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Lumpectomy with Sentinel Node Biopsy
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9/2/2017Invasive Ductal Breast Cancer stage 1, Lumpectomy completed. Clear margins
.8 cm size. One lymph node = negative. Estrogen Positive, Prog Neg, HER Neg.
Plan: Radiation and Hormonal Drug after for 5 years min.
Question. OncoDX test score 28. Now Chemo tx added. Does this sound right?
Reason? Should I do? I will do what is best. I am 59 yo women, otherwise good health. Dr feels best treatment plan.
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9/2/2017look at the oncotypeDX report so you can see what chemo is being recommended. the report provides you a percentage score of how likely is it that you will develop metastatic disease and there is also a percentage that reflects if you do chemo how many percentage points the risk of stage 4 disease goes down. that's why he is recommending it. it is worth doing based on the percentage reduction.

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