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 Asked: 12/15/2013 I was diagnosed with breast cancer in May, had double mastectomy with immediate reconstruction (expanders) in June and am currently completing ACT chemo
 Asked: 12/14/2013 My wife has invasive lobular carcinomas, stage 1A, HER2-positive. The radiologist suggests whole breast External Beam Radiation Therapy over a seven week period verses Intraoperative...
 Asked: 12/12/2013 I have idc, grade 1, stage 1(they think).
 Asked: 12/9/2013 I had a lumpectomy done in both breasts.
 Asked: 12/9/2013 I had a lumpectomy for Stage 1, clear nodes breast cancer...
 Asked: 12/9/2013 Is radiation possible for patients on warfarin.
 Asked: 12/6/2013 Should tissue expanders be exchanged for implants before or after radiation? I had a bilateral mastectomy with immediate tissue expanders, diagnosed stage IIIa (4 lymph...
 Asked: 12/3/2013 How long do I have to wait for Radiation therapy after a lumpectomy? .
 Asked: 12/2/2013 Hi! I am a 40 y/o woman with double mastectomy for multicentric rt sided low grade invasive ductal carcinoma, neg nodes (estrogen positive, progesterone positive...
 Asked: 12/2/2013 I had a lumpectomy grade 2 tunt until after 8 weeks following surgerymour, ICD, under 2 cm non Her2, E and P positive, margins...
 Asked: 11/30/2013 I have stage 4 with several mets to the spine, tailbone and pelvic bones.
 Asked: 11/30/2013 Hi there. I am a 47 year old woman who had a mastectomy on left side at the beginning of June 2013 and from the end of July had 6 X FEC-T chemo.
 Asked: 11/29/2013 can breast cancer radiation therapy be given monday - wednesday - friday for a longer period of time and be as effective as 5 days a week?
 Asked: 11/28/2013 I am 57 yrs. old and just had a lumpectomy for Type 1A BC, tumor was 1.4, 4 lymph nodes removed and all negative, thin margins.My Radiation Dr.
 Asked: 11/28/2013 I had a two-inch tumor removed from my left breast during a double mastectomy about three months ago.
 Asked: 11/27/2013 Diagnosed with .triple negative, grade 3, .8cm IDCIS June 2013.
 Asked: 11/26/2013 I am a 71yr old lady having had lumpectomy with sentinal and a another node removed 22 days ao .
 Asked: 11/25/2013 just a follow up question. after having a double mastectomy, how long do you have until you must decide on treatment (chemo/radiation).
 Asked: 11/25/2013 IDC 2.7CM positive her2 neg. 2 nodes found positive 47 years old onco score 11.
 Asked: 11/25/2013 Thank you very much for answering my question re: IDC IIIB/micromet/ DIEP Flap complemented with implants pre radiation.
 Asked: 11/24/2013 I was diagnosed with IDC IIIB in the left breast, and have completed six sessions of TAC, undergone skin sparing mastectomy with immediate DIEP flap...
 Asked: 11/21/2013 I am a 27 year old female.I was diagnosed with Breast Cancer in August and it was contained in one spot and it was Stage 2.
 Asked: 11/21/2013 I am 47 with Infiltrating DCIS (intermediate grade) grade 2, margins clear, 2 lumps that became intertwined somehow total length of which was 65mm, 1...
 Asked: 11/20/2013 I had invasive lobular carcinoma, stage 1, left breast.
 Asked: 11/20/2013 I am currently undergoing radiation therapy to my breast, after having breast cancer surgery (for invasive ductal cancer). Will drinking one cup of green tea a...
 Asked: 11/19/2013 I was diagnosed with triple negative, stage 2, grade 3, node negative ductal breast cancer.
 Asked: 11/19/2013 I have breast implants and have been told that I will probably need radiation.
 Asked: 11/19/2013 I had a lumpectomy on Oct. 21st.
 Asked: 11/18/2013 I''ve been diagnosed with a Stage 1 very early detected invasive lobular cancer (6mm).
 Asked: 11/19/2013 are there actual statistics for recurrance in 60-65 year old women who are post menopausal women with stage 1 breast cancer 1.2 cm, no lymph...
 Asked: 11/18/2013 I have rectal cancer stage 3 now I have been through 4 wks radiation and my vagina is so burnt.
 Asked: 11/14/2013 DCIS patient had mastectomy, three sentinel lymph nodes were removed, one lymph node showed micro invasion, surgeon did not perform axillary dissection, after surgery she...
 Asked: 11/14/2013 Hello, 56 yo, post stereotactic core biopsy 8/12/13, MRI after biopsy nonmass enhancement ( 4cm AP extent site of proven DCIS), (2cm anterior &...
 Asked: 11/11/2013 Hello, I was dx with DCIS, had a partial mastectomy Sept 10 2010, no DCIS found in any of the removed tissue and it appeared...
 Asked: 11/11/2013 Thank you for all your help! I had my lumpectomy late May.
 Asked: 11/10/2013 I was diagnosed in May with IDC and a positive lymph node.
 Asked: 11/6/2013 I had a double mastectomy with 4 sentinal nodes removed of which two were positive, one had a extra nodal extension of 0.1 cm.
 Asked: 11/4/2013 Trying to decide between three week vs.
 Asked: 10/31/2013 I am 63. had radiation 12 years ago for early stage, no lymph gland, lumpectomy.
 Asked: 10/31/2013 I''m 67 years old post left breast lumpectomy September 16 2013.
 Asked: 10/29/2013 80 year old dcis stage zero radiation 3 week versus 6 week and tamoxifen following is current protocal .
 Asked: 10/29/2013 Hi, My sister was diagnosed with stage-2 hormone positive/Her-2 negative breast cancer in 2007.
