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 Asked: 8/23/2015 i was diagnosed with invasive mixed ductal/lobular cancer left breast stage 1 er pr+ her- node neg onco 7.
 Asked: 8/20/2015 Hi Lillie. What a wonderful service this is, and many thanks to you and John Hopkins.I am currently 62 yo.
 Asked: 8/13/2015 Are both of the following initial neoadjuvant treatment paths reasonable choices in a (ER/PR positive in an equivocal HER2 2+ by IHC, sent to reference...
 Asked: 8/12/2015 Micro calcifications found in routine mammogram. Stereotactic biopsy found DCIS with micro invasion (1 -1mm block showing infiltration of lymph or vascular vessel).
 Asked: 8/11/2015 I am a 17 year breast cancer survivor Dcis with .5 invasive component right breast mastectomy.
 Asked: 8/10/2015 Hi, just had ADH upgraded to DCIS after excisional biopsy 15mm lump.
 Asked: 8/8/2015 I recently underwent oncoplastic lumpectomy with needle localization for DCIS intermediate grade.
 Asked: 8/6/2015 I recently read an article concerning overtreatment of DCIS.
 Asked: 7/30/2015 My wife was diagnosed as stage 2b IDC at the beginning of March.
 Asked: 7/28/2015 Hi. I was diagnosed with idc stage 1, grade 1 est+, pro+, her2- in June of this year.
 Asked: 7/28/2015 iam having ductal carsinoma in left breast.
 Asked: 7/21/2015 on the news there have been a lot of cancer coming back after 1 yr, with metastatic breast cancer, I finished chemo july...
 Asked: 7/17/2015 40 y/o premenopausal. Invasive DCIS.
 Asked: 7/16/2015 Hello, I had posted a question a few weeks back on a painful left breast.
 Asked: 7/14/2015 Hello. My sister in law has trip neg br cancer.
 Asked: 6/29/2015 Pre-meno. dx Stage 2a.
 Asked: 6/28/2015 Have the results from the Tailordx test been published? If so, did the scale for the oncotype results change? (0-17 low risk, 18-31 intermediate, 31+...
 Asked: 6/26/2015 I had a phyllodes tumor removed, it was deemed benign.
 Asked: 6/25/2015 I am 66 years old and have a cyst that has doubled in size from 3 to 6 mm in a year.
 Asked: 6/22/2015 I had my first child in Feb (I''m 33).
 Asked: 6/21/2015 Is it normal to have a lump where original cancer was taken by lumpectomy followed by chemo then radiation, I''m nearly 3 months post...
 Asked: 6/20/2015 Would you recommend axillary lymph nodes dissection if 4/5 sentinel lymph nodes with isolated cells, and plan to do chemo and radiation.
 Asked: 6/19/2015 I was diagnosed with triple negative breast cancer at the age of 45, lesion was 1.9cm, sentinel lymph nodes 4/5 with isolated cells.
 Asked: 6/17/2015 My breast is swollen and the aerola is dark brown and and looks like it is peeling in spots.
 Asked: 6/14/2015 Hello, Im not sure if this this is the right section for my question but I wanted to know if Fever, Fatigue, Shortness of breath,...
 Asked: 6/13/2015 Dx''d with IDC 9mm grade 1 er+ pr + her- Ki67 5%<.
 Asked: 6/12/2015 General Question: Why not get radiation during chemo? Why the wait? Isn''t it better to treat earlier? .
 Asked: 6/10/2015 I''m an 8 yr her2+ bc survivor ..
 Asked: 6/8/2015 My oncologist still insists to do CBE AFTER mammogram (not BEFORE when she might feel something that may be addressed like under the arm).
 Asked: 6/5/2015 2008 Infiltrating ductal carcinoma. ER Positive, PR Positive, HER-2 Negative.
 Asked: 6/5/2015 Hi Lillie- some questions. I had left breast partial mast 5/15 and re-excision 2 days ago for due to multi-focal and distance 2.5 cm.
 Asked: 6/5/2015 I''ve had every procedure, 3D mammogram, ductagram,ultrasound and the results always come back Negative it''s going on 1 year now after they told me that...
 Asked: 6/5/2015 Hi I finished 30 x radiation around 2 months ago,my nipple swells alot larger than my other non radiation side.
 Asked: 6/4/2015 In Aug of 2013 I had a Double Tram Breast Cancer Surgery NOT AT JOHN HOPKINS... I would like to know if this was a recommended...
