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 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.
 Asked: 11/5/2017 Lillie can you tell me what this means: (thank you) Right nipple sparing mastectomy: Invasive Carcinoma: Ductal with prominent stromal lymphocytic infiltrate Size: Microscopic measurement 0.6 cm Histologic Grade:...
 Asked: 11/2/2017 Is a woman with an ER/PR positive and HER2 positive path report still a good candidate for hormone therapy? I had a margins re-excision and...
 Asked: 11/1/2017 Hi Lillie, A woman with a TNBC early stage 1 or 2 with one node micro mets who had mastectomy for a 5.5 cm...
 Asked: 10/31/2017 RE: early 70s woman question: Grade II/III Having a hard time convincing this patient that she should get a second opinion.
 Asked: 10/31/2017 Early 70s woman, diagnosed with 1.0 cm invasive ductal carcinoma without clear margins (multiple foci of DCIS), ER/PR+, HER2-.
 Asked: 10/30/2017 Hi Lillie, I literaly cannot thank you enough for your support over the past few months.
 Asked: 10/29/2017 Does ER/PR negative(her2 not tested for) DCIS have a similar recurrence pattern as TNBC? That most recur in the first 2 yrs? Or...
 Asked: 10/29/2017 What is the likelyhoid of reoccurrence then of treated stage 1 tnbc 3.5 yrs out?
 Asked: 10/28/2017 I read women posting reoccurrence of TNBC, stage 1-3, treated come back in 4.5, 6, 7, 10 yrs.
 Asked: 10/21/2017 I am to have my expander out and silicone put in my breast on Oct.
 Asked: 10/20/2017 Are DCIS stage 0 tumors tested for HER2 status? Diagnosis of stage 0 DCIS grade 3 negative ER/PR.
 Asked: 10/20/2017 For how long after lumpectomy and radiation should I continue to see the doctors for follow ups?(radiologist,surgeon,oncologist) Is there a standard of care for...
 Asked: 10/20/2017 Invasive Lobular Carcinoma in left breast, stage IIb, grade 2, T3N0M0, HER2 negative (1+), ER/PR 100% positive, MammaPrint Low Risk.
 Asked: 10/16/2017 In Dec 2015 I had a right mastectomy for Stage 1 IDC.
 Asked: 10/13/2017 My mother who is 60 years old was diagnosed with a stage 2A breast cancer 1 and half years ago.she had a mastectomy and chemotherapy...
 Asked: 10/9/2017 I had a fna biopsy done in april 2017 for a cyst the cyst disappeared and now it''s back after six months it was...
 Asked: 10/8/2017 How does STANDARD OF CARE change? What organization decides and how often does it change? Is there a fixed period of time that this is...
 Asked: 10/5/2017 I am a breast cancer survivor who is providing patient support for a woman in her early 70s who was recently diagnosed with breast cancer.
 Asked: 10/5/2017 Had dense dose AC x 4 and dose dense paclitaxel x 4.
 Asked: 10/4/2017 JUst went to breast surgeon with stage I or 2a IDC and was told that even if I want a double mastectomy I still would...
 Asked: 10/4/2017 What the heck... I just read, TNBC reoccurs anytime.
 Asked: 10/2/2017 I''m 62. Was diagnosed with IBC-tumor 3cm, Her2-, ERPR+ - waiting on Oncotype results.
 Asked: 10/2/2017 I am concerned with the answer you gave to the person with ILC 3.9 cm who was ER+PR+Her2 negative, sentinel node benign.
 Asked: 9/28/2017 Hello, I have been diagnosed with ILC, lumpectomy 3.9sm diameter, sentinel node benign.
 Asked: 9/27/2017 My 38 yr old daughter has been told she has a phyllotes tumor in her breast.Scheduled surgery is 10/11/17.Reading different data on chances it''s malignant.We...
 Asked: 9/18/2017 Hi Lillie, you have helped so much in the past when it has come to my mom and her breast cancer, for that I will be eternally grateful.
 Asked: 9/17/2017 Hi Lillie, just wondering. My mom finished her radiation on August 30th.
 Asked: 9/17/2017 I cpmpleted 33 rounds of radiation on JUne30 (bi-lateral, stage III--had chemo in th winter, 2 lumpectomy surgeries and lymphnode panel removed from left side)...
 Asked: 9/13/2017 37 months out from chemo treated Stage 1 TNBC.
 Asked: 9/13/2017 Hello Lillie - I am 7 years out Stage 1a (chemo,rad,lump,AI''s) er/pr+ her2-.
 Asked: 9/11/2017 Hello, I have been diagnosed with myxoid fibroednoma.I am 37 year old woman.
