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 Asked: 1/7/2019 What kind of breast cancer is this --- Pathology report reads: invasive mammary carcinoma with lobular features -- would this be Lobular or IDC-L...
 Asked: 1/3/2019 Just wondering what stage I am under the new staging system. My tumour is 3cm. ER and PR positive. HER2 negative. No lymph nodes involved but small area suspicious...
 Asked: 12/10/2018 With the new guidelines for staging breast cancer will prior patients be reassessed? It seems like it would ease the mind of a patient...
 Asked: 12/6/2018 I was diagnosed in December 2016 as Stage 2A (T2N0M0).
 Asked: 12/4/2018 I have a followup question. Hereís the background: My original question (12/1/18): I had a lumpectomy and will get partial breast radiation for stage 1b, grade 1 no lymph node involvement IDC that is 7mm.
 Asked: 12/3/2018 I had a lumpectomy and will get partial breast radiation for stage 1b, grade 1 no lymph node involvement IDC that is 7mm.
 Asked: 11/19/2018 I was diagnosed 2/2017 with stage 1B which I understand to be: there is a tumor in the breast that is no larger than 2...
 Asked: 11/15/2018 Hi. I would like to know about 7% ER .
 Asked: 11/5/2018 stage 1A with positive margins. Can I change surgeons and go to a different place with a pathologist onboard during my re-excision-- so I can get clear margins? My oncologist told me I would never find a place.
 Asked: 11/5/2018 How important is the cancer grade for figuring survival rates. I scored: Tubules 3 points Nuclei 2 Mitosis 1 My total leaves me at grade 2
 Asked: 11/1/2018 Do you consider micro met of .6mm a positive node? I did my oncotype before finding the micro so would it change any of the...
 Asked: 10/29/2018 I had a lumpectomy in 2013 after a biopsy revealed atypia in some calcifications.
 Asked: 10/25/2018 In your experience with breast cancer patients, is it more likely that luminal cancers (high estrogen and progesteron, 1.3 cm, grade 1 tumor and...
 Asked: 10/24/2018 What is the difference between stage 1a and stage 1b?
 Asked: 10/24/2018 I thought ultra sound diagnostics were safe for breast cancer.
 Asked: 10/23/2018 Hi Lillie, 6 years ago I had a small (2mm) lobular cancer.
 Asked: 10/22/2018 for staging of breast cancer before surgery is pet-scan better than multi slice ct .
 Asked: 10/16/2018 Again, thank you for your response but looking at the 8th edition (which i''ve downloaded after your response) the chart on page 631 (pathological prognostic...
 Asked: 10/11/2018 Hello, I am ILC, stage 2, ki67 8% ER+PR+HER-, tumor is approx 3 cm x 2.5 x 1.5.
 Asked: 10/8/2018 I was diagnosed with NOTTINGHAM GRADE 2, 0.6 CM, please explain this to me.
 Asked: 10/2/2018 I am familiar with how to calculate your chance of recurrence using the NPI (Nottingham Prognostic Indicator).
 Asked: 9/29/2018 Did the new staging include changes to the 5 and 10 year survival rates? For example, if you were downgraded from 3 A...
 Asked: 9/25/2018 Hi Lillie.
 Asked: 9/24/2018 Lilly, you just answered my question regarding my daughter''s stage under the new AJCC rulings.
 Asked: 9/19/2018 Diagnosed dcis solid type with necrosis intermediate grade.
 Asked: 9/19/2018 Could you please clarify your answer to a question on the 14/9 please? I am T2N0M0 which my oncologist has said is stage 2A.
 Asked: 9/17/2018 Your answer to the last question has really scared me.
 Asked: 9/17/2018 Following on from my question on 14/9, i thought the oncotype score of 10 would bring the stage down? Thank you.
 Asked: 9/17/2018 What stage is 4.5cm ILC Er+ HER- negative, lymph node clear with oncotype score of 10? Thank you..
 Asked: 9/14/2018 What stage is 5 mm of invasive ductal carcinoma and both nodes showing Isolated Tumor cells .thank you .
 Asked: 9/14/2018 Should 10 cm x 3 cm of DCIS be seen on mammogram - before it got to this size .
 Asked: 9/12/2018 I am a healthy 62 year old women, history of micro calcifications for many years.
 Asked: 9/5/2018 my daughter in law Is pregnant ( 12 weeks) .
 Asked: 8/24/2018 My 35 yo daughter was diagnosed with TNBC July 2018.
 Asked: 8/13/2018 I was just diagnosed with invasive mucinous carcinoma HER2 positive, er/pr negative.
 Asked: 8/13/2018 My Bradís was a 3 what does that mean and my oncotype was a 22 .
