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 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: 5/27/2014 I HAVE BEEN TAKING AFINITOR 7.5 MG AND 5 MG FOR ABOUT FOUR MONTHS.
 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.
 Asked: 4/15/2014 Respected, my mother (63) was just diagnosed with IDC, it was done radical mastectomy and all lymph- nodes under arm are also taken out.
 Asked: 4/12/2014 I am 55 years old ,,,,,biopsy on oct 29 2013 ,,,,,her-2 positive right breast tumour,,,, with mets to the nodes,,,,,,six rounds of chemo ,,,,started herceptin...
 Asked: 4/9/2014 About three weeks ago My biopsy revealed 2 cm IDC grade 3.
 Asked: 4/9/2014 Lumpectomy in February all clear margins, estrogen pos, node neg, her2 neg, 48yrs old, premenopause, mammaprint showed high risk, want to know if 4 or...
 Asked: 4/9/2014 Lumpectomy 2/21/14, estrogen pos, sentinel node biopsy removed 3 all negative, grade 3, Her 2 neg, First doctor did a mammaprint and showed high risk...
 Asked: 4/6/2014 I am 52 and recently had a breast biopsy that indicates tubular carcinoma - sized approx 10 mm by MRI.
 Asked: 4/6/2014 If I am satisfied with radiation oncologist but would like a second opinion for medical oncologist for hormonal therapy.
 Asked: 4/1/2014 My mother (82) found small lump early January 2014.
 Asked: 3/29/2014 I had bilateral mastectomy with immediate reconstruction 4/18/13.
 Asked: 3/29/2014 I have been diagnosed with invasive ductal cacinoma yesterday.
 Asked: 3/27/2014 My mom had microcalcifications on routine mammography than was found to be high grade DCIS on 1/14/14.
 Asked: 3/27/2014 My biopsy report--R breast invasive ductal carcinoma w/histologic grade, nottingham score:grade 1, score 4/9, ductal carcinoma in situ, intermediate nuclear grade, microcalcifications present in the...
 Asked: 3/27/2014 I had ultrasound guided biopsy last Monday.
 Asked: 3/27/2014 I was diagnosed with invasive ductal carcinoma insitu jan 2012 underwent chem 8 rounds every two weeks ? Drug I know one taxol and another red devil .
 Asked: 3/25/2014 I am being treated for breast cancer at the University of Virginia Breast Center by Drs.
 Asked: 3/25/2014 I was just diagnosed with adenoid cystic carcinoma in my right breast.
 Asked: 3/24/2014 Is mammoprint an effective test to determine if chemo will be useful for breast cancer after surgery? Or would oncotype be a better test?
 Asked: 3/22/2014 48 yrs old, excellent overall health, stage 1 breast cancer right breast (1.4 cent),HER 2 neg.
 Asked: 3/22/2014 I had lumpectomy right breast for stage 1 (1.4 centimeter), grade 3, margins clear and sentinel biopsy clear and cancer free, 98% estrogen positive,...
 Asked: 3/22/2014 Academic Breast Care Centers are usually recommended.
 Asked: 3/20/2014 WHY DO i HAVE SO MUCH PAIN IN MY BREAST AND AT THE BACK OF MY BREAST STOMACH AND SIDE AFTER HAVING 3 WEEKS RADIOTHERAPY...
 Asked: 3/19/2014 I was recently diagnosed with stage I, hormone receptive invasive lobular cancer.
 Asked: 3/19/2014 I have a 3.8 cm invasive lobular Stage IIA, Grade II, estrogen & progesterone positve, HER2 negative cancer with no nodal involvement.
 Asked: 3/18/2014 I was diagnosed with stage 1 grade 2 IDC ER/PR +.
 Asked: 3/13/2014 Is Dr. Dooley still at Johns Hopkins Hospital as a breast surgeon? A friend of mine went to him at Johns Hopkins and is highly recommending him to me. I have been told by a radiologist in Salisbury Md.
 Asked: 3/5/2014 i had lumpectomy and sln removal two days ago I was told by the surgeon that after injection of the blue dye a...