 Asked: 9/9/2017 Hi lilie I was diagnosed 3 years ago with er pr positive her2 neg stage 1 grade 1breast cancer. I was 36 yrs old and I...
 Asked: 9/8/2017 I had a lumpectomy on Aug.25th with sentinel lymph node removal.
 Asked: 9/8/2017 I am a Stage 3 BC survivor.
 Asked: 9/7/2017 Hi I had previously asked a question but I believe it wound up in the wrong area.
 Asked: 9/6/2017 I was diagnosed with ER/PR (highly positive) invasive ductal BC in the right breast 11/16 with ductal & lobular features-marker index 15%-Onco score was 18-I...
 Asked: 8/31/2017 Hi, I''ve had a lumpectomy for stage 1 breast cancer.
 Asked: 8/27/2017 Hello, my 78 yr old mother had a clean mammogram last year, and this year was just diagnosed with a 7cm invasive ductal carcinoma grade 3, TNM 9.
 Asked: 8/24/2017 Hi! Thank you so much for this forum, and many thanks in advance for your guidance.
 Asked: 8/22/2017 Hello, Iím a 40 years woman and I write from Italy.
 Asked: 8/15/2017 A dear friend in Maryland has been diagnosed with Left invasive ductal carcinoma.
 Asked: 8/17/2017 Hello, I am in treatment for stage 2A mucinous carcinoma, ER positive/PR positive, HER2 negative, lymph node negative.
 Asked: 8/10/2017 Had mammogram and ultrasound in Feb due to finding on report, result was an ovoid partially circumscribed and partially obscured mass measuring 6mm located around...
 Asked: 8/8/2017 I had a 3D mammogram and ultrasound last week and the 3D mammo showed an area where the tissue "looked different" than the rest of the breast tissue.
 Asked: 8/6/2017 Hi again Thank you so much for replying I have another question If I take no cures, no chemo no radio, for how long i...
 Asked: 8/5/2017 Hi I have IDC grade 3 stage 2 Tumor size 3.3cm ER- PR- HER- I had a lumpectomy and No lymph invasion identified and lymph nodes are free...
 Asked: 8/5/2017 Two years out: Stage 1 Grade 2 8mm IDC highly ER/PR + Her2-, KI67 10%, Oncotype score 8.
 Asked: 8/3/2017 It suggested second surgery to get clear margins, I asked how much tissue would be removed, and the margin would be clear after the second...
 Asked: 8/2/2017 I had surgery for breast cancer three weeks ago now I need another surgery because the margins show positive, with that said will I need...
 Asked: 8/1/2017 I have been on arimidex for two years post double mastectomy for invasive lobular breast cancer-Grade 1.
 Asked: 7/28/2017 My 82 year old mother was diagnosed with invasive ductal carcinoma while visiting with me overseas.
 Asked: 7/25/2017 I am having severe bone and joint pain with anastrozole and biphosphinate infusion in may of 2016.
 Asked: 7/19/2017 I had a lumpectomy (with a sentinel lymph node removal 2011 followed by radiation.
 Asked: 7/18/2017 Dx w/fibrocystic lump that is growing ,no pain, but makes it difficult for my self exams because I feel it -dr recommends a breast surgeon,but...
 Asked: 7/16/2017 I was recently diagnosed with invasive lobular carcinoma grade 2 and was told this is a very ...
 Asked: 7/13/2017 I just asked about TNBC, three yrs out.
 Asked: 7/13/2017 I will be three yrs out treated TNBC, Stage 1.
 Asked: 7/12/2017 If Stage 2 IDC is PR positive, ER positive, and HER negative, is it more likely to recur or metastasize if the PR is only...
 Asked: 7/7/2017 I am in Northern Virginia, in the middle of breast cancer treatment, and have felt very uncomfortable throughout the entire process, especially since my questions...
 Asked: 7/6/2017 Can you please tell me what this means? A DIAGNOSIS BREAST DUCTAL CARCINOMA IN SITU.
 Asked: 6/28/2017 Have you experienced many reoccurence S of treated stage 1 TNBC.
 Asked: 6/24/2017 I''m a 65 years old, from September 2016 until now I ad 3 biopsy for my left breast done and all negative. The last biopsy was...
 Asked: 6/21/2017 Ok. My dad was dx at 48 with stage 3 colon cancer, never any signs prior.
 Asked: 6/21/2017 Hi there I have had wide incision for 3 idc (small) er pr positive,her neg, nodes neg.grade 1 ,stage 1 oncotype 11.was treated with wide incision...
 Asked: 6/12/2017 I was diagnosed with DCIS via biopsy 4 weeks ago.
 
 
 
 
 

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