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 Asked: 11/2/2015 Hi, my wife performed mastectomy for her left breast five years ago.
 Asked: 10/29/2015 Hi My sister had a double mastectomy two years ago.
 Asked: 10/23/2015 I am a BC survivor (PlIC). About a year ago, I discovered that the nipple of my non-cancerous breast would invert when I lifted it from the bottom when putting on a bra.
 Asked: 10/22/2015 In 2001 I had a bilateral surgery due to Invasive lobular ER positive Stage 2 cancer.
 Asked: 10/19/2015 I had a mastectomy in April 2013 on the right.
 Asked: 10/5/2015 I read conflicting opinions on interaction between Tamoxifen and Trazadone.
 Asked: 10/5/2015 I had a bilateral mastectomy seven years ago this month.
 Asked: 9/27/2015 Hi Diagnosed invasive bc in 2012. 5 cm tumour ,grade 3 .
 Asked: 9/13/2015 What is the likely hood of tnbc traveling through bloodstream.
 Asked: 9/12/2015 Left invasive ductal CA in 1995. Right mucinous CA in 2013.
 Asked: 9/9/2015 I''m confused.... My oncologist had stated my tnbc stage 1 no node involvement had a 20 percent reoccurence rate! After extensive chemo he stated it cut it in half to 10.
 Asked: 8/30/2015 Hi,, all I seem to hear is long term survival mostly for those who had no node involvement with cancer,,, is this correct thinking?..Thanking you...
 Asked: 8/14/2015 Stage 1, to the TNBC, question about the 5 percent reoccurence! I was told 20 percent reoccurence treatment knocked it down half to 10 possibly 5.
 Asked: 8/14/2015 I was given a 5 percent reoccurence rate after 1 year out, chemo treated TNBC, Does that seem possible to you?
 Asked: 8/12/2015 I had a lumpectomy over 10 years ago and it was a fast growing fibroadenoma.
 Asked: 8/11/2015 I was just told by a woman who speaks at our local breast cancer coalition, that women are being mislead by feeling comfortable about early...
 Asked: 8/8/2015 Are there data comparing post menopausal women with early stage breast cancer treated with anastrazole after surgery and radiation with those NOT treated with anastrazozole?
 Asked: 8/6/2015 I was treated for left breast cancer, stage 2, mastectomy, ER/PR negative, HER2 positive, 3 of 13 lymph nodes positive.
 Asked: 8/3/2015 Hi Lilly hope you are well,, I finished chemo 3 x fec 3 x taxel 5 months ago,them 6 weeks rads, I lost all hair...
 Asked: 7/30/2015 Dear Lilie, I''m a 37 years old woman, diagnosed last year with IDC stage 1, grade 2, low oncotype of 11, had bilateral mastectomy and...
 Asked: 7/28/2015 What percentage is considered low risk?
 Asked: 7/28/2015 How probable is cancer spreading after treatment when there are no signs of spreading in pathology report?
 Asked: 7/28/2015 So, its still a worry, in that cancer can still travel without reside evidence , even, if pathology report shows no signs of spreading? (...
 Asked: 7/27/2015 TNBC is very chemo sensitive, correct? If the cancer was lymphatic and vascular contained, how can it reoccure?
 Asked: 7/27/2015 women can survive tnbc.....true?
 Asked: 7/27/2015 I was told after treatment for stage 1 tnbc, after 16 rounds of chemo I have less than 10 percent reoccurrence, you stated 20.
 Asked: 7/27/2015 Diagnosed with stage 1b tnbc. No lymphatic or vascularl invasion.
 Asked: 7/19/2015 Am 66, had lumpectomy discovered tiny ILC stage 1, clear borders, got it all out.
 Asked: 7/11/2015 My mother in law was Diagnosed with IDC ,stage 3,grade 3, ER/PR neg, HERS2+ breast Cancer about 4 months ago.(2.5x2.4x1.9cm) Had lumpectomy, with clean margins...
 Asked: 7/10/2015 What percent of people diagnosed with stage 1 HER2 positive high grade ductal carcinoma have a recurrence? Are there studies that provide this type...
 Asked: 7/9/2015 Hi Lillie, I have a question about fat intake relating to how to best position ourselves to avoid recurrence.
 Asked: 6/30/2015 I am taking tamoxifen (for the next 5 years), I had a double mastectomy in April 2015, I do not require chemo/radio.
 Asked: 6/29/2015 I would like to start a diet that is a high protein diet called Ideal Protien.
