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 Asked: 7/3/2015 Had sterotactic several days ago Radiologist called and said Microcalificatlocations are benign abut have atypical abnormalities and should see breast surgeon for excisional biopsy....huh???? Attempting...
 Asked: 7/2/2015 I had DCIS last year Grade 2/3 and had lump and then a re-lump.
 Asked: 7/2/2015 I was diagnosed with invasisve ductal carcinoma left breast.
 Asked: 7/2/2015 Triple negative Sentinel node Negative, Stage 1- Grade 2 -Invasive Ductal Carcinoma- Positive lymphatic/ vascular invasion.
 Asked: 7/1/2015 Invasive ductal carcinoma, 1.2 mm focus, Nottingham grade 2/3 (histology grade 3, nuclear grade 2, Miotic grade 1), in a background of areas of ductal...
 Asked: 7/1/2015 Diagnoized ith dcis .Treatment is radiation and tamoxifen.
 Asked: 7/1/2015 I am 60 years old, 3 weeks post bilateral mastectomy for invasive pleomorphic lobular carcinoma in the left breast.
 Asked: 6/30/2015 Thank you for all the help you give everyone.
 Asked: 6/30/2015 What does HER2/NEU immunohistochemistry: indeterminant (2+) mean.
 Asked: 6/30/2015 What does the term "some mutinous extravasation" mean in relation to a finding of DCIS 2 on a pathology report?
 Asked: 6/29/2015 The final Pathology report: from bilateral simple mastectomy done on 6/22 IDC grade 2 Tumor 1.9 cm Ductal Carcinoma in situ with comedo necrosis Tubule formation 3, Nuclear...
 Asked: 6/29/2015 Hi, could you please tell me what all this means? Metastatic carcinoma involving two lymph nodes (2/4), lymph node axillary biopsy, one lymph node...
 Asked: 6/29/2015 what is focally invasive.
 Asked: 6/29/2015 My report says"DUCTAL CARCINOMA IN SITU,HIGH NUCKEAR GRADE, WITH FOCI SUSPICIOUS OF INVASIVE CARCINOMA" What does it means?
 Asked: 6/28/2015 Hi, following are my pathology report: BREAST, LEFT, 3:00 3 CM FN (BIOPSY): - Invasive ductal carcinoma, grade 3, ~ 80% of biopsy - Modified Bloom and Richardson...
 Asked: 6/28/2015 i was diagonized with lo to intermidiate grade dcis.they have operated my lump but they didnt check my sentinial nodes .margins were clear .Is it...
 Asked: 6/28/2015 What does pTis(DCIS)pNX mean? I just got my pathology report.
 Asked: 6/27/2015 My mother had breast cancer 20 yrs.
 Asked: 6/25/2015 My diagnosis was taken from a biopsy of the breast.
 Asked: 6/25/2015 my wife''s biopsy and confirmed test results Nottingham 6/9(3+2+1) for the breast estrogen receptor 50% positive ...
 Asked: 6/25/2015 I had an ultra-sound core biopsy done on left breast which showed a 6MM IDC, Grade2.
 Asked: 6/25/2015 Core Biopsy: DCIS, low nuclear grade.
 Asked: 6/24/2015 Dx of Right invasive ductal carcinoma, histologic grade II (of III), nuclear grade 2 (of 3).
 Asked: 6/23/2015 DCIs grade 2. Intermediate grade 3mm in 1 area 7 in the other.
 Asked: 6/23/2015 I had a lumpectomy on 18th May followed by reexcision on 15th jun.
 Asked: 6/23/2015 hi, I was diagnosed with infiltrating ductal carcinoma last week, the pathological report didn''t say anything about vascular invasion or not.
 Asked: 6/22/2015 Just got pathology report which states 2.9 x 2.7 x 0.7 MM spot on my left breast which was removed was Invasive Ductal Carcinoma/High Grade.
 Asked: 6/19/2015 Hello I am diagnosed with IDC, Poorly differentiated, measuring 0.7 CM microscopically, ER + PR+ HER2-.
 Asked: 6/19/2015 Hi and thank you for your service here! I had stage 1bNmiMx IDC .6cm with a .2mm one node involvement.
 Asked: 6/18/2015 I just had a bilateral mastectomy two weeks ago.
 Asked: 6/18/2015 Hello, I received my pathology results and it states the following, infiltrating ductal carcinoma grade 3.
 Asked: 6/18/2015 Been trying to get the courage to ask this question for a long time.
 Asked: 6/18/2015 fibrocystic change,adenosis, apocrine metaplasia,epithelial hyperplasia.
 Asked: 6/18/2015 Path report:: "Invasive carcinoma HER-2I IHC results: EQUIVOCAL".
 Asked: 6/17/2015 Diagnosis, ductal carcinoma, poorly differentiated, grade 3 in 2012.
 Asked: 6/16/2015 Having asymmetrical density and a palpable lump, breast biopsied via FNA, bloody cyst sent to cytopathology resulting in atypical as final diagnosis.
 Asked: 6/15/2015 What would indicate that there is a concern that the cancer has spread beyond the breast and axillary lymph nodes so that additional staging workup...
 Asked: 6/12/2015 a grade 2 -Triple Neg. cancer - 1.7-1.9 mm tumor - surgery schedule for 06/22 - A Double mastectomy will be done.
 Asked: 6/12/2015 2.5 cm IDC with clear margins, node clear.
 Asked: 6/10/2015 My lumpectomy came back with IDC (1.1 cm).
 Asked: 6/10/2015 DCIS, grade 2 with central necrosis and calcification involving sclerosing papilloma.
 Asked: 6/9/2015 Path results at JHH: Estrogen positive Progesterone positive HER 2 is 2+ Tumor less than 1cm IDC grade 2 & dis nuclear grade 2 meeting with Dr Euheus Thurs
 Asked: 6/8/2015 I had no angiolymphatic invasion on my biopsy report but had it on my bilateral mastectomy path report...why is that? Biopsy done 4/21 mastectomy done...
 Asked: 6/8/2015 Any additional information will be greatly appreciated.
 Asked: 6/6/2015 The biopsy report for a TNBC said that the largest invasive length was 0.8 cm, for an approx.
 Asked: 6/4/2015 Hi Doctor, I need help understanding my devastating Diag.
 Asked: 6/4/2015 Is someone with 100% ER and PR positive more likely to have recurrence than someone with a lower percentage? She had her ovaries and tubes...
 Asked: 6/2/2015 I received pathology report from stereotactic guided core needle biopsy with final diagnosis as follows: flat epithelial atypia with microcalcifications columnar cell changes with microcalcifications fibrocystic changes If my...
 Asked: 6/2/2015 Thank you for answering my question regarding studies showing the higher the ER level for breast cancer, the liklihood of recurrence is double that of...
 Asked: 5/31/2015 my breast pathology report microscopic : (a) redical mastectomy specimen : histopathological features are compatible with infiltrating duct carcinoma r
 Asked: 5/28/2015 my pathology report came back with the following results and I would appreciate assistance with understanding it(right breast) - Invasive ductal carcinoma, Nottingham histologic grade...
 Asked: 5/28/2015 I''ve just been diagnosed with tubular carcinoma with microcalcifications, hormone positive, Her2 negative from a core biopsy.
 Asked: 5/28/2015 I had a wide local incision a month ago and hae just received my pathology report: IDC, grade 2 (tubules3, nuclear pleomorhism 2, mitotic activity 1) Associated...
 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."??
 
 
 
 
 

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