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 Asked: 12/3/2018 Hello! I was a Birad 5 and then dx with Right Radial Scar/Complex Sclerosing Lesion at Biopsy and had Lumpectomy almost 3 weeks ago...
 Asked: 11/5/2018 Are there genetic tests that are done immediately on the personís and the tumor when IDC stage 1 is diagnosed, please?
 Asked: 10/24/2018 Can you please clarify whether chemotherapy is given for DCIS? This is confusing..
 Asked: 10/15/2018 I was recently reading about cancer stem cells not being killed by chemo or radiation.
 Asked: 10/15/2018 I was 49 years old when I was diagnosed with stage 3 breast cancer.
 Asked: 10/11/2018 Martha Stewert''s Magazine is not the epitome of medical literature, I know, but I read a statement in the magazine that said "90% of all...
 Asked: 10/8/2018 I know in the scheme of things this sounds extremely vain, but I recently lost almost 30 pounds in three weeks due to a stressful...
 Asked: 9/24/2018 Question about a swollen underarm lymph node.
 Asked: 9/24/2018 I had a double mastectomy 17 months ago with IDC in R breast, stage 1, grade 1, both sentinel nodes negative.
 Asked: 9/24/2018 Mammogram showed left posterior Breast asymmetry spot compression showed complete effacement of questionable area.
 Asked: 9/19/2018 Are you familiar with the RGCC testing? Is it something that should be done for DCIS?
 Asked: 9/17/2018 Is the new study about asparagus true? Should I be avoiding it if I am fighting breast cancer?
 Asked: 7/10/2018 Dear lilie I have read before in your forum that womanER PR positive who remains free after 15 years or so after diagnosis are less...
 Asked: 7/6/2018 My mother was diagnosed with Infiltrating Ductal Carcinoma at age 90.
 Asked: 6/19/2018 I''m having a hard time calculating my risk of recurrence (or another occurrence - presuming lumpectomy, radiation, 5 yr endocrine therapy) due to multiple risk...
 Asked: 6/19/2018 Since lumpectomy and radiation for 2 cm invasive ductal carcinoma in Feb.
 Asked: 5/21/2018 I am a 43yo female, diagnosed with 1cm tumor, in my right breast, ER+, PgR+, HER2 neg, very small busted.
 Asked: 5/10/2018 Nearly 5 years ago, at age 50, diagnosed with Stage 1b IDC (micro met in SN).
 Asked: 4/25/2018 Back to the question posed last week about a 4 - 6% increased risk due to breast density coupled with an increased risk of 7...
 Asked: 4/24/2018 When mammograms alternate every 6 months with MRIs due to high risk, are there any stats on the stages of malignant tumors detected? For...
 Asked: 4/24/2018 This is question on risks posed by treatments, rather than risk of cancer. Is the long-term health of a woman at high risk for breast cancer...
 Asked: 4/17/2018 Are there stats or studies on how the combined effect of high density breasts PLUS LCIS affect the risk of invasive breast cancer? Do...
 Asked: 4/16/2018 What percent of cancers found by annual mammogram are Stage 0 (non-invasive ductal carcinoma) or Stage 1 (ductal or lobular)? I believe stage 1 cancers have...
 Asked: 4/16/2018 How does the risk for breast cancer compare for someone with BRCA1 or BRCA2 or LCIS? Which confers the highest risk and lowest risk...
 Asked: 4/16/2018 Just read an interesting article regarding spread of cancer cells in the first 2 years due to immune response after breast surgery.
 Asked: 4/10/2018 Hello, this post is regarding your answer to the question from 4/9/2018.
 Asked: 4/9/2018 What is the risk of recurrence or distal metastasis for a 49 years old, premenopausal, Stage 1 (2cm ) IDC , triple positive, grade 2...
 Asked: 3/26/2018 Where can I find BRCAPRO risk calculator.
 Asked: 3/5/2018 what is the survivial rate of stage 1 tripple negative brest cancer?
 Asked: 2/6/2018 How is risk factor determined after a DCIS diagnosis? My insurance pays for MRI if 20% or more...tables do not work for someone that has had DCIS.
 Asked: 2/6/2018 Hi Lillie. I have a follow-up question to what someone just asked about rate of recurrence for estrogen positive breast cancer.
 Asked: 2/5/2018 Does rate of recurrence for estrogen breast cancer increase dramatically after taking meds for 5 years or slowly start to increase? I know with tnbc the...
 Asked: 1/21/2018 I just read this statement, "we found that if you had a 2 mm margin for DCIS, about 14% of cases still showed some additional...
