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It's possible I may have another small breast cancer
For Dr. David: It's possible I may have another small breast cancer recurrence near the axilla scar (had one last summer). The small bump is very superficial and if not for the fact that the previous … read more
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It's possible I may have another small breast cancer
It's possible I may have another small breast cancer recurrence near the axilla scar (had one last summer). The tiny bump is very superficial and if not for the fact that the previous recurrence also … read more
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Follow up to recent question about small (5mm) recurrence of
Follow up to recent question about small (5mm) recurrence of bc under axilla scar (ultimately determined HER2 neg). I had what I guess is a re-excision of the area today, and surgeon mentioned for fir… read more
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Continued from previous conversation: Still waiting for
For Dr. David: Continued from previous conversation: Still waiting for biopsy results (still hoping it's some form of scar tissue), but in the meantime- if worst case scenario it turns out to be a rec… read more
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Dr. - Picking up from previous conversation - but new
Dr. David - Picking up from previous conversation - but new questions (re 'lump' under incision scar): my oncologist had another radiologist review the images, and he thinks it's most likely scar tiss… read more
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I'm feeling a small, bead-like lump at the end of and
I'm feeling a small, bead-like lump at the end of and beneath (not visibly on the surface of) incision scar from lymph node removal two years ago (breast cancer). Also had radiation to this area. What… read more
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GG/speculated, con't. In the worst case scenario, if these
For Dr. David: GG/speculated, con't. In the worst case scenario, if these lesions defy the typical appearance associated with mets and somehow turn out to be mets from the breast, would the size of th… read more
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Hematomas across chest resolved, small lump exists, can it be cancer?
The hematomas across my chest resolved, leaving one 2cm diameter lump in the right corner about 2.5 inches down from the collar bone. I don't know why the others resolved and this didn't. I am afraid … read more
Dr. David
Dr. David
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I survived stage 4 melanoma 14 years ago. Including but not
Hi Dr, I survived stage 4 melanoma 14 years ago. Including but not limited to, I had all the lymph nodes removed in my right armpit. Yesterday I felt a lump in the armpit, firm to the touch with some … read more
Dr. David
Dr. David
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In 1992 I had breast cancer in my left breast. It was
In 1992 I had breast cancer in my left breast. It was treated with a lumpectomy. Since there were unhealthy cells at the edge of the lump, the surgeon performed a re-excision. Then it was treated with… read more
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Dr. David
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Which way do the lymph nodes in the underarm drain? Or
Which way do the lymph nodes in the underarm drain? Or actually, I've heard that the way cancer in the lymph nodes spreads isn't through the lymph but through the tissue. Does that make it likely to h… read more
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My breast surgeon said I have DCIS and she did a lumpectomy,
My breast surgeon said I have DCIS and she did a lumpectomy, now she said my margins aren't clean and recommends a mastectomy. I don't want that, I'm too young; 42, and never had children but would li… read more
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I had a double masectomy in 1996 and had reconstructution. I
I had a double masectomy in 1996 and had reconstructution. I kept my nipples. I now have a lump in my breast. Can I get breast cancer because I kept my nipples?… read more
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I am 48 (49 in September) and had a grade 1, non agressive
I am 48 (49 in September) and had a grade 1, non agressive 2.5cm tumor removed from my left breast last May/June 2011. There was cancer present in the two sentinel lymph nodes, but none of the 25 subs… read more
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I had a double mastectomy 14 months ago with a stage 1 on
I had a double mastectomy 14 months ago with a stage 1 on the right and sentinel node removal. This was negative. On the left I had DCIS. I had not chemo or radiotherapy. I have since had a reconstruc… read more
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I had breast cancer. It was only stage one but I had a
I had breast cancer. It was only stage one but I had a bilateral profolactic mastectomy. I chose saline implants for my reconstruction. As the expanders were filled, my breasts were hard. A few of the… read more
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Biopsy of large tumour in armpit shows it is malignant
biopsy of large tumour in armpit shows it is malignant melanoma metastases. no primary can be found and tumour/lymph nodes are surgically removed with axillary clearance. histopathology shows that one… read more
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I had cancer 5 years ago, had mastectomy on right breast and
I had cancer 5 years ago, had mastectomy on right breast and reconstruction. I haven't been feeling good and hurting around scar. I thought it might be scar tissue, but asked them to ultrasound anyway… read more
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