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 Asked: 2/19/2017 I was diagnosed with Grade Grade DCIS of 2-3 mm that was Solid and Comedo Architectural Pattern with central necrosis, with ER 100% positive and...
 Asked: 2/17/2017 I can''t seem to find an answer to a question that I have asked many times.
 Asked: 2/17/2017 I can''t seem to find an answer to a question that I have asked many times.
 Asked: 2/17/2017 I just inquired about whether to choose radiation, hormone therapy or both for early stage breast cancer.
 Asked: 2/15/2017 I am 72 and fit into category for skipping radiation.
 Asked: 2/15/2017 my name is Hala .. I am 34 femail which diognized by breast cancer tripple negative 5 months ago.
 Asked: 2/13/2017 For sun exposure after radiation, do most doctors recommend regular clothes plus sunblock for exposed skin, or do they tell you to use the sun...
 Asked: 2/13/2017 my name is Hala .. I am 34 femail which diognized by breast cancer tripple negative 5 months ago.
 Asked: 2/12/2017 I completed radiation therapy the end of August 2015 for stage 2a IDC.
 Asked: 2/11/2017 i am 48, had lumpectomy for ILC a couple of weeks ago.
 Asked: 2/10/2017 I am 72 and healthy. Had IDC- lumpectomy-3mm, grade 1, size t-1a,est-prog pos, her-neg sen node neg, have had second opinions.
 Asked: 2/7/2017 I am 43 and I had stage 2 breast cancer.
 Asked: 2/5/2017 Where will I have radiotherapy if my 3.5mm lobular breast cancer tumour was removed with clear margins and I had a wide local excision with...
 Asked: 2/4/2017 Hi.
 Asked: 2/2/2017 What is the difference between inflammation of a breast or lymphedema after lumpectomy, axillary surgery and radiation? My breast, underarm and shoulder have been swollen? ...
 Asked: 2/2/2017 Follow up question regarding the study that foregoes radiation in women over 70.
 Asked: 2/1/2017 Hello- I recently had a right breast mastectomy as the imaging studies as well as a general surgical consult indicated that I had a multilobulated complex...
 Asked: 2/1/2017 This is in reference to study that recommends foregoing rads and doing hormone therapy at 72 years old.
 Asked: 1/31/2017 Hi, My mother (76) had a modified radical mastectomy in early Nov, due to IDC.
 Asked: 1/30/2017 I am 46 with DCIS, intermediate grade, ER/PR positive, less than 2 cm.
 Asked: 1/29/2017 I am to start chemo ACT next week to tnbc.
 Asked: 1/29/2017 I was diagnosed with focal low grade DCIS (micro papillary and clinging type).
 Asked: 1/28/2017 My mum''s been diagnosed with Ovarian cancer in October last year.
 Asked: 1/27/2017 My eyeballs hurt from on-line research.... I am 53 yrs old and had a lumpectomy recently.
 Asked: 1/27/2017 Hi Lillie, I finished RT (after a lumpectomy) back in April and still have swelling and just a little tenderness in the treated breast.
 Asked: 1/24/2017 Is it truly necessary for an individual to have radiation therapy if the Oncotype DX score is 14 and the sentinel lymph nodes tested negative? .
 Asked: 1/24/2017 I have 3 qiesrions, I am 72. Diagnosed with IDC had lumpectomy.
 Asked: 1/23/2017 Is nipple discharge (clear) something that radiation can cause? I''m nearing the end of radiation therapy, and just started getting a small amount of...
 Asked: 1/19/2017 Why is there so much information about the benefits of radiation for breast cancer, but no information concerning the risks? Information about the risks...
 Asked: 1/19/2017 Hello, Really appreciate the opportunity to ask a question online! Since being diagnosed as a Type 1 diabetic, 35 years ago, I have had no...
 Asked: 1/17/2017 I had breast cancer in 2013 (age 43) and had bilateral mastectomy, chemo, and was on Tamoxifen.
 Asked: 1/17/2017 Last year, I had DCIS with non-invasive tumor.
 Asked: 1/16/2017 Hello I am 72 years old. Healthy, No meds other than supplements.
 Asked: 1/15/2017 My radiation treatment is delayed as oncotype Dx was not ordered until one month post op lumpectomy and awaiting results Mammary cancer stage 1c, grade...
 Asked: 1/14/2017 I''m 52, had a lumpectomy in Sept 2016 for a DIC tumor measuring 1.5 x 1.5 x 1 cm.
