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 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.
 Asked: 4/22/2016 I have IDC grade 2 1.6cm.lymphovascular invasion present.
 Asked: 4/22/2016 After an MRI can they determine whether the lymph nodes under the arm pit is infected.
 Asked: 4/21/2016 I was recently diagnosed with Glycogen Rich Clear Cell Carcinoma in my left breast.
 Asked: 4/19/2016 I was diagnosed with triple negative IDC in sept grade 3 stage 1.
 Asked: 4/18/2016 I have IDC grade 3, node negative, 1.5 cm tumor.
 Asked: 4/16/2016 What is the minimum amount for clear margins on lumpectomy?
 Asked: 4/16/2016 I had biopsy which diagnosed DCIS. Next mammogram showed 3 small areas of concern.
 Asked: 4/15/2016 The pathology report of a family 64 years old family member of mine states the following: 1.
 Asked: 4/15/2016 I live in the UK and have just had a lumpectomy and am awaiting an appointment to see the oncologist.
 Asked: 4/15/2016 I had a surgical lumpectomy and it came back positive as Invasive Ductal Carcinoma 2 mm in size.
 Asked: 4/15/2016 2nd biopsy report :What does Extensive Parenchymal fibrosis.
 Asked: 4/14/2016 Thank you for the answer re pathology results after operation! The tiny spot was in the lower spine/sacral so not an easy spot to biopsy.
 Asked: 4/13/2016 Odd case here - Unconfirmed met on PET/after chemo gone/was told at beginning they thought stage 3 (before the tiny spot lighting).
 Asked: 4/13/2016 My report says: Summary diagnosis intermediate to high nuclear grade cribriform and micropapllary DCIS. Positive and multi focally close margins of excision
 Asked: 4/13/2016 My mother (69) has recently been diagnosed with Ductal Carcinoma.
 Asked: 4/11/2016 My final pathology report says I have, in my left breast, an infiltrating lobular carcinoma with signet ring, mixed with focal ductal carcinoma, grade 2...
 Asked: 4/11/2016 Hello Lillie. My daughter was diagnosed with IDC with lobular features two years ago.
 Asked: 4/8/2016 I have IDC NOS grade 2 3cm and final pathology showed LVI, 8/8 lymph node +be with END of 2.8 cm what does this...
 Asked: 4/7/2016 Was diagnosed Mild Focal ADH on a stereotactic biopsy.
 Asked: 4/7/2016 My mom was just diagnosed with stage one BC that has not spread to the lymph nodes.
 Asked: 4/5/2016 Hi what does nonperforated mean in pathology report?
 Asked: 4/5/2016 My core needle biopsy says columnar cell hyperplasia with mild atypia.
 Asked: 4/5/2016 Thank you for responding to my previous question on 3/31, as I do not live anywhere near John Hopkins it is not feasible for me to come there.
 Asked: 4/4/2016 my path report says pt2 and pno(sn) ( i-) plus extensive perineural invasion.
 Asked: 4/3/2016 Do cribriform IDC and tubular IDC have good prognosis and uncommon distant met.and do they have less lymphovascular invasion potential? I have both types identified...
 Asked: 4/3/2016 I am triple negative with a ki-67 score of 44.16%.
 Asked: 4/3/2016 I had a core needle biopsy from 2 lumps in my left breast, 1st is 2.1 cm and pathology report was IDC with cells...
 Asked: 4/2/2016 Hi-I am 61 and just had a lumpectomy with 3 lymph nodes taken.
 Asked: 4/2/2016 Thanks for getting back to me so quickly.
 Asked: 4/1/2016 Had a breast biopsy and it said The differential diagnosis includes usual ductal hyperplasia and atypical ductal hyperplasia.
 Asked: 3/31/2016 Had DCIS in right breast in 2007 treated with lumpectomy and radiation.
 Asked: 3/29/2016 I am 48 and was just diagnosed with intermediate to high grade DCIS, predominantly micropapillary subtype.
 Asked: 3/28/2016 I was diagnosed with Stage 1, Grade 2 IDC of right breast, no lymph node involvement.
 Asked: 3/27/2016 I had a lumpectomy on 2/9/16 of my left breast with this pathology report: infiltrating ca with ductal and lobular features, mixed type ca, grade...
 Asked: 3/25/2016 Please explain tumor marker testing, I have had results from CA 27 29 at levels of 41, 32 41 and 48, and a 0.5 CEA since a lumpectomy in November 2104.
