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 Asked: 5/4/2017 There is no breast surgical oncologist at our region.
 Asked: 5/1/2017 Why should see a surgeon first, but not a Oncologist after biopsy? If I wanted 2nd opinion, should I see a surgeon or Oncologist? What question should...
 Asked: 4/30/2017 1. After lumpectomies, radiation and aromatase inhibitors when is it recommended for a bone scan? I have had severe full body joint pain with AI''s.
 Asked: 4/30/2017 I have two types of cancer in left breast.
 Asked: 4/27/2017 My new oncologist wants me to have the 27 29 blood test.
 Asked: 4/24/2017 What do you say about drinking caffeine-free diet colas? Are they bad for us? .
 Asked: 4/18/2017 If you were 49 and premenopausal when you were diagnosed with ILC 98percent estrogen receptors and 90% progestrone.
 Asked: 4/17/2017 What is the risk of treated TNBC, node negative, clear margins, double mastectomy, Stage 1b.
 Asked: 4/17/2017 Hello What stage of breast cancer 5-7cm.
 Asked: 4/12/2017 How common is it for a lumpectomy or quadrepectomy done and NO lymph node testing or removal? For 65 year old invasive ducal carcinoma Er...
 Asked: 4/12/2017 How common is it for a lumpectomy or quadrepectomy done and NO lymph node testing or removal? For 65 year old invasive ducal carcinoma Er...
 Asked: 4/10/2017 I was recently dx with ILC in right breast.
 Asked: 4/10/2017 My daughter had a core biopsy 3 weeks ago.
 Asked: 4/9/2017 Please can you help me. I have had a mastectomy and would like to know what you thoughts are on treatment of the below.
 Asked: 4/7/2017 Just read study 2012 that states tnbc has high contralateral risk of tnbc in other breast and recommended bilateral mastectomy for all tnbc patients.
 Asked: 4/6/2017 2010 had lumpectomy, mammosite radiation,4 round of chemotherapy for Her2+ stage 2 Was recently diagnosed with metastasized breast cancer in the bones
 Asked: 3/30/2017 I was recently diagnosed with Triple Negative IDC in my left breast and lymph node under my arm followed by another diagnosis of squamous cell...
 Asked: 3/26/2017 I recently had a lumpectomy. The margins and 2 lymph nodes that were taken all clear.
 Asked: 3/25/2017 What kind of response is this after I received a follow up appointment after my regular mammo I took on Feb 9th 2017.I went back...
 Asked: 3/23/2017 Stage 1 tnbc no nodes. Had 4 rounds dose dense a/c and 4 rounds of taxotere/carbo every 3 wks.
 Asked: 3/21/2017 Now that my mastectomy is done.- stage one, 1.8cm ductal carcinoma, no lymph node involvement, grade 2, no chemo, on tamoxifen - what kind of...
 Asked: 3/19/2017 I had stage one, grade 2, ER positive breast cancer removed by lumpectomy.
 Asked: 3/19/2017 I am almost three years out from stage 1a lumpectomy.
 Asked: 3/12/2017 My wife had breast cancer in 2015, ER/PR+, her2-.
 Asked: 3/10/2017 I had a lumpectomy and 6 lymph nodes excised.
 Asked: 3/6/2017 What is risk of getting tnbc a second time? Not a recurrence but new tnbc. I had lumpectomy and chemo & rads for 1.2cm and now...
 Asked: 3/4/2017 Does it seem reasonable that I have never received an order for a pet scan or orders for blood work for tumor markers? I...
 Asked: 3/4/2017 On January 30th of this year you kindly answered my questions regarding follow-up from mastectomy-- December 23, 2016.
 Asked: 3/3/2017 I just read on a clinical trial Phase 2 For vaccine for tnbc and ovarian cancer. I am stage 1, 1.2cm, grade 2.
 Asked: 3/1/2017 Wife stage 4 b.c. Now in lung , tumor started as 5x5 cm.
 Asked: 2/27/2017 What is chance of recurrence of tnbc Stage 1 grade 2 in that critical first 2 years after chemo and radiation?
 Asked: 2/24/2017 I have just had mastectomy for multifocal IBC in lower inner quadrant-largest tumour is 3cm.
 Asked: 2/22/2017 Hello many thanks for swift reply to question below ....just wondering would chemo now be a treatment if this is a new breast cancer...
 Asked: 2/22/2017 Hello Was diagnosed with DCIS with microinvasion Grade 3 stage 1 her 2 protein and ER pos feb 2016..had lumpectomy on the right breast 22...
 Asked: 2/21/2017 Breast report 2015 the breast are almost entirely fatty.
 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.

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