 Asked: 1/13/2017 I had a lumpectomy for stage 1 LCIS cancer, 1.5 cm.
 Asked: 1/12/2017 If you are receiving radiation to one side, it''s ok to use regular deodorant on the other side, right? For some reason I am afraid to do this! .
 Asked: 1/11/2017 I had radiation therapy to my left breast 14 years ago.
 Asked: 1/6/2017 How long does it normally take for radiation induced nerve damage (radiation aimed at lymph nodes) to show itself? Is it possible for it...
 Asked: 1/4/2017 I have completed all my treatment for Stage IIIA breast cancer (finished in August 2016).
 Asked: 1/2/2017 How long should I wait after my post-surgery breast infection clears before beginning radiation?
 Asked: 12/31/2016 I had the accelerated radiation treatment to left breast for treatment of ER/PR+ mass under my breast which felt like on my rip and ADH...
 Asked: 12/31/2016 Is Sarcoidosis a systemic disease and/or a connective tissue issue(found in eye lower lid and neck biopsy-only no lung involvement) that would prevent radiation therapy...
 Asked: 12/30/2016 I am 72. I am reading that at this age hormone therapy is recommended over radiation following lumpectomy, My IDC was 4mm, neg SLN, clear margins, stage 1, est- prog pos, her-- neg.
 Asked: 12/30/2016 Diagnosed IDC, 4mm, stage 1, ER-PROG pos, HER-neg.
 Asked: 12/30/2016 Finished 30 rad treatments on October 25th.
 Asked: 12/28/2016 I was diagnosed with DCIS High Grade in September and had a lumpectomy in October.
 Asked: 12/24/2016 IDC grade 2, 2 cm, ER + her2 + lumpectomy June 2016 left breast lower center, clear margins less than 0,1 cm, sentinel limps node...
 Asked: 12/24/2016 How soon after surgery can radiation treatment begin? I have Merkel Cell Carinoma.
 Asked: 12/24/2016 Hi I just started radiation. My sister used Calendula Cream and said it worked.
 Asked: 12/19/2016 Age 71, lumpectomy 4 weeks ago, grade 1, stage 1, ER positive 100% strong, PR negative, , HER2 neg (1+), , ki-67:...
 Asked: 12/16/2016 For Stage II IBC with a small amount of tumor cells in the first lymph node, I was prescribed 6 week of whole breast radiation and a week of boost.
 Asked: 12/12/2016 Hello! 50 year old female, DCIS diagnosed this summer.
 Asked: 12/12/2016 I was diagnosed with stage 2A invasive lobular breast cancer that was 2.3 CM er+ pr+ her2- mitosis 10 grade 2.
 Asked: 12/11/2016 Hi, I am 47 yrs old and am having a difficult time making a decision about whether or not to have radiation therapy after neoadjuvent...
 Asked: 12/11/2016 Hello again. I am the person who previously wrote about having pCR after neoadjuvant chemo and mastectomy.
 Asked: 12/11/2016 I was diagnosed with Stage II breast cancer after a prophylactic mastectomy where the sentinal nodes were not checked (as it was not thought I...
 Asked: 12/11/2016 Hello i am a 46 year old who had a lumpectomy in may.
 Asked: 12/6/2016 Stage 1a, 3mm dcis, 2 mm idc, er+,pr+, her- Very low grade, clear margins of 9 to 13 mm, snb was not done.
 Asked: 12/4/2016 I an 78 years old. Diagnosis in Mar 2016 with breast cancer two cancers one positive 1cm one triple negative 4cm 1 lymph node positive.
 Asked: 12/2/2016 Hi, I was the person who asked about radiation after a complete pathological response and no evidence of cancer in the lymph nodes.
 Asked: 12/1/2016 How will Radiation affect my implants. 59 YO Diagnosed with triple negative, stg II Right breast cancer 2.8cm with 1 node positive.
 Asked: 11/30/2016 Hi Lillie I am 58, generally healthy and diag with DCIS, total 3.6 cm (skipping), grade 2, no necrosis with 1mm margin, ER+ (from lumpectomy 3...
 Asked: 11/28/2016 I am a 45 year old woman who was diagnosed with triple positive breast cancer with an approximately 7 cm tumor in my right breast.
 Asked: 11/28/2016 Will see RO next week following mast.
 Asked: 11/16/2016 Are there any statistics on occurrence of Radiation Fibrosis/pnumonitis? I read that it is unknown whom & why will have lung damage.
 Asked: 11/13/2016 I have stage one estrogen positive breast cancer with an oncotyping score of 7% I have completed three weeks of radiation and am concerned...
