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 Asked: 4/23/2015 Hi, I was diagnosed with IDC (5.4cm) and DCIS (5.8cm) at age of 33 with 8/24 nodes positive (3 with micromets and 5 with macromets, biggest...
 Asked: 4/23/2015 I failed to mention in my initial email (which I have attached below) is that the Mammogram also was a Birads 4 (no letter attached) Hello.
 Asked: 4/23/2015 Hello. I had an abnormal mammogram with pleomorphic microcalcification clusters more than five in each breast with significant changes from last mammogram.
 Asked: 4/22/2015 I had q lumpectomy 3 weeks ago to remove a 4.5mm tubular carcinoma tumor.
 Asked: 4/22/2015 I had a lumpectomy, IDC, grade 1b,T2,N2,M1, no nodes.
 Asked: 4/22/2015 I am 61 and have Invasive Ductal Carcinoma, Stage 3.
 Asked: 4/22/2015 55 yr old sister had Biopsy 2/9/15 showed carcinoma with extensive squamous differentiation and keratin formation.
 Asked: 4/20/2015 I have silicone breast implants and had a hard lump in my right breast.
 Asked: 4/20/2015 I have 3 questions, and I do plan to followup with my new Dr.
 Asked: 4/20/2015 triple negative adenocarcinoma invasive ductal type nuclear grade 3 with foci of necrosis.
 Asked: 4/20/2015 What does all this mean.......Section shows invasive ductal carcinoma, grade 2, with ductal carcinoma in situ component, nuclear grade 2/3, cribriform and solid pattern
 Asked: 4/17/2015 Just had lumpectomy on right breast for DCIS.
 Asked: 4/16/2015 What does this mean under DCIS: "Rare foci of high grade ductal carcinoma in situ present, with microcalcifications and comedonecrosis."??
 Asked: 4/16/2015 I had my left breast Biopsy n the results show,microscopic description is 1.section reveals fragments of benign tissue with a fiber epithelial lesion consist...
 Asked: 4/16/2015 Please help me understand my liver serum readings.
 Asked: 4/15/2015 I just read about a study that identified 2 tumor suppressor genes, retinoblastoma (RB) and phosphatase and tensin homolog (PTEN) that have impact on the...
 Asked: 4/14/2015 Hello I have had two core biopsies on my left breast(two lesions, one at 5o''clock and one at 10 o''clock).
 Asked: 4/13/2015 Intraductal carcinoma nuclear grade 2 with central necrosis.
 Asked: 4/13/2015 I had a biopsy of my left breast.
 Asked: 4/11/2015 my pathology report microscopic:- Histopathological features are compatible with infiltrating duct carcinoma.
 Asked: 4/10/2015 What is pt2nxmx means, nd igims patna is good for cancer treatment or not, Pls help me....
 Asked: 4/9/2015 I had a core needle biopsy showing DCIS grade 1, micropapillary & cribraform cells.
 Asked: 4/9/2015 What does this mean, Ductal carcinoma in sutu is scattered throughout the invasive tumor with largest foci measuring less than 1mm.
 Asked: 4/7/2015 Breast,Right,EXCISIONAL BIOPSY: moderately differentiated (GRADE 2 OF 3) invasive Ductal Carcinoma,approximately 1.4cm in greatest dimension, with a minor component of intermediate grade ductal carcinoma in...
 Asked: 4/7/2015 The pathology report of the left breast biopsy results are mass at 12 o''clock states "intraductal micropapilloma (1mm), associated with sclerosing adenosis
 Asked: 4/5/2015 54 yo. Stereotactic bx with these results.
 Asked: 4/4/2015 invasive ductal carcinoma, nuclear grade 2, histologic grade 2 involving 3 of 3 cores, and measuring 1.7 cm and ki67 > 50% What does this mean?
 Asked: 4/3/2015 Breast biopsy shows benign reactive fibroblastic and myofibroblastic proliferation.Duct Eurasia with periodical inflammation.
 Asked: 4/2/2015 Should a lymph node biopsy be done after lumpectomy with uninvolved margins for DCIS? Pathology states two foci show angulated glands of DCIS with reactive...
 Asked: 4/1/2015 I am a 48 year old female, diagnosed with invasive ductal carcinoma.
 Asked: 4/1/2015 What is a complicated Breast cyst.
 Asked: 4/1/2015 What does this mean, 1A cores with microcalfications, 2/1, 1B-1F.
 Asked: 4/1/2015 Is it really critically important to remove sentinel lymphnodes for DCIS stage 0- I had bilateral simple mastectomy with 4 sentinel lymphnodes left and 3...
 Asked: 3/31/2015 I recently (2/9) had simple bilateral mastectomy with expanders.
