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 Asked: 7/8/2015 I am 67 y.o.
 Asked: 7/8/2015 Diagnosed as DCIS in June 2015. Tumour type: DCIS confirmed with CK14 immunohistochemical stain.
 Asked: 7/7/2015 I am 51 years young. I have stage 1a left breast cancer.
 Asked: 7/7/2015 Diagnosed as DCIS in June 2015. Tumour type: DCIS confirmed with CK14 immunohistochemical stain.
 Asked: 7/6/2015 Is radiation therapy needed for DCIS Stage 0, grade II, ER-PR positive,, non invasive, clear margins?
 Asked: 7/4/2015 Left breast tumor: Is lumpectomy and radiation still the same risk and survival as mastectomy? I''m worried about heart problems in addition to cancer.
 Asked: 7/3/2015 Diagnosed with IDC last Nov. Tumor in left breast about 4cm.
 Asked: 7/2/2015 I am moving cities and met with two different Radiation Oncologists, both at academic centers.
 Asked: 7/1/2015 Hi,I had ILC stage 3A on my right side breast and had a bilateral mastectomy with all clean margins except deep margin within 1mm.I had...
 Asked: 6/30/2015 I had lumpectomies for two DCIS (ER+) sites 4/21/15.
 Asked: 6/29/2015 I''m 47, had lumpectomy for DCIS stage 0 5wks ago, scheduled for radiation soon but still confused if I will do it or not.
 Asked: 6/29/2015 I will be starting Radiation next month, when I met my Radiologist for the first time, he stated that since I am under 50, had...
 Asked: 6/27/2015 I''m a 71 yr. old woman, had an lumpectomy in May.
 Asked: 6/26/2015 1. During whole breast RT is it necessary to avoid zinc oxide b/c it might irritate skin OR b/c it might interfere w/treatment (or is it not necessary to avoid)? 2.
 Asked: 6/25/2015 Not sure what category to put this in.
 Asked: 6/25/2015 Is 6 weeks after chemo ending too long(non standard)of wait to start radiation? I was to start 3 weeks after but an unexpected interruption and now...
 Asked: 6/25/2015 Is prone radiation better? I have right-sided breast cancer, but my one radiation oncologist told me it would be beneficial to protect my lungs.
 Asked: 6/25/2015 Does the radiation linear accelerator machine matter? One place uses Varian/Elekta.
 Asked: 6/22/2015 Is it usual in full breast radiation for at least a little bit of bone or lung to be included in the coverage zone? Thank you!
 Asked: 6/22/2015 After 4 days of radiation therapy the area of my breast is very sore.
 Asked: 6/19/2015 IDC 2.5 cm tumor that did not show up on mammo or ultrasound.
 Asked: 6/16/2015 I had lumpectomy for Stage II Lobular breast cancer on May 8th.
 Asked: 6/11/2015 Hello. My name is Carolina in 28 year old from Costa Rica, for my health anxiety in a period of 1 year u had 3 head ct scans all of them without contrast and with 4 months apart from each other.
 Asked: 6/10/2015 is radiation therapy and tamaxifin needed for low grade dcis er pr positive..
 Asked: 6/8/2015 Is radiation needed with this diagnosis? Diagnosed with bilateral bc at 42 (premenopausal) One breast with IDC,1.3 cm node,1 lymphatic node with cancer that measures 1.5...
 Asked: 6/7/2015 My needle biopsy pathology said lymphatic vascular invasion .poorly differentiated.
 Asked: 6/3/2015 47 yo with stage 1 invasive lobular 2mm with clear margins (removed during biopsy) no lymph node involvement.
 Asked: 6/2/2015 Positive for Breast cancer..Had lumpectomy and sentinel lymph node excisional biopsy 5-14-15.
 Asked: 6/1/2015 Once again regarding treatment interruptions, just FYI: My further research led me to the following article from 2012 (published 12/2012 in the Radiation Oncology journal/site),...
 Asked: 5/31/2015 I''m 59 years old and had a lumpectomy on April 24.
 Asked: 5/31/2015 I am a 70 year old female who had a lumpectomy with sentinel node on May 6, 2015 on right breast. Pathology report was invasive ductal...
 Asked: 5/29/2015 Hello, I had a lumpectomy on 3/31 and the incision still has not completely healed.
