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 Asked: 2/10/2017 I was reading back thru previous questions on tnbc.
 Asked: 2/5/2017 Dear Lillie thank you for being there for all of us.
 Asked: 2/2/2017 Tnbc, 1.2cm,stage 1a,grade 2. Lumpectomy, AC-T chemo started today Just reading over pathology report.
 Asked: 2/2/2017 I was diagnosed with TNBC in March 2015 at 48 years old.
 Asked: 2/2/2017 I was diagnosed with TNBC in March 2015 at 48 years old.
 Asked: 1/30/2017 Dear Lilie, I read this sentence one the net..
 Asked: 1/30/2017 Dear lilie is it true that tumors that locate in the inner breast between 3 to 6 o''clock are more aggressive?? Mine was 2cm low grade...
 Asked: 1/29/2017 Thanks for always being so helpful! I was diagnosed stage 1a with two grade 1 tumors.
 Asked: 1/29/2017 I am a 14 year survivor. Diagnosed in 2003 as Stage 1, neg.
 Asked: 1/26/2017 With tnbc,does size and stage have anything to do with recurring? It seems with all I read there seems to be no difference? If it...
 Asked: 1/23/2017 I am recently diagnosed tnbc, stage 1, grade 2.
 Asked: 1/20/2017 Small 100% ER+ dcis was removed, no rads, no chemo.
 Asked: 1/17/2017 Dear Lillie My wife who''s a 3 years survivor of stage 1 grade 1 luminal A is doing well till now..
 Asked: 1/17/2017 Hi :) I am 21 months away from diagnosis ..
 Asked: 1/13/2017 What if I don''t take Tamoxifen? Mastectomy, IDC, 4mm, ER/PR+, HER2-, no lymph node involvement, no genetic abnormalities, no family history.
 Asked: 1/11/2017 Dear lilie, I am a 2 yrs survivor from IDC stage 1 luminal A.
 Asked: 1/10/2017 Lillie, I thought I had asked you every conceivable question.
 Asked: 1/6/2017 I am a 5 year Breast cacer survivor.
 Asked: 1/4/2017 Here I go again Lilly...I am going to take your advice about getting a second opinion.
 Asked: 1/3/2017 On Dec. 14th and 19th of of 2016 I asked questions regarding whether or not I should get chemotherapy.
 Asked: 12/26/2016 What are the specific signs of TNBC recurrence to look for? My doctors don''t do any lab testing or scans since my bilateral mastectomy in...
 Asked: 12/25/2016 Not clear about post treatment f/u. I am post menopausal with extremely dense breast.
 Asked: 12/24/2016 Dear Lillie, Thank you for this forum. I have ER+, PR+, HER2-, stage 2B,2/3 positive nodes.
 Asked: 12/21/2016 My mother who is 58years old was diagnosed with breast caner.I need to clarify about her prognosis The conclusion of the pathology report is as follows. 1)Invasive...
 Asked: 12/20/2016 Thanks for answering question Dec. 14th about not receiving chemo.
 Asked: 12/19/2016 Also, Lillie, I forgot to ask: Can Tamoxifen cause low platelets? I was diagnosed with anemia like 20 years ago, but it went away.
 Asked: 12/19/2016 Hi Lily, I went through treatment in 2012 for stage 1 er+/pr+ breast cancer, oncotype 12.
 Asked: 12/19/2016 I had biopsy December 9 and a stage 1 tnbc diagnosis December 14.
 Asked: 12/14/2016 I was diagnosed with Stage 1 TNBC (invasive ductal) and had surgery.
 Asked: 12/14/2016 My background: Diagnosed at age 44 on 4/30/15 with TN IDC and DCIS in right breast, stage 2b, one node involved (confirmed via MRI, PET...
 Asked: 12/12/2016 Hi Lilly.. I am an 8 year survior.
 Asked: 12/12/2016 I was dx with TNBC via a PET CT.
 Asked: 12/8/2016 My hair is falling out pretty significantly after 6 months on Arimidex.
 Asked: 12/1/2016 Phyllodes tumor R breast, low grade malignant, 2009-lumpectomy.
 Asked: 12/1/2016 what scans are essential after stage 1c triple negative breast cancer with chemo and radiation, 13 years past dx?
 Asked: 11/20/2016 I had a lumpectomy and radiation for non-invasive DCIS, ER/PR negative,high grade, 5.2 cm.
 Asked: 11/18/2016 Hi I am so grateful for this platform which helps all cancer patients.
