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 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.
 Asked: 10/9/2017 Thanks for your prompt response. when you have lumpectomy and radiation, do they only use radiation on the tumor side or do they do both breasts to eliminate any cancer cells on the other side.
 Asked: 10/8/2017 IFor idc in left breast with a lumpectomy will you also get radiation treatment on the right breast prophylacticly or would a double mastectomy be...
 Asked: 10/6/2017 Boost question, 52, stage 2b ilc, 2 nodes positive, double mastectomy with tissue expanded, 16 rounds of chemo complete.
 Asked: 10/5/2017 Hi Lillie is Radiation required for dcis 5.5 cm tnbc with mastectomy...with micro invasion....chemo was done....
 Asked: 10/5/2017 50 y/o, recently had lumpectomy for DCIS, grade 3, hormone receptor NEGATIVE.
 Asked: 10/2/2017 I do not normally get a flu shot.
 Asked: 9/29/2017 I had a lumpectomy 1.3cm lump with 1 out of 4 sentinal nodes positive.
 Asked: 9/29/2017 Thank you for helping me through my new journey,I am grateful for all that you do.
 Asked: 9/27/2017 My tumor was IDC with Lobular features, 12mm x 13mm x 14mm.
 Asked: 9/27/2017 I had to re-ask as I misspoke and stated it incorrectly.
 Asked: 9/27/2017 So I had 6 rounds of chemotherapy then a double mastectomy with immediate reconstruction.
 Asked: 9/27/2017 I was diagnosed with stage 2 IDC breast cancer 2cm to my left upper-inner quadrant, surgery August 25th 2017, double mastectomy with 2 out of...
 Asked: 9/25/2017 i was diagnosed with stage 3 IDC with HER2 pos...
 Asked: 9/25/2017 I am a 45-year old with L breast invasive ductal carcinoma, tumor: 1.5 cm, grade 1., ER +, PR +, HER2 neg.
 Asked: 9/25/2017 My wife just had a mastectomy for Stage III triple negative breast cancer, Stage IIB.
 Asked: 9/25/2017 Level 1 ER+ ductal carcinoma 4mm surrounding tissue clear, did not biopsy lymph nodes had a lumpectomy on right side 5cm.
 Asked: 9/24/2017 regarding my previous question about stage 2 invasive ductal carcinoma in right breast.
 Asked: 9/24/2017 What happens to moderate growing cancer cells after a lumpectomy if treatment is not received within ten weeks?
 Asked: 9/23/2017 I have stage 2 invasive ductal carcinoma in right breast.
 Asked: 9/21/2017 I had a lumpectomy 2 weeks ago and the following is my path report: Well differentiated tubular carcinoma 7mm in greatest dimension, involving posterior deep...
 Asked: 9/18/2017 My mother is 92. She has a marble-size cancer in her right breast.
 Asked: 9/13/2017 I have stage one breast cancer. I had a tumor the size of a pea removed.
 Asked: 9/13/2017 Regarding my previous question about radiation being done 5 months after lumpectomy for DCIS, its not for peace of mind that I am asking.

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