 Asked: 5/29/2015 Hi, how long does it take for breast and nipple to feel normal again after 30 x radiation treatments? It feel as though I have...
 Asked: 5/29/2015 Thank you for answering my previously submitted question about a break (10 days) in a course of radiation following a lumpectomy.
 Asked: 5/28/2015 Are there studies that show whether a break of a week to 10 days changes the outcome of a course of radiation for breast cancer...
 Asked: 5/26/2015 What are the risks/benefits associated w/commencing RT within six weeks after initial lumpectomy vesus 12 weeks after initial lumpectomy? Background for my question: March 4 needle biopsy...
 Asked: 5/25/2015 I had a lumpectomy 5/13/15 for 5 mm DCIS.
 Asked: 5/19/2015 My mother is 71 and has short bowel syndrome she just had a double masectomy and tumor was close to chest wall...
 Asked: 5/19/2015 Hi, I have a strange scenario that has happened to me.
 Asked: 5/19/2015 I had neochemo followed by nipple sparing bilateral mast.
 Asked: 5/15/2015 Is radiation therapy effective for HER2 positive with a lumpectomy? Prior to Herceptin, did radiation work at all for HER2 positive people? Why...
 Asked: 5/15/2015 Before Herceptin, HER2 positive patients had a negative prognosis.
 Asked: 5/13/2015 3 years ago I had stage 1 lobular, grade 3 cancer with lumpectomy and radiation & anastozole (left side).
 Asked: 5/9/2015 I just had a lumpectomy for a Stage IA, 9mm tumor.
 Asked: 5/8/2015 I am a 67 year old woman just diagnosed with DCIS Stage 0 moderate to high grade.
 Asked: 5/5/2015 I am still really confused about what to do.
 Asked: 5/3/2015 i''m newly diagnosed 50 yr old with invasive ductal carcinoma with tubular feature.
 Asked: 5/1/2015 Is 13 weeks delay for radiation treatment after re-lumpectomy too long? I have DCIS-non invasive but it grade 2-3, about 5=6 cm wide.
 Asked: 4/29/2015 I am really confused about what to do.
 Asked: 4/25/2015 Recently diagnosed with Stage One Invasive Ductal Carcinoma .4cm.
 Asked: 4/22/2015 is 8 weeks from a lumpectomy to having radiation treatment too long?
 Asked: 4/20/2015 I am 70 and just had 3 node-negative breast cancers removed.
 Asked: 4/16/2015 Hi I finish chemo nearly 3 months ago, just out of 30 x Radiation, and my body is sore when I move is this normal if so why? I''m 51 years old.
 Asked: 4/16/2015 Hi, I had a lumpectomy on lower under breast, grade 3 stage 211, 20 mm clearance, 1 in 23 nodes positive, auchillary clearance.
 Asked: 4/14/2015 What are your current recommendations concerning radiation therapy for lupus patients? I am 52 with stage 1, grade 3, IDC.
 Asked: 4/13/2015 My lumpectomy is on May 18th. My surgeon says he would go for sentinal node biopsy and partial radiation.
 Asked: 4/13/2015 Hi! I had ILC stage 2A and had a bilateral mastectomy with clean margins .
 Asked: 4/11/2015 ILC ER/PR positive and Her2 negative. 5.5 cm tumor removed during a skin and nipple sparing BMX.
 Asked: 4/7/2015 I wrote before about oncologist with oncotype of 59 with her2 positive.
 Asked: 4/6/2015 I was DX with DCIS and had breast conservation surgery on 2/25.
 Asked: 4/5/2015 Boost radiation. Do I need it? Had a lumpectomy for a 1.3cm tumor which was invasive ductal carcinoma, positive for estrogen/pogesterone.
 Asked: 4/4/2015 Hi. I had 30 rad treatments only on the right after double mastectomy 3.5 years ago.
 Asked: 4/4/2015 Have not started radiation yet after stage 1, 1.8cm tumor, grade 3, Her2 positive.
 Asked: 4/1/2015 I have a local recurrence after lumpectomy (no chemo or radiation) 2.5 years ago, as determined by excision biopsy.
 Asked: 3/31/2015 Age 52 stage 0 DCIS 2.5 lymph nodes lumpectomy clear margins.
