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 Asked: 5/26/2017 I am 39 and for a year kept an eye an area of my right breadt that felt like a BB.I saw my Dr and had a breast exam.
 Asked: 5/26/2017 I was told that annual mamagram is suggested, but I just don''t feel comfortable waiting that long.
 Asked: 5/24/2017 Thank you very much for answerng my question.
 Asked: 5/24/2017 My mom''s pathology results. What does it mean? Right Breast 10:00 3cmFN: Cores of mammary parenchyma demonstrating infiltrating moderately differentiated duct cell carcinoma (histologic grade 3/3, nuclear grade 2/3, mitotic grade 1/3) measuring up to 1 cm in maximal length in this material.
 Asked: 5/24/2017 There are 2 comments on my pathology report that I don''t understand, What does multiple acillary lymph nodes show florid vascularproliferation pending additional histopathological analysis
 Asked: 5/22/2017 I was never given a stage for my breast cancer can you help? Here is what was in my report.
 Asked: 5/22/2017 "Section of the breast lumps shows ill defined lesions composed of proliferation of ducts and acini that are lined by dual layered epithelia.
 Asked: 5/22/2017 I do not see a Ki67 number on my pathology report.
 Asked: 5/20/2017 Biopsy would seed cancer cells outside the tumor, how post-surgery pathology check to distinguish cancer cells in tissue that outside of tumor were from biopsy...
 Asked: 5/19/2017 Hi, I hope you can help. I had a stage 2 grade 3 (2.2cm) tumour that on biopsy was ER positive and so a biopsy was also sent for an Oncotype DX test in the USA.
 Asked: 5/19/2017 Hello, I got the result of my bioposy it says- Fibroadnoma with myxoid changes.
 Asked: 5/19/2017 My biopsy results read DCIS, solid and cribriform types, intermediate to high nuclear grade with comedonecrosts.
 Asked: 5/19/2017 My core biopsy says I have DCIS in my left breast that is nuclear grade 3, necrosis punctate gr 2, calcification present and micro invasion absent.
 Asked: 5/19/2017 I got my Pathology report for breast lump today- It says fibroadnoma with myxoid changes.
 Asked: 5/17/2017 Hello, My initial report says fibroednoma i called radologist office and they said final path report will take on week?/ why is that ?/ I...
 Asked: 5/16/2017 I am 62 yrs old, diagnosed with LCIS & ALH on my rt breast 2 yrs ago.
 Asked: 5/16/2017 Hi - my wife and I are confused by her pathology report! - Stage 1 TNBC grade 3, ki67: 50%.
 Asked: 5/15/2017 I had a lumpectomy but the margins were not clear.
 Asked: 5/13/2017 Can a FNA determine treatment effect?
 Asked: 5/12/2017 My post-surgery pathology report included "extensive lymphovascular invasion".
 Asked: 5/10/2017 Do the pathologist check all of the tissues from one biopsy under microscope or just study one of them if there are 3 samples? Do...
 Asked: 5/10/2017 Hello there, I am a chromophobe kidney cancer patient (partial nefrectomy 1,5 years ago).
 Asked: 5/9/2017 Had double mastectomy 2 weeks ago for invasive lobular.
 Asked: 5/7/2017 I recently was informed by my surgeon that my mammo and ultrasound indicated an extremely high probability of cancer in my right breast -...
 Asked: 5/6/2017 I have just been diagnosed with invasive ductal carcinoma Nottingham grade 1, ER+, and PR +.
 Asked: 5/5/2017 What is sclerosing papilloma with usual and florid hyperplasia?
 Asked: 5/4/2017 I am a 58 year old post menopausal women diagnosed with IDC TNBC..
 Asked: 5/3/2017 Histologic type: DCIS Nuclear grade: Focal high-grade Architectural pattern(s): Solid and cribriform Pathology reveals ductal carcinoma in situ
 Asked: 5/3/2017 i recently sent my pathology to Hopkins for a second opinion.
 Asked: 5/2/2017 what does it mean when the pathology report states a grade 1 invasive ductal carcinoma with mucinous features? .
 Asked: 5/1/2017 Hello. IDC Stage 1 diagnosis, ER+ 95%, PR+ 60%, HER2-, Ki67 5, Grade 2 (1 Miotic Rate, 3 on the tubules).
 Asked: 5/1/2017 I just asked a question about my mom and you said that her ER of 90.1% is "very very low" what is considered high? I...
 Asked: 5/1/2017 Hello, my pathology report shows clear margins after removal of 6.5cm tumor and 2 positive of 18 lymph nodes.
