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 Asked: 7/29/2015 I had a sentinel node biopsy and 2 lymph nodes were removed, the sentinel node and the next lymph node in line.
 Asked: 7/29/2015 TNBC grade 2, tumor 1.9 cm- Negative Sentinel lymph.
 Asked: 7/27/2015 My right breast cores biopsies results were: ductal carcinoma in SITU, nuclear grade 3, with luminal necrosis and microcalcifications.
 Asked: 7/24/2015 My pathology report from surgery says stage 2A.
 Asked: 7/24/2015 i had was treated with lumpectomy and 5 weeks of radiation without boost.i told the doctor to give me the boost also but he...
 Asked: 7/21/2015 HP grade 3 10% er positive with ki67 at 37 and oncotype dx at 37.
 Asked: 7/20/2015 What does Ki67 proliferation 15% mean.
 Asked: 7/15/2015 I had a sterotactic biopsy and this tissue was dark yellow and some pieces had blood in it...what does this mean.
 Asked: 7/14/2015 I have 3 lesions in my left breast.
 Asked: 7/13/2015 We just got my mother''s pathology report and wonder which doctor to see for help interpreting the results.
 Asked: 7/13/2015 What does this mean as dx is invasive ductal first glance it is suggestive of DCIS.
 Asked: 7/10/2015 DCIS: What does High nuclear grade with luminal necrosis clinging solid and micropapillary type.
 Asked: 7/9/2015 if anyone is brca positive then what is the treatment.
 Asked: 7/9/2015 diagonized with low to intermediate grade dcis.cribiform pappillary i need radiation for the whole breast with a boost for six weeks or i need...
 Asked: 7/9/2015 Reading a lot of scary stuff about PR negative not responding to chemo and endoctrine therapy.
 Asked: 7/9/2015 Prognosis of TNBC- Grade 2- Stage 1 Mastectomy done- Chemo planned in 6 wks.
 Asked: 7/9/2015 Invasive mammary carcinoma left breast 9:30, 5cm from nipple, mass irregular, margin spiculated, size 1.4 cm.
 Asked: 7/8/2015 What does "Residual multifocal high grade invasive ductal carcinoma (m) pTib, pNo" mean on a pathology report after a mastectomy.
 Asked: 7/7/2015 My lab report after breast surgery shows a 46mm High Grade DCIS with ER8 & Vans Nuys9, does this mean i have a high chance...
 Asked: 7/7/2015 do radiation and tamoxifen increases the risk of recurrence/.
 Asked: 7/6/2015 Thanks for your answer about a benign focal fibrosis.
 Asked: 7/5/2015 Can a radiologist tell or have a good idea if the sentinel node is malignant or benign by injecting dye into the node and using...
 Asked: 7/5/2015 what is benign focal fibrosis?
 Asked: 7/5/2015 Pathology came back LCIS focal Stromal Fibrosis and Adenosis with microcalcifications.
 Asked: 7/4/2015 Diagnosed with Invasive Lobular Carcinoma -- what a shock since I had no symptoms besides microcalcifications identified on routine mammogram.
 Asked: 7/3/2015 Had sterotactic several days ago Radiologist called and said Microcalificatlocations are benign abut have atypical abnormalities and should see breast surgeon for excisional biopsy....huh???? Attempting...
 Asked: 7/2/2015 I had DCIS last year Grade 2/3 and had lump and then a re-lump.
 Asked: 7/2/2015 I was diagnosed with invasisve ductal carcinoma left breast.
 Asked: 7/2/2015 Triple negative Sentinel node Negative, Stage 1- Grade 2 -Invasive Ductal Carcinoma- Positive lymphatic/ vascular invasion.
 Asked: 7/1/2015 Invasive ductal carcinoma, 1.2 mm focus, Nottingham grade 2/3 (histology grade 3, nuclear grade 2, Miotic grade 1), in a background of areas of ductal...
 Asked: 7/1/2015 Diagnoized ith dcis .Treatment is radiation and tamoxifen.
 Asked: 7/1/2015 I am 60 years old, 3 weeks post bilateral mastectomy for invasive pleomorphic lobular carcinoma in the left breast.
 Asked: 6/30/2015 Thank you for all the help you give everyone.
 Asked: 6/30/2015 What does HER2/NEU immunohistochemistry: indeterminant (2+) mean.
 Asked: 6/30/2015 What does the term "some mutinous extravasation" mean in relation to a finding of DCIS 2 on a pathology report?