 Asked: 1/13/2018 Hello Lillie, I was wondering if having moderate background parenchymal enhancement on my breast mri is a risk factor in itself? I have read...
 Asked: 12/18/2017 Does taking synthroid increase the risk of breast cancer?
 Asked: 12/4/2017 Lillie, My question below 11/27/2017 regarding confusion over the ever changing Oncotype DX suggestions for chemo or no chemo with cut off scores changing into...
 Asked: 11/27/2017 Hi Lillie, My oncologist now refers to me as high risk.
 Asked: 11/25/2017 I have been deemed high risk post excisional biopsy in July showing ALH, radial scar, papilloma, calcification.
 Asked: 11/5/2017 I''m 36 with history of papilloma and adenosis and fibrocystic changes wich they found it from the ducal excision biopsy 2 years ago due to...
 Asked: 10/27/2017 Iím 41, my breast excisional biopsy has discovered microglandular adenosis and adh.
 Asked: 10/23/2017 I have 3 very small simple cysts in my right breast.
 Asked: 10/2/2017 What is the chance of DCIS recurrence after 10 years? Had lumpectomy and radiation for Grade 2 with necrosis.
 Asked: 9/27/2017 Hello. I was dx With DCIS solid type with necrosis grade 2.
 Asked: 9/26/2017 Hi, I finished chemoterapy for breast cancer November 2016 and radiation February 2017.
 Asked: 9/19/2017 After a breast reduction a tissue sample was sent of right breast.
 Asked: 9/18/2017 Perimenopausal took prometrium due to lack of prometrium causing thick uterine lining and polyps no hyperplasia or cancer 200 mg daily for a little over...
 Asked: 9/13/2017 My aunt is 94 years old and in very good health, high quality of life, drives great etc. Geriatric internist found a lump in her breast,...
 Asked: 8/21/2017 My wife was recently diagnosed with DCIS, level 2/3.
 Asked: 8/17/2017 I just finished Chemotherapy and after MRI, CT/PET scan and Mammogram I am showing no current sign of cancer! I believe it''s gone for good!Is...
 Asked: 7/18/2017 Hi I''m 26 and I was diagnosed with DCIS comedo type intermediate grade with microinvasion ,3cm. My doctor suggested doing a mastectomy and radiation
 Asked: 7/10/2017 Does having a multifocal DCIS increase my risk for recurrence? Core Needle Biopsy showed only 1 DCIS lesion, but after lumpectomy found 2 more DCIS...
 Asked: 6/20/2017 I have just received an answer to my question and it was suggested that I might be a candidate for the Comet study.
 Asked: 6/20/2017 I hope this is the right category for this question.
 Asked: 6/19/2017 Would health insurance pay for preventive mastectomy for someone with genetic mutation and a history of ovarian ca in grandmother ? No personal history of...
 Asked: 6/19/2017 Hello, and thank you for this wonderful supportive team of experts ! I am considering genetic testing.
 Asked: 6/14/2017 I have DCIS moderate grade one area two other areas have DCIS low grade.
 Asked: 6/12/2017 Hello, I was diagnosed with ALH 2 years ago and am currently taking tamoxifen.
 Asked: 5/31/2017 Hello, I''m 33 years old. I stopped breast feeding my first child about 10 months ago.
 Asked: 5/18/2017 hi I already asked - 5/17/2017 Just been told I''m stage 1 her2 positive, er/pr neg, clear nodes 2cm with "multiple" lvi !! Can I still...
 Asked: 5/17/2017 Just been told I''m stage 1 her2 positive, er/pr neg, clear nodes 2cm with "multiple" lvi !! Can I still be stage 1 with this...
 Asked: 5/12/2017 Can I use vaginal estrogen 3x per week at lowest dose after double mastectomy for Lcis in 2015 and .5C invasive ducal 18 years...
 Asked: 4/13/2017 So in 2015 I started having this on and off pain in my left breast (10:30 position).
 Asked: 4/10/2017 Hi I am premenopausal,had idc multifocal, node neg ,grade 1,stage 1, oncotype score 11.er/pr positive,her negative.
 Asked: 3/4/2017 My wife has just been diagnosed with HER 2 positive breast cancer.
 Asked: 3/1/2017 What are the current guidelines regarding negative margins for pure DCIS with negative ER/PR receptors? When I had my lumpectomy/radiation last year, it was...
 Asked: 1/31/2017 After lumpectomy and radiotherapy, when the ideal time to get first mammogram of affected breast? Is 3 months after completion of radiation (16 sessions) considered...
