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I have had surgery for breast cancer last January lump and

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I have had surgery for breast cancer last January lump and ten lymph glands removed seven of which were cancerous. I then had three weeks of radium all fine. I now have to go next month for mama gram I know I will not be able to bear it as I have a great deal of pain in my breast and under my arm. I am guessing it is lymphoma what treatment can I expect if any ? I am 78 yrs old.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 2 years ago.
Hello
there is no reason to suspect this to be lymphoma at this point.
However, recurrent breast cancer would be fairly high given this story.
What did they stage your breast cancer as?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
I was not told
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 2 years ago.
OK
It is at least stage 3 cancer, which is an advanced cancer.
I would see your oncologist immediately about the breast pain.
Scaring, infection, radiation damage and other problems can cause this.
I see no reason to suddenly suspect lymphoma.
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Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Thank you will take your advice on board.
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 2 years ago.
You are welcome anytime
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