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|12/8/2005||I am 51 years old (post menopasal)had a breast biopsy diagnosed low-stage invasive ductal carcinoma right breast. Had a lumpectomy with a 1.4 centimter tumor removed with clear margins, sentinel node biopsy - positive, had the axillary lymph node disection 2 nodes out of 13 positive. Mammogram on left breast negative. Tumor Diagnosed T1-N1. I have not received oncology reports. The drain is to be removed on Monday - with an appointment with a onclogist. I do not know my Hormone Receptor or HR2neu results positive or negative at this time. What questions should I ask ? What Stage is the cancer in ? Is it treatable ? What is the recommended treatment or do you need more information ? Thanks, for everything you do this is the greatest web site and it really helps. Thank you.|
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|12/8/2005||stage 2. yes, treatable. need bone scan and cat scan as next steps. hormone receptors and her2neu will be important in planning the rest of your treatment.|
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