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 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.
 Asked: 7/30/2017 What is current opinion of oncologists re.
 Asked: 7/28/2017 I was diagnosed last year (at 48) with DCIS, grade 3, comedo, ER/PR negative, 2.5cm, with clear margins.
 Asked: 7/28/2017 Hi Lilly, I''m 31 years old and had neoadjuvant chemo for 2.0cm, node negative tnbc and double mastectomy.
 Asked: 7/27/2017 I was diagnosed with stage 1 grade 1 multifocal idc breast cancer no node involvement Nov 2016 had mastectomy January 2017 and rads which finished...
 Asked: 7/25/2017 I am just completing radiation treatment for IDC Left breast Stage IIB T2, N1, Triple positive Bc (tumor 3.41cm) The tumor shrunk from Chemo.
 Asked: 7/19/2017 Hello, If large stage II tumor with oncotype 13 (9% 10 year recurrence risk) is 10 years of AI definite? I''m concerned by reading studies...
 Asked: 7/13/2017 Not all questions were answered like treatment options and if both needed to be out... I have extremely dense breasts however only one had ultrasound which...
 Asked: 7/13/2017 Had TNBC my bilateral mastectomy was 5/24/16 took out 2 lymph nods both neg.
 Asked: 7/13/2017 I have extremely dense breasts however only one had ultrasound which found a 6mm at 12:00 and a 7mm at 1:00.
 Asked: 7/13/2017 Less than 1 cm Invasive Tubular carcenoma- treatments?
 Asked: 7/6/2017 I was dx with ER/PR + and HER2- stage 2 IDC last year at age 29.
 Asked: 7/6/2017 Hello, I am 60 yrs old with TNBC metaplastic.
 Asked: 7/3/2017 Hello, I have a question about recurrence.
 Asked: 6/30/2017 What is the current thinking of taking a biophosphonate for osteopenia in one hip probably due to arimidex.
 Asked: 6/30/2017 I am 6 years out of 1cm hormone + b.c.
 Asked: 6/20/2017 I have stage 1, TNBC, .8cm, negative nodes, lumpectomy.
 Asked: 6/19/2017 Dear Lillie. My wife was treated for breast cancer in 2002, by Dr.
 Asked: 6/19/2017 I had stage 1 breast cancer, 4 rounds of chemo, 16 radiation.
 Asked: 6/19/2017 I was diagnosed stage 1, no nodes, 9mm tumor at age 43 in 2005.
 Asked: 6/15/2017 I was diagnosed this past Feb with 1.7cm TNBC on my left breast, one lymph node positive.
 Asked: 6/15/2017 Hi, I just read your answer related to ER+/PR- BC.
 Asked: 6/14/2017 I read ER+, PR- cancer tend to recur early (within 5 years) similar to TNBC cancer.
 Asked: 6/12/2017 I had a 14 onco type score and was advised not to do chemo.
 Asked: 6/12/2017 Hi. I am a TNBC patient, and thought I had reached the 5 year anniversary without issues.
 Asked: 6/12/2017 I was dx with tnbc, May 2013.
 Asked: 6/10/2017 Just asked the question regarding tnbc, stage 1a 1.8, recurrence and survival.
 Asked: 6/10/2017 Hello. Diagnosed in January with TNBC, 47 years old, size 1.8, node negative.
 Asked: 6/8/2017 Dear Lillie, it it possible to undergo a hysterectomy or oophorectomy while taking letrozole medication? Thanks.
 Asked: 6/7/2017 I have triple negative breast cancer - stage 1 .
 Asked: 6/6/2017 I was dx with erpr-her2pos BC. Stage IIA.
 Asked: 6/1/2017 Is there any information on take no Soy meal replacement s like Medifast, to loose weight if You had a ally ststge estrogen positive /progesterone...
 Asked: 6/1/2017 Hi Lilly I have been treated for TNBC 2.5 and 1.5 tumour had 16 Taxol, 3 Carboplatin and 4 AC, lumpectomy and radiation.
 Asked: 5/31/2017 Hello! Just read Olivia newton john has had a 25 year distant recurrence.
 Asked: 5/29/2017 Dear Lillie, Again god bless you for the great work.
 Asked: 5/24/2017 Invasive Lobular Stage 2 ER+PR+ Node -, 4 rounds T&C, Exemestane for next howmanyyears.
 Asked: 5/23/2017 In TNBC, nodes negative, does result of mammoprint determine if adjuvant chemo would be beneficial? If so, is typical AC-T chemo used? Being told since...
 Asked: 5/21/2017 I was diagnosed in Sept. 2016 with stage 1 TNBC, 3 spots in right breast, (one DCIS was 0.2 cm, and two IDC was 0.9 cm and 0.4 cm).
 Asked: 5/17/2017 I had lobular carcinoma in situ in 2002, had it removed, and took tamoxifen for five years.
