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 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...
 Asked: 7/27/2016 Had double mastectomy with tissue expanders for DCIS.
 Asked: 7/24/2016 What is your recommendation regarding neoadjuvant chemotherapy for TN breast cancer? My tumor is <8mm and imaging shows no duct involvement.
 Asked: 7/24/2016 Spiculated mass info. Continued.
 Asked: 7/22/2016 Saw a breast surgeon today for a mass associated with architectural distortion.
 Asked: 7/19/2016 38 YO with ER+/PR+, HER2- stage 2B BC.
 Asked: 7/18/2016 My wife is suffering from primary colon cancer that had spread to the liver and some spots in the lung.
 Asked: 7/17/2016 Diagnosed with lateral breast cancer on 6/22/16 after ultrasound and biopsies.
 Asked: 7/14/2016 slightly distorted appearing tissue in the right breast.
 Asked: 7/14/2016 I had oncoplastic surgery in may early stage no nodes or lvi now considering mastectomies did not begin radiation.
 Asked: 7/12/2016 I have a papilloma in my left breast that was confirmed by a core needle biopsy as being benign.
 Asked: 7/5/2016 I have stage 2 Estrogen receptor positive, HER neg.
 Asked: 7/5/2016 Is E Coli airborne? .
 Asked: 6/30/2016 Hi. I am waiting for my oncotype score since I have early stage idc ER t tumor no nodes ki67 15percent grade 2.
 Asked: 6/29/2016 my mom''s breast biopsy has just confirmed TNBC-IDC grade 3.
 Asked: 6/28/2016 Hi. Had oncoplastic surgury 5/25/16 er t 70 percent or t 90 percent.
 Asked: 6/27/2016 I had a lumpectomy (ER positive, one lymph node cancerous, Grade 1, Stage 2A, Onca Score 14) on December 12, 2014.
 Asked: 6/25/2016 Loco-regional recurrence to SC node in March.
 Asked: 6/24/2016 Almost 53 y.o. peri-menopausal woman with extremely dense breasts.
 Asked: 6/22/2016 When is oncotype testing performed..at the time of lumpectomy?
 Asked: 6/21/2016 I saw a surgeon today for a 3.1x1.4x2.1 cm mixed echogenicity mass with multiple hypoechoic sub-components, rated Birad 4B by ultrasound.
 Asked: 6/20/2016 Dear Lillie..In regard to my 6-18-16 post..does this make sense that they would use Herceptin for one year following chemo, radiation and hormone therapy? ...
 Asked: 6/18/2016 It''s me again..This is beyond comprehensible Diagnosed 3-24..Lumpectomy 5-24 1.2 cm IDC ER 100% PR98% DCIS low grade At the time I was told it...
 Asked: 6/17/2016 47 yr old pre-menopausal female left breast stereotactic bx done 8/16/15 (ER+/PR+ no HER2 due to lack of tissue sample)(PALB2 mutation) had lumpectomy on 10/6/15...
 Asked: 6/17/2016 Diagnosed November 2013, stage 2a, IDC left side with lobular features, 2.1 cm, ER99%, PR99%, HER2 neg, oncotype 11, lumpectomy with clear margins, 0/3 nodes,...
 Asked: 6/17/2016 I read 90% of early stage breast cancer metastasis...
 Asked: 6/17/2016 Breast mass for one year in right Breast.
 Asked: 6/17/2016 stage 2 grade2 onxcotype24 lumpectomy clear margins,64 years old on hormone theapy prior to surgery sential node positive,radition to follow .
 Asked: 6/14/2016 Reposting the earlier question please: 11.06.2016 follow-up please. BELOW is the information we have got now: Can you help us understand this please? DIAGNOSIS: A
 Asked: 6/14/2016 This is a follow-up from my June 11th., 2016 question please: Contd.
 Asked: 6/13/2016 Does Stage 1 TNBC have a "high" reoccurence risk, non node involvment had mastectomy and chemo. What is considered high risk...% wise?
 Asked: 6/13/2016 Contd.
 Asked: 6/13/2016 11.06.2016 follow-up please. BELOW is the information we have got now: Can you help us understand this please? DIAGNOSIS: A.
