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 Asked: 8/25/2016 What is the difference between extra "nodal" extension by 1mm of sentinole node that has 5mm of cancer versus extra capsular extension? .
 Asked: 8/25/2016 What is the difference between extra oral extension and extra capsular extension? Is it worse if it is only in one sentinel node has it...
 Asked: 8/25/2016 My initial diagnosis was DCIS but after my lumpectomy, I was told, it was invasive and that one of the margins was not clear Have...
 Asked: 8/22/2016 My path report states Apocrine Ductal carcinoma in situ.
 Asked: 8/19/2016 I have invasive lobular carcinoma Grade 2.
 Asked: 8/19/2016 My mastectomy results show multi focal cancer.
 Asked: 8/19/2016 57 yrs old. DC 9mm, node negative, 1A,grade2, her neg, Pr and Er pos100, ki-67 20 Right breast 9 o clock with good margins.
 Asked: 8/18/2016 I am 48 and had a single right mastectomy for IDC and am currently doing TCx4 chemo.
 Asked: 8/16/2016 Path report from FNA of 4mm breast lump (intraductal papilloma) found on U/S: The smears are moderately cellular showing ductal epithelial cells arranged in flat...
 Asked: 8/13/2016 Hi again. I''m 62 postmen.
 Asked: 8/11/2016 I was just Dx with Tubular Carcinoma (greater than 90%) via the second opinion of Dr.
 Asked: 8/11/2016 My report says the following High grade invasive mammory carcinoma.
 Asked: 8/11/2016 I''m 62 postmen. with ILC 2.3cm negative margin, ER+ PR+ Her2 1+ Grade 2 (nottingham).
 Asked: 8/8/2016 I am very scared. My sister died of BC at 41 and my mom is a survivor [age 78, but diagnosed at age 70].
 Asked: 8/7/2016 After my lumpectomy My report states grade III/III infiltrating ductal carcinoma with perineural invasion.
 Asked: 8/5/2016 I AM A 59 YR OLD FEMALE RECENTLY DX WITH DCIS (est.
 Asked: 8/5/2016 My pathology report states: micro invasive carcinoma of no special type (ducal, NOS) Nuclear grade 3 of 3 Maximum size of invasive carcinoma less than .1 cm...
 Asked: 8/4/2016 Hi, I''m 36 and don''t have a history of cancer in my family.
 Asked: 7/31/2016 My pathology report for mucinous breast cancer her2 neu positive say Immunohistochemical staining for s100 is negative in tumor cells and positive in dendritic...
 Asked: 7/31/2016 I have been diagnosed with DCIS, Stage 0, Intermediate grade.
 Asked: 7/29/2016 On the average, how many days does it take for results from an MRI guided biopsy (2 areas).
 Asked: 7/29/2016 Immunohistochemical staining for s100 is negative in tumor cells and positive in dendritic cells of lymph node.
 Asked: 7/26/2016 My pathology report after microdoctemy says a microscopic intraductal papilloma 2mm found with blood in duct and surrounding tissue says fociepithelial hyperplasia with cribform and...
 Asked: 7/25/2016 pt2 nomx means what and what are the survival rate.
 Asked: 7/24/2016 After neoadjuvant tx with presumed pCR, what is chance of complete ALND that truly removed all level 1&2 nodes? how to tell if some...
 Asked: 7/22/2016 I had a surgical biopsy in June at a medical facility in Maryland.
 Asked: 7/19/2016 59 years old American, living in Slovenia.
 Asked: 7/19/2016 Hello all, I''ve been recently diagnosed with breast cancer and I had lumpectomy.
 Asked: 7/18/2016 After lumpectomy my pathology report stated ER+ and PR- for hormonal receptors.
 Asked: 7/17/2016 My diagnosis is invasive lobular carcinoma, stage 2.
 Asked: 7/17/2016 My diagnosis is invasive lobular carcinoma, stage 2.
 Asked: 7/17/2016 Surgical Pathology report clinical Information. asymptomatic breast mass Lesion of the rt breast at 10:00 10Cm From Nipple Needle core biopsy Segments of benign breast tissue with minimal...
 Asked: 7/14/2016 This may be a really weird question but what does a breast tumor look like grossly? Is it gray or black or yellow while the...
 Asked: 7/12/2016 My Wife breast bypsy report says -Carcinoma breast - ER-Positive,PgR-Positive,Her-2/neu -Positive .
