/2016 Ordered Arimidex. Vitamin D level <30 & DEXA shows osteopenia.
 Asked: 10/15/2016 My 82 year old mother just had a lump removed that was diagnosed as metaplastic carcinoma exhibiting squamous,carcinomatous and chondrosarcomatous features
 Asked: 10/8/2016 Hello, I was recently diagnosed with High Nuclear Grade DCIS with Necrosis back on 8/17/16.
 Asked: 10/7/2016 T1c grade 2 IDC pending lumpectomy.
 Asked: 10/6/2016 I finished 12 weeks of taxol and Herceptin three weeks ago and starting radiation next week..followed by hormone therapy.I will continue with Herceptin until next...
 Asked: 10/5/2016 I had partial mastectomy for invasive ductal carcinoma stage 1 with sentinal node biopsy.
 Asked: 10/5/2016 with AI and tamoxifen I get hives, facial swelling and bp 280/160, hr 120-140.
 Asked: 10/5/2016 Bil. mastectomy in July for 4mm IDC grade 2 (removed during bx) found 6mm DCIS during surgery.
 Asked: 10/4/2016 Why is TN most likely to reoccur early and positive later? The aggressiveness of it? Also, is chemo effective, more, than just radiation? Do...
 Asked: 10/3/2016 Why do the experts say, " Early stage breast cancer is the hardest to treat, or deadly" I went through 6 months of early stage 1 TNBC chemo.
 Asked: 10/1/2016 Hi Lilie, One year ago to the day I was treated for TNBC, Stage 1, Vascular invasion was present, close but clear margins-(.2 mm to...
 Asked: 9/20/2016 When I was diagnosed in2012 with hormone +, her2 - 1a IDC, the importance of hormone therapy did not seem so critically important as it is today.
 Asked: 9/19/2016 Hello sir, iam 23 yrears old. Three month before I noticed a lump under my right armpit.
 Asked: 9/19/2016 Does TNBC turn into LC, cancer in the membrane around the brain, often? I hear at the five years mark the risk goes down? How...
 Asked: 9/10/2016 I am 50years old, premenopausal and just had a lumpectomy for pTibN0 0.8cm IDC.
 Asked: 9/10/2016 After treatment, it''s just luck if you survive TNBC....
 Asked: 9/9/2016 Is TNBC a death sentence? Such negative statistics!
 Asked: 9/8/2016 Please tell me if there have been mistakes in my care.
 Asked: 9/6/2016 I was recently diagnosed with ILC (and LCIS, and ALH), all in the same breast.
 Asked: 9/5/2016 Asked Publicly Submitted Question 9/3/2016 I was just diagnosed with breast cancer.
 Asked: 9/3/2016 I am a 13 year survivor of stage 3 breast cancer.
 Asked: 9/3/2016 I was just diagnosed with breast cancer.
 Asked: 9/2/2016 I was diagnosis with DCIS 13 yrs ago in my right breast and had a lumpectomy and radiation.
 Asked: 9/2/2016 When a risk reducing double mastectomy is performed several years after a lumpectomy in a patient that is presently cancer free, is the sentinel node...
 Asked: 8/31/2016 I just had a CAT scan, yesterday, 25 months, out from diagnosis.
 Asked: 8/31/2016 I was diagnosed with stage 1 tnbc grade 3 in left breast last year had 16 rounds of chemo, had pathological complete response in tumor...
 Asked: 8/30/2016 hello I am on tamoxifan for 5 yr and 17 sessions of herceptin ...when the herceptin therapy is finished is it the procedure to...
 Asked: 8/29/2016 Could Actonel 150 mg once a month cause lymphedema? What are the side effects.thanx..
 Asked: 8/22/2016 A friend was diagnosed in April 2014 with stage 4 invasive ductal carcinoma, estrogene & progesterone pos., HER2 neg.
 Asked: 8/19/2016 48 year old - 9/25/15 clear mammogram although radiologist was concerned about slightly swollen lymph nodes in right arm pit seen on ultra sound.
 Asked: 8/19/2016 Hi--- I''ve posted several times about several different things, and you have always given great answers.
 Asked: 8/17/2016 This is not a question, but a thank you.
 Asked: 8/15/2016 My 66yr old mother treated with surgery and radiotherapy completed 2 months back.No lymphnodes.
 Asked: 8/11/2016 I told my medical oncologist that chemo scares me.
 Asked: 8/11/2016 Micra calcifications showed up in mammogram , biopsy taken & waiting for results .....
 Asked: 8/11/2016 What is your opinion on 4 A/C, 12 Taxol for stage 1, 7 mm tumor? Would that have been John Hopkins recommendation?
 Asked: 8/8/2016 If blood test are NOT accurate...then what should my follow up be.
 Asked: 8/7/2016 What is the likely hood of breast cancer spreading with the sentinel node being negative? Can it get by the sentinel node...
 Asked: 8/7/2016 I have DCIS (<2cm) and IDC Triple Negative Breast Cancer pT1aN0 (1.2mm).
 Asked: 8/5/2016 I am currently on chemotherapy. 6 infusions of TCH. I am needing neulasta for low white blood cell count after each session. My question is this
 Asked: 8/5/2016 I realize cancer can reoccur at any time, but, what is the highest risk time for early TNBC, noninvasive?
 Asked: 8/5/2016 On 8/2 I was diagnosed with DCIS- ER+, grade 3- Size of mass is 1.9 cm (per mri) The surgeon I met with at Helen...
 Asked: 8/4/2016 I am the 66 year old breast cancer patient that texted a question yesterday and I forgot to write that I was diagnosed by a...
 Asked: 8/1/2016 I am a 48 year old female post ER+/PR+ stage 1a breast cancer.
 Asked: 7/31/2016 Hello, this is a question for my mother who recently had a biopsy done with these results: Left breast lump : - Infiltrating lobular carcinoma, classic...
 
 
 
 
 

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