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Dr. Regina Hampton
23 years experience Breast Surgery
Better prognosis: Having an estrogen and Progesterone positive tumor are better prognostic features. However, it is important to know other information like the tumor ... Read More
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Dr. Mark Hoepfner
39 years experience General Surgery
Depends: If the breast cancer is small and early and not affecting the lymph nodes, then hormone receptor positive and her2/neu negative breast tumors can be f ... Read More

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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kathleen Ruddy
32 years experience Breast Surgery
Her2 positive: Breast cancer is broken into 4 types - each involves the presence or absence of estrogen, progesterone, and her 2 receptors: luminal a (er/pr positiv ... Read More
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Dr. Eric Brown
32 years experience Breast Surgery
Her2 neg: Her2 (+) cancers tend to be more aggressive. Although targeted therapy w herceptin, (trastuzumab) given along w chemotherapy, then on its own for one ... Read More
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Dr. Devon Webster
22 years experience Medical Oncology
I'd rather be pos!: Her2 positive breast cancer used to be the worst type, and now it is probably the best type. That's because there are several excellent targeted thera ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Please clarify: Are you talking about herpes?
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
35 years experience Medical Oncology
I'm assuming..: ...You are talking about breast cancer, no? The phrase "easier to treat" is very confusing. Treatment and prognosis can be different between a tripl ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
34 years experience General Surgery
Breast Cancer: Overexpression of the her2/neu receptor is found in app. 25% of breast cancer patients and is associated with more aggressive cancers. This overexpre ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Boardman
25 years experience General Surgery
Breast Ca: I am assuming you or someone you know was diagnosed with a breast cancer recently. Stage 3A mean that there is more involvement of the lymph nodes th ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Setzer
Specializes in Family Medicine
More information: Equisan is safe for you to use. I presume you have [email protected] positive breast cancer? The lucrin depo is there to deal with the other receptors that are pro ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Regina Hampton
23 years experience Breast Surgery
Speak with oncology : This is best answered by your oncologist. The latest data show benefit of hormonal therapy for 10 years. You can also go to another oncologist for a 2 ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
47 years experience Radiation Oncology
Herceptin (trastuzumab) will: Be included in your treatment regimen, but not enough information to relate what else and in what sequnce. Good luck and best wishes.
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
34 years experience General Surgery
Everyone's different: Survival rates are most appropriately applied to large groups of patients; it's impossible to give such a number for one person, especially without k ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Jarrard
21 years experience General Surgery
No recommended: Aromatase inhibitors (ai) have not been shown to be effective past five years, and are usually recommended to be stopped at the five year mark.
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