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 Asked: 9/15/2014 I had a sterotactic biopsy. No malignancy found, but because there''s "rare foci of flat epithelial atypia", doctor is recommending more invasive surgical biopsy.
 Asked: 9/15/2014 I was dignosed with invasive ductal carcinoma from a needle biopsy the after mastectomy with no treatment pathology report said no residual tumor and the...
 Asked: 9/15/2014 The National Comprehensive Cancer Network Guidelines dictates that a woman with a breast cancer tumor more than 1 cm regardless of onco score should have...
 Asked: 9/15/2014 I just had lumpectomy which revealed dcis high grade focally extending to within 1 mm of closest surgical margin.
 Asked: 9/14/2014 My pathology report states DCIS pTis 12 mm DCIS noted in three separate tissue blocks, solid grade 3 focal non expansive central necrosis.
 Asked: 9/14/2014 Hello,, what does it mean in simple terms when pathology reports reads, infiltrating ductal carcinoma of no special type??
 Asked: 9/12/2014 Hi there: I have been diagnosed with 2 biopsies to have an adenosis tumor and a hamartoma in the 2nd biopsy.
 Asked: 9/10/2014 What is a more favorable prognosis with all factors of a stage 1 breast cancer being the same......a 2 cm tumor with an onco score...
 Asked: 9/10/2014 Hi I am looking for an answer on the calculation of overall survival period in clinical trials. I came across a clinical trial explaining the effectiveness of...
 Asked: 9/9/2014 is vascular invasion and intravascular carcinoma the same thing? Path report says " We favor that the tumor at the margin is intravascular".
 Asked: 9/7/2014 Can you please clarify what this means "Nuclear Pleomorphism-Score 3: Vesicular nuclei, often with prominent nucleoli, exhibiting marked variation in size & shape, occasionally with...
 Asked: 9/6/2014 If currently undergoing radiation therapy for breast cancer, would there be any benefit in asking for the oncotype dx 21 to be completed on the...
 Asked: 9/6/2014 48 years, Biopsy results: right breast 9 o''clock - at least DUCTAL CARCINOMA IN SITU WITH COMEDONECROSIS, HIGH GRADE.
 Asked: 9/6/2014 my pathology reports this: lobular atrophy,fibrocystic change and focal columar cell change.
 Asked: 9/6/2014 Hx of Hodgkins disease with radiation to upper mantel..
 Asked: 9/6/2014 60 yr. old had skin sparing mastectomy for extensive DCIS with planned implant reconstruction.
 Asked: 9/4/2014 Could you please tell me what "deep margin positive for Intravascular Carcinoma" means? Thank you so much for your help!!! .
 Asked: 9/2/2014 I am currently 53 years old and menopausal since 49, Mamography found my Lump april7 and post needle biopsy confirmation of cancer I...
 Asked: 9/1/2014 I am a 59 year old and have a palpable breast cyst that has debris in it.
 Asked: 8/30/2014 invasive ductal carcinoma, Nottingham grade II, histological score 3, nuclear score 2, mitotic score 2 , overall size 1.3 (Vascular invasion negative, surgical margin positive
 Asked: 8/28/2014 The lumpectomy report showed invasive papillary carcinoma grade 2 tumor was 2 x 1.5 x1.5 cm doctor suggested mastectomy as report showed foci of intraductal...
 Asked: 8/28/2014 Lillie, this is a lab test question, not pathology because I didn''t know exactly where to put it.
 Asked: 8/27/2014 im 41,family history of BC several relatives...I have 19x10x14mm lump...6 o clock ....I had mammogram then u/s then fna then core biopsy Fna results...
 Asked: 8/25/2014 After a core needle biopsy on a close to the chest wall intraductal papilloma resulted in non-atypia benign cells, an excision was recommended.
 Asked: 8/22/2014 Are HERS 2 receptors only found in the body other than the breast? If so,where and is this the reason the treatment is so aggressive ?
 Asked: 8/22/2014 My surgical pathological report from my left breast excision for papillomatosis reads: few foci of lobular carcinoma in situ.
 Asked: 8/22/2014 What does pathologic staging: pT2, pNx, preliminary stage II.
 Asked: 8/22/2014 I have Lupus. I read that radiation is not a good choice after a Lumpectomy because your skin would be too sensitive to the side effects.
 Asked: 8/21/2014 Please help me understand the following : Left breast calcifications, stereotactic biopsy.
 Asked: 8/23/2014 What is atypical apocrine hyperplasia "clinging type"? Thank you for getting back to me..
 Asked: 8/20/2014 When is need for chemo determined? Is oncotypeDX test always performed? I have invasive ducal grade 3, her2-, est rec+, prog rec-, ki 67= 60%...
 Asked: 8/20/2014 My pathology report states: histological grade 3, nuclear grade 1, Mitotic features average < 5MF/10HPF.
 Asked: 8/18/2014 i have a mixed breast toumor aka imc, are treatments same as for idc????
