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 Asked: 6/19/2016 My wife 41 was diagnosed with ILC, (grade 2, stage 2) she initially underwent Breast Concervation Surgery, however after pathology was done, the surgeon wasn''t...
 Asked: 6/19/2016 I completed breast radiation for DCIS (5mm, stage 0, ER/PR negative, non-invasive)3 1/2 months ago.
 Asked: 6/17/2016 When does radiation therapy usually begin after lumpectomy and SNB?
 Asked: 6/17/2016 Is an MRI performed before radiation treatment? If so, with or w/o contrast? Thanks!
 Asked: 6/17/2016 I am meeting oncologist next week after oncoplastic surgery.
 Asked: 6/17/2016 What is the best type of radiation therapy/technology for women who is having neoadjuvant Chemotherapy followed by double mastectomy .
 Asked: 6/13/2016 a study conducted by Zablostska and Neuget which corollates radiation therapy post mastectomy (but not post lumpectomy) with increased rates of lung cancer, 10 yrs+...
 Asked: 6/12/2016 Does breast size come into play to determine the length of radiation therapy? I am size 44D.
 Asked: 6/12/2016 I have had a unilateral mastectomy for invasive lobular carcinoma.
 Asked: 6/12/2016 Hx Stage IIb breast cancer 2010. Mastectomy w/implant reconstruction 2011.
 Asked: 6/11/2016 I had a lumpectomy 5 1/2 weeks ago for Grade 1C invasive ductal carcinoma 1.5cm, and 1cm DCIS intermediate grade II.
 Asked: 6/6/2016 I am 65, had a lumpectomy, .7 cm tubular carcinoma , clear margins and lymph nodes.
 Asked: 6/6/2016 I am a RN with over 19 years of ER, Trauma and ICU experinece.
 Asked: 6/6/2016 What is the my risk of local recurrence and distance with and without radiation therapy? I realize radiation is for local control.
 Asked: 6/3/2016 Is a radiation boost (16 GY?) adequate to deal with a micro focal positive margin of less than 1mm on IDC? The IDC being 1.9...
 Asked: 6/2/2016 I recently had surgery for DCIS and will have radiation treatments.
 Asked: 6/1/2016 After 16 radiation treatments on my left breast, no chemo involved, should the burning under the breast start to relieve.
 Asked: 6/1/2016 What are the complications involved when radiation is given over large seromas after left MRM surgery (200-300ml aspirated every 4-5 days)? or having seroma or not...
 Asked: 5/30/2016 I am post lumpectectomy for left breast DCIS, grade 3 with microinvasion on biopsy.
 Asked: 5/29/2016 Hi...
 Asked: 5/29/2016 Hello, my mom had a 1.2cm tumor that spread to 2 lymph nodes (so stage II).
 Asked: 5/27/2016 I am 37, recently diagnosed with DCIS 6mm, cribriform-type, low to intermediate grade, necrosis & calcifications.
 Asked: 5/25/2016 I asked similar question in metastasis forum, and they suggested to consult radio oncologist, I will take his opinion but I request a second opinion...
 Asked: 5/25/2016 Had a lumpectomy with 3 sentinel nodes removed on November 21, 2015 left breast.
 Asked: 5/23/2016 Best friend of 40 years had lumpectomy/rads 29 years ago.
 Asked: 5/20/2016 Are there any studies on whether radiation therapy is a recommended treatment for someone who had DCIS (high grade, ER+, with comedo necrosis) and had...
 Asked: 5/17/2016 I am a 62 year old who had a lumpectomy on my left breast and 5 lymph nodes were removed, 2 showed malignant, in January.
 Asked: 5/17/2016 My mom is undergoing radiation tomotherapy, 9 sessions are over for breast cancer and her neutrophil is 89.8%, lymphocyte% is 5.7% and eosinophil count is...
 Asked: 5/16/2016 I am 44 y old, who had neoadjuvant tx(C/T/H/P) for treatment of triple positive invasive mammary carcinoma low combined histologic grade 1.6cm with intermediate grade...
 Asked: 5/13/2016 I am 55 years old and had a 1 cm tubular carcinoma removed 4 months ago.
 Asked: 5/11/2016 Is radiation effective for multicentric breast cancer that has two tumor beds or is it too taxing on the breast? Does having a mastectomy eliminate...
 Asked: 5/8/2016 I was diagnosed with DCIS Grade 3.
 Asked: 5/4/2016 I had IDC stage 2A multifocal ER+,PR+,HER2-, so I had a right breast mastectomy, chemo a/c and now almost finished with taxol, 10/12 treatments finished
 Asked: 5/4/2016 I am scheduled to have a Lumpectomy on Monday, May 9th.