 Asked: 10/29/2013 What is the basis for the radiation protocols that recommend six plus weeks over the previous 5 plus weeks.
 Asked: 10/26/2013 Hi, I''m 40 years old biopsy pathology report reads: DCIS nuclear grade 3, flat type, pTis + ADH and flat epithelial atypia.
 Asked: 10/25/2013 Sorry to bother you again but what is the least amount of radiation you can have with hypofractional radiation therapy?(no.
 Asked: 10/23/2013 I am a 57-year-old post-menopausal woman who has just had a lumpectomy.
 Asked: 10/23/2013 Thank you for your answer to the previous question.
 Asked: 10/22/2013 I am 75 years old, had a lumpectomy for a 7mm stage 1 tumor with no cancer cells in the margins or lymph nodes.
 Asked: 10/22/2013 I am 55 y/0 diagnosed with IDC.
 Asked: 10/22/2013 Is it more effective to get tattoos prior to radiation treatment or are Sharpie felt tip markers just as good? What is the standard protocol?..
 Asked: 10/21/2013 can I have breast reduction surgery if I had radiation in one breast?
 Asked: 10/14/2013 How soon after lumpectomy should radiation occur?
 Asked: 10/14/2013 Thank You for your response.
 Asked: 10/14/2013 Hello, I am new to your page and really appreciate this site! Things have moved fast.
 Asked: 10/9/2013 I am needing some information regarding having Radiation Therapy or when Radiation Therapy is not necessary.
 Asked: 10/7/2013 It has been 6 mos. since my lumpectomy and the fluid buildup is increasing? I recently had an ultrasound and was assured it was FLUID.
 Asked: 10/7/2013 I had lumpectomy, chemo, radiation to the left breast in 2009.
 Asked: 10/7/2013 I was diagnosed with IDC, stage 1c, 1.7 cm tumor left breast, her2+++, er+/pr+, sentinel biopsy, node negative.
 Asked: 10/1/2013 I will have a lumpectomy on 10/15 for DCIS stage 0.
 Asked: 9/30/2013 what time interval should I expect between wide local excision with sentinel node biopsy (on Sept 3 2013) and the start of my whole breast...
 Asked: 9/30/2013 I recently completed 2 weeks of a 6 week radiation plan for pleural mesothelioma right lung, did a ct scan and had to stop due...
 Asked: 9/27/2013 I am concerned as I had breast cancer in left breast, Stage 1a, 6mm tumor, grade 2 clear margins, NO nodes and will be having radiation.
 Asked: 9/22/2013 I had a mastectomy with aln removal and chemo my onco said i dont need radiation 1+ lymph node removed along with 13-...
 Asked: 9/22/2013 I have only had two radiation treatments but I was wondering if it is possible to have hot flashes from them? Also is it...
 Asked: 9/21/2013 I was diagnosed with DCIS in right breast AFTER breast reduction surgery in Sept 2012 (nothing had shown up on pre-surgery mammo).
 Asked: 9/20/2013 I''m 51 years old and recently had a lumpectomy on my left side for a 0.5 cm IDC (stage 1, clear lymph nodes, ER/PR+, HER2-).
 Asked: 9/18/2013 My onco said i dont need radiation, because i had mastectomy, im almost done with chemo,i am t neg.
 Asked: 9/17/2013 I''m scheduled to start radiation 9 1/2 weeks after my lumpectomy.
 Asked: 9/16/2013 My 53 yr old wife just completed Canadian plan Radiation for Stage 1 N0 ER+/HER- IDC. She told her Radiology Oncologist that she was having intermittent...
 Asked: 9/11/2013 what about using Elocon, (mometasne furoate) to cope with some of the side effects of radiation dermatitis?
 Asked: 8/29/2013 I am having readiotherapy, I am in Australia, this is my 16 th day, they never covered my other breast and said its only target...
 Asked: 8/28/2013 Thank you for the great services! I''m 58 and I have my lumpectomy (right breast mass) on May 24.
 Asked: 8/26/2013 In July I had a double mast due to IDC,2 tumors in left breast measured 2.5 and 0.4.
 Asked: 8/22/2013 I''m 47 and am receiving radiation. After 5th treatment I noticed some swelling and tenderness.
 Asked: 8/21/2013 81 yr.old with severe COPD/emphysema, O2 2.5 24/7, otherwise good health.
 Asked: 8/12/2013 While having lingering breathlessness from radiation & also taking Exemestane, is it safe to go on a vacation to mountains with high altitudes? .
 Asked: 8/7/2013 How was the determination made that radiation on women after age 70 was optional after lumpectomies? They still keep them on hormonal therapy..
 Asked: 8/7/2013 Wife had lumpectomy eight weeks ago on right breast, T1N0M0, Her2-.
 Asked: 8/7/2013 I had breast cancer, lumpectomy and radiation therapy 10 years ago.
 Asked: 8/7/2013 My breast has been oozing for more than 2 months.
 Asked: 8/6/2013 I had lumpectomy June 27 and started radiation exactly 5 weeks later.
 Asked: 7/31/2013 My wife has Stage IIA breast cancer.
 Asked: 7/30/2013 Diagnosed stage 1 in left breast. 1.6mm very small.
 Asked: 7/29/2013 I had a lumpectomy with ALND with 2/22 positive lymph nodes.
 Asked: 7/22/2013 I am 54 yo, perimenopausal, recently had lumpectomy (right breast) for DCIS and learned that all of the cancer had actually been removed during biopsy...
 Asked: 7/21/2013 I am 64, had a mild to moderate brain stem stroke six months ago, am still in rehab, and also diagnosed around same time with...
 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.

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