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 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).
 Asked: 5/16/2014 Hello my wife just found out she has stage 3 breast and 2 tumors in her lymph nodes can you tell if will go good for her with treatment.
 Asked: 5/13/2014 In March 2011 I was diagnosed with stage 3 invasive lobular carcinoma.
 Asked: 5/13/2014 I was diagnosed with stage 2a breast cancer in Sept 2013.
 Asked: 5/7/2014 Has any research been done on women in their 60''s having TCH for Stage 3 Breast Cancer having pelvic Prolapse from use of Herceptin...If it...
 Asked: 5/3/2014 Hi, I am a 69 year old postmenopausal diagnosed with triple negetive breast cancer stage 1a grade 2.
 Asked: 5/2/2014 I was dx with 1.5 cm IDC, neg lymph nodes, grade 2, no LVI, perineural invasion, ki 46%, onco score 41, ER pos, HER neg.
 Asked: 4/26/2014 I finished 4 rounds of Taxotere & Cytoxan (and also took Neulasta) 9 weeks ago, and my recent blood work shows elevated B12 level (2x the high range).
 Asked: 4/20/2014 i was diagnosed with breast cancer in left breast last year with no lymph node involvement.
 Asked: 4/18/2014 I am wondering if there is any hard evidence linking massage / PT with the reduction of scar adhesions.
 Asked: 4/17/2014 I did 6 months of cheom A/c and then 12 rounds of taxol weekly then double mastectomy with immediate breast reconstruction with tissue expander.
 Asked: 4/11/2014 my wife was diagnosed with DCIS breast cancer and have 24 mm lump in her right breast, she underwent radical mastecomy and no nodes were...
 Asked: 3/31/2014 Diagnosed 12/12 with idc 5mm, node neg, grade 2, (mitotic 1, nuc 2, tubule formation3) ki67 20, er + allred8, pr+ allred4, her2 neg.
 Asked: 3/22/2014 Please recommend a body lotion for ER+ survivors on aromatase therapy (aromasin).
 Asked: 3/22/2014 What is the best body lotion to use when on aromatase therapy (aromssin).
 Asked: 3/15/2014 Hi have just completed treatment for a 4cm area of DCIS which contained several areas of IDC the biggest of which was 1.3cm, no vasular...
 Asked: 3/10/2014 my mother diagnosed with idc pt2n0m0 underwent mrm surgery.grade3,er/pr,her2/neu+(ihc2+) she is having 4ac follwed by 4 docetaxel chemo .what is the chance of cancer coming...
 Asked: 3/5/2014 I''ll be 2 years out in March.
 Asked: 3/4/2014 I am 45yr old. iIhad stage i breast cancer 4yrs ago.Underwent masectomy,radiation n chemo. Ayear later i developed breast cancer on the other side n have undergone...
 Asked: 2/14/2014 I am Stage 1,1.1 cm,node neg,Grade 3,Oncotype score 26.
 Asked: 2/13/2014 I am 13 months after diagnosis for a pure tubular stage 1 cancer and treatment and like everyone else would like to prevent reoccurrence.
 Asked: 2/6/2014 I was diagnosed 5 yrs ago @ 39yo, w/ invasive ductal carcinoma grade 1/3 ER+ PR+ HER2 neg.
 Asked: 1/30/2014 I had a lumpectomy with radiation over 5 years ago for a stage 1 breast cancer.
 Asked: 1/26/2014 I am approaching my 6 year anniversary since diagnosis of stage 2b her2positive breast cancer.
 Asked: 1/26/2014 Are survivors of breast cancer more prone to pancreatic cancer? Are there any studies and what is the consensus? I received 23andme results that tell...
 Asked: 1/25/2014 Should oncologist perform a physical exam every 6 months? Is this standard? Mine does not do this and I was wondering if someone should be...
 Asked: 1/25/2014 Is it okay to take Caltrate and Vitamin D 2000 with Tamoxifen? I heard that most vitamins are not good except for these two.
 Asked: 1/24/2014 My dad''s sister and one of his aunt''s died of breast cancer many years ago.
 Asked: 1/17/2014 I am an 11 year survivor of stage 3 breast cancer.
 Asked: 1/14/2014 Hi, I was diagnosed with a 1.1 cm tumor, poorly differentiated, grade 3.
 Asked: 1/15/2014 I have a concern about my follow up care with my MO.
 Asked: 1/12/2014 I am Stage I, with no lymph node involvement, but triple negative and grade 3. My surgery was 4/5/10 at age 56.
 Asked: 1/9/2014 Just saw my oncologist for my 6 month check up yesterday.
 Asked: 1/4/2014 I was diagnosed with infiltrating tubular carcinoma, stage 1, negative lymph node, I had a lumpectomy a week ago.
 Asked: 12/28/2013 After starting my 8th year out from breast cancer, are my chances of distant or local recurrence now in the low single digits? I was...
 Asked: 12/14/2013 I had prophylactic bilateral mastectomies in July.
 Asked: 12/9/2013 I had my ovaries removed 12/12 and then BM 06/13 saline implants 09/13 due to DCIS and BRAC 2.
 Asked: 12/2/2013 Hi Lillie, I''ve just come up on my four year anniversary from my breast cancer diagnosis.
 Asked: 12/2/2013 I am a breast cancer survivor of 5 years this March, 2014.
 Asked: 11/27/2013 can i take testosterone after er+/pr+ breast cancer and hysterectomy for libido? ER+/PR+ Her2 postive.
 Asked: 11/27/2013 I was diagnosed with stage 1, grade 1 er and pr +, her - breast cancer.
 Asked: 11/21/2013 American living in Switzerland. 9/2006 I was diagnosed with 2.5 cm ER-, PR-, HER1+++.
 Asked: 11/21/2013 I am 29years and suffering from infiltrating ductal carcinoma, size 2x1cm grade 2, ER&PR -ve, her2 -ve, would you please suggest me treatment and chances...
 Asked: 11/18/2013 I was diagnosed in Oct with left breast IDC, nuclear grade 1 to 2.
 Asked: 11/18/2013 Does exercise actually increase your survival rate? I had a lumpectomy and radiation for a 2 cm IDC (grade 2, oncotype 15, 0/1 nodes).
 Asked: 11/8/2013 Had lumpectomy and 6 lymph nodes removed.
 Asked: 11/6/2013 I am a survivor. I had breast cancer 8 years ago in October.
 Asked: 11/4/2013 I just had a mastectomy for IDC.
 Asked: 11/1/2013 I need OPG ( dental radiography) for dental appointment but i scare of it for x ray .
 Asked: 10/28/2013 I am a 7mm, stage Ib, Oncotype score 11, ER+/PR+/HER2-, sentinel node negative, clean margins grade III breast CA survivor who is supposed to be...
 Asked: 10/11/2013 Fat was removed from my leg to create nipples.
 Asked: 9/27/2013 Who would be best to assess my risk of uterine and ovarian CA after recent Dx of IDC? Based on the article in Artemis...
 Asked: 9/26/2013 I am a two time breast cancer survivor 2002 Stage II, lump removed chemo and radiation.

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