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 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: 12/11/2014 Does Johns Hopkins currently offer hypofractionated whole breast irradiation (the shortened course of radiation as opposed to conventional 5-7 week course) after lumpectomy in it''s...
 Asked: 12/11/2014 Thank you so much for responding to my question.
 Asked: 12/10/2014 My very experienced surgeon says I am a good candidate for BCS for my T1 invasive ductal carcinoma, but I am concerned because 8 of...
 Asked: 12/8/2014 I am 64, with no family history of BC, recent mammogram showed calcifications in left breast, prompting biopsy.
 Asked: 12/4/2014 I cannot for the life of me understand why an oncologist would do a CBE AFTER a mammogram.
 Asked: 12/3/2014 I have severe Crohn''s Disease. I was diagnosed with DCIS Grade 3, Comedo, Necrosis 2 cm tumor.
 Asked: 11/21/2014 I have been advised to have a Masectomy because the tumour is large in comparison to my breast volume.
 Asked: 11/18/2014 does my having dense breast tissue call for more examination beyond mammograms?
 Asked: 11/13/2014 Biopsy/path on left showed 2.5 cm IDC, stage 2.
 Asked: 11/13/2014 3 defined hazy areas with nodular opacities seen in superior and lateral quadrant of both breasts.
 Asked: 11/8/2014 48 yr old live in England , diagnosed in June with IDC 14mm.
 Asked: 11/7/2014 55 y.o dx with probable 5mm breast cyst.
 Asked: 11/6/2014 Hi, I had infiltrating ductal carcinoma 2 cm large, T2N1M0, ER+ PR+ HER2Neu-, Ki67 3%, 1 lymph node involved out of 4 examined.
 Asked: 11/5/2014 Have their been any studies regarding women STARTING Arimidex 6 years after going through Breast Cancer (invasive Lobular) ER and her 2 positive..
 Asked: 11/4/2014 I have had three abnormal mammograms every year.
 Asked: 11/3/2014 I have IDC stage 3A in one breast, and lobular invasive stage 1 in the other.
 Asked: 10/30/2014 I was diagnosed with dcis in 2006 via mammogram (calcifications found).
 Asked: 10/19/2014 May I had mammogram -findings breast parenchyma is heterogeneously dense Rt-scattered benign calcifications, subtle iso dense mass 4 mm.
 Asked: 10/9/2014 I recently heard about an alternative to cortisone injections by freezing the nerve and it will last two months.
 Asked: 10/8/2014 Thank you for responding to my question about the sciatic nerve injury following the TUG reconstruction.
 Asked: 10/7/2014 I was diagnose with infiltrative ductal carcinoma that measure 2.9 cm estrogen positive and progesterone positive ki67 85% and p53 positive I am moving out...
 Asked: 10/7/2014 I am interested in the TUG reconstruction.I have heard of two cases in the UK where patients having this operation sustained accidental injury to the...
 Asked: 9/30/2014 My oncologist in New Jersey does a CBE AFTER (not before) my mammogram and any sonogram, if needed.
 Asked: 9/29/2014 Hi I had a right mastectomy in 2006 for multifocal dcis, on recent gyn visit Dr found an area on left outer aspect...
 Asked: 9/27/2014 My mother had post menopausal breast cancer and I have fibroid adenomas..yearly mammograms since I was 28.
 Asked: 9/24/2014 1 year ago left breast mastectomy - stage 1 grade 2 mixed lobular/ductal.
 Asked: 9/23/2014 I had a double mastectomy in beginning of september with immediate reconstruction with implant.
 Asked: 9/22/2014 I have had a double mastectomy in beginning of september with immediate reconstruction with implant.
 Asked: 9/21/2014 I am a breast navigator in Kansas.
 Asked: 9/21/2014 Based on MRI-guided biopsy, I was diagnosed with Invasive Lobular Carcinoma - Stage 1 and Extensive LCIS in right breast so no chance for Lumpectomy.
 Asked: 9/15/2014 Hello, My question is concerning Tumor Markers. When I was diagnosed 2 years ago they did a CA15-3 and it was 15 before chemo...
 Asked: 9/8/2014 I''ve been diagnosed with a recurrence(pT2 pN0 pMX) 8 years after a lumpectomy &radiation.
