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Waiting on Oncotype test

Fitmom04 Member Posts: 40

I'm waiting for the results of my oncotype test. My ER was low positive at 3% and PR and HER2 are negative. So would I be considered triple negative? My RO said technically yes and so does my MO, but sent for the test anyways. What will the test tell me?


  • kaynotrealname
    kaynotrealname Member Posts: 410
    edited September 2022

    The test will confirm whether or not chemotherapy will be helpful in your case.

  • edwards750
    edwards750 Member Posts: 1,568
    edited October 2022

    My MO ordered the test for me and I’m so glad she did. The Path report showed a micromet in my SN so my BS said it would get me chemo but my Mo who determines treatment ordered the test. It took 2 weeks to get the results. My score came back@11 with an 8% chance of a recurrence. I dodged chemo thankfully. FYI I had IDC, Stage 1b, Grafe 1. I had a lumpectomy and 33 radiation treatments.

    My MO said women have been over treated for years so the test was a great tool to determine whether chemo was necessary.

    Good luck! Keep us posted!