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 Asked: 7/16/2013 Is it possible to have edema in the rib cage area after having radiation treatments to the chest wall? .
 Asked: 7/16/2013 I have to have re-excision after July 5 lumpectomy for two margins, probably August 5.
 Asked: 7/15/2013 In October 2012 I was diagnosed with invasive breast cancer in my left breast and dcis in my right breast.
 Asked: 7/11/2013 Had lumpectomy 3.5 weeks ago. Radiation will start soon and breast still sore.
 Asked: 6/30/2013 A year ago I underwent aggressive radiation treatments for a local recurrence on the chest wall of the mastectomy site.
 Asked: 6/25/2013 Is there a specific site at John Hopkins where radiation treatment takes place after breast conservation surgery? I need this information for planning for...
 Asked: 6/25/2013 I am having lumpectomies on bilateral cancer (one in each breast) in July at John Hopkins.
 Asked: 6/19/2013 had triple neg breast ca 2007 treated by lumpectomy,then wider incision with node removal but clear,chemo then 6 wks radiation.Now 6 yrs later very suspicious...
 Asked: 6/19/2013 I finished 6 chemo treatments out of 8 for stage 2 breast cancer.
 Asked: 6/17/2013 Two years ago I was diagnosed with invasive ductal carcinoma, had a double mastectomy with implants, Stage 1.
 Asked: 6/5/2013 My friend had a lumpectomy and axillary dissection followed by chemo, and is now receiving radiation treatments.
 Asked: 5/30/2013 I had bilateral subcutaneous mastectomy of both breasts with malignancy and implants in 1981.
 Asked: 5/26/2013 If I were to undergo lumpectomy for DCIS (12mm size, intermed.
 Asked: 5/21/2013 I have been diagnosed with breast cancer in both breast.
 Asked: 5/15/2013 Hi Lillie:I am postmenopausal, and I had lumpectomy for DCIS in December 2012, and I have completed radiation therapy for the whole breast, with a...
 Asked: 5/11/2013 I have 5 of 6 weeks of radiation completed and have some skin irritation under my arm, darkening and reddening skin and now sore.
 Asked: 5/9/2013 I am just finishing up 5 weeks of radiation for DCIS non invasive.
 Asked: 5/5/2013 Dear Lillie, BRCA1 TNBC 2 cm IDC.
 Asked: 4/27/2013 I was diagnosed with her2 positive +++ breast cancer in the left breast.
 Asked: 4/24/2013 Radiation therapy after 15 weeks post chemo - still effective or not? TNBC, BRCa1 VUS, 2 cm (3 cm including DCIS), grade 3, node...
 Asked: 4/19/2013 Would you recommend a work-up by a Cardiologist after completing radiation treatment (33 treatments)for breast cancer on the left side? If so, would it be...
 Asked: 4/19/2013 Hi Lillie, I am Stage 1, Grade 3, ER+ PR+ Her2- Oncotype score 18.
 Asked: 4/18/2013 Hi there, I was diagnosed with invasive ductal and lobular carcinoma and had a left breast partial mastectomy in November 2012.
 Asked: 4/18/2013 I have just read several new articles that show supporting evidence that radiation treatment does not kill breast cancer stem cells and in fact changes...
 Asked: 4/11/2013 Dear JH. I have TNBC and BRCA1 Unknown Variant.
 Asked: 4/9/2013 Hi. I had 3 sessions (out of 33 sessions) of radiotherapy (540 cGy) after being diagnosed TNBC BRCA1.
 Asked: 4/8/2013 My doctor is suggested the hypofractionated radiation for me..16 days of radiation.
 Asked: 4/8/2013 But I am so worried about the under armpit area lymph nodes to forgo rads and choose BMX now after 9 months that my cancer was diagnosed.
 Asked: 4/7/2013 Hi, is there any research done on whether radiotherapy is more, or less, or not, effective for BRCA+ TNBC patients? Have a good day...
 Asked: 4/7/2013 One more detail: surgery (quadrantectomy) was on July 25 2012, so more than 8 months ago.
 Asked: 4/6/2013 Hello, me again. If I were, however, to go the radiation route now (my last chemo was on 11 Jan, so 12 weeks past), would the therapy still be effective, or is it too late for me to go this route? My cancer was the most aggressive TNBC, Grade 3, stage 2A (2 cm), no node involvement with SNB at least (0/3).