 Asked: 11/16/2016 Hello, I was diagnosed with stage 1 breast cancer in 2013 and went through surgery, chemotherapy and radiation treatments.
 Asked: 11/9/2016 A former co-worker who had this breast disease recently announced that she is "9 years and cancer free." I do not understand this statement.
 Asked: 11/3/2016 First of all, I would like to thank you for this amazing forum, where I was immensely supported in the course of DCIS treatment. I...
 Asked: 10/31/2016 ot diagnosed 1/27/16 with IDC on my left breast, 1.7cm with clear margin.
 Asked: 10/31/2016 I got diagnosed 1/27/16 with IDC on my left breast, 1.7cm with clear margin.
 Asked: 10/28/2016 I just asked u bout my wife survivorship since 3 years and possibility of circulating cells..
 Asked: 10/27/2016 What is the 10 year prognosis/survivorship for stage 4 diagnosed in a solitary pulmonary nodule s/p resection/chemo (recurrence seven years after stage 2 breast cancer...
 Asked: 10/27/2016 My wife is a 3 years BC survivor with a 2 cm tumor ER+ Pr+ her 2 neg grade 1.
 Asked: 10/25/2016 I was diagnosed with Stage 1 .8cm node negative Triple Positive Breast Cancer and am going through a regimen of TCH +P.
 Asked: 10/22/2016 Hello ,i hope this letters finds you good,i wrote to you yesterday the letter below and i really want to thank you for the replay...
 Asked: 10/21/2016 Hello ,i hope this letters finds you good August 2015,my mother was diagnosed with breast cancer stage 2B as the cancer had spread to the lymph...
 Asked: 10/18/2016 Hi Lillie, I was wondering if the dropping recurrence rate for TNBC is 5 years after diagnosis or 5 years after completing treatment? Seems everyone...
 Asked: 10/17/2016 Dear Lillie my wife is a 2 yrs survivor from stage 1 luminal a.
 Asked: 10/11/2016 Hello Lillie I''m 39 yr old mom of 4 small children.
 Asked: 10/8/2016 TCH Vs Paclitaxel+Trastuxumab therapy for ER+ HER2+ Stage 1 with no lymph node involvement and 8mm tumor..
 Asked: 10/6/2016 I was diagnosed with Stage 1, DCIS, tumor size 2.5 mm triple++ breast cancer in November.
 Asked: 10/6/2016 I had a bilateral mastectomy in 2015.
 Asked: 10/4/2016 I am interested in finding a gynecologist who specializes in breast cancer.
 Asked: 10/3/2016 I had a lumpectomy and radiation for stage 2a (2.5 mm in single sentinel node).
 Asked: 10/1/2016 One and a half yr later from stage 2 , diagnosis..
 Asked: 9/29/2016 I run a site for tnbc stage 1, I was diagnosed with tnbc stage one and had a double mastectomy and ac/t.
 Asked: 9/25/2016 I am 25 years postmenopausal with grade I, ER, PR positive, HER2 negative, 1 lymph node positive.
 Asked: 9/24/2016 I am 2 years out from tnbc, 1.4 cm tumor, bilateral mastectomy, no nodes, clear margins and 4 rounds of cytoxin and taxotere.
 Asked: 9/21/2016 I finished radiation (for breast cancer stage one)by June end and since then I have been having a dry cough which appears only at night.
 Asked: 9/17/2016 Hello I was diagnosed with tnbc braca2 positive at she 43 at five weeks pregnant I had lumpectomy at second trimester three lymph nodes removed...
 Asked: 9/11/2016 I was diagnosed with Stage 1 breast cancer in 2015, and had a bilateral mastectomy.
 Asked: 9/9/2016 Dear lilie 2 days ago I told u about my wife breast cancer survivor finding something in axilla area..
 Asked: 9/9/2016 Is it safe to get the shingles vaccine one year after breast cancer treatment?
 Asked: 9/7/2016 Dear lilie my wife is a 2 yes bc survivor stage 1 luminal a grade 1 neg nodes..
 Asked: 8/29/2016 Achiarry clearance 2 year''s ago underarm is seems thicker & more tender than opp rads...
 Asked: 8/29/2016 I had achillary clearance 2 year''s ago.underarm is harder & thicker than normal side not lump.
 Asked: 8/28/2016 Hi I''m on Actonel 150 mg once a month.what are side effects.does this increase my chances of developing lythodema? Thankyou..
 Asked: 8/27/2016 Diagnosed with 5mm tnbc no nodes and good margins had bilateral mestectomy, 4 ounds of tc chemo.
