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 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-.
 Asked: 2/14/2015 I am a 69-yar-old woman with i-cm invasive breast cancer, stage 1.
 Asked: 2/11/2015 What should I use to protect my clothing since I''m not supposed to use deodorant or anti-perspirant while undergoing radiation treatments? None of the...
 Asked: 2/9/2015 I had a double mastectomy for left breast cancer with reconstruction with silicone implants and removal of five lymph nodes.
 Asked: 2/9/2015 forgot some info daughter had full mastectomy,with inplants at time of surgery,is her2 positive,er positive,had 2.5cm tumor on left breast,clear margins,5 lymph nodes removed one...
 Asked: 2/8/2015 Do you recommend hypofractionated radiation therapy for grade 3 tumors? Do you use a boost with hypofractionated radiation? I can''t find clear data...
 Asked: 2/8/2015 my daughter is her2 posiive,er positive had a 2.5cm tumor in left breast clear margins had it in one lymph node it was intact did...
 Asked: 2/8/2015 Will the lumpectomy followed by radiation be a reasonable option for my small IDC since I have had 11 CT scans following lung...
 Asked: 2/8/2015 I had a double mastectomy for left breast cancer with reconstruction with silicone implants and removal of five lymph nodes.
 Asked: 2/7/2015 I am an active, energetic 60-year-old who''s just been diagnosed with papillary ductal carcinoma in situ, grade 0 (with associated microcalcifications and without associated necrosis)
 Asked: 2/7/2015 my daughter had a mastectomy for idc,went to 1 lymph node,is her2 positive,has gone thru chemo now suggesting radiation,they say she is in the grey...
 Asked:  My radiation oncologist recommends either standard course with boost or hypofractionated with boost for my stage 1 grade 3 (no chemo).
 Asked: 2/4/2015 What would be considered a high amount of cancer in a lymph node? And if 16 tested negative but there was extracapsular invasion to...
 Asked: 2/4/2015 Had lumpectomy, 3cm tumor, clear margins, her2 neg, er/pr pos, onco score 5.
 Asked: 2/4/2015 Is radiation necessary when you have a mastectomy? Pathology states IDC, Stage 2a -11mm tumor, grade 3, clean margins..10mm.
 Asked: 2/1/2015 What would the reasons be that you would do radiation on arm pit, with 23 nodes out 1 positive, just want to no if I do need it! Thanx..
 Asked: 2/1/2015 Would hopkins breast centre do radiation on my armpit with lumpectomy,,23 nodes taken with 1 positive? Thanx..
 Asked: 2/1/2015 how soon should surgery and radiation be given for stage 1 invasive ductal breast cancer, receptor positive, her2 negative, clear margins, no lymph nodes involved
 Asked: 2/1/2015 Hi, I had lumpectomy, 23 nodes out,, 1 positive,, I.
 Asked: 1/28/2015 Thanks so much for your response to my concern about potential damage to my rib from upcoming radiation treatments.
 Asked: 1/28/2015 I will be starting radiation in 5 weeks, following lumpectomy for DCIS 2 weeks ago (clean margins, no invasive).
 Asked: 1/26/2015 if one needs to try a different anti-hormonal, how much of a break is needed befor starting new drug.
 Asked: 1/24/2015 Hi quick question my cancer has recurred locally.
 Asked: 1/24/2015 I am considering radiation following a lumpectomy rather than a nipple sparing mastectomy.
 Asked: 1/23/2015 I had a lumpectomy for small lesion of DCIS 12/18/14.
 Asked: 1/23/2015 Hi I have experienced a local recurrence. This is my second recurrence in 5 yrs. My first was treated with Rads Lumpectomy Hormonal therapy.
 Asked: 1/22/2015 Hi I have experienced a local recurrence. This is my second recurrence in 5 yrs. My first was treated with Rads Lumpectomy Hormonal therapy.

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