 Asked: 4/6/2013 Hola,buenas tardes. Hace 4 meses operaron a mi madre de 68a,de un carcinoma intraductal in situ,de bajo,1,5cm y RE+.Tratamiento con tamoxifeno.y bordes quirugicos 0,4 el mas...
 Asked: 4/5/2013 Thank you very much! Just to ask a clarification question about metastasis, as my onc did point out that radiation would still be better...
 Asked: 4/5/2013 Hello. I was diagnosed with TNBC, 2 cm IDC, 3 cm including DCIS.
 Asked: 4/3/2013 I have been diagnosed with invasive carcinoma, triple negative.
 Asked: 3/30/2013 I had a lumpectomy on my right breast (1.3 cm tumor- ER and PR positive) My oncotype score was 15 and HER2 negative.
 Asked: 3/11/2013 Hello.otherwise healthy 31 y.o. diagnosed with TNBC, 2.5cm IDC,, stage 2, high grade and BRCA family history.
 Asked: 3/5/2013 My mom was recently diagnosed with breast cancer.
 Asked: 2/26/2013 Hi Lillie, Thank you always for a quick response - always, am truly grateful.
 Asked: 2/14/2013 I am trying to choose between sentinel lymph node biopsy + mastectomy OR lumpectomy + radiation (and SNB), the main concern being chronic pain.
 Asked: 2/6/2013 Dear Lillie, many thanks for your quick answer! And for your time! Related to my previous questions (ILC 43 yo...), the tumor size was 3.6...
 Asked: 2/6/2013 Dear Lillie, can you please advise if radiation therapy is mandatory in a case of ILC, 43 yo, neochemo (4AC+4T), ER+, PR+, HER2-, Ki67 15%,...
 Asked: 2/3/2013 I Had Radiation Therapy 10 years ago and also internal Radiation for 48 hours for cervical cancer.
 Asked: 2/1/2013 Hello Can anyone tell me if by having breast radiotherapy alone (without taking cancer drugs) can cause peripheral neuropathy..
 Asked: 1/28/2013 MY MOM HAS STAGE 1 BREAST CANCER.
 Asked: 1/17/2013 I have been diagnosed with a small focus of low grade DCIS.
 Asked: 1/15/2013 thank you for this site, not first time.
 Asked: 1/13/2013 My mom had radiation therapy 3 months back for dcis and now she is experiencing some side effects.
 Asked: 1/10/2013 Can you help me understand...........Looking for general information.
 Asked: 1/1/2013 I am considering foregoing boost, due to >10mm margins.
 Asked: 12/29/2012 My 70 year old wife was diagnosed with DCIS a week before her kidney transplant, she had a lumpectomy.
 Asked: 12/27/2012 My tumor was ER+PR+HER2-, lumpectomy, Oncotype DX test pending.
 Asked: 12/26/2012 I am 57 yo and had a very small invasive ductal carcinoma (1.5 mm)diagnosed as an "incidental finding" via sterotactic biopsy in October.
 Asked: 12/13/2012 I had asked an earlier question about radiating the supercavial nodes? You had suggested I get a second opinion from John Hopkins but I would...
 Asked: 12/12/2012 I have 2 of 3 positive nodes, had a lumpectomy and no chemo(low oncotype).
 Asked: 12/9/2012 hi my phatology report is pr week to moderate positive in total of cancer cells.
 Asked: 12/6/2012 Does radiation treatment always hit a part of the lung.
 Asked: 12/5/2012 Is the shortened course of radiation (4 weeks - I think { that''s followed in Canada used on Node positive.
 Asked: 12/2/2012 I''m 42 y/o. Breast augmentation (saline breast implant -under muscle) in 2009 for cosmetic reason.
 Asked: 12/2/2012 Hi Lilly I had breast reduction in mid august and pathology found single focus of DCIS -even though I had pre-op mammo that was clear.
 Asked: 12/1/2012 I have 6 tumors I right breast all about 5mm except one that is 2.1cm.
 Asked: 11/26/2012 Just had bilateral mast. for stage i breast cancer.
 Asked: 11/24/2012 I had blm in July, am completing chemo in December, ER/PR+, Her2-, 1.9 cm, Grade 3, 1/4 lymph nodes +, Oncotype dx score of 6--what...
 Asked: 11/21/2012 I had a recent lumpectomy for invasive ductal cancer, tumor .95 cm in size.
 Asked: 11/18/2012 I am 79 years old & have just been diagnosed with breast cancer.
 Asked: 11/15/2012 I cannot seem to find anything about breast reconstruction if you have to have radiation.