 Asked: 9/6/2014 My wife has been recommended for a core biopsy, guided by ultrasound, for an abnormality in her right breast found by ultra sound.
 Asked: 9/3/2014 Referring to my question again. My wife was examined from August 2012 until August 2013 three times.
 Asked: 8/24/2014 Patient at NCI/academic medical center. 67yrs old, diagnosed with synchronous bilateral bc 11/13.
 Asked: 8/7/2014 I just had a double mast with TE placed after dcis removed and ALH, LCIS findings.
 Asked: 8/6/2014 after doing some research on the cause of low platelets in blood work, I found that this can have a relation to breast cancer that...
 Asked: 7/30/2014 My sister''s report of ER,PR and Her2neu find the results respectively...sir does this the symptom of cancer.if yes does it is curable and what is...
 Asked: 7/30/2014 I had ILC 1.6 cm ONcotype score 23, low ki-67, Er+ Pr- grade 2, bi lat mastectomies, 0/4 nodes, no chemo, working on hormone therapy,...
 Asked: 7/27/2014 Hi! I have noticed for the past year, I had an out of range nucleated RBC no.
 Asked: 7/21/2014 After normal mammogram ultrasound showed solid mass.
 Asked: 7/16/2014 recently diagnosed with bilateral breast cancer mucinous ductal in the right side was grape size tumor positive in first lymph node Er + margin a 3.
 Asked: 7/16/2014 Hi! I am diagnosed with Grade 3, triple negative DCIS.
 Asked: 7/15/2014 I was diagnosed with stage 1 TNBC a year ago, and my breast surgeon recommended a highly regarded medical oncologist nearby.
 Asked: 7/10/2014 I have small nodular opacity in the lower medial aspect of right breast - BIRADSII It is starting stage cancer or not?
 Asked: 7/7/2014 What is the best recommended follow up/imaging to detect recurrence following a double mastectomy for invasive her2+? .
 Asked: 7/7/2014 Does fat grafting via lipo-filling from the thighs into a reconstructed breast increase the risk of cancer recurrence?
 Asked: 7/5/2014 I have IDC, had lumpectomy right breast ,tumor 0,6cm.Pathologic result pt1b with pN0. No lymphovascular invasion, margini clear ER+ pr+ HER 2- THANK YOU VERY MUCH
 Asked: 6/27/2014 Do you diagnose and treat inflammatory breast cancer?
 Asked: 6/26/2014 What are the common issues during chemotherapy administration? What are the common problems/frustrations with the port/infusion system?
 Asked: 6/25/2014 What is the standard of care regarding the aftercare of breast cancer, particularly in the 1st year or 2 after diagnosis? Is it a...
 Asked: 6/21/2014 I have been diagnosed with invasive lobular carcinoma in my left breast thru a biopsy which showed an area less than a centimeter.
 Asked: 6/19/2014 I am a little concerned. I am 69, had a small dcis and small microinvasion.
 Asked: 6/17/2014 My wife aged 53 is diagnosed to have Breast Cancer recently.
 Asked: 6/16/2014 Just got results from excisional biopsy of breast.
 Asked: 6/9/2014 68 year old woman diagnosed with dcis, with microinvasion.
 Asked: 6/5/2014 I had prophylactic bilateral mastectomies 12 weeks ago.
 Asked: 6/2/2014 65 year old female concerned about a 14 year old radiation machine which is being replaced in the middle of my radiation therapy.
 Asked: 6/2/2014 I was diagnosed with Multifocal IDC Breast Cancer (Grade 1) and Intermediate DCIS with necrosis…the largest focus 2mm.
 Asked: 6/1/2014 Lumpectomy, May 15, 2014. 65 year old female, Right Breast IDC, histologic: Stage 1, Invasive Ductal Carcinoma, Grade 1 (tubule formation: 1, nuclear grade: 1-2, mitotic count: 2, measuring 1.1 in largest dimension microscopically.
 Asked: 5/25/2014 I had a ultrasonic guided needle core biopsy for a solid mass that show up on ultrasound exam.
 Asked: 5/21/2014 I am 65 yrs old and am moans ultrasound.
