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 Asked: 9/26/2017 Hi Lillie - I tried to post a message last week, but I never got the e-mail saying the original question went through (I must''ve...
 Asked: 9/23/2017 Hello. I had an ultrasound guided biopsy followed by a MRI vacuum biopsy.
 Asked: 9/22/2017 what does pT1b pNX mean. I had a full hysterectomy done 7/31/2017.
 Asked: 9/22/2017 hello.. im 28yrs old.
 Asked: 9/19/2017 I was diagnosed w/dcis grad 3 multi focal & had a total mastectomy I just noticed that surgical path report states dcis w/lobular extension.
 Asked: 9/19/2017 IDC, 1.6cm tumor, stage 1a, grade 2, clear nodes 100% ER positive, PR negative, HER2 negative.
 Asked: 9/19/2017 I am almost 70 yr, diagnoses is tissue sample A right breast lumpectomy, DCIS , cribform type grade 2 of 3 identified, margins negative, selerosing...
 Asked: 9/18/2017 I was diagnosed with atypical hyperplasia 0n left breast and right breast with lobular carcinoma in situ with a complex schlerosing lesion with...
 Asked: 9/17/2017 hello and thank you in advance. Do you know if being post menopausal and being on arimidex for 2 years could affect alkaline phosphate levels.
 Asked: 9/17/2017 I am almost 70 yr, diagnoses is tissue sample A right breast lumpectomy, DCIS , cribform type grade 2 of 3 identified, margins negative, selerosing...
 Asked: 9/15/2017 what does it mean when path report says duct.
 Asked: 9/13/2017 I''m Stage 1 no nodes involved. Two tumors 1.5 each on right breast grade 2.
 Asked: 9/11/2017 Very confused. Had bilateral mastectomy in July-- right breast 100% ER positive, PR negative, HER2 negative, clear nodes, stage 1a, grade 2, low mitotic rate, no vascular activity.
 Asked: 9/9/2017 sections show cores of breast tissue with intraductal papillomas, usual ductal hyperplasia, and areas of sclerosis with associated microcalcifications.
 Asked: 9/8/2017 Three pathologist looked at pathology slides. The first one after the surgery said that there was a "single focus of lymph vascular invasion".
 Asked: 9/6/2017 I was diagnosed with PLCIS after a stereotactic biopsy, but was told by the radiologist that she removed all the calcifications upon biopsy.
 Asked: 9/4/2017 In layman''s term -- what does Endometrioid adenocarcinoma with squamous differentiation mean? Also what does Lymph-Vascular invasion present mean? These are surgical pathology...
 Asked: 9/3/2017 1. My core biopsy by ultra sound did not have a Ki67 on it and I have ER+, PR+, HER-2 negative with 2/3 positive nodes. 2.
 Asked: 9/2/2017 After stereotactic guided core biopsy of a cluster of calcifications in in upper outer quadrant of right breast, I received the following pathology results: ...
 Asked: 9/1/2017 Does a 1.3 cm breast cancer that is grade 1 with onco score of 8 always have cancer cells in the blood or can that...
 Asked: 8/30/2017 On my left breast simple mastectomy pathology report under microscopic description it states,the tumor measures at least 2.5 cm in greatest dimension and is surrounded...
 Asked: 8/29/2017 My breast scan shows an irregular shaped lesion of about 1.5cm × 1.1cm seen at 12''0''clock middle ring position of the left breast with a...
 Asked: 8/28/2017 I am recently diagnosed IDC 1cm, triple positive.
 Asked: 8/25/2017 Hi, I am 45 years old.
 Asked: 8/24/2017 My path report states focal lymphovascular invasion.
 Asked: 8/23/2017 Hi, If a tissue sample is sent for the OncotypeDx and contains ILC, LCIS, and DCIS, do they differentiate and only score for the ILC? Just...
 Asked: 8/23/2017 What does this mean on my pathology report? Estrogen Receptor (ER) Primary Antibody 6F11 Negative: Internal controls present and ER positive Progesterone Receptor (PR) Primary Antibody PgR 16 Negative: Internal controls present and...
 Asked: 8/23/2017 Hi. My pathology report from an ultrasound core biopsy states that there were fragments of radial sclerosing lesion.
 Asked: 8/23/2017 Probable invasive ducal CA(R) breast core Bx x 2 Small poorly defined node (R) axilla Invasive grade 2 duct carcinoma Invasive carcinoma involves 2/2 cores linear length involvement...
 Asked: 8/18/2017 I was diagnosed with area of DCIS with a stereotactic biopsy.
 Asked: 8/17/2017 I am 60 years old and recently finished treatment for Stage 1B breast cancer (36 radiation treatments including supraclavicular nodes and axilliary nodes)
 Asked: 8/15/2017 i am 62 years old.
 Asked: 8/15/2017 If on a biopsy the report comes back IDC but on pathology after a mastectomy it comes back ILC, would you have the slides tested...