 Asked: 6/29/2015 The final Pathology report: from bilateral simple mastectomy done on 6/22 IDC grade 2 Tumor 1.9 cm Ductal Carcinoma in situ with comedo necrosis Tubule formation 3, Nuclear...
 Asked: 6/29/2015 Hi, could you please tell me what all this means? Metastatic carcinoma involving two lymph nodes (2/4), lymph node axillary biopsy, one lymph node...
 Asked: 6/29/2015 what is focally invasive.
 Asked: 6/28/2015 Hi, following are my pathology report: BREAST, LEFT, 3:00 3 CM FN (BIOPSY): - Invasive ductal carcinoma, grade 3, ~ 80% of biopsy - Modified Bloom and Richardson...
 Asked: 6/28/2015 i was diagonized with lo to intermidiate grade dcis.they have operated my lump but they didnt check my sentinial nodes .margins were clear .Is it...
 Asked: 6/28/2015 What does pTis(DCIS)pNX mean? I just got my pathology report.
 Asked: 6/27/2015 My mother had breast cancer 20 yrs.
 Asked: 6/25/2015 My diagnosis was taken from a biopsy of the breast.
 Asked: 6/25/2015 my wife''s biopsy and confirmed test results Nottingham 6/9(3+2+1) for the breast estrogen receptor 50% positive ...
 Asked: 6/25/2015 I had an ultra-sound core biopsy done on left breast which showed a 6MM IDC, Grade2.
 Asked: 6/25/2015 Core Biopsy: DCIS, low nuclear grade.
 Asked: 6/24/2015 Dx of Right invasive ductal carcinoma, histologic grade II (of III), nuclear grade 2 (of 3).
 Asked: 6/23/2015 DCIs grade 2. Intermediate grade 3mm in 1 area 7 in the other.
 Asked: 6/23/2015 I had a lumpectomy on 18th May followed by reexcision on 15th jun.
 Asked: 6/23/2015 hi, I was diagnosed with infiltrating ductal carcinoma last week, the pathological report didn''t say anything about vascular invasion or not.
 Asked: 6/22/2015 Just got pathology report which states 2.9 x 2.7 x 0.7 MM spot on my left breast which was removed was Invasive Ductal Carcinoma/High Grade.
 Asked: 6/19/2015 Hello I am diagnosed with IDC, Poorly differentiated, measuring 0.7 CM microscopically, ER + PR+ HER2-.
 Asked: 6/19/2015 Hi and thank you for your service here! I had stage 1bNmiMx IDC .6cm with a .2mm one node involvement.
 Asked: 6/18/2015 I just had a bilateral mastectomy two weeks ago.
 Asked: 6/18/2015 Hello, I received my pathology results and it states the following, infiltrating ductal carcinoma grade 3.
 Asked: 6/18/2015 Been trying to get the courage to ask this question for a long time.
 Asked: 6/18/2015 fibrocystic change,adenosis, apocrine metaplasia,epithelial hyperplasia.
 Asked: 6/18/2015 Path report:: "Invasive carcinoma HER-2I IHC results: EQUIVOCAL".
 Asked: 6/17/2015 Diagnosis, ductal carcinoma, poorly differentiated, grade 3 in 2012.
 Asked: 6/16/2015 Having asymmetrical density and a palpable lump, breast biopsied via FNA, bloody cyst sent to cytopathology resulting in atypical as final diagnosis.
 Asked: 6/15/2015 What would indicate that there is a concern that the cancer has spread beyond the breast and axillary lymph nodes so that additional staging workup...
 Asked: 6/12/2015 a grade 2 -Triple Neg. cancer - 1.7-1.9 mm tumor - surgery schedule for 06/22 - A Double mastectomy will be done.
 Asked: 6/12/2015 2.5 cm IDC with clear margins, node clear.
 Asked: 6/10/2015 My lumpectomy came back with IDC (1.1 cm).
 Asked: 6/10/2015 DCIS, grade 2 with central necrosis and calcification involving sclerosing papilloma.
 Asked: 6/9/2015 Path results at JHH: Estrogen positive Progesterone positive HER 2 is 2+ Tumor less than 1cm IDC grade 2 & dis nuclear grade 2 meeting with Dr Euheus Thurs
 Asked: 6/8/2015 I had no angiolymphatic invasion on my biopsy report but had it on my bilateral mastectomy path report...why is that? Biopsy done 4/21 mastectomy done...
 Asked: 6/8/2015 Any additional information will be greatly appreciated.
 Asked: 6/6/2015 The biopsy report for a TNBC said that the largest invasive length was 0.8 cm, for an approx.
 Asked: 6/4/2015 Hi Doctor, I need help understanding my devastating Diag.
