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 Asked: 7/26/2017 My mother was diagnosed with TNBC. She recently had a lumpectomy.
 Asked: 7/21/2017 California state and my HMO each sent me a letter after my mammagram telling me I had extremely dense breasts.
 Asked: 7/21/2017 1. What is the current diagnostic standard of care for patient''s with extreme dense breasts? 2.
 Asked: 7/19/2017 I have been diagnosed with HER2 positive breast cancer.
 Asked: 7/17/2017 I had a mammogram, followed by an ultrasound and aspiration biopsy, with clip placement The results were intraductal papilloma.
 Asked: 7/16/2017 How does JH define Luminal B cancer? Does it include ER+, HER2+ cancers? If not, why not?
 Asked: 7/14/2017 Please help me understand my mother pathology report it''s says The specimen shows many malignant cells arranged in medium to large clusters and sheets
 Asked: 7/10/2017 Hi Lillie, you have answered a question regarding my moms case before and I cannot express my gratitude.
 Asked: 7/9/2017 I was diagnosed TN October 15, 2015.
 Asked: 7/9/2017 I was diagnosed with TNBC, Grade 3, Aug of 2014.
 Asked: 6/29/2017 Hi, I have a 58 y/o AAF with a 6.5cm invasive solid papillary carcinoma, grade 3, triple negative.
 Asked: 6/25/2017 Hi Lilley, my tumor was 1.5cm, scored a 6 on Nottingham so grade 2, ki-67 -10, oncotype was a 12, clear margins too, gene negative,...
 Asked: 6/25/2017 Ho, you answered a previous question I had regarding BRCA gene.
 Asked: 6/25/2017 Does having BRCA mutation affect your chance of recurrence ? If so why and how ?
 Asked: 6/24/2017 How many people with the chek2 gene develop breast cancer ?
 Asked: 6/24/2017 I am 48 and just diagnosed with stage 2b, grade 1, ER+, PR+, HER2- IDC.
 Asked: 6/24/2017 Hi thanks for taking the time out to answer this question! At first we were told the breast cancer was stage 1a grade 2 idc,after...
 Asked: 6/14/2017 I have a 50mm high grade DCIS with microinvasion which has been picked up through screening mammography and vacuum assisted biopsy.
 Asked: 6/12/2017 My daughter in law was diagnosed with triple negative breast cancer in December of 2016.
 Asked: 6/12/2017 I had previously asked a question regarding staging.
 Asked: 6/7/2017 Hi, my mom (55) was recently diagnosed with IDC, 1.5cm 90%er+, 30%pr%, her2-,ki-67-10%, mitotic rate was very low as well.
 Asked: 6/6/2017 Biopsy resulted DCIS, grade 3. I went to see a surgeon she said it was possible that radiologist didn''t sample the mass because the clip adjacent to the mass and DCIS doesn''t typically present with a mass.
 Asked: 6/1/2017 My 83-year old mother (who is otherwise healthy as can be) was diagnosed with angiocarcinoma of her left breast yesterday.
 Asked: 6/1/2017 I am Stage 1a, grade 3, tnbc and also brca1+...I have had 4 AC and am currently doing 12 Taxol...I had a double mastectomy prior...
 Asked: 5/30/2017 How fast DCIS, grade 3 would become invasive cancer without surgery? It said this grade DCIS would come back in 2-10 years and most of...
 Asked: 5/26/2017 The surgeon doesn''t believe the biopsy result that is DCIS, grade 3 because the x-ray image showed the marker was at next to the tumor...
 Asked: 5/24/2017 Hello, about one month ago, I was diagnosed with stage IA T1 cN0 triple negative breast cancer in my left breast.
 Asked: 5/23/2017 DCIS 1.9 x1.4 x1.5cm, grade 3.
 Asked: 5/22/2017 I''m resubmitting my question with more detail: I''m TNBC stage IIIc.
 Asked: 5/22/2017 I''m TNBC stage IIIc. Was diagnosed at age 44 and had chemo, then bilateral mastectomy, & then radiation.
 Asked: 5/22/2017 I had a left breast mastectomy with reconstruction with implants for IDC, Stage 2A, ER/PR negative, HER2 postive, with 3 lymph nodes positive 5 years...
 Asked: 5/14/2017 What are the local recurrence rates for a high grade DCIS following: 1) Simple mastectomy 2) Skin sparing mastectomy with removal of nipple.