 Asked: 5/14/2017 Having Multiple Sclerosis is my risk of developing breast cancer even higher? First breast cancer....I had lumpectomy, chemo 8 treatments, and 33 radiation .Not even 3...
 Asked: 5/12/2017 I am aprox 3 years out of a tiny IDC,specifically a large dcis with invasive component of 5 mm.
 Asked: 5/8/2017 After a diagnosis of Stage 1, Grade 3 (no node involvement) TNBC 2 years ago I had a double mastectomy with diep flap reconstruction and no...
 Asked: 5/5/2017 Hi Lillie-- I have been out of treatment for TNBC just over 1 year now.
 Asked: 5/5/2017 I was diagnosed with stage 2, E+/P+, Herz2 -, a year and a half ago.
 Asked: 5/5/2017 Question about risk. With a history of a tiny dcis (100% ER+ removed with clean margins) plus 5 biopsies, now taking anastrozole, what is my breast cancer risk? In general, will it go down with the passage of time since the dcis and biopsies or, because general risk of breast cancer goes up with age, will it increase? My dcis was removed when I was 68 and now I’m 70 – recent biopsies were completely benign.
 Asked: 5/4/2017 I''m having low back and r/l hip pain.
 Asked: 5/3/2017 I am a bit confused. I have seen conflicting posts/answers about what the two year mark means in regard to risk of recurrence with TNBC.
 Asked: 5/2/2017 Hi, I am a 55 year old women with recurrent (2nd time) non-metalized breast cancer (same breast, same site).
 Asked: 5/1/2017 I am 2.5 years passed tnbc diagnosis, 1.4 cm Tumor, grade 3, no nodes, clear margin, double mastectomy and 4 rounds of cytoxin and Taxotere.
 Asked: 4/28/2017 Hi I am Triple Negative, and braca positive.
 Asked: 4/26/2017 Diagnosed in Jan. ''17 Triple Negative Breast Cancer, Stage 1, Grade 2, 1.7cm tumor in right breast.
 Asked: 4/24/2017 Just wondering about alcohol and breast cancer.
 Asked: 4/19/2017 Hello, my wife is age 38, diagnosed in Sept with TNBC (brca negative).
 Asked: 4/10/2017 Hi Lillie, Really struggling with the idea of taking meds for AI related bone loss (one vertebrae dropped to -2.7 in past two years).
 Asked: 4/8/2017 May 2014 diagnosed with stage 1b (.6cm tumor with .2mm node cancer) ER+100%/PR=100%/HER- Mastectomy followed with Tamoxifen usage for 2 1/2 years so far
 Asked: 4/6/2017 Hello again, Was wondering what long term complications are likely for breast cancer survivors.
 Asked: 4/6/2017 I am 2.5 years out from Stage 1 high grade multi focal IDC.
 Asked: 4/6/2017 I have TNBC, Stage 2B, lymph node negative.
 Asked: 4/5/2017 35 yr old, Stage 1 triple negative breast cancer, tumor 0.4 cm.Histological grade 3, low differentiation, core grade 3, invasive adenocarcinoma, Ki67=55%, 0 lymph nodes...
 Asked: 4/5/2017 Dear lilie If anyone had breast cancer and he''s out now..
 Asked: 4/3/2017 I had a mastectomy w/out reconstruction last year aged 48, for high-grade multifocal DCIS (ER-/PR-) with no further treatment as margins were good and SNB...
 Asked: 4/2/2017 I asked previous question about removing port.
 Asked: 3/30/2017 Asked MO when I could have port out.
 Asked: 3/29/2017 Hello, I''m 35 I was diagnosed with TNBC late last year, stage 2B, grade 3, had 2 lymph nodes removed and double mastectomy last year,...
 Asked: 3/25/2017 Dx tnbc,1.2cm,stage 1a ,grade 2,node negative Lumpectomy,chemo,rads. I believe you told me earlier.
 Asked: 3/25/2017 Are there any studies that brake down tnbc recurrence by ages.
 Asked: 3/23/2017 I was ER/PR positive stage 2B. No lymph node involvement.
 Asked: 3/23/2017 Dear lilie sorry for asking u much but when u say that most early stage breast cancer become long time survivors does it mean...
 Asked: 3/23/2017 Dear Lillie, First of all god bless you for doing this great work.
 Asked: 3/23/2017 Hi i had 4.6cm tumour and 4 14lyn nodes involved tnbc got chemo first got a partial response tumour shrunk to 0.4mm then had a...
 Asked: 3/23/2017 Do cancer cells brake away from smaller tumors less often than larger tumors? Its all so confusing.
 Asked: 3/23/2017 Dear lilie why do I always read that unlike other cancers that we usually say it''s cured after 5 years breast cancer recurs many years later..
 Asked: 3/19/2017 When does clock start for recurrence of tnbc? I''ve read from date dx, some say after chemo,? .

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