 Asked: 3/30/2015 I had a lumpectomy w/ sentinel node removal.
 Asked: 3/29/2015 I am 49, just had a double mastectomy for Invasive Lobular Carcinoma.
 Asked: 3/26/2015 I just had a surgery to remove a 10 cm malignant Phyllodes tumor.
 Asked: 3/23/2015 I am 70 yrs old, had lumpectomy 3.1 MM, her2 negative, clear margins, not in lymph nodes.
 Asked: 3/23/2015 Thanks for your earlier response. I have 2 follow-up questions to my question of 03/21/15 ( and you also responded on 03/21/15.
 Asked: 3/22/2015 Please help! I have 4 days left of radiation treatment to the left breast.
 Asked: 3/22/2015 I had a grade 1 stage 1 ductal with a lumpectomy, no nodes involved followed by brachytherapy on Jan 26th.
 Asked: 3/22/2015 I have just been diagnosed with stage 1 cancer, size of lesion less than 5cm.
 Asked: 3/21/2015 Hi, I was diagnosed with right sided breast cancer in late 2014.
 Asked: 3/22/2015 I''m 48, dx with triple positive IDC stage 2b, had neoadjuvant chemo, mass was approx 3.2cm, had one positive node by needle asp Bx, second...
 Asked: 3/21/2015 I have had a lumpectomy tumour <.
 Asked: 3/19/2015 Is it normal for there to be bone pain after radiation? I have a bone met on the sacrum and it was radiated 6 months ago, yet it continues to hurt.
 Asked: 3/15/2015 I have read that radiation may not be necessary for 70+ year olds with small DCIS.
 Asked: 3/14/2015 Hi Lillie, I finished radiation 12/29 for stage 1, ER & PR +, HER2 -, node negative invasive ductal carcinoma.
 Asked: 3/14/2015 I am a 71-yr old woman who just had a lumpectomy of a 1.2 cm tumor--Grade 1, Stage 1, estrogen positive, no metastasis in 5 lymph nodes.
 Asked: 3/10/2015 Thanks for the reply.
 Asked: 3/10/2015 I am waiting the results of my Oncotype DX.
 Asked: 3/10/2015 Hi,Lillie.Thanks for the aweosome job you do.
 Asked: 3/8/2015 I meet the listed criteria for skipping radiation therapy after BCS, age, tumor size, no lymph nodes removed and the tumor had hormone receptors, but...
 Asked: 3/5/2015 Hello! I am wondering if it considered an automatic standard procedure for underarm radiation treatment to be done due to a single positive lymph node...
 Asked: 3/5/2015 I am 44 years old and have one more chemo to go.
 Asked: 3/3/2015 I am considering chemo as recommended, followed by radiation.
 Asked: 3/3/2015 I had a mastectomy on January 30 for Invasive ductal cell carcinoma (left breast).
 Asked: 3/3/2015 Thank you for being here for us answering so many questions each of us has.
 Asked: 2/27/2015 I had a lumpectomy at Johns Hopkins for DCIS in my left breast (located at 6 o''clock) in January and am to start 4 weeks...
 Asked: 2/26/2015 I had a lumpectomy for low grade dcis had to have it done twice as they didn''t get it all first time.
 Asked: 2/26/2015 I had a lumpectomy for low grade dcis had to have it done twice as they didn''t get it all first time.
 Asked: 2/21/2015 I was diagnosed with stage 1 invasive lobular carcinoma of rt.
 Asked: 2/19/2015 I am 54, diagnosed with ILC with biopsy 11/20/14- 8mm grade 2, ER/PR+ Her2- margins clear, but not wide enough.
 Asked: 2/17/2015 I was diagnosed with triple negative IDC in August 2014.
 Asked: 2/16/2015 I am a 66 yr old diagnosed with DCIS grade3 and clear margins @ 6 cm & two surgeries.
 Asked: 2/16/2015 My mother had a full right mastectomy for Invasive Lobular Carcinoma.
 Asked: 2/15/2015 Thank you for this wonderful resource! 56y/o Diagnosed w DCIS with 2mm invasive.
 Asked: 2/15/2015 48 yrs old. IDC 1.3cm grade 2, ER/PR+ HER2-.

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