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 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.
 Asked: 5/5/2015 I had an excisional biopsy done for a small lump and here is my pathology results.
 Asked: 5/4/2015 Measurement on mamogram was .9cm, on ultrasound .7cm and after surgery by a renown breast cancer surgeon measurement was 5mm .
 Asked: 5/2/2015 Original path report has me at stage 2B, trip neg br ca.
 Asked: 5/1/2015 I was diagnosed with Invasive ductal carcinoma.
 Asked: 5/1/2015 What does it mean when blood test shows elevation in calcium levels (10.3) and potassium (5.2)? I am almost 2 years out from stage...
 Asked: 4/30/2015 Right breast cancer,multi focal,25mm,grade3,ER8,PR0,HER2negative.
 Asked: 4/30/2015 I had clusters of pleomorphic calcifications and had a stereotactic biopsy of 3 sites....2 on the right one on the left.
 Asked: 4/30/2015 After stereotactic biopsy and MRI, I am ER positive 100%, PR positive 2%, Ki-67 favorable 1% (weak stain) but Her2 scoring was unavailable at the...
 Asked: 4/30/2015 i just diagnosis of poorly differentiated infiltrating ductal carcinoma (1.9 cm in greatest dimension) and lymphovascular and perineurial invasion identified .
 Asked: 4/29/2015 Got second opinion on 55 yr old sister as suggested 4/22.
 Asked: 4/27/2015 I just turned 44. I was diagnosed with focal invasive ductal carcinoma.
 Asked: 4/27/2015 I had a lumpectomy, after chemo for spindle cell metaplastic stage 2, margins were sentinel nodes were negative.
 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.

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