 Asked: 7/10/2016 Not sure if this is under right category but I know that the ca 27 -29 is not a reliable indicator but if a...
 Asked: 7/7/2016 My pathology report states DCIS and IDC, 11 mm with 10 mm margins, Stage II A, Grade 3, ER 98%, PR 68%, HER -, 1...
 Asked: 7/6/2016 iLC path stage pT1cN1mi. What is prognosis.
 Asked: 7/5/2016 What is stromal microcalcifications seen in report of ALH diagnosis?
 Asked: 7/1/2016 Pathology reports shows: Biopsy shows fragments of fibroepithelial tumor, composed of a proliferation of both ducts and stroma.
 Asked: 7/1/2016 Thank you in advance for helping me to understand my results.
 Asked: 6/30/2016 Hi , thanks for the quick response to my earlier question.
 Asked: 6/29/2016 Hi, what does ER positive, PR positive and HER2NEU negative means and what type of treatment will be suggested please? (please see below) IMMUNOHISTOCHEMICAL ASSAY...
 Asked: 6/29/2016 So I received my pathology results (see below). "Fibrocystic change with usual ductal hyperplasia.
 Asked: 6/23/2016 Hi, I will be going in for an excisional biopsy of known area of atypia in the left breast.
 Asked: 6/20/2016 I am her2neu+++.I read that her2 positive can switch to her2 negative with treatment.How can you now if that happens? Also is a false positive...
 Asked: 6/20/2016 Histology- a 24mm grade 2 invasive ductal carcinoma, which was ER positive.
 Asked: 6/19/2016 My pathology following lumpectomy indicated HER2 by IHC as equivocal (Score 2+).
 Asked: 6/17/2016 what does poorly differentiated invasive ductal carcinoma with necrosis {tubule formation 3/3, nuclear pleomorphism 3/3, mitotic rate 3/3, measuring 0.7 cm in maximum length in...
 Asked: 6/17/2016 My Path report says "invasive ductal carcinoma, grade 3 (tub3+nuc2+mit3=8/9) with focal perineural and lymphvascular space invasion, resection margins not valid (present within 2 mm...
 Asked: 6/14/2016 Hello again, Regarding my question and your answer below, what would be the advantage of participating in a Metformin study? Thank you.... Publicly Submitted Question 6/13/2016 Hi
 Asked: 6/13/2016 What is the difference between lymphovascular invasion and angiolymphatic invasion? Also what does (Maximal linear microscopic dimension 0.8 ) listed on path report from steriotactic...
 Asked: 6/13/2016 Hi. I''d like some further feedback from the recent surgery, findings and pathology.
 Asked: 6/13/2016 Thank you so much for your prompt response.
 Asked: 6/12/2016 Hello, I was diagnosed with Triple negative breast cancer and tested positive for BRCA1 mutations.
 Asked: 6/9/2016 Hi Lillie, I have an appointment with my surgeon and was going to ask about Tamoxifen and prophylactic surgery for atypical lobular hyperplasia.I have asked...
 Asked: 6/9/2016 Final diagnostic interpretation after lumpectomy for IDC/mucinous carcinoma: (no node involvement)ER+PR+, Her2:non-amplified by FISH Margins question: .4mm-superficial margin 2mm-12:00 margin
 Asked: 6/7/2016 pathology results: radial scar/florid epithelial hyperplasia radiologist doctor recommendation: excision or wait 6 months and have another mammogram
 Asked: 6/2/2016 Hi: I just wanted to share that I was diagnosed with DCIS & LCIS in my right breast.
 Asked: 5/31/2016 Hi Lillian, My friend had a recent mastectomy for 3 small tumors.
 Asked: 5/31/2016 Will meth use come out in blood labs,,im currently at stage 2 aggressive....with targeted therapy to begin the 14th.
 Asked: 5/31/2016 I just recently had a double mastectomy with sentinel node biopsy.
 Asked: 5/29/2016 everything was negative expect for a perineurial invasion, i had a stage 1 grade 2 0.9mm size tumor with a her-2 negative nodes were clean.
 Asked: 5/29/2016 My results were high grade DCIS with comedo necrosis and focal cancerisation of lobules.
 Asked: 5/29/2016 Dear Lillie Does people with her2 ++ that shows negatif later by fish test is considered her2 negatif?? And have same outcome as her2 neg...
 Asked: 5/29/2016 My most recent yearly mammogram indicated a group of micro calcifications that were noted in a somewhat linear pattern.