 Asked: 1/28/2017 I was dx with stage 2B, multifocal IDC (8 tumors in right + DCIS and 2/19 + axillary nodes, 1 tumor in the left + DCIS, 0/3 nodes).
 Asked: 1/26/2017 My mother 58 years old was diagnosed with invasive ductal carcinoma.
 Asked: 1/7/2017 1 1/2 years post diagnosis and 6 months out from acute treatments which included surgery, chemo and rads.
 Asked: 12/30/2016 hello. thank you for this forum <3.. 7 and 1/2 years since diagnosis.
 Asked: 11/28/2016 I thank you for your responses. They really do help me to move forward and put this DCIS in the past.
 Asked: 11/26/2016 Following up on an answer you responded with... 1- Lifetime risk of recurrence is 10-15%...
 Asked: 11/25/2016 I had a tiny (2.5mm) dcis with a papilloma a couple years ago at age 68.
 Asked: 11/25/2016 I have some lingering questions... 1. What is recurrence rate after lumpectomy/radiation for DCIS, grade 3 with necrosis, 1.8 cm, Clear margins, er/pr negative, 59 yrs old at dx? 2.
 Asked: 11/22/2016 Hello, Can you tell me if Amoxicillin is a risk factor for breast cancer? If so, is this long term taking it or short term taking...
 Asked: 10/11/2016 Thanks so much for your reply on lifetime risk of a second primary breast cancer for a 46 year old with a hx of ILC and LCIS last year.
 Asked: 10/10/2016 Hi, I would be very grateful for your help as I have confused myself reading about risk factors.
 Asked: 10/9/2016 I would be grateful for your help.
 Asked: 9/18/2016 2013 sept. I had WLE SNB 6mm IDC nst no calcifications.
 Asked: 9/14/2016 Just had my 6 month follow up mammo after lumpectomy and radiation for DCIS.
 Asked: 9/12/2016 I was diagnosed with ALH about 10 years ago and subsequently went through menopause.
 Asked: 9/11/2016 Nine years ago I had her2+(3+) and had lumpectomy, radiation, no chemo, and 1 year of Herception.
 Asked: 9/9/2016 What is the latest assessment on the relationship of primary Thyroid Cancer as a risk factor for Breast Cancer? I was diagnosed with Stage IVa...
 Asked: 8/31/2016 I read that eating animal protein can raise levels of insulin-like growth factor 1 (IGF-1) that can promote the development and spread of breast cancer
 Asked: 8/27/2016 Dense breasts.....54 yr. old with IDC.
 Asked: 8/19/2016 Just was reading that new guidelines came out for DCIS margins regarding recurrence.
 Asked: 8/18/2016 IS the type of foods one eats and the amount of exercise regularly done a prediction of bc? that is, being a bit overweight and...
 Asked: 8/17/2016 I have been told that once I turn 80 my chance for breast cancer drops off.
 Asked: 8/16/2016 Hello, I''m 41 years old. my first Memogram found that I have dense breast Birads 3. In my age, with this finding, is it usually Roccomend To do Memogram...
 Asked: 8/15/2016 Diagnosed with Stage 1A Lobular tumor in right breast.
 Asked: 8/8/2016 What are your thoughts on BRAC1/BRAC2 testing? I was told by both my breast surgeon and oncologist that even thought there are a lot...
 Asked: 8/5/2016 Hi I asked the question about the combined oral pill using synthetic estogen and progesterone.
 Asked: 7/5/2016 Invasive ductal carcinoma. Stage 1 (T1A N0/2 Mx ), Grade 2, "micropapillary features".
 Asked: 7/1/2016 Following up on my prior question- So I am at an increased risk for recurrence, since I have 4 out of the 6 risk factors? This scares me.
 Asked: 6/30/2016 Here is something I came across on a dcis page.
 Asked: 6/20/2016 I was looking over some of my results/reports from my DCIS dx back in January.
 Asked: 6/9/2016 in ultrasound the result is, An illdefined SOL(aprx23*19mm)seen in 3 o clock position that is partlyisoecholic and partly composed of hypoecholic areas adherent to each...
 Asked: 6/9/2016 Thank you for taking time to address my concerns.
 Asked: 6/7/2016 Recurrence of my DCIS for me would probably be invasive? 1.8 cm grade 3 clear margins..2 being 1mm.
 Asked: 6/6/2016 In a recent response to someone''s question you stated that DCIS commonly recurs as invasive br ca.
 
 
 
 
 

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