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Wife had lumpectomy and SLNB for T2N0i breast cancer (IDC
Wife had lumpectomy and SLNB for T2N0i breast cancer (IDC and DCIS 23mm each) in July with no LVI. Unclear margins, so resected in August. Still indefinite. Started AI in September and mastectomy in D… read more
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My mother recently had a mammogram that showed calcification
My mother recently had a mammogram that showed calcification deposits. That was followed up with an ultrasound, MRI, and a needle biopsy. While the results of the needle biopsy suggested that the grow… read more
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I had stage 1 breast cancer on the lower medial aspect of
Hello I had stage 1 breast cancer on the lower medial aspect of Right breast in 2009 at the age of 35years. An infiltrating ductal carcinoma with grade 2 histology. associated DCIS , ER and PR +ve , h… read more
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I would like to ask a breast cancer surgeon questions
I would like to ask a breast cancer surgeon questions regarding my mom's breast cancer diagnosis.… read more
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I had a lumpectomy/7 wks radiation following a DCIS
Hi Dr. David..I had a lumpectomy/7 wks radiation following a DCIS diagnosis in 12/10..have been on Tamoxifen since…annual mammo today showed a couple of new small calcifications in a different area th… read more
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In addition to a mammogram, is an MRI routinely necessary
In addition to a mammogram, is an MRI routinely necessary prior to re-excision surgery, or is this determined on a case by case basis? Also, apparently some highly regarded hospitals no longer perform… read more
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I've had a lumpectomy and sentinel node procedure due to a
I've had a lumpectomy and sentinel node procedure due to a mass that was diagnosed as mucinous cancer. Pathology didn't get a clear enough margin, so the surgeon went back in and took more tissue (mor… read more
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Why do I need the same dosage of radiation to both breasts
Why do I need the same dosage of radiation to both breasts if the tumor was much larger in one breast and very very tiny in the other breast? For example, one tumor could be the size of a lemon and th… read more
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Four yeas ago I was diagnoses with DCIS at age 31. ER-PR-
Four yeas ago I was diagnoses with DCIS at age 31. ER-PR- Extensive, high grade comedo necrosis, multi focal. Had lumpectomy but did not achieve negative margins. Had double mastectomy and was told al… read more
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My wife is 40 years old and she made mastectomy with
My wife is 40 years old and she made mastectomy with immediate reconstruction and the pathology of the tumour tissue after the surgery as follows: extensive DCIS grade 2-3 with focal central necrosis … read more
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My mother in law is 65 years old. In the summer she was
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My breast surgeon said I have DCIS and she did a lumpectomy,
My breast surgeon said I have DCIS and she did a lumpectomy, now she said my margins aren't clean and recommends a mastectomy. I don't want that, I'm too young; 42, and never had children but would li… read more
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My Mom is 72 years old, she had discharge bloody from
My Mom is 72 years old, she had discharge bloody from nipple, breast surgeon didnt do biopsy, did surgery saying its probably benign, turns out its stage 0 non-invasive breast cancer, she said she has… read more
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I am a mother of 36 yrs old mother of two that just had a
Hello, I am a mother of 36 yrs old mother of two that just had a pre-cancer breat surgery. Her biopsy came out not very good due to some unsual cells around the lump - so she was open again to check a… read more
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I was diagnosed with invasive well differenciated ductal
I was diagnosed with invasive well differenciated ductal carcinoma (Stage 1)with DCIS and LCIS present. (1.7cm size) Had a lumpectomy ,didnt get clear margins, had a re excision. found another cancer … read more
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55 yo woman. Small breast lump - malignant. Has lumpectomy
hi there, 55 yo woman. Small breast lump - malignant. Has lumpectomy to remove the cancer. What would happen afterwards? Is it possible that the lumpectomy is all that needs to be done? How long does … read more
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Recap: Dcis diagnosis with branching. Biopsy removed all
Recap: Dcis diagnosis with branching. Biopsy removed all calcifications. Pathology said 'criboform type'/margins clear. No numbers on margin distance which makes the 'margins clear' statement useless.… read more
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