 Asked: 5/12/2017 Is tnbc ever a grade 1? And if so what would treatment be?
 Asked: 5/9/2017 I have been diagnosed with a high grade DCIS.
 Asked: 5/4/2017 surgical biopsy/lumpectomy revealed 1.7 cm invasion, one area only.
 Asked: 5/4/2017 Lumpectomy and re excision with clear margins.
 Asked: 5/1/2017 I wrote to you a little bit ago about grade 2 question.
 Asked: 5/1/2017 I have searched numerous cancer boards and have yet to find a grade 2 tnbc? Do we know that AC-T is effective in grade 2?..
 Asked: 4/28/2017 I have been diagnosed with a grade 3 DCIS.
 Asked: 4/28/2017 I was diagnosed with breast cancer ER NEGATIVE,PR negative AND HER2 Positive and none lymph nodes involved.Stage2 cancer.
 Asked: 4/26/2017 Here is part of lab report from core biopsy: Core biopsy of breast tissue is examined with three separate levels. There are few dilated ducts filled with...
 Asked: 4/24/2017 I have 10% weakly positive progesterone,estrogen negative,her2 negative 5.5 mm cancer treated with T/C x 4 and letrozole for 5 years .what are...
 Asked: 4/17/2017 Hello My best friend was just diagnosed with invasive ductal carcinoma stage 2b grade 3 and is currently 29 weeks pregnant.
 Asked: 4/14/2017 I have been diagnosed with stage 4 breast cancer, ductal carcinoma in lymph nodes in lung.
 Asked: 4/13/2017 ICD 11mm 1/4 nodes 5 mm estrogen +pr+ her-2- grade 3.
 Asked: 4/10/2017 What is the reoccurrence rate or metastatic rate of a Stage I TNBC with a 1.1cm tumor, had a bilateral mastectomy and will have chemo?..
 Asked: 4/9/2017 Hello I am 41 years old and have had wide incision to remove 3 idc tumours (4mm,13mm,9mm,) I wanted to know is multifocal considered more dangerous?..
 Asked: 4/2/2017 Is this an accurate summary of prognosis for Stage 3C TNBC? Thank you for candidly answering my question about my 43 year old wife back on 3/12.
 Asked: 3/29/2017 I''m a 51 year old who has recently been diagnosed with stage 1 triple negative breast cancer.
 Asked: 3/26/2017 I''m 49, diagnosed with T2N0Mx IDC (T2 due to tumor size: 3cm).
 Asked: 3/15/2017 I am three years out from stage 1 a breast cancer. Just did a chest X-ray check up.
 Asked: 3/13/2017 Dear Lilie I asked you previously about the chance of tutor cells surpassing lymph nodes in a case of 2 cm liminal A IDC with no lVI..
 Asked: 3/12/2017 Hi Lillie What are the chances of a 2cm grade 1 luminal a tumor in the right breast lower inner quandrant with absence of lvi...
 Asked: 3/12/2017 Lillie, I hope you can help me.
 Asked: 3/12/2017 I am a 76-year-old Asian female, who was diagnosed with DCIS stage 0, grade 1-2,through a needle biopsy.
 Asked: 3/12/2017 Can you give me any encouragement for my wife''s condition? She is 43 and was diagnosed with triple negative IDC at the end of January.
 Asked: 3/9/2017 What are the chances of a grade 3 early stage IDC by passing the sentinel nodes and traveling someplace else? Thank you.
 Asked: 3/7/2017 Steps to treatment?: Mammogram - subareolar right breast,5:00, grouped pleomorphic calcifications which appear to be in a linear branching distribution - length of appx 2.1 cm. Pathology...
 Asked: 3/6/2017 My recent mammogram and usg shows 9mm x 4mm x 5mm irregular hypoechoic mass with mildly increased vascularity in left inner upper breast region.
 Asked: 3/5/2017 Recently diagnosed IDC 10 mm er/pr pos her-2 neg in lower right outer quad at 8 o''clock.
 Asked: 2/28/2017 Invasive ductal measuring 11mm all clear margins and one positive sentinel node with clear margins 3 sentinel nodes negative.
 Asked: 2/25/2017 I was recently diagnosed with IDC and DCIS the IDC is 1.1cm I have no measurment for this dcis.
 Asked: 2/21/2017 I was wrong. Tumor in lymph node is .5 cm and two in breast are 1.2 and .7 cm.