 Asked: 8/13/2018 Just had yearly mammogram ,had Bc 10 yrs ago and on the non cancerous side dr found 4mm oval mass which he said is ď...
 Asked: 8/7/2018 hi ... It is possible that a triple monocentric negative tumor of 9mm detected with magnetic resonance, after one month has become multicentric with two other satellites of about 5mm ...
 Asked: 7/24/2018 I just had a lumpectomy and need radiation on my left breast at 11 :00, 3 cm FN.
 Asked: 7/11/2018 What is the difference between Pt1a and Pt1b?
 Asked: 6/26/2018 Can you feel a summation artifact in your breast.
 Asked: 5/29/2018 My friend 38 years old unmarried, diagnosis with TNBC-T1N0Mx on mid March 2018 and removed the tumor on mid April 2018.
 Asked: 5/23/2018 I had bilateral mastectomies. The right breast due to DCIS and the left for cosmetic reasons as well as potential for future Ca.
 Asked: 5/22/2018 I am 78 and 2 1/2 years from diagnosis of TNBC, 2.5cm, no node involvement, grade 3.
 Asked: 5/15/2018 Hi, what is the recurrence percentage for tnbc 1.2 cm/0 nodes/AC + Taxotere/Carbo + 28 radiation treatments? .
 Asked: 5/10/2018 It will be 5 years since my 1.3 cm, no node involvement, onco score of 8 breast cancer diagnosis.
 Asked: 5/10/2018 Hi I am a 48 year old woman that has 3.6 cm tumor with multiple other tumor clusters in the same breast.
 Asked: 4/26/2018 what does "size/extent of in-situ CA: 23mm mean??
 Asked: 4/26/2018 I recently had a left side mastectomy and the pathology reports after that came back very different from the original report--especially in size.
 Asked: 3/30/2018 I am a 63 y.o. with IDC grade 1, estrogen 90% positive, progesterone 80 % positive, Her-2 neg (FISH), Ki-67 9%.
 Asked: 3/26/2018 I''ve been diagnosed with Triple Negative Cancer in my left breast, 1.8 CM mass.
 Asked: 3/26/2018 I am 63 years old and have been diagnosed with triple negative breast cancer.
 Asked: 3/13/2018 I had a 3 cm malignant phyllodes tumor removed from my breast.with a 1 " clean was done as two lumpectomy surgeries bc aspiration...
 Asked: 3/9/2018 My biomarkers (those you referenced and Ki67)put me in prognostic stage 1A.
 Asked: 3/9/2018 I was T2N0M0 (tumor was 2.1 cm), with an Oncotype of 11 - under the new AJCC staging system, would i now be stage Ia...
 Asked: 3/8/2018 About new AJCC staging system, I''m 1A on new prognostic staging system but T1N1M0 on that scale.
 Asked: 2/28/2018 60 year old 2.0 cm infiltrating ductal ca ER+ PR+ HER- underwent mastectomy and removal of SLN (only positive foci of radioactive tracer on lymphoscintigraphy)
 Asked: 2/27/2018 Hi Lillie, thank you for your response in the Chemotherapy forum today (55 years old, T2bN1M0 left breast IDC with 3.4 cm tumor, ER+/PR+/HER-, one...
 Asked: 2/26/2018 I have DCIS .5 CM STAGE 0 high grade right breast.
 Asked: 2/19/2018 Is it possible for cancer to spread during treatments? I was diagnosed in April 17 did neo adjuvant chemo w a good response, had bilateral...
 Asked: 2/6/2018 Dx May 2016 as T2,N0 Grade III TNBC and completed neoadjuvent AC/T in Oct 2016 of which I received a pathological complete response followed by...
 Asked: 2/5/2018 In stage 1 grade 2,tripple negeative cancer really need chemo or not,if yes then what number of chemo give ?
 Asked: 2/5/2018 after brest remove the pathology report come like t1n0mx,grade 2,er negative(score 0/8),pr negative score(0/8),her2neu:10%tumor cells show compleate memberane staining of moderate intensity.( score 2+) ...
 Asked: 2/2/2018 My mom is 77 yrs old and diagnosed with infiltrating ductal carcinoma.
 Asked: 1/28/2018 after brest remove the pathology report says it is invasive ductal carcinoma,t1n0mx ,br score 7 out of 9 ,grade 2,what is the stage and how...
 Asked: 1/28/2018 hellow sir my mother is recently diagnosed with idc,t1m0nx ,grade 2 ,she is 43 yrs age,now i just want to know that if she need chemo or not?
 Asked: 1/26/2018 Please explain Triple Positive? Why is there not a lot of subtype information for Triple Positive when there is Triple Negative?