 Asked: 6/24/2015 Thank you Lillie for everything...I trust you more than anyone else.
 Asked: 6/15/2015 Was diagnosed Nov 2014stage 2a...well differentiated 1.3 cm...SNB...1 NODE SENTINEL HAD 2.7MM DEP...ONCOSCORE 14..STRONG ER PR POSITIVE.THERE WAS NO LEAKAGE OF NODE.
 Asked: 6/12/2015 I have recently finished treatment for ILC stage 2 grade 2.
 Asked: 5/31/2015 With IDC ER PR +, risk reduced for recurrence or spread after two year, 5 years 10 years respectively? Thank you.
 Asked: 5/18/2015 I had a double mastectomy and reconstruction last year.
 Asked: 5/17/2015 How soon after treatment lumpectomy/ chemo/ rads can cancer return ?
 Asked: 5/16/2015 thanks. I no I takes times for your white cells etc to get back to normal after chemo but u finished chemo over 2 months ago and my cells are still low my neutrofils are 0.9 the same as they were during chemo is this normal if not what do I do? Will they go back to normal how long will it take.
 Asked: 5/15/2015 Hi I''m wondering why my neutrofils are 0.9 2 and a half months post chemo? I had 3 x feces 3 x docetaxel then 30 x on tamoxifen.kind regards..
 Asked: 4/25/2015 Hi, I''m 51, had a lumpectomy on left breast 1.7cm tumour, 20mm margins,Grade 3, Stage 2, 1 node involved.Then had a further 20 nodes...
 Asked: 4/24/2015 I have completed all of my treatment and am now on Arimidex (am Her2 positive, ER and PR positive).
 Asked: 4/23/2015 I have my first survivorship appointment with my oncologist after finishing my last Herceptin tx 4 months ago.
 Asked: 4/22/2015 I am HER2+, ER+, PR+, had lumpectomy, clear margins, chemo, rads and am on Arimidex.
 Asked: 4/22/2015 I have lower leg pain. X-ray revealed soft tissue calcification.
 Asked: 4/13/2015 My insurance company, which covers screening mammograms at 100% as preventative care, will not cover the cost of my mammograms since I am a BC...
 Asked: 4/6/2015 I was diagnosed in Aug., 2013, with IDC, Stage 2, ER- PR-, and HER+++3.
 Asked: 4/3/2015 I was diagnosed in 8/12 with Stage 3 ILC.
 Asked: 3/24/2015 I had breast cancer in 2012. There were two tumors.
 Asked: 3/21/2015 I was treated for breast cancer in 2002 and 2011, triple negative both early stages.
 Asked: 3/12/2015 Hi, I was diagnosed 7 years ago, treated with herceptin, cyclophosphamide and doxorubicin.
 Asked: 3/9/2015 Thanks so much for your service to all of us breast cancer survivors.I am a 4 year stage 1 survivor and my oncologist informed me...
 Asked: 3/7/2015 I had right side rib pain October 2014 when saw my oncologist.
 Asked: 3/4/2015 hello, I had a bilateral mastectomy 7/2/2014.
 Asked: 2/16/2015 I am a 6 year survivor of her2 stage 3 breast cancer.
 Asked: 1/24/2015 follow up questtion -2X BC going through natural menopause - saw an article in the JH Health Review but can''t find mention of an...
 Asked: 1/23/2015 followup question -2X BC going through natural menopause - already on Lexapro for general menopausal symptoms like hot flashes.
 Asked: 1/22/2015 2X BC going through natural menopause.
 Asked: 1/20/2015 Hi Lillie, Can neuropathy develop or worsen nearly 3 years after chemo? I had 4 cycles of AC and 12 cycles of Taxol.
 Asked: 1/14/2015 Primary care doctor recommending Victoza for 30 lb.
 Asked: 1/5/2015 I been reading reading the recent news hat peanut agglutitin causes cancer metastasis.
 Asked: 12/1/2014 Hi Lillie, I have asked questions before and am very thankful for your thought out, insightful, professional answers.
 Asked: 11/25/2014 I had my double mastectomy May 16 2014 was told by oncologist that I didn''t need chemo so i didn''t have it but then I...
 Asked: 11/24/2014 I was diagnosed with breast cancer and have had a double mastectomy,expanders, and due for the exchange in.
 Asked: 11/24/2014 Hi Lillie, thank you for this service, your expertise is a comfort for a lot of women. I had PCR to tnbc with lumpectomy and rads completed aug.