 Asked: 6/11/2016 This is the pathology report on the Lumpectomy pathology report provided to my wife by the hospital surgeon/doctor. Ductal Carcinoma In Situ (DCIS) : No DCIS...
 Asked: 6/9/2016 I had stage 2a IDC, ER/PR>99%, her2 neg, clear margins, negative lymph nodes, onco score 11 so no chemo.
 Asked: 6/6/2016 Hi, I''m asking for my daughter. She has grade 3 stage 1 no nodes triple positive breast cancer. She was started on neoadjuvant tchp.
 Asked: 6/2/2016 This is a followup from my May 21 question which you so graciously answered again.
 Asked: 6/1/2016 I had stage 2a diagnosis (.9 cm tumor with 2.5 mm in lymph node, grade 1, ER and PR pos).
 Asked: 5/29/2016 I was just diagnosed with invasive breast cancer IDC.
 Asked: 5/27/2016 Can chemo be effective for TNBC and is a small tumor more dangerous.
 Asked: 5/27/2016 15% reoccurrence for treated TNBC Stage 1 node negative 16 treatments is still that high of reoccurence after treatment?
 Asked: 5/27/2016 Diagnosed Stage 2 IDC, ER+PR+HER2-, oncotype 10, BRCA negative.Lumpectomy performed 21 March to remove 2.1cm grade 1 tumor with clear margins, sentinel node biopsy (2nodes)...
 Asked: 5/25/2016 Do you think 16 treatments for node negative, bilateral mysectomy, 08 cm tumor, stage 1 TNBC a good precautionary treatment or needed.
 Asked: 5/21/2016 If diagnosed with TNBC, which medical facility would be the best for treatment if John Hopkins were not an option due to distance.
 Asked: 5/21/2016 You have been patient, kind and have given all of us great information and support and for that I thank you.
 Asked: 5/19/2016 Hello - I am post double mastectomy, chemo and radition with a stage 3 breast cancer - 19 nodes affected.
 Asked: 5/17/2016 With 2 wire guided localization the amount of tissue removed was 9.4 x 10.5 x 4.5 cm.
 Asked: 5/17/2016 Reoccurrence of TNBC doesn''t go down? I was told by oncologist it does?! I thought reoccurrence decreases greatly after 5, more than positive BC.
 Asked: 5/17/2016 My wife (69 years) has just been diagnosed with DCIS, with lumpectomy surgery recommended as the treatment and the possibility that radiation therapy might follow
 Asked: 5/17/2016 Is two years the highest reoccurence rate time for TNBC, or three? .
 Asked: 5/16/2016 Good day, I am 43 with no history of breast cancer.
 Asked: 5/12/2016 why do i have to have a blood test done day before breast biopsy and they said it doesnt have to be non fasting what...
 Asked: 5/12/2016 I had total breast removal (mastectomy) for stage 1A breast cancer.
 Asked: 5/10/2016 Currently 65 years old, DCIS grade 3, 3 1/2 years ago, 100% ER+, 2 lumpectomies.
 Asked: 5/10/2016 Journey started in November with. 7 mm Grade 2 DCIS.
 Asked: 5/2/2016 I have multicentric breast cancer left breast 50 year old.
 Asked: 4/26/2016 55 yr old female diagnosed with Grade 2 Invasive ductal carcinoma estrogen receptor 100%, Progesterone receptor 100%, HER-2/neu 0+ Ki-67 10% only after finding lytic...
 Asked: 4/20/2016 There''s a news report on the effectiveness of Mammaprint.
 Asked: 4/18/2016 I have just been diagnosed with invasive ductal carcinoma .
 Asked: 4/12/2016 Why aren''t blood tests used routinely to determine if breast cancer has spread or reoccurred after initial treatment is done?
 Asked: 4/12/2016 I was diagnosed with stage 2A invasive lobular cancer.
 Asked: 4/11/2016 You were so kind a couple of weeks ago to answer my questions My pathology came back as invasive ductal carcinoma..well to moderately differentiated.
 Asked: 4/6/2016 A Dear Friend had a mammogram in late 2011 that was all clear.
 Asked: 4/5/2016 My blood tests results this month are high in RDW (15.3%) and CEA (2.9, non smoker).