 Asked: 5/4/2016 I had a lumpectomy for DCIS and it proved to be multi-centric and some high grade with comedo-necrosis and an extensive intraductal component.
 Asked: 5/1/2016 IDC T2N0M0 66 yr old pt How many radiation sesssions has very low recurrence score of 4 and thus no chemo..
 Asked: 4/30/2016 I recently finished treatment for DCIS 1.8 cm (lumpectomy,Canadian protocol radiation of 16 whole breast and 2 boosts) grade 3 with comedo necrosis negative hormone...
 Asked: 4/30/2016 I am 69 years old and had a lumpectomy one month ago to remove a 1.4 cm.
 Asked: 4/29/2016 I am 45 with lumpectomy last week and final pathology report with 1mm residual tumor, DCIS stage 0.
 Asked: 4/29/2016 I just completed whole breast radiation for DCIS and I have irritated skin around the scar.
 Asked: 4/28/2016 Any studies to show whether radiation treatments to the breast for breast cancer and the colon more specifically diverticulitis?
 Asked: 4/28/2016 266 gy day for radiation whole breast high ? 250 day boost for stage 1 grade 1 breast cancer? 21 treatment.
 Asked: 4/26/2016 How many weeks after surgery to replace the right jaw and floor of my mouth (successfully) should radiation therapy begin? With clean margins and...
 Asked: 4/24/2016 I am 62 years old and in good health.
 Asked: 4/22/2016 I have high grade DCIS with microinvasion of less than 1mm that was HER2+.
 Asked: 4/13/2016 I was recently diagnosed with invasive lobular carcinoma and underwent a lumpectomy and sentinel lymph node biopsy at Mayo Clinic.
 Asked: 4/12/2016 Hello there, I''m 44 and I had a bilateral mastectomy after I was diagnosed with IDC in my right breast.
 Asked: 4/12/2016 I have had three lumpectomies in the last four months for intermediate DCIS comedo approx 1.5 CM.
 Asked: 4/11/2016 I had tongue cancer, stage 2. They had a clear cut, no traces found in any lymph nodes.
 Asked: 4/6/2016 I had lumpectomy for 5mm high grade DCIS 10 days ago.
 Asked: 4/5/2016 Is hormonal therapy required? Considering all the side effects and my family history of clotting problems is the benefit still worth the risk? I am 60,...
 Asked: 4/4/2016 I have an intermediate DCIS 10 mm in size.
 Asked: 3/27/2016 I had bilateral breast cancer at the same time at 42(premenopausal).Left breast with IDC,stage IIA,1 lymphatic node affected (axillary nodes dissection done, 8 nodes taken...
 Asked: 3/21/2016 My wife finished chemo (Taxotere & Cytoxin) 2 weeks ago, and will be having 20 days of radiation for breast cancer.
 Asked: 3/21/2016 What is the protocol for radiation in women over 70 yrs.?
 Asked: 3/19/2016 I would like to know more about benefits, risks, and outcomes for treatment of a Supraclavicular breast cancer recurrence with radiation vs.
 Asked: 3/18/2016 Had DCIS operation 3 weeks ago and confirmed high grade stage o..
 Asked: 3/17/2016 I had surgery for DCIS two and a half weeks ago and have to have radiotherapy there an optimum time for this procedure post...
 Asked: 3/17/2016 I am 43 and had lumpectomy for DCIS 1.5cm lesion, high grade, ER and PR + with comedo necrosis on 2/23/16.
 Asked: 3/10/2016 My 87 yr old mom was diagnosed April 2015 with ILC and had a lumpectomy.
 Asked: 3/10/2016 I am 61 years old. I was diagnosed with DCIS in August of 2015, and had a lumpectomy in October of 2015.
 Asked: 3/10/2016 I was diagnosed with BC in my right breast in 2009, I had a mastectomy (with a Sentinel Lymph Node Dissection), and put on Tamoxifen for 5 years.
 Asked: 3/10/2016 I have DSIC on my right breast.
 Asked: 3/7/2016 I has a lumpectomy on my right breast with DCIS in situ 1.5 centimeter o stage.
 Asked: 3/7/2016 Do breast radiation or any other radiation after several years causes leukemia or any other type of cancer.Thankyou .
 Asked: 3/5/2016 I had a stereotactic biopsy in February and was diagnosed with DCIS, ER+(5%)PR+(10%) with some microscopic focus of invasion.
 Asked: 3/2/2016 Can you please tell me if the reason why radiation oncologists suggest NOT to apply cream or lotion two hours prior to radiation treatment is...