 Asked: 11/9/2016 hi lillie, I just summited my question about whether to do radiation after mastectomy, I just want add that I asked question before, i like...
 Asked: 11/9/2016 i lillie, I was diagnosed with IDC on 05/16 this year and did mastectomy 06/09.
 Asked: 11/9/2016 I''m in third week of breast radiation treatments and am experiencing some fatigue and some skin disruption.
 Asked: 11/7/2016 Is radiation therapy effective in close margins in mastectomy? I don''t know what else you can do if you''ve removed all the breast tissue? My...
 Asked: 11/6/2016 Thank you for your response 11/6/6/16 to my question on chemotherapy.
 Asked: 11/6/2016 age 67 1.4 CM, grade 1, ER+ 98%, PR+ 75%, HER neg, Ki-67 8%, p53 2%, am having a lumpectomy.
 Asked: 11/6/2016 had lumpectomy 10/3/16 and am waiting for next step.
 Asked: 11/6/2016 Thanks for your response. If the second risk profile is right, i.e.: lumpectomy with radiation in my case reduces risk of local recurrence from 15% to 7%, then it would seem that the risk profile is so low that radiation could be avoided.
 Asked: 11/3/2016 I am 63 with a prior history of stage 3 small cell bladder cancer 6 years ago and now in full remission.
 Asked: 11/2/2016 I hade ILC removed by lumpectomy, er,pr +.
 Asked: 10/30/2016 Am 49 just had double mastectomy for stage 2 ductal carcinoma.
 Asked: 10/30/2016 How soon after lumpectomy should I begin radiation? What is the latest I can start?
 Asked: 10/27/2016 I am 50 years old. I have Estrogen Progesterone positive HER 2 negative tumor removed by lumpectomy.
 Asked: 10/24/2016 Thank you for reply on Cribriform and tubular architecture within the NST (non specific type of IDC.
 Asked: 10/24/2016 Thank You & Further Question Re very small tumor: Further question re my 10 10 16 question whether radiation is necessary for my situation: ...
 Asked: 10/23/2016 I am nearly four years out from diagnosis.
 Asked: 10/20/2016 I have a pale, lesion on my breast that was diagnosed by an internist and multiple dermatologists as a keratosis.
 Asked: 10/20/2016 Will patients be given eye protection during 5 weeks of radiation therapy? Is there a risk for vision problems or cataracts?
 Asked: 10/19/2016 Hi, I''m 48 and recently had a lumpectomy for DCIS, grade 2, ER+ PR+, and it was larger than 3cm.
 Asked: 10/16/2016 What does current research and clinical practice show about brachytherapy and APBI in terms of cosmesis and toxicity as compared to who,e breast radiation
 Asked: 10/14/2016 11mm IDC ER/PR+/HER2neg, 49yo debating between lumpectomy/xrt and mastectomy.
 Asked: 10/14/2016 Just had lumpectomy for dcis intermediate grade with 2.5 mm tumor (very small).
 Asked: 10/13/2016 My 82 y.o. mother was diagnosed with stage 0 DCIS, low nuclear grade, no necrosis, cribiform and solid type, ER/PR positive.
 Asked: 10/12/2016 60 yrs. old, 10 mm tumor located 10 o’clock nearest to arm, invasive ductal carcinoma, Estrogen positive 100%, Proges.
 Asked: 10/12/2016 Hi, I had a lumpectomy for DCIS, grade 2, er+ with clean margins.
 Asked: 10/11/2016 I am 67 years old, in overall good health, non smoker, good weight, active, conscious about intake of sugar and fat.
 Asked: 10/10/2016 Is radiation necessary in my situation or how much it will improve odds.
 Asked: 10/5/2016 Why is my skin red on my upper right back from breast cancer radiation? Radiation to the whole breast, axilla and supra clavicular on the right.
 Asked: 10/2/2016 Is there any blood work necessary during radiation treatment?
 Asked: 10/3/2016 What is standard radiation therapy for ER+,PR+, Her2-, 2 positive nodes, stage 2B? I am scheduled for 5 weeks, 50 grey, without a boost.
 Asked: 10/1/2016 Had lumpectomy on Sep 12 for stage 1, invasive tubular, estrogen sensitive cancer.
 Asked: 10/1/2016 I have stage 1A breast cancer invasive duct carcinoma moderately differentiated grade 2 size 8mm.
 Asked: 10/1/2016 I had lumpectomy for dcis on 8/30/16.

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