 Asked: 3/31/2015 I am 55 newly diagnosed with stage IV metastatic BC with Bony metatastic disease.
 Asked: 3/31/2015 My pathology report reads as follows: DUCTAL CARCINOMA IN SITU, NUCLEAR GRADE 2 SOLID AND CRIBRIFORM TYPES WITH INVOLVEMENT OF LOBULES ASSOCIATED MICROCALCIFICATIONS Focal intraductal papilloma What does all this...
 Asked: 3/31/2015 What does this mean? "Angiolymphatic invasion is present.
 Asked: 3/31/2015 I had an excisional biopsy last week that revealed 1.2 cm, grade 2, invasive ductal carcinoma, PR+,ER+,HER2-.
 Asked: 3/31/2015 I had DCIS in right breast September 2014 removed by lumpectomy.
 Asked: 3/29/2015 I had a major ductal excision of one breast.
 Asked: 3/29/2015 What does demonstrates washout enhancement mean? 7mm oval mass found but no other findings ..
 Asked: 3/28/2015 Hello doktor, my mother is being treated from a pathology in breast, the doctor gave us this: parenkime moderate fibrograndulare both breasts ( ACR tip.II ) tublulare...
 Asked: 3/28/2015 I had a left breast core biopsy and the final diagnosis was fibrocystic changes including usual ductal hyperplasia, cysts and apocrine metaplasia.
 Asked: 3/28/2015 I had a mastectomy on 17th March.
 Asked: 3/26/2015 Hi. My wife recently underwent a Modified Radical Mastecyomy for breast cancer. The pathological report suggested 1.5 cms Infiltrative Ductal Carcinoma Grade 2 Tubules 2/3 Pleomorphism 3/3...
 Asked: 3/26/2015 Does whole breast radiation need to be scheduled for the exact same time everyday? I have a daily, with the exception of Saturdays and Sundays,...
 Asked: 3/22/2015 areas of breast tissue w/areas of duct ectasia, microcystic duct ectasia and stromal fibrosis with focal polarizable microcalcifications, tiny and barely visible.Focal benign fibroadenomatoid change...
 Asked: 3/21/2015 What does p53 positive, 90% mean? I''ve read every link on the web about this and I don''t understand.
 Asked: 3/20/2015 What does possible subgross nodes mean on my pathology report?
 Asked: 3/18/2015 History of dense breast tissue & cysts.
 Asked: 3/16/2015 Cancer Staging: Breast AJCC Edition: 7th (AJCC), Diagnosis Date: 08-May-2014, IB, T1b pN1mi M0 , Is...
 Asked: 3/16/2015 I had an ultrasound guided core biopsy of the right breast.
 Asked: 3/16/2015 Fibrocystic change with stromal fibrosis, cystic change, dilated ducts and usual type ductal hyperplasia.
 Asked: 3/15/2015 My core needle biopsy path report showed "benign breast tissue with fibrocystic changes including columnar cell hyperplasia with focal cytologic atypia and stromal sclerosis"
 Asked: 3/10/2015 A correction to make re: my findings My mammo and ultrasound found 8mmx7mmx8mm solid mass w/ indistinct margins, lymph nodes normal on ultrasound
 Asked: 3/10/2015 This is what I know: mammo and ultrasound found 8mmx7mmx8mm solid mass w/ indistinct margins, lymph nodes normal.
 Asked: 3/8/2015 Lumpectomy 10mm idc.. 1/4 node had macrometastesis of 2.8mm.
 Asked: 3/8/2015 my results said this : Histology: sections examined revealed fragments of neoplastic growth disposed as sheets and papillae of highly anaplastic transitional epithelium with focal tumorous...
 Asked: 3/8/2015 ''"A 16mm grade 2 IDC with associated high nuclear grade DCIS (cribriform subtype)" does this mean that the IDC is also likely to be of...
 Asked: 3/6/2015 I was diagnosed with invasive ductal carcinoma from a needle core biopsy.
 Asked: 3/6/2015 So I am in the middle of my two week wait for surgery and thus I am nervous.
 Asked: 3/6/2015 Hello Im a 51 year old women that has just been diagnosis with having Invasive Ductal Carcinoma ,moderately differentiated (histologic grade 2 of 3,Nuclear...
 Asked: 3/5/2015 I am 64 and was diagnosed with triple negative stage IIB BC in right breath Sept 2015.
 Asked: 3/5/2015 Biopsy of left breast showed rare scattered foci of ADH.
 Asked: 3/5/2015 Invasive ductal carcinoma w/ extensive necrosis, poorly differentiated, palpable mass 6.0 cm.
 Asked: 3/5/2015 breast was removed with clean margins .
