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 Asked: 4/23/2018 Do antioxidants (like in Brassica tea, for example) work against the effectiveness of radiation treatments? In other words, wouldn''t antioxidant rich foods (or supplements) provide...
 Asked: 4/23/2018 Under what conditions might a patient be prescribed the prone radiation vs deep breath inspiration radiation? .
 Asked: 4/19/2018 I am concerned about heart and lungs during radiation therapy.
 Asked: 4/16/2018 I scored a 20 on the Oncotype test for my lumpectomy.
 Asked: 4/16/2018 I know there is some current debate on whether axillary radiation treatment can substitute for axillary lymph node dissection (and thereby reduce the chances for...
 Asked: 4/16/2018 IDC Stage 1 Grade 2 T!a ER+ 4mm tumor in breast Oncotype DX score <10.
 Asked: 4/9/2018 With Stage 1, grade1, ER/PR positive, HER-2 negative Infiltrating ductal carcinoma and lumpectomy with lymph nodes clean, and the mass <2cm, how is the percent...
 Asked: 4/5/2018 Treated for IDC with Lumpectomy, radiation and hormone therapy 14 years ago in rt breast.
 Asked: 4/3/2018 I am supposed to get radiation on my liver.
 Asked: 3/27/2018 In 2007 I had 0.2 x 0.1 CM well-differentiated infiltrating duct carcinoma/tubular carcinoma in right breast.
 Asked: 3/23/2018 My sister (48 years)had a breast cancer tumor of ( 2.85 cm, grade 2, Er/PR+) with T2NOM0 status with node negative, underwent mastectomy.
 Asked: 3/22/2018 Question regarding fat necrosis. Is it possible to have fat necrosis in the non-radiated breast? My sister (age 45) completed her rads following mastectomy of the right breast about 6 weeks ago.
 Asked: 3/20/2018 Iím very worried about my heart and lungs with radiation.
 Asked: 3/19/2018 I have liver mets and all of the lesions except one are stable on Ibrance and faslodex.
 Asked: 3/11/2018 I have had two occurrences of DCIS.
 Asked: 3/9/2018 I had 9 mm, Stage 1, Grade 1 lumpectomy with wide clear margins removed Jan 29.
 Asked: 3/9/2018 scheduled for third breast re-excision, (in 6 weeks time) stage 0 , no clear margins.
 Asked: 3/8/2018 I''m confused by radiation reports post-treatment. Written notes say no IMN coverage, but actual dose plan and histogram show IMN minimum dose of 22Gy, max of 53Gy, and mean of 48Gy.
 Asked: 3/8/2018 Had lumpectomy for grade 1 IDC w/tubular features, no chemo but whole breast and nodal irradiation.
 Asked: 3/2/2018 Hi, I was diagnosed with IDC in Osctober, 2017.
 Asked: 2/26/2018 I am having APBI via the SAVI device, beginning on February 28, 2018, 5 weeks after lumpectomy (clear margins) and sentinel node biopsies (all 4...
 Asked: 2/26/2018 73 years old with left breast tumor,.9cm ER+ Her2-,clean margin, no spread to lymph node, lumpectomy was done to remove tumor.
 Asked: 2/26/2018 I''m a 39 YO diagnosed with IDC with extensive DCIS.
 Asked: 2/22/2018 Having chest wall and nodal radiation following complete mastectomy.
 Asked: 2/22/2018 Is prone radiation only for large breast? Tumor NOT close to wall, but have small breast.
 Asked: 2/22/2018 Hi I had mastectomy for 3.5 cm invasive lobular stage IIB , one macrometastic sentinel node out of two and onco score of 13.
 Asked: 2/20/2018 Left breast diagnosed Stage 0 DCIS Intermediate grade, ER/PR+, 1.8cm.
 Asked: 2/19/2018 I have grade 1A, E+, P+, H-, Oncotype DX 5 invasive carcinoma in the left breast.
 Asked: 2/11/2018 I am 71yo who had a left breast lumpectomy IDC 2A pr/er+ her-.
 Asked: 2/9/2018 My 83 year old mother was diagnosed with Invasive Ductal Carcinoma, Grade 2, 4.8cms, T2, PR- ER-, HER2+, no chest wall involvement, mobile mass.
 Asked: 2/6/2018 Clinical DX T3N2M0 (IIIA) post neoadjuvant/surgery pT1c,N1a (IIA) Is there a disadvantage in starting radiation at week 10-12 as opposed to week 8 (with regards to...
 Asked: 2/6/2018 Have any patientís had extended fatigue from radiation over one year? If so, is there anything to be concerned about? .
 Asked: 2/4/2018 Stage IIIA, Grade 2 ER+ HER2- ductal est.
