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 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.
 Asked: 5/29/2016 Hello, My mom 82 years had a wire guided central lumpectomy, removed nipple, intended to remove DCIS and calcifications.
 Asked: 5/19/2016 25 yrs old mom of 5 boys had a breast examine today Doctor sent me for ultrasound she felt 9-12 nodules on right outer breast...
 Asked: 5/11/2016 Went for a yearly mammogram and after several tests was diagnosed with multifocal, high grade er-/pr- DCIS in left breast.
 Asked: 5/4/2016 Hi! The other day, I injured myself and as a result, I have a lump in my breast.
 Asked: 5/2/2016 My breast surgeon did a BRCAPRO risk assessment on me durning treatment, never talked to me about it but it is in my records.
 Asked: 4/22/2016 I have been diagnosed with a stage 2 grade 2 invasive breast cancer which has spread to two lymph nodes.
 Asked: 4/22/2016 Hello, There is no Bi Rad score on my report.
 Asked: 4/18/2016 Is there a relationship between ER+ breast cancer and hypothyroidism?
 Asked: 4/4/2016 In 2013, was diagnosed with IDC of left breast, ER/PR positive her2neu negative.
 Asked: 3/30/2016 I had Dcis(intermediate non-comedo) in 2008. Had lumpectomy, radiation and finished 5 years tamoxifen.
 Asked: 3/21/2016 I spoke to my Onco regarding the Oncotype DX test.
 Asked: 3/17/2016 I have been diagnosed with stage 3 HER2+3 with it being in my lymph nodes as well.
 Asked: 3/5/2016 Lillian, Do you know the statistics for getting breast cancer in other breast once you have had it in one and have been...
 Asked: 2/24/2016 I am 57 yo, have been treated with lumpectomy, chemotherapy and radiation for stage I, grade 2 TNBC with apocrine features.
 Asked: 2/15/2016 could concomitant use of probiotic affect tamoxifen efficacy? thank you.
 Asked: 2/11/2016 Seeing an oncologist about possible chemoprevention for ADH.
 Asked: 1/21/2016 My wife, who is 42 years old, had a bilateral mastectomy because of DCIS nuclear grade 1.
 Asked: 12/28/2015 When I got breast cancer at 36, my older sister (39) got a risk assessment and was considered "high risk." She gets a mammogram...
 Asked: 12/14/2015 As asked below, is it your thought that a mastectomy should be performed over a lumpectomy with radiation for triple negative dcis? I have...
 Asked: 12/13/2015 I am 40 years old and was diagnosed at my first mammogram with grade 3 DCIS triple negative.
 Asked: 12/10/2015 Is ki67 20% a worrisome factor for metastasis even though stage was early no node , onco and grade low ...
 Asked: 11/29/2015 I would be grateful for the information about the predictive power of Ki67.
 Asked: 11/20/2015 I saw a genetic counselor today and according to her, my lifetime risk of developing breast cancer, is 34.1%, and my ten year risk is 15.3%.
 Asked: 11/20/2015 I am a breast and ovarian cancer survivor - Stage I moderately differentiated breast cancer 18 years ago at age 42.
 Asked: 11/11/2015 Can u get breast cancer by a guy sucking our boobs or by hickies done.
 Asked: 11/10/2015 I am a breast cancer survivor - had Multifocal IDC, NOS, Grade 3 associated w/extensive DCIS, high grade comedo pattern, positive EIC, hormone negative, HER2+++...
 Asked: 11/1/2015 am 44 years old. Small well defined lobulated lesion and few small ill defined areas seen in the upper outer quadrant of right breast, most likely suggestive of benign lesion.
 Asked: 10/29/2015 conclusion in mammography test indicates clinical correlation needed, what does it mean exactly..
 Asked: 10/21/2015 Hello I am brca 1 positive and have weakly er positive pr -her2- breast cancer.
 Asked: 9/24/2015 I am a 47 year old woman.
 Asked: 9/24/2015 a hypoehoeic SOL has been found in upper and out quadrant of left breast.
 Asked: 9/21/2015 Due to unbearable side effects (arthritic and neuropathy-like pain) from taking Leterazol, I have decided to begin taking Arimidex.
