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 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.
 Asked: 9/12/2017 It has been 5 months since my lumpectomy for less than 1 cm DCIS, intermediate grade, clear 2mm margins.
 Asked: 9/7/2017 I had radiation therapy 7 years ago.
 Asked: 9/5/2017 I recently had a lumpectomy/quadrantectomy where surgeon removed a 2.5 cm idc tumer Grade 2 and a 0.7 cm multifocal dcis (comedo type, high, nuclear...
 Asked: 9/5/2017 I was diagnosed with IDC, 3 mm, stage 1, er- prog pos, her neg from a surgical biopsy of a small lump.
 Asked: 9/3/2017 My mom had a mastectomy on July 19.
 Asked: 9/1/2017 I have her neg estrogen positive progestin positive breat cancer.
 Asked: 8/27/2017 54yr old otherwise healthy - I had a lumpectomy in Jan 2017 right breast 10 o''clock 9cm from nipple, TNBC, BRCA -ve, 2cm IDC basal...
 Asked: 8/25/2017 I had radiation, 50 grey, 5 weeks, to the right breast, right axilla and right supraclavicular.
 Asked: 8/22/2017 I am stage IIIC invasive ductal carcinoma with mets to axillary and supraclavicluar lymph nodes.
 Asked: 8/21/2017 I complete my radiation treatment in March 2016.
 Asked: 8/11/2017 It has been 18 weeks since my lumpectomy for DCIS.
 Asked: 8/11/2017 Diagnosed stage2a, 17mm tumor left breast with TNBC.
 Asked: 8/7/2017 I have dcis with lobular cancerfication.
 Asked: 8/6/2017 Does the radiation kill only cancer cells in the breast tissue or all breast tissue cells? .
 Asked: 8/5/2017 Please excuse this question if already asked....had no luck finding it.
 Asked: 8/5/2017 Dose radiation damage heart when the cancer was at left central position, why need all of margin clear before the radiation treatment? The tumor was...
 Asked: 8/1/2017 Want to refuse radiation. MX on right breast, 34, anterior margin positive, superior/deep margin clear.
 Asked: 8/1/2017 Hello, I was diagnosed with stage 3 invasive ductal carcinoma with a positive axulla node.
 Asked: 7/29/2017 Hello, I have DCIS high grade with central necrosis.
 Asked: 7/29/2017 I had radiation in 2015 on my left breast following lumpectomy.
 Asked: 7/29/2017 I''m 59 have IDC 1cm ,HER neg ER & PR+, lumpectomy hasn''t been scheduled-can a radiation treatment help spread before surgery?does a month make a difference?
 Asked: 7/25/2017 I had a lumpectomy on 4/14/17 removing a 1.3cm nodule with one sentinal lymph node positive, Because of the positive lymph node it was stage 2a.
 Asked: 7/24/2017 Need advice- I am 42yo, diagnosed with Stage II Grade 2 "soft" right breast cancer (ER+, PR+, Her2-).
 Asked: 7/22/2017 TNBC Node positive turned node negative. Is radiation necessary/recommended? Triple negative tumor 2.6 cm 1 pos node.
 Asked: 7/16/2017 How long after surgical removal(lumpectomy) of DCIS must radiation be started in order to be successful.
 Asked: 7/16/2017 Healthy 75 yr. old DCIS left breast lumpectomy 4 weeks ago, 1.5 mm, ER+, Grade 2 with central necrosis, solid pattern, negative margins greater than 2.0 mm from examined margins.
 Asked: 7/16/2017 I am undergoing radiation after removal of breast cancer.
 Asked: 7/16/2017 I am 55 years old and had DCIS stage 0, less than 1cm, intermediate grade, ER & PR positive, 2mm clear margins on my right side.
 Asked: 7/16/2017 I am 55 years old and had DCIS stage 0, less than 1cm, intermediate grade, ER & PR positive, 2mm clear margins on my right side.
 Asked: 7/13/2017 My radiation oncologist left practice before I finished chemo.
 Asked: 7/11/2017 In case of lumpectomy surgery where radiation is to follow, does the count to the start of radiation start after the first lumpectomy or after...
 Asked: 7/10/2017 Why if someone refused radiation and then gets breast cancer again .....why would they not be considered a candidate if on the 2nd cancer they...
 Asked: 7/10/2017 What would a report show if it was ER positive and HER2 negative? What would I look for? .
 Asked: 7/9/2017 Left Breast lumpectomy, Invasive ductal carcinoma, poorly differentiated, spanning 18mm in greatest dimension, present 2mm from the inked posteior margin
 Asked: 7/9/2017 PLEASE HELP!!! I had stage one left breast cancer.
 Asked: 7/7/2017 53 y.o. IDC stage 1b, er+, HER2-, lumpectomy 4/14/17 with 4 sentinel nodes removed, 1 micro met, radiation started, after 3 days, extreme pain in same arm as LN but only during the night.
 Asked: 7/7/2017 i am the one who said that Rad.
 Asked: 7/6/2017 I am 50 and had a lumpectomy and my margins are good-left breast . med oncologist says that this cancer not a threat and that it is behaving.
 Asked: 7/6/2017 I have multifocal invasive ductal carcinoma with extensive ductal carcinoma in situ.
 Asked: 7/3/2017 Hello! I am a 51 year old healthy woman.
 Asked: 6/30/2017 I have stage 2 breast cancer with 2 lymph nodes involved - one had 3 mm, the second one had isolated cells only.
 Asked: 6/29/2017 The importance of starting radiotherapy within 6 months of the lumbectomy, I''am 44 years old, I was diagnosed with stage 1 grade 2 triple negative...
 Asked: 6/25/2017 Hi, I am 60 years young and in pretty good shape. I am left sided, stage I, node negative, clear margin, ER positive, PR neg., Her2 positive...
 Asked: 6/24/2017 Is radiation To REMAINING NODES necessary after Axillary Clearance. 2(sentinel) of 21 nodes positive.
 Asked: 6/23/2017 My mom is 78, Stage 1B IDC - is radiation necessary? She is ER+/PR+ and HER2+, she had a lumpectomy in February, but there...
 Asked: 6/20/2017 I had 16 rounds of chemotherapy (4AC /12 Taxol)followed by surgery (Bilateral Mastectomy).
 Asked: 6/20/2017 I am a 72 yr old woman and had surgery in Nov of 2016 for DCIS in left breast.
 Asked: 6/20/2017 I am 68, had a lumpectomy after biopsy showing stage 1, grade 1 DCIS.
 Asked: 6/19/2017 Is it ok to wait 8 weeks after lumpectomy to begin the 6 week radiation treatments? My radiation oncologist said it is ok but I''m nervous.
 Asked: 6/16/2017 I had a lumpectomy with bilateral reduction on March 31 for IDC in my left breast.
 Asked: 6/15/2017 Can radiation only kill the cancer cells without damage the normal tissue and cell, or cause normal cell mutation? Why will the cancer still come...
 Asked: 6/15/2017 Hi: Does the gap(duration)between end of chemo and beginning of radiation for stage II/hormone receptor positive, one positive lymphnode (1/4) matter? E.g., is their any advantage...
 Asked: 6/15/2017 Hi, i will having radiation to both sides (including all lymph nodes and chest wall).
 
 
 
 
 

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