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 Asked: 12/3/2016 What''s the treatment for situ carcinoma involving multiple core fragments?
 Asked: 12/2/2016 Right true vocal cord biopsy: Hyperplastic squamous mucosa with focal mild dysplasia. Marked cautery artifacts seen. No evidence of malignancy. TNM
 Asked: 11/30/2016 Hi i was just wondering about oncotype both 15 and 20 being intermediate as you said on the previous post..
 Asked: 11/29/2016 Would you rather have an oncotype score of 15 with one positive node or a score of 20 with negative nodes? .
 Asked: 11/29/2016 Thank you for answering my previous question.
 Asked: 11/28/2016 what does Moderately differentiated invasive ductal carcinoma (tubule formation 3/3, nuclear pleomorphism 2/3, mitotic counts 1/3) measuring 0.4cm in maximal length and intralymphatic tumor...
 Asked: 11/27/2016 My mother is diagnosed with DCIS.her pathology reports says she is immunopositive for HER2/neu.what does it mean?is it good thing or something to worry about.her...
 Asked: 11/27/2016 hi Lillie, thank you so much for your previous responses.
 Asked: 11/25/2016 I was not sure what category to put this in.
 Asked: 11/22/2016 I had breast cancer two years ago (stage 1A, not in lymph nodes, had lumpectomy, 4 rounds of chemo and radiation).
 Asked: 11/22/2016 I''m 40 years old with no past pregnancies.
 Asked: 11/21/2016 My biopsy diagnosis says Invasive Lobular Carcinoma, 0.2 cm maximum dimension, grade 6/9 on the Nottingham scale.
 Asked: 11/21/2016 I had a single masectomy on right breast Nov 11th.
 Asked: 11/21/2016 I recently had a mammogram and ultrasound that were BiRad 5.
 Asked: 11/17/2016 My stereotactic needle core biopsy report stated "duct carcinoma in site, micro-papillary and cribriform type, intermediate nuclear grade, without necrosis"
 Asked: 11/16/2016 I was recently diagnosed at 52 with IDC grade 2 with micropapillary features, multifocal three tumors largest 19mm lumpectomy in December at Emory then rads
 Asked: 11/15/2016 My mother is 58 and her biopsy results says" left nipple has paget and large lactiferous duct shows evidence of cancerisation.what does it mean? Is...
 Asked: 11/15/2016 I am writing this for mother she is 58,In her biopsy report left nipple is dignosed as paget some features of cancerisation in lactiferous duct.what...
 Asked: 11/14/2016 I had an HER2+ tumor, which was Grade 2 (tubule formation 3+, nuclear pleomorphism 3+, mitotic index 1+ =7.
 Asked: 11/12/2016 Breast path is mucinous and lymph node is metastatic poorly differentiated mammary ducal carcinoma with necrosis.
 Asked: 11/11/2016 my results from ultrasound breast biopsy-were fragments of benign breast tissue with ill defined areas of dense nonspecific stromal fibrosis and a minute focus of...
 Asked: 11/9/2016 CNB in voluminous zone attenuation in area wide 34 mm, CNB:attached and fatty breast stroma with infiltrated invasive lobular breast carcinoma (E-cadherin negative tumor cells)in...
 Asked: 11/7/2016 I am reading how ki-67 is not a completely reliable measure of proliferation because of a "lack of standard methodology and type of antibody used...
 Asked: 11/7/2016 My fine needle biopsy report showed a 1 cm tumor with apocrine features and nuclear grade 3, no ER, PR, or HER2 testing was done.
 Asked: 11/6/2016 *4.0cm tumor, found less than 1 year after prior year’s clean mammogram, right breast *Core needle biopsy-Pathology report diagnosis- invasive and in situ ductal carcinoma ...
 Asked: 11/6/2016 My pathology report indicates I have invasive ductal carcinoma with apocrine and micropapillary features and abundant necrosis.
 Asked: 11/6/2016 I''m a 2 year triple negative breast cancer survivor.
 Asked: 11/6/2016 Hello, I asked a previous question before receiving my pathology report.
 Asked: 11/3/2016 Can a bone infarct in the area of the humerus bone evolve and/or move ? And what does this show up in an X-ray as?
 Asked: 11/1/2016 Please explain the following on my daughter''s breast ultrasound: There is a complex lesion at the 12-00 position measuring 6 mm showing internal echoes...
 Asked: 11/1/2016 Can you give me an interpretation of the following: There is a hypoechoic nodule measuring at 6 x 5 x 6 mm.
 Asked: 10/31/2016 Writing for my 45 year old daughter.
 Asked: 10/30/2016 My first cancer was IDC 6mm,markedly pleomorphic nucleus gr 2,er pos 90%, pr pos 5%, her2 neg.
 Asked: 10/30/2016 Hi, are bone scans accurate in determining metastatic breast cancer?
