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 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.
 Asked: 6/12/2017 So follow up question.
 Asked: 6/12/2017 Sorry to ask yet another question.
 Asked: 6/12/2017 With tnbc, stage 1, 1.2cm, neg node,lumpectomy,AC-T chemo, 16 dose radiation.
 Asked: 6/12/2017 I had a needle biopsy last Week.
 Asked: 6/10/2017 Can invasive cancer cells travel from the breast to the collarbone lymphnodes if they have not travelled to the lymphnodes in the armpit? 6 of...
 Asked: 6/10/2017 Is Surgery best way to treat grade 3 DCIS tumor (1.9 x1.4 x1.5cm)? Is there alternative treatment other than surgery? It said DCIS rarely present in...
 Asked: 6/9/2017 Dear Lilie Does open cut biopsy or fine needle aspiration causes breast cancer to spread?? is it dangerous to perform because both are standards of care...
 Asked: 6/10/2017 I am a 49 year old female.
 Asked: 6/9/2017 Can pre-cancerous cells in the nipple and breast skin travel to lymphnodes and to other parts of the body? In this case these pre-cancerous cells...
 Asked: 6/7/2017 I am a DES daughter age 63 with stage 1A diagnoses followed by lumpectomy 6 years ago - biopsies showed DCIS but surgery showed more.
 Asked: 6/2/2017 Thanks Lillie for your response. My wife is having second thought and is now considering doing the chemo.
 Asked: 6/1/2017 Hello, Concerned about recent studies showing worse outcome for ilc v idc after 10 years.
 Asked: 6/1/2017 Dear Lillie, thank you so much for helping us in our difficult times.
 Asked: 6/1/2017 Conflicted... my Dr.
 Asked: 5/31/2017 Hello, I''m 65 years old , in the pass 6 months I had 3 breast biopsy and all of them the result was negative. I did...
 Asked: 5/30/2017 Can invasive cancer cells travel through the blood stream from the nipple and skin to the lymphnodes? .
 Asked: 5/29/2017 I have stage 2 grade 2. IDC.
 Asked: 5/29/2017 I am 33 yrs old with a BRCA 1.
 Asked: 5/26/2017 My mother had a stage 2A breast cancer 1year ago.
 Asked: 5/24/2017 Good day, I write from Italy. My wife was operated for a multicentric invasive ductal carcinoma of the maximum size of 0.9 cm.
 Asked: 5/23/2017 I am an 11 year survivor of DCIS and have been doing well.
 Asked: 5/23/2017 How a good surgeon to prevent cancer cells spread with wound, blood and body fluid during the surgery? why some patients got cancer back or...
 Asked: 5/23/2017 What are the chances of radiation causing heart problems later/.
 Asked: 5/23/2017 Why are hormone positive breast cancer''s more apt to return in later years then negative breast cancer? Do negative breast cancer''s, return, often in later...
 Asked: 5/22/2017 What are the chances of heart problems after Adjuvant Chemo, for TNBC? 4 rounds A/C, 12 Taxol. When would it surface.....
 Asked: 5/22/2017 I had a paratracheal lymph node light up on a pet scan plus an area in my chest wall.
 Asked: 5/21/2017 Thank you very much for fast answer my question.
 Asked: 5/20/2017 all treatments to breast cancer patients is surgery, radiation, chemo and antihormone without individual change, is it the only best option for cancer people? then...
 Asked: 5/12/2017 Tnbc, 1.2cm,node neg,stage 1a,grade 2 4 AC-T and on #8 of 12 taxol.
 Asked: 5/11/2017 A local oncologist told me that University hospitals would let students do the surgery, not the doctor I would like to see, he said surgeon...
 Asked: 5/9/2017 1. Is it safe to send a patient home after a radioisotope injection into the bloodstream for a bone scan and then have them come back in 3 hours for the scan? 2.
 Asked: 5/8/2017 Another question about bone scans. I read in a United Kingdom article that there are cancer risks to having a bone scan. 1.
 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 -.

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