 Asked: 11/15/2014 Hello, Two years ago I had a mastectomy for DCIS.
 Asked: 11/15/2014 I just got done with chemotherapy and radiation in my right breast, stage 1, TNBC grade 3.
 Asked: 11/11/2014 i am 44yrs old and diagnosed 5 yrs ago with the following IDC Stage1 grade 1....1cm er+ pr+ her2- NO agio lymphatic invasion, 0 of...
 Asked: 11/3/2014 Hello, I was diagnosed with ILC in March 2013.
 Asked: 10/26/2014 Hi, it will be 2 years in November since I was diagnosed with stage 1 breast cancer, I am taking letrozole for 5 years and...
 Asked: 9/27/2014 In December, I will be a five year breast cancer survivor.
 Asked: 9/11/2014 My mom lives in Morocco. She was diagnosed with Breast cancer in Sept 2012.
 Asked: 9/11/2014 Why would a doctor continually monitor the blood of a stage 1 woman? Abnormal results are significantly taking away from the quality of life...
 Asked: 9/2/2014 Lillie, what do you consider a high level of 27-29? Three weeks after Taxol was completed, my Stage three daughter was tested.
 Asked: 9/1/2014 Hi, I am a 7-year survivor- ILC, ER+, PR+, HER2-.
 Asked: 8/22/2014 Dear Lillie how would I know if breast cancer has returned through my lymph nodes?what symptoms should I be looking for? I had 17 lymph...
 Asked: 8/9/2014 I''m 45, diagnosed with invasive ductal carcinoma, 2 tumors left breast, stage 2, grade 3, her2 triple negative.
 Asked: 8/6/2014 Why would someone have consistently high CO2 levels in their blood...
 Asked: 8/6/2014 I had IDC 1.2 CM stage 1 er+/pr+, her2-, low oncotype.
 Asked: 7/30/2014 Diagnosed with invasive breast cancer Sept, 2013.
 Asked: 7/27/2014 I had IBC last year 2013 ,as of today I am NED just wondering what is the chances of it recurring.
 Asked: 7/19/2014 Hi Lillie, Thank you so much for responding so quickly to my question about Forteo.
 Asked: 7/19/2014 Hi Lillie, I am 7 1/2 years post BC diagnosis, 2 years post Arimidex.
 Asked: 7/18/2014 I was diagnosed with an aggressive breast cancer in Nov.
 Asked: 7/14/2014 I am on Letrazole and have developed joint pain in my left wrist, They cant find anything ,just goes with the side effects of hormone blocker.
 Asked: 7/14/2014 I was diagnosed with lEFT BREAST TNBC, Invasice Ductal Carcinoma with associated Focal High grade DCIS, all grade 3.
 Asked: 7/14/2014 When to worry about MDS? 3 1/2 years after FECx4 followed by 12 taxol/herceptin my WBC is now 3.7 and Abs.
 Asked: 7/10/2014 My sister was diagnosed DCIS on right breast and LCIS on left breast in Sep 2013 at the age 40.
 Asked: 7/8/2014 I was diagnosed with a 5mm ER+/PR+ tumor, clean lymph nodes.Had a mastectomy and did chemo (1 round taxotere/cytoxin-was alergic, and 4 CMF)Now on Femera...
 Asked: 7/7/2014 1 year survivor breast cancer. ER+, PR+ HER2-.
 Asked: 7/4/2014 39 y/o mother of 4. Dx w/ TNBC in Dec 2012 after I found a lump when nursing (2.1cm).
 Asked: 6/24/2014 Please recommend cream or oil to use to moister scar after mastectomy.
 Asked: 6/21/2014 Hello, I am 39 year old, just diagnosed with IDC grade 3, ER- PR- HER2+ score 3+ IHC.
 Asked: 6/3/2014 5 years cancer from as of 9/11/13 I have a bruise type discolored that has not changed in color or size, is this normal?
 Asked: 6/2/2014 I had a lumpectomy for a 0.5cm DCIS with micro-invasive piece (about 1 cm).
 Asked: 5/27/2014 Can cancer occur again in the same breast after mastectomy.
 Asked: 5/19/2014 I had a lumpectomy (12/4/13) and radiation (16 whole breast and 4 boosts) for a 2.1cm IDC.
 Asked: 5/19/2014 My mom was diagnosed with Stage 1 bc in 2004.
 Asked: 5/19/2014 My sister had a double mastectomy for DCIS in Oct 2013 (40 years old when diagnosed).

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