 Asked: 5/25/2016 I posted an earlier questions and put a comment and added "lol" in regards to the Internet but I by no means am takin my...
 Asked: 5/25/2016 Hello, I was diagnosed in February with invasive ductal carcinoma.
 Asked: 5/25/2016 Patho prelim report spindle cell lesion +CD34 negative pancytokeratin CD 68 and S100 had to sent to another pathology board now final report is myofibroblastic...
 Asked: 5/25/2016 not sure if I asked this questions earlier er + pr+ her 2 negative after neoadjuvant chemo surgery final path stage is T1b pre-chemo T1c with one out...
 Asked: 5/23/2016 I am male, 60, just had a mastectomy of my left breast.
 Asked: 5/22/2016 how is the final stage of breast cancer determined? clinical/radiological stage prior to treatment? or final pathological stage( post treatment?0). My stage pre-treatment based upon clinical...
 Asked: 5/19/2016 Core needle biopsy done one week ago, results --Spindle cell lesion.
 Asked: 5/19/2016 PT1A PN0.
 Asked: 5/17/2016 Hi Lillie. Not sure where this question fits so forgive me if this is not the appropriate forum.
 Asked: 5/17/2016 Hi - I''m having oncoplastic surgery soon and was told if no clear margins then would need re-excise or mastectomy.
 Asked: 5/17/2016 Grade 2,invasive ductal,ER posotive8/8,PR 6/8,HER2 2+.upper outer quadrant legion28 mm on mammogram, 24mm on ultrasound.
 Asked: 5/16/2016 What is the meaning of Complex Fibroadenoma(non atypical ductal hyperplasia)? Does it have anything to do with breast cancer?
 Asked: 5/16/2016 My pathology report reads that the closest margin was 0.09cm deep/posterior.
 Asked: 5/15/2016 Hi Lillie, Thank you for answering our inquiries with compassion and expertise.
 Asked: 5/13/2016 My path report says: pagetoid extension by an atypical cell proliferation.
 Asked: 5/9/2016 What is a "Seed Localization" and what are the radiation risks in having it?
 Asked: 5/5/2016 My lumpectomy (1.5 cm mass) only had lateral, medial and inferior margins.
 Asked: 5/5/2016 Family member''s diagnosis. 1. Can a FISH special pathology test be done at your breast center please? 2.
 Asked: 5/4/2016 My wife had a CT Scan for Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the left retromolar trigone.
 Asked: 5/4/2016 I was diagnosed with invasive ductal carcinoma in Dec.
 Asked: 5/4/2016 Thanks for answering the questions regarding a family members diagnosis please.
 Asked: 5/2/2016 A recent mammogram showed a small tumor (less than one cm) in my left breast.
 Asked: 4/28/2016 My Pathology results said " Lymphovascular and perineural invasion is not appreciated" What does "not appreciated" mean? Thanks.
 Asked: 4/27/2016 I was diagnosed with Stage 0 DCIS.
 Asked: 4/26/2016 My biopsy showed I was estrogen+, 100% and progesteron+, 100%.
 Asked: 4/26/2016 Hi, My pathologist report is conflicting as my biopsy /mammogram/ultrasound shows intermediate grade ductal carcinoma in situ with a .6 mm mass AND IDC grade...
 Asked: 4/26/2016 Benign breast parenchyma with fibrocystic changes including minimal usual ductal type hyperplasia and focal sclerosing adenosis.
 Asked: 4/24/2016 Thank you so much about responding regarding my mom''s biopsy.
 Asked: 4/24/2016 Hi lilie tnx for answering my wife prognosis and asking for oncotype dx..
 Asked: 4/23/2016 Dear Lilie If lymph nodes are clear on all Imaging systems (MRI, and US and PET ct) and a patient undergo after that neoadjuvant chemo..
 Asked: 4/23/2016 Hi lilie Pls i need to know my wife prognosis as following: 1.
 Asked: 4/23/2016 Hello, here is my mom''s (82 yrs old) path report after excisional Bx: The DCIS shows pagetoid involvement of ductal epithelium and there also appears to be...
 Asked: 4/22/2016 Are there subject matter experts available to provide their medical opinion and rationale as to whether it is least as likely as not that...
 Asked: 4/22/2016 What does residual invasive ductal carcinoma with focal metaplastic features, indicating incomplete response to neoadjuvant chemotherapy mean on my pathology report?
 Asked: 4/22/2016 Received my bx results and they are pTis, p,NX, Grade I-II Can you interpret please.

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