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 Asked: 6/19/2018 I am now at my three year mark since diagnosis of Stage IIa TNBC.
 Asked: 6/19/2018 Hi, I am a 10 yr Stage IIB TNBC survivor with DCIS and positive sentinal nodes.
 Asked: 6/4/2018 I was diagnosed with stage 1 breast cancer in 2010.
 Asked: 5/21/2018 Dx Stage 2a TNBC May 2016, completed neoadjuvent chemo (AC/T) Oct 2016 followed by bilateral mastectomy in Nov 2016 of which I achieved a pCR.
 Asked: 5/16/2018 Dx tnbc stage 1.
 Asked: 5/14/2018 Dear Lillie, I was diagnosed with her2 positive, hr negative breast cancer in May 2015 (cT2, pN1a).
 Asked: 5/8/2018 Hi Lillie, thanks in advance for your help and god bless you. I had BC 3 years ago, stage 1, Er/Pr+, Chemo and radiations.
 Asked: 5/7/2018 I was diagnosed and treated with estrogen positive breast cancer April 2016.
 Asked: 5/8/2018 Hi, i was diagnosed with type 2 bc, er/pr positive, her2 neg, lumpectomy, no chemo, 30 radio, oncotype 12%, brca 1/2 negative, now on zoladex...
 Asked: 5/7/2018 I was diagnosed with Stage IIa TNBC on June 17, 2015.
 Asked: 5/3/2018 I''m 45 years old and was diagnosed 9/29/2017 with IDC TNBC.
 Asked: 4/30/2018 Can I take 1mg of Anastrozole a long with essential oils.
 Asked: 4/26/2018 Hi Lillie, Your web site is fantastic and very helpful to us as patientís.
 Asked: 4/23/2018 Got just diagnosed with breast cancer. Full pathology report not available yet But Er and PR negative.
 Asked: 4/16/2018 High risk of recurrence first two yrs.
 Asked: 4/10/2018 I am a 5 year survivor of stage 2A breast cancer.
 Asked: 4/5/2018 I am 32 and just recently finished my treatment for stage 1a tnbc(node negative and no lymphovascular invasion).
 Asked: 4/5/2018 Iím curious. In 2009 I was diagnosed with stage 1 breast cancer.
 Asked: 3/26/2018 I am aged 72 and healthy. In 1999 I was diagnosed with stage 1 lobular cancer in the left breast which was followed with a lumpectomy and radiation.
 Asked: 3/26/2018 Hi I had lumpectomy and ACT for 3neg left breast.
 Asked: 3/19/2018 Why is the risk of recurrence higher in the first two years after diagnosis? BC is diagnosed at different stages and grades, suggesting that early...
 Asked: 3/19/2018 Itís been 2 years since my bilateral mastectomy.
 Asked: 3/19/2018 I had partial hysterectomy prior to being diagnosed with tnbc.
 Asked: 3/13/2018 I was diagnosed 11 months ago at age 46 with stage 2b, Er/Pr +, Her 2 -, 1 positive sentinel node.
 Asked: 2/27/2018 For stage 1A, do you ever use MRI or ultrasound or PET scans for yearly scans to check for cancer? What if the patient has dense breasts?
 Asked: 2/27/2018 It seems that treatment protocols and prognosis is often noted for 5 years, but what happens after 5 years? Doesn''t ER/PR+ or ILC come back...
 Asked: 2/26/2018 Hi, I am 8 years out, stage 1A, ER/PR+, HER2-, IDC/DCIS with some lobular features.
 Asked: 2/23/2018 Dx June, idc Er+ 90% her2 100% size 1.9.
 Asked: 2/19/2018 65yojust diagnosed with 5mm grade1, stage 1a, ER+, PR+, HER2-, KI67neg(8%) breast cancer in the upper inner quadrant of my right breast.
 Asked: 2/8/2018 Dear Lili I had a history of grade 1 stage 1 breast cancer 3 years ago..
 Asked: 2/7/2018 Diagnosed with tnbc stage 1 grade 3, 1.3cm no nodes.
 Asked: 2/6/2018 When is the CA125 lab test used for breast cancer?
 Asked: 2/6/2018 What is the percentage efficacy of tamoxifen in estrogen positive breast cancer in clinical trials? What is the percentage efficacy of aromatase inhibitors instead of stone
 Asked: 2/2/2018 the JH Breast Center was recommended to me by MSK where i was in a Breast Cancer Survivor-ship Program the past several years which included...