 Asked: 11/12/2012 I am 70 years old. I underwent a left side segmental mastectomy for grade 3 dcis last week.
 Asked: 11/8/2012 2 yrs ago I had stage 1b IDC, 2 lumpectomies, radiation,anastraole (3 more years) and now require a 5 level spinal fusion for unrelated spinal...
 Asked: 11/7/2012 With 4 weeks of radiation therapy as the recommended length of time, what are the pros and cons of 4 weeks vs 6 weeks? How...
 Asked: 11/5/2012 My mother is undergoing IMRT (25 cycles) for breast cancer.
 Asked: 11/4/2012 Is there any proof that doing chemotherapy after radiation is more effective than doing only the radiation? If so what are these trials and statistical...
 Asked: 10/29/2012 I have been diagnosed with grade 3 IDC and comedo high grade DCIS.
 Asked: 10/28/2012 I was diagnosed with invasive lobular/ ductal carcinoma in June.
 Asked: 10/17/2012 I had a lumpectomy last week for DCIS, less than 1 mm invasive found so now DCIS-MI.
 Asked: 10/17/2012 I have been diagnosed with invasive ductal carcinoma that is very small and will be scheduling a lumpectomy.
 Asked: 10/16/2012 I have been going to an NCI hospital and very satisfied after a bad experience in a regional hospital.
 Asked: 10/16/2012 I am trying to make a decision between a few options that were presented.
 Asked: 10/15/2012 Can you undergo radiation therapy even if have mastectomy to make sure every cell is gone? Im very confused.
 Asked: 10/12/2012 HI, I did undergo a mastectomy (right side) with expander implant.
 Asked: 10/8/2012 Hi,I had IDC grade2 ER,PRpositive Her2 negative1.2 cm ai 2 oclock left breast .
 Asked: 10/4/2012 I am 57 years old & was diagnosed with DCIS this month.
 Asked: 10/2/2012 I am a 64 year old female, diagnosed with invasive lobular carcinoma on 09/13/2012.
 Asked: 9/30/2012 I am 9 weeks post lumpectomy surgery.
 Asked: 9/22/2012 I had a lumpectomy 7.19.12. IDC 1 cm clear margins, clear lymph nodes.
 Asked: 9/21/2012 Please allow me to rephrase my previous question re: radiation treatment reprogramming breast cancer cells to form deadly metastatic stem cells -- more specifically, it...
 Asked: 9/19/2012 The radiation induced reprogramming of breast cancer stem cells UCLA study (Feb 2012, Stem Cells) has me greatly concerned that there are now breast cancer...
 Asked: 9/17/2012 I am now 6 weeks post bilateral lumpectomy.
 Asked: 9/14/2012 I''ve had lichen sclerosis for many years-genitally .
 Asked: 9/12/2012 I am 54 years old, was diagnosed with DCIS intermediate with comedonecrosis ER+ PR+ MIB-KI67 20% in left breast.
 Asked: 9/12/2012 I completed my radiation for idc of my left breast almost 5 years ago (33 treatments along with lumpectomy and chemo).
 Asked: 9/12/2012 My RO called and said that CT scan shows my heart lies near chest wall so she wants to do rads with a breathing device...
 Asked: 9/9/2012 am day 11 post lt mastectomy+skin preservation+implant Snb negative ,lympnode neg but i have 0.2mm margins anterior my surgeon suggested tamoxifen for 5 yrs but...
 Asked: 9/9/2012 Do women with autoimmiune dissorders who recieve left sided radiation for treatment of breast cancer have a higher incidence of cardiac complications than the general...
 Asked: 9/6/2012 Hi, my mom will be having radiation for her 3rd occurrence of bc.
 Asked: 9/6/2012 Any concerns I should consider before doing a clincial trial for 3 weeks of higher level radiation along with boosts vs traditional radiation of 6...
 Asked: 9/5/2012 i have invasive ductal carcinoma stage 2b grade 3.
 Asked: 9/5/2012 I am 56 years old, diagnosed DCIS micro-invasion (T1mic), sentinel node negative, and lumpectomy was done with very good negative margins (1.5cm).
 Asked: 9/3/2012 Hi, I''m 59 years old and have been diagnosed with IDC to the left breast.
 Asked: 8/31/2012 I am 57 years old, 3 years postmenopause, BMI 22.8, with good health and healthy lifestyle.
 Asked: 8/19/2012 DX with triple neg BC. 4.5cm.
 
 
 
 
 

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