 Asked: 5/18/2014 Where do I begin with Hopkins? I am seriously considering switching my care to JHU and I''d like to know where to begin. I had...
 Asked: 5/13/2014 I am diagnosed with DCIS. I had breast surgery on 7th April.
 Asked: 5/12/2014 I am 55 years old the hospital did a Ct scan they found a tiny subpleural nodules in my right upper lung laterally could it be cancer.
 Asked: 5/12/2014 Had lumpectomy for Invasive Ductal Breast Carcinoma.Tumor 3.4 x 2.8 x2.2cm. Stage T2N1a.........Given 20 wk Chemo protocol at Regional Hospital ......2nd opinion at JHopkins ...
 Asked: 5/12/2014 thank you for your reply. I''ve scheduled an appointment with the Vanderbilt Cancer Center.
 Asked: 5/11/2014 I recently had a double mastectomy. I had a 6.5 cm tumor in my left breast, I opted to remove both breasts.
 Asked: 5/11/2014 I had an excisional biopsy/lumpectomy followed by radiation to remove a 5 mm lesion which contained DCIS.
 Asked: 5/10/2014 My post mastectomy pathology report showed that the biopsy microchip was not found.
 Asked: 5/10/2014 I was just diagnosed with breast cancer poorly differentiated invasive ductal carcinoma, histologic grade III/III, 1.0 cm maximum dimension.
 Asked: 5/9/2014 I was just diagnosed with breast cancer stage 1 4mm after having a lumpectomy last year to remove precancer cells.
 Asked: 5/8/2014 I don''t hv any questions. Just want to say a Big Thank You for all yr efforts in running this web site so efficiently.
 Asked: 5/7/2014 Hello, again. My wife just has a diagnostic mammogram after the first mammogram found a calcification on her breast.
 Asked: 5/7/2014 I hv finished Dx DCIS Lumpectomy & 25 sessions RT & am undergoing Tamoxifen therapy now.
 Asked: 5/7/2014 Hi. I had a mammogram a few days ago and found one calcification on my right breast in 3mm size.
 Asked: 5/6/2014 What does mitosis 6 per high power field mean?
 Asked: 5/6/2014 I''m having a Sentinel Lymph Node procedure prior to my breast surgery to remove my right breast on Monday.
 Asked: 5/5/2014 Firstly just wanted you to know I am from Australia, age 49 with extremely dense breast tissue, found a lump had mammogram which didn''t show...
 Asked: 5/5/2014 I hv bn recently dx DCIS 1.90cm rt breast.
 Asked: 5/2/2014 Respected, my mother (63) was just diagnosed with IDC, it was done radical mastectomy and 15 lymph- nodes under arm are also taken out.
 Asked: 4/30/2014 Is there a way of knowing which DCIS will become invasive? I’ve been reading about some 2012 U of TX research linking the loss...
 Asked: 4/29/2014 What is the best method of testing for reaccurence with bmx reconstruction.
 Asked: 4/27/2014 Three months ago I had an excisional biopsy to remove a 5 mm hypoechoic lesion that a core needle biopsy indicated was ADH.
 Asked: 4/23/2014 Suspected Paget''s disease of right nipple, very first symptoms in July last year.
 Asked: 4/23/2014 My oncologist wants to give neulasta shot next day after my chemo treatment.
 Asked: 4/23/2014 I had a lumpectomy end of February and while getting second opinion from University of Chicago, was told that one of my clear margins was...
 Asked: 4/22/2014 In my question posted a few hours ago I have missed to mention that necrosis are present so I am posting it again.
 Asked: 4/22/2014 I am 57 diagnosed with DCIS. I had partial mastectomy with sentinel nodes biopsy 2 weeks ago.
 Asked: 4/22/2014 I past 5 year in Nov. ILC stage 1 I had 2 lumpectomies that failed to get clear margins so ended up with bilateral mastectomy.and then tamoxifen.
 Asked: 4/18/2014 Is CA27-29 Tumor Marker test reliable. Since October 2013 my tumor markers have steadily risen from 28 to 48 to 52.
 Asked: 4/18/2014 Hi, I''m 33 years old pregnant with 2nd child at 7 weeks.

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