 Asked: 2/2/2018 What happens to patientís who canít tolerate the aromatase inhibitors for estrogen positive breast cancer? Are there long range survivorís without AIís?
 Asked: 2/1/2018 I am 6 years cancer free, 65 years old, stage 1, estrogen positive breast cancer.
 Asked: 1/30/2018 Dear Lilie Im following up with you on my previous question between night sweat and one elevated liver enzyme.. I''ve done the liver ultrasound as my oncologist...
 Asked: 1/28/2018 Dear lilie Concerning my previous question about my night sweat..
 Asked: 1/26/2018 Dear Lilie I just need to report my case to you..
 Asked: 1/22/2018 Dear Dr.: I recently had my survivorship meeting in which my report said my ki-67 was 40%.
 Asked: 1/19/2018 Is there information available that shows the incidence/likelihood of breast cancer spreading to other parts of the body if it is found in 1-3 axillary...
 Asked: 1/16/2018 Pre breast cancer my OB/GYN handled my breast exams.
 Asked: 1/10/2018 If tnbc recurs but not in organs are you always stage 4?
 Asked: 1/8/2018 Hi, sentinel lymph node removal and mastectomy in June of 2013 (clear lymph nodes).
 Asked: 1/2/2018 Hi I had a wide incision surgery to remove 3idc tumour a year ago(13mm,10mm and3 mm) at time I had been keen to have mastectomy...
 Asked: 12/30/2017 I am 3 1/2 years out from stage 1 tnbc: 1.4 cm tumor, no node involvement, clear margins, bilateral mastectomy, 4 rounds of...
 Asked: 12/28/2017 The patients less than or equal to 40 years of age are survived longer than patients above 40?
 Asked: 12/28/2017 A Ki-67, cell proliferation rate was never done on my pre-op core biopsy and my surgical lumpectomy sample.
 Asked: 12/25/2017 I was diagnosed with a 3.2 centimeter invasive ductal carcinoma, ER positive 95%, PR negative, HER 2negative, 0/2 nodes, and no lymphic vascular invasion
 Asked: 12/22/2017 Hello. My mother was diagnosed with stage 2 tnbc about a year ago when she was 49.
 Asked: 12/21/2017 For TNBC patients, is it better to be BRCA negative? I thought I read that those who were BRCA NEG responded better to chemotherapy.
 Asked: 12/18/2017 Diagnosed in 05/2016 at age 65 with a 2 cm TNBC tumor (DCIS/Stage 1/Grade 2)in right breast with apocrine features (negative for androgren receptor &...
 Asked: 12/15/2017 Is Breast Cancer Index accepted as an accurate tool for deciding to continue aromatase inhibitors for Er+ and PR+ IDC for beyond the first five...
 Asked: 12/7/2017 More about earlier question about recurrence risk for 1.7mm IDC w/tubular features, Ki67 1-2%, age 59.
 Asked: 12/6/2017 I am almost 2 years out and was diagnosed at age 35.
 Asked: 12/6/2017 Further to my earlier inquiry (17mm IDC w/tubular features, 1/5 nodes SLNB, Ki67 1-2%), it is Stage IIa, grade 1, age 59.
 Asked: 12/4/2017 When my Onc tells me there is a 13% chance of recurrence while taking Letrozole, does that mean the recurrence would be the same kind...
 Asked: 12/1/2017 Hi lovie, almost 5 yr DUCTAL bc.survivor.
 Asked: 11/27/2017 Stage 1 TNBC -after completion of 4 AC, 12 Taxol and radiation, what should the follow up treatmen/ testing be? I have read about CDK 4/6 inhibitors.
 Asked: 11/26/2017 I asked if tnbc was going to recur how soon it usually does.
 Asked: 11/26/2017 With slightly elevated Alp of 157 And apparently this is coming from bone Stage 1a tnbc, finished chemo end June And rads Aug.
 Asked: 11/25/2017 Stage 1a tnbc.
 Asked: 11/25/2017 I am 2.5 years from TNBC Stage 2A diagnosis and 2 years out from last chemo.
 Asked: 11/25/2017 Hi Lillie, Have any Johns Hopkins oncologists lowered medication doses for aromatase inhibitors or biphosphinates for the very small adult patients? I had severe side effects with...
 Asked: 11/25/2017 One last question..could high levels of vit d3 cause a rise in alkaline phophates? Just trying to find a plausible reason for elevation.