 Asked: 8/18/2014 The lumpectomy report showed invasive papillary carcinoma grade 2 tumor was 2 x 1.5 x1.5 cm doctor suggested mastectomy as report showed foci of intraductal...
 Asked: 8/16/2014 My pathology report done after lumpectomy, does not contain information about receptors of the tumor, HER 2 etc.
 Asked: 8/16/2014 My pathology report states: (A) RIGHT BREAST, NEEDLE-LOCALIZED SEGMENTAL MASTECTOMY: SMALL FOCUS OF INVASIVE DUCTAL CARCINOMA, INTERMEDIATE NUCLEAR GRADE, NOTTINGHAM HISTOLOGIC GRADE 2
 Asked: 8/16/2014 is there a reference chart or I can.
 Asked: 8/16/2014 I was diagnosed with invasive ductal carcinoma, nottingham grade 2.
 Asked: 8/16/2014 I have just received my oncotype dx results which came in at 15.
 Asked: 8/14/2014 i am a 58 year old with a strong family history of breast cancer.
 Asked: 8/14/2014 Pathology Report...what does the following mean?? 1) Rare foci of lobular carcinoma in situ (x2) upper outer quadrant 2) Proliferative fibrocystic change with florid duct hyperplasia, foci...
 Asked: 8/14/2014 Test Result from needle core biopsy: Right Breast Intraductal Papilloma present in four of approximately five core fragments, longest 0.4 cm.
 Asked: 8/14/2014 Hi, I was just diagnosed with Invasive ductal carcinoma.
 Asked: 8/14/2014 How is Her2 -ve different from just Her2-? ER and PR both negative..
 Asked: 8/12/2014 What genetic testing is available for TNBC that is comparable to Oncotype used for hormone positive patients? If one is TNBC, is genetic testing...
 Asked: 8/12/2014 Triple Negative Invasive Ductal Cell Carcinoma, Stage 1 T1 (1,2cm) NOMO ER- PR_ Her2-ve, age 75 sleep apnea contrilled hypertension otherwise very good health
 Asked: 8/12/2014 Triple Negative Invasive Ductal Cell Carcinoma, Stage 1 T1 (1,2cm) NOMO ER- PR_ Her2-ve, age 75 sleep apnea controlled hypertension otherwise very good health
 Asked: 8/11/2014 Lateral, inferior, deep margin and overlying skin : uninvolved by tumour sentinel lymph nodes examined - 2, free from tumour It has been very complicated with 1...
 Asked: 8/9/2014 I would appreciate your comments. My recent pathology report from left breast core BX: A.
 Asked: 8/9/2014 Would a pathologist always check for LVI in the breast tissue from a mastectomy? If so, would I see the results in my pathology report?
 Asked: 8/7/2014 Please let me know about:ductal carcinoma in situ , grade 2 pT 1b (SN) pNO , I do not understand the patholigal significance...
 Asked: 8/7/2014 Thank you for your response to my previous questions.
 Asked: 8/6/2014 My path report says its dcis 10.5x9x3.5cm.
 Asked: 8/6/2014 Core needle biopsy x two areas revealed atypical ductal hyperplasia, atypical lobular hyperplasia and flat epithelial cells.
 Asked: 8/5/2014 Bilateral simple mastectomy. RIGHT BREAST: multifocal invasive ductal carcinoma, well differentiated, nottingham grade 1 (tubules: 1, nuclei: 2, mitoses: 1)
 Asked: 8/5/2014 My path report says its dcis 10.5x9x3.5cm.
 Asked: 8/5/2014 Just recd my results: poorly differentiated infiltrating ductal carcinoma Tubule grade 3, nuclear grade 3, mitotic grade 2 Solid cribriform,papillary and comedonecrosis patterns Positive margins post mastectomy and...
 Asked: 8/4/2014 Ultrasound of the right breast at the 10:00 position. Date: 7/30/14. Indication: Circumscribed mass seen on recent mammography. Comparison: Mammogram diagnostic study done on 7/30/14...
 Asked: 8/1/2014 I just had a bilateral mastectomy with a stage zero in the left breast.
 Asked: 7/30/2014 PLEASE HAVE A LOOK AT THE FOLLOWING REPORTS FOR THE TESTS DONE :- =============================================================================== Nature of Material Received :Right breast lump – Core biopsy Service Desc
 Asked: 7/28/2014 Hi, I have been diagnosed with invasive ductal carcinoma -T3N1M0.
 Asked: 7/27/2014 I am diagnosed with DCIS Comedo and cribriform, Grade 3, necrosis ER-.
 Asked: 7/26/2014 I had breast mass, right, lumpectomy: diagnosis ~ fibrocystic changes with mild ductal hyperplasia, usual tpye and stromal fibrosis.
 Asked: 7/23/2014 adenosis with florid epitheliosis what it means? whether it is normal obervation ? .
