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|12/15/2010||Final report indicates I have LCIS and ILC, stage 1, o nodes, hormone positive.Having 5 weeks of radiation and I was told to have an Oncotype test done.What genes and how many are they looking for exactly?What are the chances of my score being high for chemotherapy?|
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|12/16/2010||this is not a genetic test like you might be thinking. it is a pathology test to determine if your cancer cells are the type to potentially return or not. what it will tell the oncologist and you is whether you would or wouldn't benefit from chemo. hormonal therapy is a given as is radiation therapy.|
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