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 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.
 Asked: 9/4/2015 Just sent a question regarding supraclavicular fullness s/p stage 1 grade 1 ICD x 4 years ago.
 Asked: 9/3/2015 Hi! I had a stage 1 grade 1 ER PR+ HER neg IDC 4 yrs ago.
 Asked: 8/31/2015 Dear Lillie, Thank you for your time answering all of these questions! I am beginning my second year of follow up care for a stage...
 Asked: 8/30/2015 What factors impact oncotype scores, Family history or cancer, pathology of tumor, etc..
 Asked: 8/30/2015 In March of 2015 I noticed my left breast was swollen and painful.
 Asked: 8/26/2015 Concerning my question submitted on 8/25 and answered, u are saying that there is no reason to be concerned since no evidence of metastasis was found.
 Asked: 8/25/2015 I am a two time survivor of triple negative BC, 2002 and 2011, Both were Stage I with no lymph node involvement.
 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).

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