 Asked: 3/25/2016 Sample- Pus. Left breast primary staining- organisms not seen Preliminary culture-1-2 mm nonhaemolytic colanies Motility- Non motile organism grown- Gram +ve cocci. Specimen consists of single mass of tissue M 5*6.3 cms.
 Asked: 3/24/2016 I have stage 1 Invasive Carcinoma of the breast.
 Asked: 3/22/2016 I have ...invasive ductal carcinoma grade 1 estrogen status (positive ) progesterone status (postitve) Her-2 neu receptor status ( negative) Ductal carcinoma in situ, grade 1 I...
 Asked: 3/22/2016 I was told I am her2 negative +1 by IHC, but when the fish testing came back I was equivocal at 4.0.
 Asked: 3/21/2016 My pathology report does not mention anything about LVI.
 Asked: 3/21/2016 Recently there have been articles on a study of the ratio of neutrophils to lymphs in the blood prior to starting any breast cancer treatment...
 Asked: 3/19/2016 my lab report says mucinous (colloid) carcinoma of the breast.
 Asked: 3/18/2016 I am not seeing a K167 score on my pathology report.
 Asked: 3/17/2016 Hello and thank you in advance for your response.
 Asked: 3/17/2016 Left Breast, Segmental Mastectomy - Surgical Pathology Report: Malignant Phyllodes tumor with stromal overgrowth and sarcomatous stroma.
 Asked: 3/17/2016 If there is a discrepancy between IHC and Oncotype DX in terms of the progesterone receptor being positive (IHC reports it as positive and Oncotype...
 Asked: 3/14/2016 What is high wchc is any warry.
 Asked: 3/11/2016 diagnosis triple negative breast cancer with signet ring cells and ATM gene.
 Asked: 3/11/2016 I am diagnosed with Invasive ductal carcinoma (NOS) with these results: Grade 3.
 Asked: 3/11/2016 follow up to the previous question: You said Mri more accurate but my oncologist said that they went with ultrasound results.
 Asked: 3/10/2016 ultrasound/mammogram report prior to biopsy showed a 12 mm lump- ( IDC) Mri post biopsy( had a lot of bruising post biopsy) showed the above lump...
 Asked: 3/9/2016 What are the important questions to ask surgeon who will doing the lumpectomy and what questions should I ask about the pathology report?
 Asked: 3/8/2016 Hello, my pathology reports read: Section of the tumour mass show malignant cells infiltration.
 Asked: 3/7/2016 My mammotome bx showed stage 0 @ 6:00, DCIS largest .4cm, flat and clinging micropapillary, high grade with micro calcifications, no necrosis ER...
 Asked: 3/3/2016 Hello, My pathology stated LVI indeterminate. Does this mean it may be positive or negative? Is extensive LVI easy to see? I am just hoping I do not have extensive LVI.
 Asked: 3/2/2016 What does TNM ymp TX N1 mean on my pathology report of my mastectomy? Al.
 Asked: 3/1/2016 What does no significant vascularity demonstrated on Doppler image mean?
 Asked: 2/29/2016 Regarding my previous question on 2/28/16. Why would the ultrasound image supersede the microscope biopsy findings.
 Asked: 2/29/2016 40 year old female. Ultrasound says poorly differentiated hypoechoic mass measuring up to 1.7cm. The final results read this: invasive Duct carcinoma, Nottingham grade 2 of 3 ( nuclear 3, tubule 2, mitotic 2), duct carcinoma in situ intermediate to high nuclear grade with minimal comedonecrosis accounting for less than 5% of entire tumor.
 Asked: 2/28/2016 Just diagnosed with breast cancer. Biopsy report reads: invasive moderately differentiated mammary carcinoma with signet ring features.
 Asked: 2/28/2016 Thank you so much for answering my questions.
 Asked: 2/28/2016 What does infiltrating ductal carcinoma of moderate grade mean my biopsy tumor is 0.9 cm had cancer for the first time 10 years ago had...
 Asked: 2/28/2016 My report says 1. Invasive mammary carcinoma with lobular features, well to moderately differentiated.
 Asked: 2/24/2016 The pathology for the right breast stereotactic core biopsy is ductal carcinoma in situ, intermediate nuclear grade, solid and cribriform patterns, with central comedonecrosis and...
 Asked: 2/21/2016 My pathology report reads: Section shows fragments of breast tissue with foci of malignant cells infiltration.

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