 Asked: 8/15/2017 Hi Lillie, One week post bilateral mastectomy, of my choosing.
 Asked: 8/17/2017 My cancer was diagnosed in March 2016 after having a total hysterectomy for pelvic mass (twisted torsion) which was benign - put on letrozole for...
 Asked: 8/15/2017 94 year old mother had lumpectomy and final dx is high grade ductal carcinoma and overlying Paget''s disease.
 Asked: 8/17/2017 You stated recently that T1a and T1b tumors have excellent long term survival.
 Asked: 8/10/2017 2.3cm ICC + IPC tumor, and DCIS, after surgery, the invasive margins is clear, but not the DCIS, second surgery was suggested, however surgeon doesn''t...
 Asked: 8/9/2017 In April of 2016, I was diagnosed with DCIS Grade 3 with necrosis.
 Asked: 8/6/2017 I had a core breast biopsy. Results indicated Radial schlerosing lesion with atypical ductal hyperplasia.
 Asked: 8/5/2017 Just got back pathology results yesterday. Everything looked great.
 Asked: 8/3/2017 Thank you for your previuos answer a month ago regarding biopsy report...ended up going to JH from the eastern shore for surgical oncology.
 Asked: 8/3/2017 -INVASIVE CRIBRIFORM ADENOCARCINOMA, BSR GRADE 2, 2.3 CM IN MAXIMAL DIMENSION, ASSOCIATED WITH INTRACYSTIC PAPILLARY ADENOCARCINOMA + DUCTAL ADENOCARCINOMA IN SITU (DCIS) OF INTERMEDIATE GRADE...
 Asked: 8/2/2017 Is this considered a positive or negative node? 1 of 2 sentinel lymph nodes contain 2 clusters of cytokeratin positive isolated tumor cells.
 Asked: 8/1/2017 The surgeon sent pathology two samples, one is 3.7 x 3.2 x 2.2cm that was the site of tumor, tumor size:1.9 x1.4 x1.5 cm.
 Asked: 8/1/2017 Hello, my pathology report stated that treatment effect was noted.
 Asked: 7/28/2017 Help me understand diagnosis from pathology: Right breast mass core biopsy: infiltrating ductal carcinoma, moderately differentiated(modified ser scire 6-7/9) with foci of ductal carcinoma in situ
 Asked: 7/27/2017 I am slightly confused about the answer to my last question.
 Asked: 7/27/2017 My mom is starting radiation treatment of her idc tomorrow and I am a little scared and confused Lillie, you hvs helped me so much...
 Asked: 7/26/2017 My pathology report showed DCIS stage 0 grade 3 with comedonecrosis .
 Asked: 7/25/2017 My pathology and MRI show area of noninvasive DCIS of between 35mm and 40mm in left breast at 12 o''clock (Stage 0, Grade II, ER+, PR-, HER2-).
 Asked: 7/25/2017 My Nottingham Prognostic Index score is 2.26 and only takes into account tumor size, lymph node status, and grade of tumor using the NPI formula.
 Asked: 7/24/2017 Had an excisional biopsy (wire guided)for 3-4mm of dcis-high grade(as determined by mammography/stereotatic core biopsy).
 Asked: 7/24/2017 After neoadjuvant chemo and surgery, path report showed only a few scattered cell clusters up to 2mm residual cancer.
 Asked: 7/24/2017 It took a long time for path report to come back.
 Asked: 7/24/2017 My biopsy pathology report said my Ki-67 was 5% but my post-surgery pathology report said my Ki-67 was 20%.
 Asked: 7/22/2017 I had neoadjuvant chemo with my original tumor measuring 2.0cm.
 Asked: 7/21/2017 Good afternoon, Is it common for pathology to find several different types of benign breast changes in a sample or is it usually limited to one...
 Asked: 7/20/2017 I had a mastectomy 7/6/17 and the pathology is invasive carcinoma of no special type with focal chondroid metaplastic differentiation, nottingham grade 3 with...
 Asked: 7/20/2017 An additional question: After a vacuum core biopsy of two 4mm masses, my Pathology was proliferative fibrocystic changes including ductal proliferation without atypia, fibroadenomatous change, apocrine...
 Asked: 7/20/2017 An additional question: After a vacuum core biopsy of two 4mm masses, my Pathology was proliferative fibrocystic changes including ductal proliferation without atypia, fibroadenomatous change, apocrine...
 Asked: 7/20/2017 On May 22 this year, I had a bilateral mastectomy, and the pathology report says it was 2 cm Invasive Ductal Carcinoma, Nottingham score of...
 Asked: 7/19/2017 In the tumor summary of my pathology report, it reads: Histologic grade (Nottingham Histologic Score) Glandular/tubular differention: score 3, nuclear pleomorphism: score 1, mitotic score:...