 Asked: 6/4/2015 Hello, I have two questions please. Can you please give me 1.
 Asked: 6/4/2015 Hi after you finish all treatments when should you have 1st mamagram? And should you have body scans etc?
 Asked: 6/2/2015 Hello, I posed my situation below in another forum and Intend to discuss oncotype with my MO at my upcoming appt. ( I am 52 and...
 Asked: 5/27/2015 I had Stage 2 A breast cancer,one lymph node cancerous.
 Asked: 5/17/2015 Hi. I had a lumpectomy and sentinel node biopsy 4 days ago.
 Asked: 5/15/2015 I am 10 yrs from my cancer diagnosis and a a little over 9 yrs for my bilateral silicone implants - both placed under the muscle.
 Asked: 5/14/2015 I was diagnosed with breast cancer 2A, Er-pos, Her2-.
 Asked: 5/12/2015 Please explain to me te meaning of the following? Digital bilateral mammogram+ultrasound!there is bilateral adult breast tissue present.
 Asked: 5/12/2015 I had breast cancer 2A, had surgery, 4 TC chemo treatments and just finished 33 radiations.
 Asked: 5/11/2015 I was diagnosed with left Breast pleomorphic invasive lobular carcinoma T2 N1mi M0 Stage 2b grade 2 er+/pr+/her2neu negative by FISH in October 2014.
 Asked: 5/9/2015 I had Breast Cancer Stage 2A, had a lumpectomy,4 TC chemo and 33 radiations.
 Asked: 5/6/2015 Thank you for this service. HX of breast cancer 20 years ago left breast invasive IDC treatment was mastectomy & Tamoxifen.
 Asked: 5/5/2015 Why cant a test be done to see if cancer has spread to the lymph nodes before my surgery takes place? I understand that I...
 Asked: 4/26/2015 My foot doctor x-rayed my lower right leg due to pain and the feeling of a lump when my leg is resting on my recliner.
 Asked: 4/26/2015 Hi. I was diagnosed with IDC with a grade 1 (score of 5- modified Bloomberg), 9mm ill-defined hypo echoic mass at 10 o''clock in my left breast by core needle biopsy March 30th.
 Asked: 4/24/2015 Hi, I am a 10 year breast cancer survivor and had some breast pain lately.
 Asked: 4/22/2015 My mom was diagnosed with Breast cancer in right breast recently. Her pathology High grade infiltrating ductal carcinoma.( 6 linear course measuring 0.6 cm in length...
 Asked: 4/22/2015 Hello. HX of breast cancer both breasts.
 Asked: 4/20/2015 Hello, I just finish 30 x radiation 2 weeks ago on my left breast, previously I had 3 FEC 3 dosetaxel, I''m on second week of Tamoxifen.
 Asked: 4/16/2015 I had a simple mastectomy with sentinel node biopsy.
 Asked: 4/16/2015 I had a simple mastectomy with sentinel node biopsy.
 Asked: 4/16/2015 Hello, many thanks for all your help! I have had lumpectomy, auchillary clearance,,6 x chemo, just completed 30 Rads, during my chemo I found a...
 Asked: 4/15/2015 I am 33 yrs old. I was dx with DCIS ER+, PR+, HER2+.
 Asked: 4/14/2015 Hi there, I have asked questions before, so thank you in advance.
 Asked: 3/29/2015 I had surgery last week and what we had hoped was stage one...was actually stage 2 with 3 positive nodes.
 Asked: 3/21/2015 Hello. I am writing from Vietnam.
 Asked: 3/19/2015 I was diagnosed with invasive carcinoma both ductal & lobular dec 12, 2014.
 Asked: 3/19/2015 I was diagnosed with invasive carcinoma both ductal & lobular dec 12, 2014.
 Asked: 3/13/2015 Im 29yrs old I have had nipple discharge for 6 yrs.the past 6 months I have developed bumps on my nipple my breast has grown...
 Asked: 3/13/2015 Sister had bad breast pain. Finally after several months of neglecting it , she was dx with triple neg br cancer stage 2b.
 Asked: 3/12/2015 I am 51 years old and have extremely dense breasts (Category 4).
 Asked: 3/11/2015 Hello. I am writing from a very rural area of the country.
 Asked: 3/6/2015 I have stage 3 invasive pleomorphic lobular carcinoma.