 Asked: 5/1/2017 Just got biopsy results back on my mom.
 Asked: 4/28/2017 Hi, My MRI states there is a non mass enhancement in a linear distribution with clumped internal enhancement measuring 6 TV X 15 AP X 7mm.
 Asked: 4/26/2017 I have recently been diagnosed with invasive ductal carcinoma.
 Asked: 4/26/2017 Here is part of lab report from biopsy: Core biopsy of breast tissue is examined with three separate levels. There are few dilated ducts filled with atypical...
 Asked: 4/19/2017 hi there my sister is days away from getting a mastectomy.
 Asked: 4/19/2017 Hi Lillie - Thanks for this wealth of information that you take the time to put out here on the web.
 Asked: 4/19/2017 I have been diagnosed with a fibro-adenoma of my right breast and thE Drs.
 Asked: 4/18/2017 I had a recent breast biopsy an results said: stromal fibrosis, mild adnenosis, modest chronic inflammation, an rare microcalcifications.
 Asked: 4/11/2017 Everything I have read on the subject indicates that luminal "a" breast cancer is most likely to metastisize to the bone if it goes to stage 4.
 Asked: 4/11/2017 The pathology report from my breast biopsy (resulting from changes from last year''s mammogram, now showing clusters of microcalcifications seen on my current mammogram) indicates...
 Asked: 4/6/2017 Can you provide any more details as to why this CA-125 number could be rising and why my oncologist is recommending a PET scan?..
 Asked: 4/5/2017 I have had a rising CA 125 number in my test results for the past 3 months.
 Asked: 4/5/2017 Tissue code T1.
 Asked: 4/5/2017 Can you explain what these lumpectomy findings mean: tissue reveals extensive sclerosing adenosis, papillomatasis, columnar cell changes, aprocrine metaplasia, fibrosis, and duct all calcifications
 Asked: 4/3/2017 My pathology report stated the following and I just wanted an explanation: DCIS extending into lobules high nuclear grade with comedonecrosis and calcifications.
 Asked: 4/2/2017 a 4mm spot was found in my right breast by tomosynthesis.
 Asked: 4/2/2017 I recently had a FNA for a thick walled complex cyst.
 Asked: 4/2/2017 What is a "heterogeneous myocardial infarction of cells"?
 Asked: 3/29/2017 lumpectomy 3/13/17..Invasive Carcinoma..50 mm..Tubule diff=3,nuclear pleomorphism=2, mitotic rate=1 (Nottingham total=6), single focus i.c.
 Asked: 3/29/2017 I had right lumpectomy and my pathology report states Invasive ductal carcinoma, grade 3 of 3 (which I knew) but it also states: Ductal carcinoma...
 Asked: 3/26/2017 I had bilateral mastectomy because of IDC with pT3 score.
 Asked: 3/22/2017 I know that I am ER+ (90%) and PR+ 95%.
 Asked: 3/21/2017 lumpectomy 3/13/17..Invasive Carcinoma..50 mm..Tubule diff=3,nuclear pleomorphism=2, mitotic rate=1 (Nottingham total=6), single focus i.c.
 Asked: 3/21/2017 Hi, which is more accurate when measuring a tumor, pathology or mri?
 Asked: 3/21/2017 Dear lilie sorry for my spelling mistake in my previous question regarding pathologists confusion it was ductal vs tubular not lobular..
 Asked: 3/21/2017 After surviving Breast cancer with chemo and double mastectomy and now my friend has cancer for the second time.
 Asked: 3/20/2017 I just want to ask you regarding my pathology report after chemo..
 Asked: 3/20/2017 First off I would like to thank you for putting my mind at ease many times.
 Asked: 3/20/2017 Ki67 50% TNBC STAGE 1 how serious is this diagnosis?
 Asked: 3/19/2017 I am 43 years old. No history of breast cancer in family, younger sister had osteosarcoma last year at 41.
 Asked: 3/19/2017 Grade 3 ICD estrogen +pr+her2- 10 mm and 1/4 node positive 5 mm.
 Asked: 3/17/2017 My IDC was classified as ER+ (>90%), PR+ (>90%), HER2+++(IHC), KI-67(47%), p53(86%) stage 2, nottingham grade 3.
 Asked: 3/16/2017 I was diagnosed with stage 2 grade 2 idc er+.
 Asked: 3/16/2017 Original Pathology report after 2 stereotactic vacuum assisted biopsies found Atypical Lobular Hyperplasia, Itraductal Pappiloma with sclerosis, clusters of microcalcifications
 Asked: 3/14/2017 what does pT1cNO disease mean in breast cancer.