 Asked: 10/30/2016 BI-RADS 5, 2x US guided FNA. Cithological result 1: in all samples a considerable amount of fat tissue, abundant basophil substance, extracellular fat.
 Asked: 10/28/2016 Can you tell me what this means and what my score is? Average HER2 GENE copies/cell: 5.3 Average CEP17 signal/cell:2.62 HER2:CEP17 ratio:2.08 Comments:...
 Asked: 10/27/2016 When there is a benign breast tissue with focal stromal sclerosis and focal microcalcifications, what does it mean? Is the focal stromal sclerosis and microcalcifications...
 Asked: 10/25/2016 IDC Stage 1, 6mm, grade 2, 99% er/pr+, HER- with one out of two lymph nodes having a .2mm micromet.
 Asked: 10/25/2016 My mother''s report says: ER -(3/8) Positive. PR -(3/8) Positive. Her2 neu -Positive. Ki67 -30% MRM done 3 weeks back.
 Asked: 10/24/2016 If my pathology report says "Infiltrating Ductal Carcinoma with Micropapillary features," is that the same as Invasive Micropapillary Carcinoma of breast (IMPC) which I read...
 Asked: 10/23/2016 I was diagnosed with 4 cm. high grade comedo DCIS.
 Asked: 10/23/2016 How well will chemo work on a grade 1 tumor with a miotic rate of 2? Thank you! .
 Asked: 10/23/2016 What is the scale for miotic count regarding the Nottingham scale? I''ve seen varying scales.
 Asked: 10/23/2016 I am IDC stage 1a, grade 1, 6mm tumor.
 Asked: 10/23/2016 Hi Lillie, Thank you for answering my questions.
 Asked: 10/21/2016 Could you please put this in perspective for me? Is it more favorable to have a stage 1a breast tumor with an onco score...
 Asked: 10/18/2016 Thanks for your reply. Perhaps my question wasn’t clear – I asked about a tiny dcis – the definitive pathology after nipple excision called it intermediate grade dcis, clean margins, 2 mm, solid, no necrosis.
 Asked: 10/17/2016 I have done a lot of reading.
 Asked: 10/17/2016 I was reading through some previous questions and answers.
 Asked: 10/17/2016 What does it mean when your report notes No definitive changes indicative of response to neoadjuvant chemotherapy are identified.
 Asked: 10/17/2016 My left breast core biopsy states: "Benign breast tissue with focal stromal sclerosis.
 Asked: 10/16/2016 Good afternoon Lillie, Asymptomatic rt breast lesion-fibroadenoma at 12:00 cm 6cm from nipple.
 Asked: 10/14/2016 What does a partially visualized right axillary lymph node is noted mean on a mammogram report? .
 Asked: 10/14/2016 My daughter, who is in her mid 40''s, had a mammogram which shows an asymmetric density seen in the inferior portion of the left breast.
 Asked: 10/12/2016 My 45 year old daughter had a routine mammogram.
 Asked: 10/12/2016 Hi! Thank you so much for reading this and hopefully providing some clarification! I recently had a single mastectomy and sentinel node biopsy due to...
 Asked: 10/11/2016 My pathology report summary is "Invasive poorly differentiated ductal carcinoma with ductal carcinoma in situ, high grade, solid type, with necrosis.
 Asked: 10/9/2016 What does this mean on my pathology report. N1mi.
 Asked: 10/8/2016 I had a lumpectomy on 2/9/16 for IDC left lower inner quadrant with this pathology report: infiltrating ca with ductal and lobular features, mixed type...
 Asked: 10/8/2016 Is there a grade assigned to dcis? Can dcis be agressive but when it becomes invasive ductal carcinoma can the cells change and become...
 Asked: 10/8/2016 Questions regarding TNM Staging, I cant find anything that pT2, N1mi.
 Asked: 10/5/2016 in my pathology report the positive lymph node stated that it had rare macrophages and lymphocytes in it.
 Asked: 10/5/2016 Thank you for answering my questions and providing the answers for those who are going thru this. I wanted to ask more about LVI and I...
 Asked: 10/5/2016 I was diagnosed as having infiltrating ductal carcinoma, 1.3 cm with tubular and cribriform patterns and ductal carcinoma in situ, solid and micropapillary patterns
 Asked: 10/4/2016 Mastectomy of left breast on 9/22/2016 Pathology Report (Summary of what I understand): Left Sentinel Lymph Nodes 0/3, One additional Lymph node identified upper outer remote from...
 Asked: 10/3/2016 How often are patients told there was not enough invasive tissue to do Oncotype? Biopsy dx me with IDC 2.2 cm Grade II.
 Asked: 10/3/2016 What exactly is KI67? I have reviewed all of my pathology reports and don''t find it anywhere.