 Asked: 7/22/2014 I had a bilateral mastectomy in January - my mom had bc twice.
 Asked: 7/21/2014 Please explain the following: Sections show an invasive ductal carcinoma and associate intermediate grade DCIS with microcalcifications.
 Asked: 7/21/2014 I just been diagnosed with breast cancer.
 Asked: 7/20/2014 Initial mammogram showed dense tissue, microcalcifications in a cluster ( changed from prev images) 1.Sterotactic biop - initial Diag at least LCIS/Lobular cancerization of ducts,...
 Asked: 7/19/2014 I have question regarding my OncotypeDX test result which I received on July 18.
 Asked: 7/19/2014 July 2012 I was diagnosed with DCIS.
 Asked: 7/19/2014 My pathology report says: Invasive ductal carcinoma, grade 2 Lyphovascular invasion- not identified DCIS - Present, focal, solid pattern, intermediate grade Tumor measures 5 mm ER,PR - positive HER 2-negative Ki-67...
 Asked: 7/19/2014 was diagnosed with invasive ductal carcinoma. Now they are going to do an MRI with contrast.
 Asked: 7/15/2014 I have had a lumpectpmy .9 of 18 lymph nodes were infected.
 Asked: 7/14/2014 had bilateral biopsy. right breast positive for invasive ductal carcinoma.
 Asked: 7/14/2014 My histopathology results revealed: Right Breast Core Biopsy: -invasive ductile carcinoma, NST (E-cadherin positive) -Grade 3 (tubule score 3, nuclei 3, mitosis 2) -No DCIS or vascular invasion...
 Asked: 7/12/2014 Had a core needle biopsy for microcalcifications B4 The after biopsy mammogram showed the microcalsifications but they were gone during histopathology (see biopsy report below) Benign...
 Asked: 7/11/2014 Is it usual now to do a lumpectomy with a non-evasive lcis after four separate biopsies show no cancer? My mother did have breast cancer...
 Asked: 7/10/2014 what does ki-67-15% mean.
 Asked: 7/9/2014 My breast biopsy results were reported to me as revealing a "sclerosing papilloma" and it was recommended that I have a surgical procedure to remove...
 Asked: 7/9/2014 I am 43 years old, no immediate family hx breast cancer.
 Asked: 7/9/2014 Thank you for your quick reply on my ONCOTYPE DX question.
 Asked: 7/8/2014 I am confused by my ONCOTYPE DX assay.
 Asked: 7/8/2014 Thank you for responding so quickly. I understand that it is rare for bilateral cancers, when I was having hook wire inserted prior to surgery, the radiologist said I was very lucky that it had been found given that lobular cancers don''t always show on mammogram.
 Asked: 7/7/2014 I have just had surgery to remove an 8mm invasive lobular tumour with Sentinel node biopsy (clear) on left breast and a 28mm invasive ductal...
 Asked: 7/6/2014 My diagnosis reads: Right breast tumor, excisional biopsy- Invasive ductal carcinoma, 2.0x1.5x1.0 cm, nuclear grade 2, with minor intruductal component <5% of ally extending to inked surgical...
 Asked: 7/6/2014 I had an invasive tumor that ulcerated the skin.
 Asked: 7/5/2014 I was diagnosed with invasive ductal carcinoma 2 months ago.
 Asked: 7/4/2014 whand what does breast carcionoma ductal modified blacks nuclear grade 2 moderately differently mean.
 Asked: 7/4/2014 I had mastectomy, and only the sentinel node was involved with micromatastasis----(less than 2mm).
 Asked: 7/3/2014 What does "There is a suggestion of lymphatic permeation of tumor" mean? I have Stage I - G2, 2cm, no lymph node involvement breast cancer...
 Asked: 7/2/2014 I just received my pathology results after an excisional biopsy and would like to understand what it means.
 Asked: 7/2/2014 My IDC tumor was exactly 2cm with no node involvement.
 Asked: 7/2/2014 I was informed today by phone that I have grade 3 DCIS.
 Asked: 6/29/2014 Hello. The biopsy report reads "Invasive carcinoma with ductal and lobular features (mixed type carcinoma)".
 Asked: 6/28/2014 I still have a question regarding my mastectomy pathology report.
 Asked: 6/28/2014 44yr old. Family history consists of maternal Aunt and Grandmother with breast cancer.
 Asked: 6/27/2014 I have been diagnosed with DCIS and had 2 lumpectomies so far and have another another scheduled in 11 days.
 Asked: 6/27/2014 Hi,We are 5 sisters and have a strong family history as our mother had died of breast cancer at the age of 48 years.
 Asked: 6/25/2014 Hi, I am not sure which section I am supposed to submit this question to.
 Asked: 6/25/2014 On May 16, 2014 I was diagnosed with Invasive Lobular Carcinoma, based on pathology results of needle core biopsy which was done on May 14, 2014.
 
 
 
 
 

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