 Asked: 1/25/2018 Lillie, itís been almost 3 years since I had a lx and radiation for IDC Stage 1, Grade 1, ER/PR+ HER2-.
 Asked: 1/25/2018 Hello, I was diagnosed with stage 1A IDC in August of 2016.
 Asked: 1/22/2018 I have DCIS Stage 3. The Mammogram measured it at 9cm, but an MRI measured it at 12cm from the nipple all the way to my lymph nodes.
 Asked: 1/19/2018 Medullary breast Cancer: I have read that Pre treatment Ca15-3 levels tend to be higher in medullary breast cancer than in IDC.
 Asked: 1/18/2018 The AJCC made changes taking into account the Oncotype DX score.
 Asked: 1/4/2018 In a breast cancer tumor, before it can be labeled as a tubular carcinoma, is there a certain percentage of tubules that must be...
 Asked: 12/30/2017 Pathology report says "IDC with tubular features." Does this mean it''s Tubular ca?
 Asked: 12/22/2017 58 year old right breast DCIS low to intermediate nuclear grade with necrosis & microcalcifications, focally involved intraductal papilloma, largest focus 3.5mm tumor cells positive for...
 Asked: 12/16/2017 Are there survival rates past the 5 year mark post diagnosis for DCIS, Stage I, II, III and IV.
 Asked: 12/14/2017 Does a pathology addendum mean itís invasive ductal carcinoma? All we have been told is low grade ductal carcinoma..and an addendum is needed.
 Asked: 12/14/2017 I was told my mom has low grade ductal carcinoma.
 Asked: 12/8/2017 ER negative tested twice and PR weakly positive tested twice. I''ve read this should be considered hormone receptor Negative.
 Asked: 12/4/2017 Hello, my mom has been diagnosed with triple negative breast cancer in April 2016, stage 2 without lymph nodes affected, she underwent surgery, chemo and...
 Asked: 11/22/2017 Hello, my aunt tumor size was 2*2*1.5.
 Asked: 11/20/2017 T3N0M0 (7.2 x 3 x 2 cm) Grade 1 classical lobular carcinoma (7.2 cm).
 Asked: 11/13/2017 I''m 45 dx multi focal 2 ER+/her2- tumors .5mm and .7mm both Grade 1, with micromet to an intramammary node next to smaller tumor.
 Asked: 11/13/2017 Hi! I had in my right breast dcis cribriform (er and pr>80) with positive margines and after one month I decided to make a Bmxx...
 Asked: 10/26/2017 I just returned from a 3D mammogram and ultrasound after finding a lump in my right breast.
 Asked: 10/23/2017 Hi, I would like to know what stage corresponds to a multifocal multicentric tnbc of three idc 4mm 5mm and 9mm and involved only one...
 Asked: 10/21/2017 Hi my 66 year old was mom was diagnosed with triple negative breastcancer stadium 2B, two lymph nodes involved, the doctors didn''t find it...
 Asked: 10/20/2017 (Triple negative, grade 2, 3cm, no distance mets) sentinel node biopsy was negative but during lumpectomy they took out 6 lymph node which 4 of...
 Asked: 10/18/2017 I had a small (8mm) lower inner quadrant tumor in left breast.
 Asked: 10/14/2017 I had a diagnostic mammogram two years ago showing a lesion of 8mm in size.
 Asked: 10/12/2017 Just curious what stage breast cancer you would be when you have 2 positive axiliary lymph nodes stuck together in the pec muscle (1.6cm)?
 Asked: 10/10/2017 My Ultrasound showed one 1.5 cancerous tumor.
 Asked: 10/10/2017 Recent diagnosis of DCIS, 3.7 cm. Biopsy samplings from center of DCIS not ends.
 Asked: 10/2/2017 Just got more information on my diagnosis..
 Asked: 9/29/2017 Was just told that I have positive moderative differential breast cancer What is this and how serious? I am in a total state of shock..
 Asked: 9/29/2017 Is a Grade 3 Stage 2 tumor extremely serious?
 Asked: 9/27/2017 QUESTION #1993 9/27 THE Surgeon did mention on her call Monday, what I think she said is sending something to put in a computer to CA.
 Asked: 9/27/2017 Question #1993 9/27 yes it is the lobular carcinoma one, HER2 negative what does that mean? is that the same high survival.
 Asked: 9/27/2017 Hi had my lumpectomy Sept 14th, stage 2, 3.4cm with clear margins, one sentinel node positive.
 Asked: 9/26/2017 Is it 3 type of cancer mixture? Are they more danger and complex, what are treatment and prognosis? The following is from pathology report: -INVASIVE CRIBRIFORM...

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