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 Asked: 3/17/2017 I had stage 2, grade 3, ER/PR+ breast cancer at 29 years old with no genetic causes.
 Asked: 3/17/2017 I am 32 years old, finished with treatment for stage 2 ER/PR+ BC (chemo/lumpectomy/radiation) and currently on hormone therapy (zoladex and arimidex) My...
 Asked: 3/16/2017 What is recurrence rate for tnbc, stage 2, 3cm, negative node Chemo,radiation and surgery.
 Asked: 3/16/2017 Dear Lilie Im 2 years out of treatment from IDC ,ER, PR strongly positive luminal A stage 1... my question is i was going to a nutritionist...
 Asked: 3/16/2017 Hello, When you say recurrence may most likely happen in the first two years, are you saying two years from diagnosis or other? Thank you in...
 Asked: 3/14/2017 What would be the survival rate for a TNBC with size 1.2cm turmor 1 sentinel node involvement, clear margins, grade score 3, lumpectomy then 4...
 Asked: 3/14/2017 Dear lilie for er pr positive tumor when we say after treatment that''s the chance of recurring is 10percent..
 Asked: 3/13/2017 Due you recommend brassica tea while taking chemo or as a regiment once chemo is completed?
 Asked: 3/13/2017 Dear Lillie thank you for being there for us.
 Asked: 3/12/2017 I read an article on PubMed that suggests that AIs may target the TRPA 1 channel, "a major pathway in transmission and neurogenic inflammation".
 Asked: 3/9/2017 I am 68 and was diagnosed with stage 1TNBC in Oct 2016 ( tumor size 9 mm, grade 2, 0/2 nodes and clear margins on lumpectomy).
 Asked: 3/9/2017 Just read an article that once diagnosed with tnbc you have a much higher chance of getting a new tnbc in other breast? Is this true?..
 Asked: 3/8/2017 I had a bilateral mastectomy two years ago.
 Asked: 3/5/2017 I have IDC stage 2 grade 3, no lymph node spread.
 Asked: 3/3/2017 How soon after lumpectomy and radiation should you have first mammogram of affected breast? My surgeon said 3 months.
 Asked: 2/27/2017 Multi-centric breast cancer followup question. Lillie, i asked earlier about how to stage a multi-centric IDC.
 Asked: 2/26/2017 I have been diagnosed with ER+PR+H- grade 1, low Ki, IDC with 2cm tumor in one quadrant and up to 3mm tumor with same characteristics...
 Asked: 2/25/2017 i was just diagnosed with IDC stage 1A/her2 positive breast far as recurrence is concerned what would be my best option? lumpectomy...
 Asked: 2/22/2017 Hi Lillie,I was diagnosed with idc (1cm)stage 1 grade 3 in left breast.I am er+,pr+, her2-.
 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.

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