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 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.
 Asked: 1/6/2016 Thank you for your answer about my 3 cm seroma developing a year after my lumpectomy.
 Asked: 1/5/2016 When I had surgery last year at Hopkins, I waited 6 weeks for surgery.
 Asked: 1/5/2016 Lillie, I just returned from my one year follow up mammogram from stage 1A breast cancer.
 Asked: 12/30/2015 Good morning, My mom just underwent a double-mastectomy with immediate reconstruction.
 Asked: 12/20/2015 Dec 4 I had a partial lumpectomy.
 Asked: 12/2/2015 I was diag with TNBC- IDC stage 1 -1.9 cm- had mastectomy, a clean but very close margin (.2 mm) from chest wall- Radiation was NOT recommended.
 Asked: 11/29/2015 I am 43 years old, had my first mammogram in 2009 at age 36 when my GYN thought she felt a lump.
 Asked: 11/14/2015 I had stage 2 grade 3 breast cancer 10 years ago.
 Asked: 11/13/2015 Last month i have an annual physical exam and my gyn doctor said that i have a lump on my right breast.
 Asked: 11/13/2015 I am 46 and was diagnosed with stage 2a idc last year.
 Asked: 11/9/2015 14 years after menopause, what may be causing return of hot flashes ? I am otherwise quite healthy, but after concerns of fluid around...
 Asked: 11/1/2015 I am 79 years old. I had a breast removed 13 years ago.
 Asked: 10/30/2015 About my breast cancer: I am 64, and breast fed my 4 children for 1 year each.
 Asked: 10/29/2015 I am 48 years old and was diagnosed in August with invasive mammary carcinoma with ductal and lobular features.
 Asked: 10/27/2015 If a tumor is 1.3 cm and you include the mass it would be 9cm what those that mean.
 Asked: 10/25/2015 Recently dx tnbc. 1.3 cm tumor.
 Asked: 10/17/2015 I''ve been to every annual mammogram for years, how do I end up with stage 3a beast cancer, also involved lymph nodes, it was a hers2 cancer.
 Asked: 10/16/2015 I had a biopsy on 9/3/15 - 6 weeks ago.
 Asked: 10/10/2015 My wife had mastectomy of the right breast about 4 months back.
 Asked: 10/9/2015 I had a double mastectomy 8/4/15 stage 1 grade 3 no lymph nodes 8mm ER+ PR- HER2+, went for 2 dr opinions & now waiting...
 Asked: 10/9/2015 I had a lumpectomy with one node under the arm cancerous.
 Asked: 10/5/2015 I was diagnosed with right breast IDC Grade 1 measuring 0.2 cm in greatest tissue extension.
 Asked: 10/5/2015 First of all, I''d like to say thanks as I''ve asked a question in the past and your simplified answers have been amazing and so...
 Asked: 10/5/2015 I have had two separate breast cancers, small and good prognosis and my sister has stage 4 breast cancer.
 Asked: 10/5/2015 i was sent for a stereotactic biopsy since there were microcalcifications found on a recent mammogram.
 Asked: 9/29/2015 Pulmonary ct scan shows two pleural based nodules (5.5mm and 5.3mm) in upper left lobe major fissure and one sub-pleural nodule(6.6mm),postural basal...
 Asked: 9/27/2015 when looking for a surgeon does it matter whether they are strictly breast or not.
 Asked: 9/25/2015 I am a two time survivor of triple negative breast cancer.
 Asked: 9/19/2015 I have questions concerning transfer of records for additional opinions.
 Asked: 9/16/2015 I am being seen by a breast surgeon at Johns Hopkins Community Physicians in Bethesda, Md.
 Asked: 9/15/2015 53 year old 1.1 cm ILC 0/5 SNB on left side finishing chemo 10/6 & then radiation.
 Asked: 9/14/2015 53 pre-menapausal ER/PR+, HER2- Had 1.1 cm ILC lump removed 6/3, SNB 0/5, just finished #3 of 4 TC.
 Asked: 9/12/2015 can cysts turn into cancer..
 Asked: 9/12/2015 I am 65 years old & was diagnosed with Stage 3B triple negative inflammatory breast cancer in May & have been receiving chemo therapy.
 Asked: 9/12/2015 had mammogram/ultrasound today. dr.
 Asked: 9/11/2015 this is in response to my diagnostic question.
 Asked: 9/11/2015 can a diagnostic mammogram and ultrasound determine if a lump in the breast is cancer.? .
 Asked: 9/10/2015 I have asked questions before and I want to thank you in advance for this question.
 Asked: 9/7/2015 hi I''m 55 yrs old and had a mammogram last nov which showed my right breast not even with my left breast.
 Asked: 9/6/2015 What can cause an architectural distortion in a breast? No other symptoms.

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