 Asked: 3/4/2015 Hello, and thank you in advance. I have bilateral bc, had lumpectomy and snb on right, results are, idc with mucinous features 1.1 cm with 1 micrometastases to 1 of 3 nodes, er pr + her2- ki 67 10%, nottingham score grade 1 closest margin 2mm.
 Asked: 3/4/2015 Hello! My unilateral mastectomy pathology report results had DCIS expansive central comedo and IDC stage T1bN1mi, 1/3 lymph node micrometastases, grade 2, er+/pr+, HER2-, .6cm...
 Asked: 3/3/2015 The biopsy tissue from the right breast shows an invasive ductal carcinoma grade 2.
 Asked: 3/3/2015 Benign breast tissue with periductal stromal fibrosis and focal fibroadenomatoid change.
 Asked: 3/2/2015 How do u know when to stop chemo treatment, so how do u know if your body still has cancer cells in it?
 Asked: 3/2/2015 What does grade 3 -10% carcinoma in situ mean, and invasive breast carcinoma w ductal and lobular features multiple cores, grade 3 DMS/nec, tks.
 Asked: 3/2/2015 Can you tell me what I am looking at? Is this High Grade? Is this Comedo-type? Is the prognosis good for a one-time surgical...
 Asked: 3/1/2015 Hi, I''m 60, have not been on any post-menopausal hormone replacement therapy.
 Asked: 3/1/2015 Hello, Please see my pathology findings below.
 Asked: 3/1/2015 On my final double mastectomy pathology report there is a statement" Microinvasion, focus suspicious, but not diagnostic of microinvasion".
 Asked: 2/27/2015 Thank you for answering questions. I understand that my path report is benign but it seems there can be gray areas.
 Asked: 2/27/2015 I am confused is a focal fibroadenomatoid change the same as fibrodenoma? It does not say hyperplasia just microcalifications.
 Asked: 2/27/2015 1. When a mammotome biopsy is taken of a tumor is some surrounding tissue also sampled? 2.
 Asked: 2/26/2015 Can u please explain this, ER(sp1) 99% intensity 3+ favorable, PgR(1e2) 40% intensity +2 favorable, Ki67(30-9) 10% favorable, tk u so much..
 Asked: 2/25/2015 What does her2/neu non amplified w/her2/CEP ratio 1.2 and mean her2 signal 2.1 mean?
 Asked: 2/25/2015 Post biopsy changes at 9 o''clock position of left breast corresponding to the patient recent diagnosis of dcis .there is a 2.8cm area of linear...
 Asked: 2/25/2015 2.6 cm oval macrolobulated parallel well circumscribed.
 Asked: 2/25/2015 Ms15-950 is the result code.
 Asked: 2/24/2015 What does p53 mean on the pathology report? .
 Asked: 2/23/2015 Final Pathologic Diagnosis (Please explain) "Breast, left, upper inner quadrant, stereotactic core biopsy: Focal atypical ductal hyperplasia associated with mucin production and mucin extravasation
 Asked: 2/22/2015 I have a pathology report after excisional biopsy with finding of invasive ductal carcinmoa grade 1.
 Asked: 2/21/2015 I had a lumpectomy for an intraductal papilloma.
 Asked: 2/20/2015 I had a random fine needle aspiration to participate in a clinical trial because I am at high risk for breast cancer.
 Asked: 2/19/2015 Hello! I want to know about staging.
 Asked: 2/18/2015 I received my pathology report and met with a breast cancer surgeon.
 Asked: 2/16/2015 I was diagnosed last week and things have been a bit scary.
 Asked: 2/16/2015 i had biopsy to confirm breast cancer.
 Asked: 2/15/2015 core biopsy States fibrocystic change consisting of intraductal papilloma sclerotic papilloma with sclerosis and adenosis and focal microcalcification.
 Asked: 2/14/2015 Stage IIA breast cancer with one positive node and one micrometastasis seen on stains. My CEA level prior to lumpectomy, SNB, chemo (taxotere and cytoxin), and...
 Asked: 2/14/2015 Stereotactic biopsy for microcalcifications: SAMPLE 1: included multiple calcs 3.5 x 2.5 x .3 , flat epithelial atypia, columnar cell change, stromal fibrosis,hyalinized fibroadenomatoid...
 Asked: 2/12/2015 Thank you for your answer and sorry that i didnt mention that my tumor was 2.5 santimeter and my stage is 2a.
 Asked: 2/12/2015 Hello, I get the pathology report after the surgury (i have finished chemotherapy) and i want to underatand what this is mean to further treatment...
 Asked: 2/10/2015 Hi. I have some questions regarding staging, survival rates, Micrometastatic (0.2mm) in lymph 1 lymph node, and use of Tamoxifen. I am around 45 old, diagnosis of 96% ER+, 89% PR+, Infiltrating Ductal Carcinoma.

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