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 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...
 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 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.

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