 Asked: 3/3/2015 I have to wait 5.5 weeks for my surgery from the date of diagnosis.
 Asked: 3/1/2015 I am stage 1. 1.5cm ER strongly positive, PR slightly.
 Asked: 2/26/2015 I had an axillary dissection(level 1) in April of 2014 because of recurrence to axilla the anterior and posterior margins were not clear the cancer...
 Asked: 2/24/2015 I had DCIS and a skin and nipple sparing bilateral mastectomy in Dec.
 Asked: 2/24/2015 Good morning, I had an open breast biopsy with duct excision Feb.
 Asked: 2/23/2015 HI I HAD 5 STEROTACTIC.DUCTOGRAM.3 NEEDLE AND 2 LUMPECTOMY I HAVING ALH.IAM 49 AND JUST HAD LUMPECTOMY IN JANUARY WICH CAME BACK B9 BUT IT...
 Asked: 2/21/2015 What do you think about this treatment: Letrozole, Gonal F pen, Ovitrelle and Cetrotide regarding ovarian stimulation.
 Asked: 2/19/2015 Hi! I was diagnosed 11/2014 at age 49 with multifocal, microinvasive (0.5mm) DCIS (pTmi, pN0) Est/Pro 99/92% respectively, intermediate grade.
 Asked: 2/17/2015 I''ve recently celebrated my 12th year Cancer free.
 Asked: 2/17/2015 I was diagnosed with DCIS two years ago and had a lumpectomy.
 Asked: 2/16/2015 After 25 continuous years of routine and diagnostic mammograms with the same imaging facility, I recently changed health care providers for breast imaging from a...
 Asked: 2/14/2015 I recently had a stereotactic core biopsy done for "a new heterogenous cluster of microcalcifications" that showed up on my mammogram.
 Asked: 2/6/2015 My image-guided biopsy shows the micro calcification is benign, although it was feared at the beginning there''s a 40% of it being malignant.
 Asked: 2/3/2015 These are my finding. Bilateral mammograms demonstrate the breast parenchyma to be scattered fibroglandular densities.
 Asked: 1/30/2015 Is it the standard of care to always remove some lymph nodes during either a lumpectomy, as well as a simple mastectomy?
 Asked: 1/23/2015 Hi Lillie, My name is Roni and I just got a second dcis diagnosis in the same breast/location.
 Asked: 1/22/2015 Been on Tamoxifen for 6months. No major side effects.
 Asked: 1/21/2015 Hi just wondering if letrozele can cause pain in the jaw, teeth and gums.
 Asked: 1/21/2015 I had a double mastectomy in July 2014 for DCIS and other markers in both breast forpossible future breast cancer and strong family history of BC.
 Asked: 1/17/2015 I''m back with yet another question! So, 3 days after my lumpectomy at Hopkins, and everything connected with the surgery is feeling fine.
 Asked: 1/16/2015 Why is breast tomosynthesis still considered experimental? Also, a lot has been written about variations in the amount of radiation exposure needed for a 3D and...
 Asked: 1/12/2015 I have a 1.2cm IDC, grade 3, er and pr+.
 Asked: 1/11/2015 I am curious, I have stage 2b, er/pr+, her2-, grade 1 breast cancer.
 Asked: 1/9/2015 My sterotactic biopsy came back with atypical lobular hyperplasia/lobular intraepithelial neoplasia grade 1.
 Asked: 1/7/2015 So my DCIS lumpectomy is scheduled for this coming Tuesday morning at Johns Hopkins (very glad to be having it done there!).
 Asked: 1/7/2015 I have been diagnosed with Triple Negative IDC.
 Asked: 1/4/2015 I have now had 2 mammograms and ultrasound and am scheduled for stereotactic biopsy.
 Asked: 1/4/2015 My 59 yr old sister lives in a small town in central CA.
 Asked: 1/2/2015 I have been diagnosed with IDC. The tumor is 1.5cm, Grade 3, er and pr positive and HER2 neg.
 Asked: 1/1/2015 Ms Lillie, thank you so much for this service.
 Asked: 12/23/2014 My mammogram came back normal however my gyn wants me to go for an ultrasound because it shows I have dense breasts.
 Asked: 12/20/2014 Stage2b ..tumor 2.2cm with microscopic to 1 lymph node.
 Asked: 12/16/2014 IS OK TO COMBINE ANASTROZOLE 1MG.
 
 
 
 
 

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