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Dcis Her2 Positive
How do you treat estrogen-, progesterone-, and her2/neu receptors. "triple negative" dcis? Is a mastectomy all you need? Do you need chemo?
Can you have estrogen-, progesterone-, and her2/neu receptors. "triple negative" with dcis? My mom had dcis with no chemo. Can you be triple negative
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 positive, her 2 negative), luminal b (er/pr positive, her 2 positive), her 2 (er/pr negative, her 2 positive), triple-negative (er/pr negative, her 2 negative). Patients who are her 2 positive herceptin, a powerful drug that greatly improves survival. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is triple negative for ER , pr, and her2 easier to treat than ER and pr negative and her2 positive?
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 triple negative cancer and an er/pr negative/her2 positive cancer but it depends greatly on the stage of the cancer and other factors. If this is about you, please talk to your oncologist. He/she knows your situation better than any doc at health tap. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 than earlier stages or a large primary breast tumor with only a few nodes). The ER and PR status is important so that hormonal treatment can be given. HER2 negative means that no antibody to that protein is needed (Herceptin). Discuss this with her MD. ...Read more
Hi, my mum was diagnosed with DCIS with focal microinvation. ER/PR - , Her-2 +3 ,Ki67 positive in about 15% of the DCIS. (Tum siz=2cm) is this danger?
Dcis of breasts: This requires full input from a breast cancer team which includes general surgeon oncologist radiologist plastic surgeon and facilitators.The amount of info is large and decision are individualize so age genetics And health Help find the answer ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
IDC BC-HER2,PR,ER&LN positive,local skin met-LVI found AFTER CHEMO completed.
Recur risk?Prognosis?Avg time 2 reoccur? Dx@39
Prognosis for 27mm n+ g2 idc left breast. Er positive her2 negative. Lrft mx+anc35mm residual tumour n6\22. Could you please explain .
Need info: Hello. This is difficult to completely answer without more information., especially the margin status. Having an er positive tumor is favorable. Having positive lymph nodes will most likely include chemotherapy. I highly recommend you have your doctors and nurse navigator explain you report in plain terms. It is your right to understand and their responsibility to be sure you understand. ...Read more
If report reads: estrogen reactor weakly positive, progesterone negative, her2 negative &invasive ductal carcinoma. Is this a triple negative cancer?
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