 Asked: 2/4/2018 My wife had a mastectomy and the margins and lymph nodes were clean and negative.
 Asked: 2/4/2018 Hi Lillie, I have been diagnosed with DCIS Stage 0, ER/PR positive.
 Asked: 2/2/2018 Hello, My mom had TNBC stage 2B/3 she finished chemo and had a modified mastectomy.
 Asked: 2/1/2018 Is radiation necessary following a lumpectomy with clean margins, negative sentinel nodes (3 nodes removed), E+ P+ Hert-, prognostic stage 1A with an Oncotype DX...
 Asked: 2/1/2018 Is radiation overkill for my post lumpectomy treatment (Dx 12/2017: DCIS Stage 0, tumor size 8 mm, ER/PR+, surgery 1/19/18: clear [4mm] margins in pathology,...
 Asked: 2/1/2018 After surgery (stage 1a, oncotype 24)do radiation and Chemo happen together or does one usually come before the other?
 Asked: 2/1/2018 I have a sauna at my gym.
 Asked: 2/1/2018 I had a lumpectomy for a 2 cm mass, ER,PR+ HER2- My surgeon told me to go next to a Radiation Oncologist, but should I...
 Asked: 1/31/2018 Can radiation therapy wait 12 weeks after a lumpectomy for Early-stage: Stage 0 -- DCIS (Ductal Carcinoma in Situ).
 Asked: 1/31/2018 Does 5 weeks radiation maximum include the boost?
 Asked: 1/30/2018 in response to answer that once type has nothing to do with radiation choice, why would my radiation oncologist give me a paper from NCCN...
 Asked: 1/30/2018 oncotype test came back zero but radiation oncologist is suggesting 25 treatments because tumor was 4.3 centimeters and of 15 nodes removed one had a...
 Asked: 1/29/2018 I have Stage 1, Grade 2, 2 cm, ER+, PR+, HER-2 negative, Invasive ductal carcinoma which was removed with a lumpectomy.
 Asked: 1/29/2018 Isnít 70 radiation sessions too much? Most breast radiation is 5, 6 or 7 weeks with a boost.
 Asked: 1/28/2018 Once the breast tissue is radiated (whole breast plus boosts to tumor bed area) is it possible for breast cancer to recur or see a...
 Asked: 1/28/2018 In reference of my question of 1/21 as you suggested I saw my MD.
 Asked: 1/26/2018 I had a 0.5cm contained tumor in left breast stage 1, in situ.
 Asked: 1/22/2018 I had a 3D mammogram, but they wanted me to come back for a second look on my left breast. The tech said the dr.
 Asked: 1/22/2018 Last week I went to a physical therapist because of upper back pain.
 Asked: 1/20/2018 I just had a lumpectomy and my radiation oncologist is recommending boost radiation prior to whole breast radiation.
 Asked: 1/17/2018 56 yr old, mother and grandmother both had breast Ca. I was dx with DCIS / high grade with marked necrosis..
 Asked: 1/13/2018 I had dcis stage o-had lumpectomy and radiation and now on tamoxifen! Dcis has come back in same area and is said to be not estrogen posiive.
 Asked: 1/13/2018 How long is two long to wait after a lumpectomy to start radiation and tamoxifen? I was diagnosed w a stage I grade II invasive ducal carcinoma..
 Asked: 1/11/2018 65 yrs old, very thin with osteoporosis (Spine -2.2, L Hip -2.4, R Hip -2.8).
 Asked: 1/11/2018 Hi, I have unusual question. I have clinical stage IIA (Ib if you count my Oncotype Score).
 Asked: 1/11/2018 I had a mastectomy of one breast.
 Asked: 1/9/2018 I had a mastectomy of one breast.
 Asked: 1/9/2018 I am 62 and just diagnosed with Stage 1 invasive lobular carcinoma.
 Asked: 1/7/2018 If margins are clean post lumpectomy or mastectomy why does radiation need to be given? 2/3 positive nodes. What is the purpose of radiation? Is radiation always given...
 Asked: 1/4/2018 Hi, I just had a mastectomy of my right breast after ILC was diagnosed and the tumour spanned 100mm area with a central tumour of 60mm.
 Asked: 1/2/2018 Is it possible to find out how approximately many cases of angiosarcoma secondary to breast cancer radiation treatment John Hopkins sees a year for treatment?..
 Asked: 12/30/2017 Hello. I am 51 years old and just underwent a lumpectomy, including iort, breast reduction and lift for dcis, intermediate grade.
 Asked: 12/23/2017 I had extensive radiation after a chest wall recurrence 7 years ago.
 Asked: 12/16/2017 Hello I am a 50 yr old with lupus sle and Dcis had lumpectomy with 1mm clear margin.