 Asked: 3/4/2014 I am about to begin radiation therapy.
 Asked: 3/3/2014 At 40 years old......5 years ago I had bilateral mastectomy for ILC stage 1 (2 lobectomies failed to get clear margins) i had 5 additional...
 Asked: 3/1/2014 Just had a biopsy for microcacifcation and it came back as cancer.
 Asked: 2/26/2014 Hello, I'' ve been operated in december 2013 a pure neuroendocrine breast cancer.
 Asked: 2/25/2014 I have intermediate grade DCIS and had a lumpectomy.
 Asked: 2/25/2014 My husband had a radical prostatetectomy at Johns Hopkins in July, 2009, H.
 Asked: 2/23/2014 I am 40years married women having two children.In Mammogram reports says Nodular opacities in upper outer quadant of right breast and clumpsed cysts in...
 Asked: 2/23/2014 I was dx stage 1 breast cancer in 11/2009 Lesion was <1cm., margins were clear and no evidence of cancer in lymph nodes.
 Asked: 2/19/2014 Is there any way to make these topic pages searchable? This could be the greatest service on the internet - if only a person could...
 Asked: 2/16/2014 Hello my name is Amanda I''m 11 years old and on my nipple on my lright there is like a Lump in it most people...
 Asked: 2/11/2014 I was diagnosed with Stage 1 ER+ Breast Cancer in June 2012 at age 44.
 Asked: 2/11/2014 Would like to know what this all mean im 30 yr old female.
 Asked: 2/4/2014 Just stopped anastrozole after 4yrs and 11 months.
 Asked: 2/2/2014 I am 60 with DCIS in R breast.
 Asked: 2/1/2014 47 years of age, female, reported with a mass in upper and outer quadrant of the right breast.
 Asked: 1/30/2014 I''m a 42 yr old female that just recently noticed my right breast itchy at times and latating .
 Asked: 1/28/2014 Concerned about 1 month wait for mastectomy.
 Asked: 1/27/2014 I have have been diagnosed with breast cancer and the BRCA 1 test was positive.
 Asked: 1/27/2014 I forgot to mention that my oncotype score was ZERO, and that I am 67 .
 Asked: 1/21/2014 Hello - I am 51, never been pregnant and have clear yellow sticky nipple discharge that occurs both spontaneously and by manipulation (during mammogram) in...
 Asked: 1/21/2014 Just diagnosed with IDC have appointment with surgeon, what kind of questions do I ask?
 Asked: 1/20/2014 Hello, I have read the story about lisa adams, and i am saddened and frightened.
 Asked: 1/18/2014 I am 56 in early 2013 felt a small knot that the mammogram did not see.
 Asked: 1/16/2014 I am 37 years old and just had my first mammogram.
 Asked: 1/16/2014 Where do i begin......... Well, a routine mammogram at my age of 43 was inconsistant and led to another mammogram showing calcifications.
 Asked: 1/14/2014 Hello, I am in two clinical trials. Every time they take blood.
 Asked: 1/13/2014 In December I had a core needle biopsy on what turned out to be a simple cyst after discovering a lump in September.
 Asked: 1/9/2014 I am a 72 yr old woman in overall good health who has had a lumpectomy to remove a 2.6centimeter tumor with 1 millimeter of invasive cancer cells.
 Asked: 1/7/2014 I was diagnosed with invasive ducal carcinoma.
 Asked: 1/6/2014 1was 58 underwent diet flat for mastectomy my of left breast.
 Asked: 1/2/2014 I just completed 4 rounds of TC with Herceptin.
 Asked: 12/28/2013 37 yr old ,just diagnosed with invasive ductal carcinoma right breast.
 Asked: 12/20/2013 I had a mammogram and the first view of the left breast was good 2nd view saw something but could not id.
 Asked: 12/12/2013 I had DCIS almost 13 years ago and have had normal mammograms every year since.
 
 
 
 
 

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