 Asked: 9/13/2015 I am wondering about relationship of family cancers and breast cancer risk.
 Asked: 8/30/2015 Hi I just read a previous question about mammograms, you stated that it''s your routine to have a mammogram at 6 months post surgery is...
 Asked: 8/27/2015 My surgical oncologist wants me to go for genetic testing if my mom had triple negative cancer.
 Asked: 8/25/2015 Hi, I have a bicornuate uterus and am currently undergoing treatment for IDC.
 Asked: 8/24/2015 I had s lump removed from my right breast two years ago.
 Asked: 8/19/2015 I am a DES daughter.
 Asked: 7/17/2015 I have been diognosed with Triple Negative Breast Cancer.
 Asked: 7/4/2015 Does a surgical abortion/medical abortion increase your risk for breast cancer? If so then do you have a higher chance with each abortion you have?
 Asked: 6/17/2015 My wife was treated (chemo & mantle radiation) for Hodgkin''s lymphoma at the age of 23 (1996).
 Asked: 6/15/2015 I recently completed chemo, surgery and radiation for Stage 2 TNBC.
 Asked: 6/14/2015 Would you recommend chemo for an onco score of 31? ....I''m 68 years old, in otherwise great health..0.6 centimeters....ER+, clear margins, clear nodes.
 Asked: 6/11/2015 Hi, thanks for addressing our ?s. 46, just dx ilc grade 1, +/+/- (will be staged after sentinel node bx) after bx due to alh.
 Asked: 6/11/2015 Hi...I just had surgery to remove a 0.6 centimeter tumor from my right breast....estrogen receptor positive, no lymph node involvement.
 Asked: 6/3/2015 After a lot of reading it seems that there are a few factors that encourage breast cancers and that can be changed, ie., consumption of...
 Asked: 5/25/2015 Is it ok to drink brassica tea iced?
 Asked: 5/10/2015 I''m 36, have one child. In March of this year I had to take microgestin 1.5/30 fe birth control pills for one cycle (22 pills in all).
 Asked: 5/7/2015 my mom, 72 y/o had her operation (left breast removed) last april 23, 2015.. i had a copy of her histopathology report and it says: diagnosis: invasive...
 Asked: 4/22/2015 My mother was treated from duct ectasia with antibiotics, now the pain is relived from her breast but these two last weeks she has a...
 Asked: 4/16/2015 Hi Lilly, nearly 3 years ago I was diagnosed and aggressively treated for stage 1a triple negative IDC with negative node involvement.
 Asked: 4/14/2015 I have a 6mm stage 1, grade 2 idc as well as DCIS and lcis, oncotype 32, is there anyway to reduce risk of reoccurence,...
 Asked: 4/6/2015 Ultrasound, mammogram, and MRI were negative for any abnormality, ductogram is negative for a papilloma to be the cause of my breast pain.My both...
 Asked: 4/5/2015 The doctor said to my mother to squeeze the breast because she has infection of milk ducts and has been treated with ibubrophen and antibiotic...
 Asked: 3/29/2015 Hello, my mother has been treated from breast infection, is 55 years old and the mammogram and the biopsy resulted negative for breast cancer.
 Asked: 3/23/2015 Hello! I finally found that Brassica tea and am SO very happy about that! The question is how many cups minimum per day is...
 Asked: 3/16/2015 25 year old daughter DX with DCIS, 2.3 cm tumor, ER- and PR- and BRCA 1 +.
 Asked: 3/1/2015 I have had multiple breast calcifications removed from my left breast all benign on 12/15/04.
 Asked: 2/24/2015 Just to be sure, you talk about soy in food product form taken "in moderation".
 Asked: 2/22/2015 I am a breast cancer survivor. I was diagnosed with ER+ PR+ HER+ breast cancer.
 Asked: 2/21/2015 I had a mammogram & sonogram in Nov 2014.
 Asked: 2/21/2015 I had left breast mammary dysphasia with infiltration into the muscle 30 years ago.
 Asked: 2/19/2015 I*ve thought about fertility preservation before my breast cancer therapy (including chemo, breast radiation and tamoxifen) regarding potential threats to fertility

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