 Asked: 3/13/2017 What does it mean to have "cribriform growth pattern with microlumens and transluminal epithelial bridges"? What does it mean when "p63 stain highlights myoepithelial...
 Asked: 3/12/2017 My ductal carcinoma surgery was January 16 - mastectomy 1.8cm tumour ER+PR+ Her- no lymph node involvement (0 of3) grade 2 - Oncotypedx score of 21.
 Asked: 3/10/2017 Does Oncotype Dx confirm or deny her2 in someone with mixed results.
 Asked: 3/10/2017 Hello. I am trying to understand why the pathology re: LVI would differ between pathology from core needle biopsy and lumpectomy.
 Asked: 3/10/2017 Biopsy was benign but showed radial scar with impression being suspicious.
 Asked: 3/9/2017 I recently had a double mastectomy for DCIS (grade 2)/LCIS in my left breast and grade 1 stage 2 Invasive Ductal Carcinoma in my right breast.
 Asked: 3/9/2017 My oncologist conferred with a handful of other oncologists to determine if treatment was necessary.
 Asked: 3/8/2017 My oncologist has suggested that since my IHC was 3+ for her2 but my fish was not amplified I should still get Herceptin because if...
 Asked: 3/8/2017 Which is the most definitive for Her2? IHC or fish? My IHC was 3+ but Fish said not amplified.
 Asked: 3/7/2017 Lillie, my post lx report came back that i was ER and PR+.
 Asked: 3/3/2017 I am so grateful to you for helping so many of us...thank you.
 Asked: 3/3/2017 Would the pathology report from the needle core biopsy and the lumpectomy be the same for estrogen, progesterone and the her-2 gene? And if...
 Asked: 3/2/2017 Hello What treatment would be considered for hormone profile showing weak er and pr positive (both 5%, light) and her2 negative.
 Asked: 3/1/2017 Confused with my her-2 Test, the first part reads her-2/neu protein (4B5 antibody): equivocal 2+/3 30%) Fish test reads gene status not amplified, her-2/cep17 ratio...
 Asked: 2/25/2017 I had my lumpectomy of my left breast this week.
 Asked: 2/24/2017 I have a new abnormality on my MRI after having some biopsies almost three months ago.
 Asked: 2/24/2017 Hi, I''ve had three biopsies - and they found ALH, radial scar, adenosis etc (all in the right breast).
 Asked: 2/24/2017 what does hyalinized fibroadenomatoid change mean after a core needle biopsy?
 Asked: 2/21/2017 Another question regarding onco score. If I have a 1.3 cm tumor with no lymph node involvment and onco score of 8 my recurrence risk is 6% over 10 years according to my report.
 Asked: 2/21/2017 Had stereotactic core needle biopsy march 2014.
 Asked: 2/18/2017 I was diagnosed with fibrocystic change with nodular pseudoangiomatous stromal hyperplasia, cysts, apocrine metaplasia, adenosis, stromal fibrosis and microcalcifications in benign ducts and stroma
 Asked: 2/18/2017 I had a question about onoctype. Say someone has a 1cm tumor with negative nodes versus a 4.5cm tumor with negative nodes and they both had the same onoctype score.
 Asked: 2/18/2017 Thank you so much for yr answer to my question i just posted (tnbc 1,2 cm).
 Asked: 2/17/2017 Hi. Was diagnosed april 2016 tnbc 1,2cm 0/16 nodes ki67 50% grade 3.
 Asked: 2/15/2017 I''m 52 Diagnosed Nov 1st 2016 Left breast multi-focal IDC 3.5cm grade 2 ER85% PR8% KI67 18% 3/5 nodes positive on path Stage 2B Dec...
 Asked: 2/13/2017 Hi Lillie! There are so many scary things out there about Luminal B breast cancer.
 Asked: 2/11/2017 ER positive 90% strong intensity nuclear staining, PR positive 90% strong intensity nuclear staining, HER 2 negative (0 and focal 1+ staining , Ki-67 12%...
 Asked: 2/8/2017 What does Moderately-differentiated invasive ductal carcinoma with minimal stromal fibrosis mean?
 Asked: 2/8/2017 Hi Lillie and many thanks for all your help.
 Asked: 2/6/2017 I was diagnosed with ER+, PR-, Her2-,tiny 5mm tumor.
 Asked: 2/6/2017 My pathologic staging of colorectal cancer says pT2NoMx, please advise which stage is this and what are the survival..
 Asked: 2/5/2017 Trying to understand what biopsy report means.

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