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I have been told to keep the port in my left chest for at
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Have u got patients with many positive lymph nodes but still
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Seeing as how I'm getting a months free subscription I might
Hi Dr David Seeing as how I'm getting a months free subscription I might just ask another question or 2... I was diagnosed with Triple Negative Breast Cancer in October 2010. My lumpectomy found 6 tum… read more
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Cancer was removed in my wife's left breast by Lumpectomy
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