 Asked: 7/19/2017 This is a follow up question. With some additional test results need your help to understand the below: FINAL IMPRESSION: Invasive lobular carcinoma, grade 1, 1 cm with areas of extensive papillomatosis .DCIS is present of intermediate grade.
 Asked: 7/19/2017 Hi Lilly - Thank you so much for answering so many of our questions.
 Asked: 7/18/2017 Kindly help us understand the results mentioned below.
 Asked: 7/19/2017 My core biopsy pathology report says the cells are moderately differentiated in the IDC portion of my breast tumor.
 Asked: 7/17/2017 My path report did not have my ki67 score.
 Asked: 7/17/2017 Hello there, I am a chromophobe kidney cancer patient (partial nefrectomy 1,5 years ago).
 Asked: 7/17/2017 My post-surgery pathology report states IDc w/micropapillary features.
 Asked: 7/16/2017 my biopsy said I have *proliferative fibrocystic changes,*focal atypical intraductal hyperplasia,*intraductal hyperpiasia, *microcalcifications,*columnar cell change & columnar cell hyperplasia
 Asked: 7/16/2017 the pathology report after my lumpectomy reads: the atypical papilloma spans 0.5cm and shows secondary cribriform pattern.
 Asked: 7/16/2017 2 4mm neighboring masses biopsy by 9G vaccum assisted percutaneous core needle biopsy using suros-atec biopsy machine.
 Asked: 7/13/2017 I have been newly diagnosed with Ductal Carcinoma in situ which is ER positive and low grade.
 Asked: 7/13/2017 I have been told I have rare foci atpical ductal hyperlasia, what does this mean..
 Asked: 7/12/2017 My pathology report said no lvi present yet I had two positive nodes out of 13.
 Asked: 7/10/2017 I recently had a core biopsy and because the IHC results were equivocal a FISH test was ordered.
 Asked: 7/9/2017 Is a Ki67 of 50% considered very high? Does that mean it will metastasize? Tnbc stage 1.....
 Asked: 7/9/2017 After my needle biopsy I was told that I had either a high stage II or a low stage III based on tumor size and...
 Asked: 7/9/2017 My kI-67 level came back at 25, with low being less than equal to 10 and high being less than or equal to 30, so...
 Asked: 7/9/2017 Please help me understand a comment on my pathology report...
 Asked: 7/9/2017 I was just diagnosed as being HER2+ and my FISH/NEU results are as follows: Average number of HER2 signals/ nucleus: 5.5 Average number of CEP17 signals/nucleus:...
 Asked: 7/7/2017 Does having an onco score of 8 pretty much assure that my Breast Cancer Index score will be low (0-5)? I will becoming up...
 Asked: 7/5/2017 Hi, I''m having a hard time with my pathology from my biopsy.
 Asked: 7/5/2017 when check the margins after surgery, can pathology lab to see the core biopsy track and some translocation cells along the way that would present...
 Asked: 7/5/2017 Good morning, my mom has been diagnosed with breast cancer on the left breast.
 Asked: 7/5/2017 Please explain pTisNXMX.
 Asked: 7/5/2017 I was just diagnosed with High Grade Micro papillary DCIS.
 Asked: 7/3/2017 Hi Lilie Im am confused on something.. how come we say that ER+PR+ her2 neg have better prognosis that triple negative..
 Asked: 7/3/2017 hi, my wife got back her report from a stereoactic biopsy.
 Asked: 7/3/2017 My pathology report says, histological type: invasive mammary carcinoma, no special type (ductal, NOS).
 Asked: 7/2/2017 Invasive Cribriform Adenocarcinoma,2.3 cm in maximal dimension with intracystic papillary Adenocarcinoma, -DCIS of intermediate grade + cribriform Type, DCIS involves anterior, inferior, + posterior surgical...
 Asked: 7/2/2017 I had breast cancer aggressive form with High Ki-67 (95 %) diagnosed Feb.
 Asked: 6/30/2017 I was diagnosed with invasive ductal carcinoma stage 1.
 Asked: 6/30/2017 Interpreting Her2/neu Status on Final Pathology Report after Mastectomy I had a single mastectomy in April for extensive DCIS.
 Asked: 6/29/2017 Hi, I am so confused and need help.
 Asked: 6/27/2017 Abdominal Mass (Excision): Moderately differentiated adenocarcinoma consistent with pancreatic primary infiltrating soft tissues of abdominal wall (1.6 cm)
 Asked: 6/27/2017 I was diagnosed with Stage 1 IDC last week.
 Asked: 6/26/2017 Hello After visiting with my gp today she read off pathology report on computer that I had a 4 mm thickening of lymph node (cortex?) .had...
 Asked: 6/25/2017 Sorry i asked a question earlier today bout what my patholy report meant? Sorry i should have told you 3 years in ausgust post lumpsectomy.23...
 
 
 
 
 

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