 Asked: 4/3/2016 47 yr. lumpectomy Jan 2016.
 Asked: 4/1/2016 Hi When I squeeze my breasts they produce very little clear fluid.
 Asked: 3/27/2016 I have had so many core needle biopsies and regular biopsies that the mammogram tech said lshe has never seen so many clips.
 Asked: 3/19/2016 Newly diagnosed supraclavicular node recurrence & considering surgical removal vs.
 Asked: 3/18/2016 After 3 unsuccessful excisional biopsies to remove high grade DCIS with comedonecrosis, I went ahead and had a mastectomy.
 Asked: 3/17/2016 Hi. My core needle biopsy states "histological appearances most suggestive of phyllodes tumour.
 Asked: 3/14/2016 Hello and Thank you. Normal mammograms and Ultrasounds consistently last 10 years (last 8/4/15) I am 46 - I felt lump 2/4/16 lump removed 2/9/16 - IDC...
 Asked: 3/12/2016 Hi I was diagnosed with breast cancer 10 years ago treated with mastectomy and tram flap reconstruction now have been diagnosed with dermoid cyst...
 Asked: 3/8/2016 I have been on arimidex for ten years -- an anti re-occurrence medication.
 Asked: 3/7/2016 44 yrs old, diagnosed with invasive lobular, rt breast, 6.5x5.2x2.2cm, biopsy of left breast benign.
 Asked: 3/4/2016 Family friend just diagnosed with signet ring carcinoma breast cancer.
 Asked: 2/27/2016 Hi I had right Lobular breast cancer 5 years ago treated with wide local excision, radiation & currently taking arimidex.
 Asked: 2/23/2016 Hello Lillie, You provide a great service here.
 Asked: 2/22/2016 Hello, I have unexplained discomfort in my mid-back on left side.
 Asked: 2/17/2016 Hello Madam/sir I have a query that my mother having type 2A breast cancer.she had right breast mastectomy in Feb 2014.and had 4 rounds of chemotherapy.Now...
 Asked: 2/16/2016 I had lumpectomy to remove my 4.2cm er 100% pr 100% her2 negative tumor (Tubules score 2, nuclear score 2, Mitotic score 1), 1 lymph node involved.
 Asked: 2/15/2016 I had a lumpectomy for tnbc stage 1 last August, followed by chemo after which breast was soft and normal.
 Asked: 2/13/2016 My oncologist is recommending a 3D tomosynthesis in addition to a diagnostic mammogram follow up for my 6 month baseline mammogram after surgical breast biopsy...
 Asked: 2/11/2016 I had 4 benign phyllodes tumours removed in November 2014 (1 in left breast and 3 in right).
 Asked: 2/3/2016 Symptoms are recent weight loss of 14 pounds for no reason, sed rate of 78, low iron and pea size lymph node on neck.
 Asked: 2/1/2016 I ha da mammogram in Nov 2014 which as read as normal.
 Asked: 2/1/2016 2 years ago diagnosed with intermediate grade DCIS at age 59.
 Asked: 1/30/2016 Thanks Lillie to answer my previous questions.
 Asked: 1/28/2016 A new 1.5 cm high density mass with a spiculated margin in the left breast at 3''oclock posterior depth 7 cm from nipple which corresponds...
 Asked: 1/27/2016 Hi, I have completed treatment last month for stage 2b IDC.
 Asked: 1/21/2016 2 years ago, Stage 0 DCIS, no estrogen sensitivity, lumpectomy, clear margins, no radiation followup.
 Asked: 1/21/2016 Hi, I am just wondering if it is safe to have a tooth extracted one week prior to radiation treatment for breast cancer?
 Asked: 1/20/2016 I will have a wire placement in my breast tumor and both dye and an isotope injected before my sentinel lymph node biopsy and lumpectomy.
 Asked: 1/15/2016 When is it time to see an oncologist? After a diagnosis of cancer or while I have been diagnosed with ADH.
 Asked: 1/11/2016 I was just diagnosed with: Fibrocystic changes with mild duct dilation and dense stromal fibrosis with some features of PASH.
 
 
 
 
 

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