 Asked: 6/4/2015 Is someone with 100% ER and PR positive more likely to have recurrence than someone with a lower percentage? She had her ovaries and tubes...
 Asked: 6/2/2015 I received pathology report from stereotactic guided core needle biopsy with final diagnosis as follows: flat epithelial atypia with microcalcifications columnar cell changes with microcalcifications fibrocystic changes If my...
 Asked: 6/2/2015 Thank you for answering my question regarding studies showing the higher the ER level for breast cancer, the liklihood of recurrence is double that of...
 Asked: 5/31/2015 my breast pathology report microscopic : (a) redical mastectomy specimen : histopathological features are compatible with infiltrating duct carcinoma r
 Asked: 5/28/2015 my pathology report came back with the following results and I would appreciate assistance with understanding it(right breast) - Invasive ductal carcinoma, Nottingham histologic grade...
 Asked: 5/28/2015 I''ve just been diagnosed with tubular carcinoma with microcalcifications, hormone positive, Her2 negative from a core biopsy.
 Asked: 5/28/2015 I had a wide local incision a month ago and hae just received my pathology report: IDC, grade 2 (tubules3, nuclear pleomorhism 2, mitotic activity 1) Associated...
 Asked: 5/27/2015 Just received path results from mastectomy. In addition to 2.5 cm IDC that was removed with clear margins, a 2 mm invasive mammary carcinoma with lobular features was found.
 Asked: 5/27/2015 Hi, I am 52 and just diagnosed grade 1, stage 1, 6mm, node neg (1 node SNB) , HER2 neg, ER/PR pos (but just 25% each, weak-mod staining).
 Asked: 5/22/2015 After an excisional biopsy of my left breast, the pathology report says: Papillomatosis with associated focal usual ductal hyperplasia, fibrocystic changes including adenosis, microcysts with...
 Asked: 5/22/2015 I was dx 1/15 with DCIS. It was removed with clear margins.
 Asked: 5/22/2015 Recently diagnosed after ulrasound biopsy with invasive lobular carcinoma grade 2, lcis grade 2 solid type, er+,PR+, her negative,ki-67 10%, after MRI biopsy they...
 Asked: 5/21/2015 Please help explain these results, thank you very much: invasive ductal carcinoma ER 99% PR 99% Ki67 50% Size 1.4cm Poorly differentiated FISH Ratio 1.77 equivocal Number of tumor cells counted: 40 Average number of...
 Asked: 5/20/2015 Age 57, pre-menopausal, I just had lumpectomy for IDC tumor 2.1 cm, 4 nodes negative - Stage 2b,ER and PR + , but grade 3.
 Asked: 5/17/2015 What is breast parenchyma with severe diathermy artefact..
 Asked: 5/16/2015 Screening mammogram found a large area 4-5cm (starting at nipple) of pleomorphic microcalifications.
 Asked: 5/15/2015 Six years ago I had stage 1a breast cancer.
 Asked: 5/15/2015 I had a mastectomy on 3/6 for an invasive ductal carcinoma w/lobular features, grade 3 (mitotic rate was 2, others were 3), KI67 of 20%...
 Asked: 5/15/2015 My Mom (62) was diagnosed with invasive ductal carcinoma grade 2 stage 2.
 Asked: 5/14/2015 Is it true that the higher the level of estrogen in a patient with ER positive breast cancer, the more likely it is to recur...
 Asked: 5/13/2015 I was diagnosed with DCIS following a stereotactic biopsy.
 Asked: 5/13/2015 I had a stereotactic biopsy last week.
 Asked: 5/11/2015 I was diagnosed with IDC and had a right breast mastectomy.
 Asked: 5/9/2015 After I had a mastectomy & after the Pathology Report came back, My Surgical Oncologist told me that it was Stage 1 Breast Cancer.
 Asked: 5/9/2015 Please explain "Invasive Ductal Carcinoma with associated necrosis with micropapillary features partially involving 3 or 4 cores..
 Asked: 5/8/2015 I''m 4 weeks out of last TC round, and in radiation for lt 1 cm grade one stage 2a with one node with extracapsular erosion.
 Asked: 5/7/2015 Hi I am almost 4 years cancer free of having a 2.1mm tumor in my breast and always my mammon and tumors markers are good.
 Asked: 5/5/2015 Hi there I''m 32 years old I''ve been dealing with a chick-a-pee size firm non movable lump on my left Breast (subareolar) for now 5months.
 Asked: 5/5/2015 Could you help me understand my results FINAL DIAGNOSIS: A.

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