 Asked: 2/18/2017 I''ve been diagnosed with stage2a grade 2 ILBC with one lymph node positive with a 3.5mm tumor.
 Asked: 2/17/2017 My best friend was diagnosed with a 7cm TNBC, a 2.3 cm and some dcis all Triple negative.
 Asked: 2/17/2017 I''m struggling with a recurrence that I found just 20 months after my initial dx in 2014... Diagnosed with IDC Breast reccurence May, 2016.
 Asked: 2/17/2017 Hi, I have now been told that my recent 19mm grade 1 re/pr+ her2- cancer is probably a recurrence of a cancer I had 11...
 Asked: 2/17/2017 final diagnosis 1. infiltrating ductal carcinoma, MSBR grade 2, carcinoima in-situ with predominantly ductal features aslo identified, foci suspicious for lymphovascular invasion note.
 Asked: 2/14/2017 Hi, I''m wondering if you can offer me any reassurance.
 Asked: 2/14/2017 I just received a wellspring report today.
 Asked: 2/13/2017 What are tumor infiltrating lymphocytes and are these good or bad to have?
 Asked: 2/12/2017 Should all bc patients be drinking brassica coffee or tea? And is it safe to take vit d and calcium while on AC-T chemo.
 Asked: 2/11/2017 I had DCIS left breast 5 years ago, lumpectomy, bi-lateral breast reduction, and radiation.
 Asked: 2/10/2017 Diagnosed tnbc in Dec from a redo on mammogram 6 months prior.
 Asked: 2/10/2017 My biopsy recently came back as intracystic papillary carcinoma.
 Asked: 2/9/2017 Tnbc.
 Asked: 2/8/2017 Is there hard evidence regarding low fat and low sugar diet and recurrence of tnbc? And are there percentages of recurrence for each year.
 Asked: 2/6/2017 What is considered small tumor tnbc What is medium size tnbc What is large size tnbc I''m sure there must be some Table to judge size.
 Asked: 2/1/2017 I would love to have an mri every year along with my mammogram.
 Asked: 1/30/2017 I am a breast cancer stage 2 survivor for 4 years.
 Asked: 1/25/2017 I posted about a 1.4 cm homogenous enhancing mass.
 Asked: 1/25/2017 I posted about a 1.4 cm homogenous enhancing mass.
 Asked: 1/24/2017 I just had a breast MRI with the following findings: 1.4cm homogenously enhancing mass at 9 o''clock,12 cm from the nipple that is dark on...
 Asked: 1/19/2017 Hello- If you have answered my question previously, I apologize.
 Asked: 1/19/2017 Hi. I was dx with pathological stage IIB, grade 3 TNBC after mastectomy in 9/30.
 Asked: 1/19/2017 After surgery and radiation when is a mammogram recommended? .
 Asked: 1/15/2017 Hi: I have two questions -- Initially, I was HER equivocal, than FISH was performed and was negative.
 Asked: 1/13/2017 Please give prognosis for stage 1 (1 cm)grade 3, sentinel node negative, triple positive breast cancer.
 Asked: 1/8/2017 Triple Negative is their any positive news regarding targeted treatment coming any time soon for this type of BC? .
 Asked: 1/6/2017 My mother was dx with stage 2 breast cancer when she was 84 now 87.5.
 Asked: 1/3/2017 Hello. I have been diagnosed with Stage 3a IDC breast cancer.
 Asked: 12/24/2016 What is the average time for recurrence of hormone positive, her 2 negative IDC? Merry Christmas.
 Asked: 12/24/2016 I had a sonogram that was 8mm it''s been 6 months later I had another sonogram and now it''s at 7 cm.
 Asked: 12/22/2016 I was diagnosed with Stage 2A ILC with 2 positive lymph nodes and grade 3 in 2013. However, the positives nodes were discovered after bilateral...
 Asked: 12/21/2016 Hi Lillie Up until yesterday this was my diagnosis: dcis low to intermediate grade dcis present discontinuously over 3.6 cm (largest continuous segment 1.1 cm) central necrosis negative papillary,...
 Asked: 12/20/2016 Hi Lillie, looking from some objective information and also some hope.
 Asked: 12/14/2016 If the first mammogram showed an ill-defined asymmetric density is seen in the lower inner quadrant of the left breast.
 Asked: 12/14/2016 Hello I am trying to understand my staging and my docs tell me I am closer to a stage 2 than a stage 3..
 Asked: 12/5/2016 Hello, I was diagnosed July 15 this year.

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