 Asked: 8/25/2016 I read somewhere that recurrence of breast cancer is more likely in the first two years after diagnosis and treatment.
 Asked: 8/22/2016 2 yrs past TNBC stage II 2a,lumpectomy, clear margins, 4 D & C, 12 taxol and radiation, does my chance of reoccurrence go down any at this point? .
 Asked: 8/13/2016 I have DCIS with microinvasive sentinal node clear...
 Asked: 8/8/2016 I learned about Brassica tea from your answers and use it regularly, once a day.
 Asked: 8/5/2016 Sorry, I asked what contraception for her2+ survivors.
 Asked: 8/5/2016 What is the best contraceptive when recovering from Her2+ breast cancer. Erneg and pr neg. Many Thanks.
 Asked: 8/2/2016 I was diagnosed 3 years ago. I am on Arimidex for stage 11 BC and Fosamax for osteoporosis.
 Asked: 8/1/2016 Hello, I was diagnosed with bi-lateral breast cancer and had a double mastectomoy.
 Asked: 7/27/2016 I am 3 years post lumpectomy/chemo for stage 1 IDC.
 Asked: 7/26/2016 I have finished my lumpectomy, chemo and radiation after stage 1 breast cancer.
 Asked: 7/17/2016 Diagnosed almost three years ago. 2.1 cm IDC with lobular growth pattern.
 Asked: 7/17/2016 Dear lilie Thank you for answering my previous question about micromets..
 Asked: 7/14/2016 Hi lilie Just a question I was lymph nodes negatif as per 3 different modalities prior to neoadjuvant chemo.(ultrasound, ''MRI and PET ct)..
 Asked: 7/14/2016 DX 7/2013: Stage 1, Grade 3, IDC ER+/PR+ HER2 3+,node neg.
 Asked: 7/14/2016 Dear Lillie I am litteraly lost... I wrote to you several times before concerning my wife but today a phone call with a renowned professor and cancer researcher turned my path upside down. In summary my wife was diagnosed at 35 years old with IDC 2cm grade 1 no lvi and low mitotic index with clinically negatif lymph nodes.
 Asked: 7/14/2016 Hi Lillie, After two years on AI for ILC I have decreased bone density on Dexa scan with one lumbar vertebrae at osteoporosis with all...
 Asked: 7/12/2016 Dear lilei My wife diagnosed 2 yrs ago at age of 35 with hormones positives her2 neg grade 1 late stage 1. She had chemo and skin...
 Asked: 7/11/2016 Please could you tell me if the medication Denosumab (Prolia) is a safe treatment for osteoporosis in brca2+ breast cancer survivors who have finished all...
 Asked: 7/10/2016 Kelly again, I was 45 years old 1st time, 53 now - healthy other than the cancer!!
 Asked: 7/10/2016 I had a lumpectomy and full axillary dissection 1/31/09,it was IDC 2.2cm with a few mms spread to sentinel node good clear margins, TNBC...
 Asked: 7/7/2016 I have been diagnosed with Stage 3 invasive ductal breast cancer with lymph node involvement as well as tumors in my right supraclavicular nodes where...
 Asked: 6/29/2016 I am nearly one year out from lumpectomy and 7 weeks of Rads (5 weeks full breast plus 2 weeks boost) for stage 1, grade...
 Asked: 6/21/2016 Diagnosed 9/13 with HER2+, ER+, PR-, stage IA, invasive mammary carcinoma left breast.
 Asked: 6/21/2016 Hello my partner (mid 40''s) just began treatment for IDC ER+,PR+,HER2+ (mastectomy).
 Asked: 6/20/2016 I am a Stage 1 a E+P+ , H-breast cancer patient, taking extremese. I recently read that Onco DX test incorrectly classified intermediate patients...
 Asked: 6/18/2016 I am a72 yrs old lady.I had primary stage 2 breast cancer in 1994.
 Asked: 6/10/2016 I am 48 years old. I was diagnosed July 2016 with triple-negative negative bc.
 Asked: 6/7/2016 I noticed today that I have cording under my arm (one long cord from my armpit to the top of the inside of my arm).
 Asked: 6/7/2016 Once having TNBC, Braca negative, treated, 16 chemo rounds, bilateral, stage 1, clean margins, do I have a high risk of secondary cancers? Or surviving...
 Asked: 6/6/2016 Can you please tell me the long-term survival rate for stage IIA, grade 1, one lymph node positive, ER and PR positive, HER negative.

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