 Asked: 11/22/2017 I wrote earlier.
 Asked: 11/21/2017 Your answer of kidney disease because of slightly elevated phosphate levels.
 Asked: 11/21/2017 T.v.,stage 1 (1.2cm), Neg nodes Completed 4 AC and 12 taxol and 20 rads 3 month check up.
 Asked: 11/6/2017 With BC month just ending, I listened to a powerful speech made by a celebrity on behalf of metastatic BC at a large benefit.
 Asked: 11/3/2017 I have osteoporosis per bone density before aromatase inhibitors for breast cancer.
 Asked: 10/27/2017 Tnbc stage 2, Neg node Mastectomy, and complete pathological response.
 Asked: 10/26/2017 Diagnosed two years ago with grade 1stage 1a.
 Asked: 10/26/2017 I''m stage 1 tnbc. Just completed all treatment.
 Asked: 10/26/2017 I have received a mastectomy, chemotherapy, and radiation for a stage 2b, grade 2 ILC and developed inflammatory arthritis post chemo.
 Asked: 10/22/2017 How do signs and symptoms of costochondritis differ from sternal and/or rib junction mets? Hx St2B w/isolated supraclavicular recurrence (does that make it St3 now?) 18...
 Asked: 10/20/2017 My mother was diagnosed with breast cancer.
 Asked: 10/20/2017 Hi there I am 9 months past diagnosis for idc,had a oncotype of 11 ,so had radiation now tamoxifen,at the time was very happy not to...
 Asked: 10/18/2017 Dx 5/2012 IDC stage 2B, 2 nodes, no mets...Lumpectomy, Chemo, Rad''n.
 Asked: 10/16/2017 I am er/pr+ and have been taking letrozole for a month now.
 Asked: 10/15/2017 I am ER/PR/HER2+, lumpectomy,chemo and rads, Arimidex, 2 years out from last Herceptin tx.
 Asked: 10/12/2017 Hi Lillie, can a medical oncologist know if there is liver mets by doing physical exam of the liver and abdomen..Thank you.
 Asked: 10/2/2017 I''m 2 1/2 years out of exchange surgery after BMX.
 Asked: 9/27/2017 My original pathology report was: Ductual carcinoma in situ, high grade solid type.
 Asked: 9/27/2017 I just received my pathology report from my lumpectomy for tnbc.
 Asked: 9/21/2017 Hi Lillie, first I would like to thank you from bottom of my heart...for your help and your time..was diagnosed with dcis in March 2016...
 Asked: 9/20/2017 Hi Lillie. I just went for a check up and my alk phos was elevated...127.
 Asked: 9/20/2017 Is there new studies that discuss the recurrence of TNBC in the breast after a lumpectomy? I am coming to the end of my chemo...
 Asked: 9/19/2017 Thanks. In relation to my previous question: " I was diagnosed with bilateral bc at 42 (pre-menopausal), IDC, T1cN1M0 in one breast and DCIS in the other breast.
 Asked: 9/17/2017 I was diagnosed with bilateral bc at 42 (pre-menopausal), IDC, T1cN1M0 in one breast and DCIS in the other breast.
 Asked: 9/15/2017 Hello. My mother was diagnosed with stage 3 triple negative breast cancer (chemo drugs: adriamaycin, endoxan and taxol).
 Asked: 9/13/2017 Thank you in advance for all that you do.
 Asked: 9/9/2017 2 years after 4AC & 12 Paclitaxel chemo cycles, FOOT neuropathy side effects are getting worse instead of better.
 Asked: 9/6/2017 What is the recommendation for number of years to see your surgical oncologist after lumpectomy for stage 1a BC.
 Asked: 9/2/2017 Hi. I was stage 1, Er+, Pr+, HER -.
 Asked: 8/31/2017 Hi Lillie. Diagnosed at 49 in December of 2006.
 Asked: 8/28/2017 My mother almost finished her radiation therapy.
 Asked: 8/22/2017 Hello. My mother was diagnosed with triple negative ductal carcinoma at the age of 49.
 Asked: 8/15/2017 Hi my mother is finishing radiation August 30th, and did not need chemo as her stage 1b idc er pr+ Her 2 -, seemed...
 Asked: 8/9/2017 Is the CA 15-3 test standard care for following someone with breast cancer.
 Asked: 8/7/2017 A close friend was diagnosed with TNBC in February of 2014.
 
 
 
 
 

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