 Asked: 10/2/2016 Can you tell me what the results of my lymph node biopsy means? it states: cd 30 positive staining multifocally in expected b-cell distribution cd3 positive...
 Asked: 9/28/2016 What does it mean I had an ultra sound guided biopsy of left axilla and it says, lymph node showing brown pigment containing macrophages -CD31-Positive granular...
 Asked: 9/27/2016 IDC, 2cm, grade 2, 95% er and pr positive, her 2 negative, ki67 is 10%.
 Asked: 9/26/2016 Thank you so much for helping all of us.
 Asked: 9/25/2016 I want to understand if this is malignant: Fine needle biopsy says Smears are highly cellular and show sheets of epithelial cell.
 Asked: 9/23/2016 Is excisional biopsy, or lumpectomy, necessary for a core biopsy path report showing ALH/LIN1 with Columnar cell change with microcyst formation and associated calcifications? ...
 Asked: 9/23/2016 My mother who is 58years old was diagnosed with breast caner.I need to clarify the pathology reports and her survival rate. The conclusion of the pathology...
 Asked: 9/23/2016 My mother who is 58years old was diagnosed with breast caner.I need to clarify the pathology reports and her survival rate. The conclusion of the pathology...
 Asked: 9/23/2016 I am 23yrs old, suffering from fibroadenoma since 2013.In year 2013,I had diagnosed I found the size of 55mm*26mm.In 2014,it went to 52mm*25mm.In 2015,it came...
 Asked: 9/21/2016 Hi, I am not sure if I am asking in the right category, however, in 2010 I had bloody nipple discharge and accordingly sent for...
 Asked: 9/21/2016 I am very confused about my tumor size.
 Asked: 9/17/2016 I had the above procedure in January 28 th 2016.
 Asked: 9/16/2016 What the biopsy results mean: two smears are reviewd showing several macrophages with intracytoplasmic vacuoles, occasional multinucleated forms, degenerated fat and fragments of fibroadipose tissue.
 Asked: 9/15/2016 Is having a KI67 of 28% something to be worried about?
 Asked: 9/14/2016 I was recently dx with grade 3 DCIS, stage 0 I opted for BCS to be followed up by radiation and most likely tamoxifen (ER +)...
 Asked: 9/14/2016 Hello, I love the Johns Hopkins website but I don’t understand the detailed definitions of the Nottingham Score.
 Asked: 9/13/2016 DCIS intermediate grade solid type with focal necrosis.
 Asked: 9/11/2016 I just had a lumpectomy for DCIS and the final pathology report shows: DCIS, solid subtype, nuclear grade 2-3 of 3, no necrosis, greatest diameter:...
 Asked: 9/9/2016 I was diagnosed with bilateral breast cancer last month.
 Asked: 9/8/2016 Thank you for answering for "I do not understand will or will not aditional stereotactical biopsy results help to plan excision differently". The fact is, optional...
 Asked: 9/7/2016 I have lobular hyperplasia and scheduled for surgical excision.
 Asked: 9/3/2016 My 2.5 tumor, discovered in 10/15 was mixed DCIS/IDC.
 Asked: 9/3/2016 I had US guided core biopsy from right breast.
 Asked: 9/2/2016 what does is mean if my biopsy pathology report says negative for microcalcifications? the biopcy was meant to check microcalcifications detected in a mammogram ...
 Asked: 8/31/2016 What does this mean? Left Breast @ 1 o''clock invasive ductal carcinoma grade 2 DCIS nuclear Grade 2 Cribriform type ER Positive Progesterone Positive HER 2 negative Ki-67 intermediate P53- negative
 Asked: 8/31/2016 I was diagnosed with ILC 2 months ago.
 Asked: 8/31/2016 My report says two areas of DCIS nuclear high grade.
 Asked: 8/31/2016 How often is DCIS after lumpectomy found to be invasive.
 Asked: 8/30/2016 Can you explain what these mean from my pathology report? Stage 111A, pT1b-m, pN2a Especially the middle part.
 Asked: 8/30/2016 I was diagnosed 2 years ago, age 54, with strongly positive ER+/PR+/HER- invasive ductal breast cancer, 17mm, grade 2, lymph node negative.
 Asked: 8/29/2016 What stage is Er+90%, Pr+ 80%, HER2 -, Ki67 less than 10%, 1.5 cm IDC tumor with clear margins after mastectomy, Intermediate grade, tubules2, pleo...
 Asked: 8/29/2016 IS ki67 at 20% considered high? Also with a 1a IDC, ER+,PR-, HER-, N0 ...would that be considered luminal B therefore chemo a...
 Asked: 8/28/2016 My recent sterotactic breast biopsy for results showed DCIS, subtypes: solid and cystic, nuclear grade 2-3, no necrosis, microcalcifications: present with DCIS and benign acini,...
 
 
 
 
 

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