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Chemotherapy hormone receptor positive node breast cancer?

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Dr. Liawaty Ho
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
4 doctors agree

In brief: D/W oncologist

Treatment will depend not only the stage but also the biology of the cancer- whether it is estrogen positive, her2neu positive, whether it is lymph node positive or not.
Also depends on your preference and overall health condition. Different test like oncotype dx, mammaprint can give you more info-re- recurrence risk of cancer and will be helpful in choosing the right therapy for you.D/w your md.

In brief: D/W oncologist

Treatment will depend not only the stage but also the biology of the cancer- whether it is estrogen positive, her2neu positive, whether it is lymph node positive or not.
Also depends on your preference and overall health condition. Different test like oncotype dx, mammaprint can give you more info-re- recurrence risk of cancer and will be helpful in choosing the right therapy for you.D/w your md.
Dr. Liawaty Ho
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Dr. Barry Rosen
Surgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Not necessarily.

Most (younger) women with lymph node (+) disease will benefit from traditional chemotherapy.
However, the molecular biology of a breast cancer is probably more pertinent than the anatomic staging. Therefore, women w/estrogen (+), her2/neu(-) cancer and microscopic lymph node involvement will have an oncotype-dx test; if the recurrence score is low, traditional chemotherapy may be omitted.

In brief: Not necessarily.

Most (younger) women with lymph node (+) disease will benefit from traditional chemotherapy.
However, the molecular biology of a breast cancer is probably more pertinent than the anatomic staging. Therefore, women w/estrogen (+), her2/neu(-) cancer and microscopic lymph node involvement will have an oncotype-dx test; if the recurrence score is low, traditional chemotherapy may be omitted.
Dr. Barry Rosen
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Dr. Travis Kidner
Surgery - Oncology

In brief: ?

I am sorry, I am not sure what you are asking.
Could you rephrase the question so that i might be able to help you?

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Could you rephrase the question so that i might be able to help you?
Dr. Travis Kidner
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