 Asked: 3/1/2016 Hello. 33 y.o.
 Asked: 2/28/2016 I have stage 1A breast cancer. 9mm tumor removed right breast.
 Asked: 2/28/2016 53 years old, left mastectomy with 2.7cm IDC grade 2 and significant DCIS.
 Asked: 2/27/2016 Hi , I had lumpectomy, chemo, radiation, my lump was 1.7 cm right under my left breast almost like lump on my rib..
 Asked: 2/27/2016 Hi there and prayers for everyone going through such tough experiences.
 Asked: 2/27/2016 I had 2 lumpectomy''s(last one Jan.15) for DCIS Pathology report clear, negative margins cells range from .5mm to 1.5mm with one invasive therefore bumped from Stage...
 Asked: 2/25/2016 Recommendation for Radiation? 53 years old Bi-lateral mastectomy 12/8 Right breast: 2.4 mass composed of 1.5cm IDC grade 3 extensive lymphatic invasion - remaining mass DCIS grade...
 Asked: 2/22/2016 I am stage 2, er/prpositive, her 2 negative, 2/18 sentinel node positive, s/p right mastectomy and axillary node dissection, followed by 4 doses of TC.Oncotype...
 Asked: 2/21/2016 My mother had her left breast removed in 2012, she now has a tumour in the middle of her chest that is eating into her sternum.
 Asked: 2/21/2016 I had a lumpectomy and a CdCIS tumor removed on 02/15/16.
 Asked: 2/19/2016 My mom just completed 8 cycles of chemotherapy for stage 2 idc clear lymph nodes, she will now begin 6 weeks of radiation in the...
 Asked: 2/19/2016 I have left breast lumpectomy, is low grade DCIS 0.5cm with microcalcifications.
 Asked: 2/18/2016 I''m 65 years old. excellent health bc in right breast, stage IIB,grade 1, ER 9.4 +,PR 7.7+, HR2(8.9)-, Oncotype score is 21, I opted for a bi-lateral mastectomy and my oncologist said no chemo but possible radiation with Femara.
 Asked: 2/18/2016 12/17/15 left mastectomy for IDC and ILC.
 Asked: 2/17/2016 I am turning 70 now. Diagnosed with lobular cancer.
 Asked: 2/16/2016 I had a lumpectomy in my left breast (Triple positive, no lymphnodes), small tumor, clear margins, and then 33 rounds of radiation specific to the...
 Asked: 2/16/2016 I had a very small DCIS on right breast.
 Asked: 2/13/2016 Re: This is in addition to my question regarding mammosite use on 2/12/16: I should have added that the cancer was in the left breast...
 Asked: 2/13/2016 I received a preliminary pathology report on my lumpectomy today.
 Asked: 2/11/2016 I''m tentatively scheduled for radiation but we are waiti g for the oncotype DX score.
 Asked: 2/8/2016 I had a lumpectomy 6 weeks ago and my lymp nodes were negative.
 Asked: 2/8/2016 1.5 yrs ago I had RT- 42.5 Gy in16 fractions - for DCIS.
 Asked: 2/6/2016 Why are women over 70 being excluded from having radiation? Is it based on age and if so why? I''m concerned not only...
 Asked: 2/6/2016 I''m 74 and have had BCS for 8mm Stage 1, grade 1, ER/PR+, HER2 neg tumor.
 Asked: 2/5/2016 My mother was recently diagnosed. ER+, PR+, HER2 equivocal in the IHC.
 Asked: 2/3/2016 My wife had 2 tumors in her breast.
 Asked: 2/3/2016 Dx DCIS 2 cm, high grade, clean margins, Rt side in 2014.
 Asked: 2/2/2016 Had breast cancer 18 yrs lumpectomy chemo 8 months radiation 3 weeks triple negative successfully I now have a new one 1.5cm .
 Asked: 1/27/2016 Is a single anterior close margins under 1mm in a node negative RCB 1 class breast cancer post mastectomy usefully treated by radiotherapy in reducing...
 Asked: 1/25/2016 I had a biopsy November17 and a lumpectomy Dec.
 Asked: 1/22/2016 I asked question earlier regarding radiation/lymphedema. I am the 6% that has lymphedema in arm with 3 sentinel nodes removed which were negative.
 Asked: 1/18/2016 Hi there, I had lumpectomy for DCIS Dec 17 w/ clear margins.
 Asked: 1/16/2016 I have stage 1 grade 2 ductal carcinoma with some dcis, 1.3 cm and clear margins and no sentinel node involvement on 3 sentinel nodes...

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