 Asked: 12/16/2017 I just asked you last night about your thoughts about radiation after a masectomy mainly because of extensive lymphovascular invasion.
 Asked: 12/15/2017 Lillie or Angie, The question posed 12/6/2017 post radiation skin burns during and after 5 weeks (50 grey). Do some or many or most patientís not...
 Asked: 12/14/2017 Hello. My mother has a 8 mm tumor found in her ducts.
 Asked: 12/13/2017 Hi Lillie, Can you respond to my question 12/5/2017 below? I appreciate Angieís response, but my primary question is: why did I have burns...
 Asked: 12/6/2017 Hi Lillie, I had 5 weeks whole breast, axillary node and supraclavicular radiation without a boost.
 Asked: 12/4/2017 Diagnosed sterotactic biopsy DCIS stage 0 Lumpectomy. Surgical pathology report negative after lumpectomy.
 Asked: 12/1/2017 65 yrs old - IDC, stage 1b, grade 2, ER+ (11.1) , PR+ (9.1), HER2-(9.5), Oncotype score 7 Ė Lumpectomy (Oct.
 Asked: 11/29/2017 How is radionecrosis treated? A small hole has developed on my left breast.
 Asked: 11/26/2017 45 F diagnosed in June 2017 with stage II invasive ductal ca (3x4 cm), scattered micro calcifications on mammography.
 Asked: 11/22/2017 72 years old, ILC, Lumpectomy Tumor size 0.9 cm, Grade 1, Margins of resection are negative, No DCIS present, Lymph nodes 0, pT1bN0, ER + , PR...
 Asked: 11/13/2017 I have invasive ductal carcinoma, stage 1, grade 2.
 Asked: 11/13/2017 Biopsy showed intermediate to high grade DCIS, one area of calcification.
 Asked: 11/11/2017 Thank you for your answer to my 11/7 question regarding low energy after radiation from October 2016.
 Asked: 11/10/2017 what is the difference between radiation therapy and radiation from an MRI .
 Asked: 11/8/2017 DCIS intermediate to high grade with ER & PR + no invasion.
 Asked: 11/7/2017 Five weeks Radiation without a boost completed one year ago.
 Asked: 11/5/2017 74 years old, lumpectomy, 1.6 cm clear margins, clear nodes,onco type 19, ER+ PR+ HER2- Thinking about skipping radiation and doing hormone therapy only opinion?
 Asked: 11/3/2017 My mother is 87 years old. She had a lumpectomy two weeks ago.
 Asked: 11/3/2017 Had 5 weeks radiation without a boost, whole breast, axillary and supraclavicular.
 Asked: 11/1/2017 HI, I was just diagnosed with ILC, 1 cm and i am having a lumpectomy on Monday..
 Asked: 10/27/2017 Hi, I had 3 surgeries for stage 2b IDC 3cm with 6mm DCIS, multifocal IDC satellite tumors, 1 SLN+, .75mm IDC, & got clear margins...
 Asked: 10/25/2017 I had bilateral partial mastectomy on 7/24/17.
 Asked: 10/21/2017 47 yrs with Dcis stage 0 had surgery and removal with clear margins of 5cm and size was 1cm and close to the surface.
 Asked: 10/20/2017 I am 67 years old, have stage 1 grade 1 invasive ductal breast ca with an oncotype recurrence score of 10.
 Asked: 10/17/2017 Thank you so much for all you do for everyone with answering their questions.
 Asked: 10/17/2017 39 y/o Stage 1, Grade 2, 1.5 cm IDC, multi-focal (additional tumors .5mm, .3mm and .2mm) plus 10.5 cm of DCIS.
 Asked: 10/17/2017 39 y/o Stage 1, Grade 2, 1.5 cm IDC, multi-focal (additional tumors .5mm, .3mm and .2mm) plus 10.5 cm of DCIS.
 Asked: 10/14/2017 How much radiation is required and for how long following a double mastectomy? I have IDC in left breast and would need 4 to...
 Asked: 10/13/2017 I had a LT breast lumpectomy with stage 1 IDC, with clear margins and lymph nodes were clear.
 Asked: 10/12/2017 I had a lumpectomy for a classical lobular (microscopical measurement of 2 cm) left breast on August 2, 2017. It''s to late to start radiation therapy...
 Asked: 10/10/2017 Age 62. IDC,1.7cm,stage 1,level 2.
 Asked: 10/10/2017 Thanks for your reply 10/9/2017. My tumor on the radiated side of 5 weeks RX without a boost was 2.1cm in size.
 Asked: 10/9/2017 Prior patient 10/6 asked about boost to tumor site after weeks of radiation. I was given 5 weeks of radiation without a boost.

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