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I just received my pathology report and I was wondering about the possibility of Chemo. I am going to see an Oncologist Monday but I would really like a heads up or the ability of asking some educated questions.
Histololgic Type: Invasive Ductal Carcinome
Tubular Deff: Score 1 >75% of tumar area forming Grandular/tubular structures
Nuclear Pleomorphism: Score 1
Overall Grade: Grade 1: scores 3,4 or 5
Margins: uninvolved by invasive carcinoma
Lymph-Vascular invasion: not identified
lYmph Nodes: total (sentinel and nonsentinel) 3
# of nodes w/macro: 0
# of nodes w/micro: 0
Primary Tumor: pT1a Tumor more then 0.1cm but more then 0.5cm in greatest dimension
Distant Metastasis: not applicable
Tumor glands are negative for p63 and calponin
Thanks so much!
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|3/5/2012||first, congrats on being early stage!!! stage 1 !!!!! the hormone receptors, and HER2 receptor will greatly influence if chemo is or isn't recommended so you need to find out that info. your age and how aggressive you personally want to be needs to be factored in too.|
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