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Why are radiographs suggested to rule out osseous metastatic

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why are radiographs suggested to rule out osseous metastatic disease
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: I had breast cancer surgery in february
JA: Are you keeping a personal medical record while dealing with this?
Customer: no why
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: I have had thyroid cancer in 2001
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. SH replied 11 months ago.

Thank you for your question.

Can you please elaborate on your question a little?

As far as I understand, you had breast cancer surgery in February and now your doctor is requesting x-rays to rule out bony metastasis, and you are asking as to why he/she is doing x-rays?

Correct me if I am wrong.