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Can a person still have get cancer in there lymph nodes under the under arms after a mastectomy?

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  • Sharon Danielson Profile
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    Dear Norma, Yes. I had 5 sentinel nodes removed but the surgeon warned me there was a small chance I could have cancer cells in any of my axillary nodes. Again the chance was very small. Since I am 5 years out now, I am fairly sure they were ok since I have not had a recurrance. Every time I have gone to my oncologist or internist, they have always checked my axillary lymph nodes for any swelling. Breast cancer is so very sneaky, I would not be surprised for it to raise its ugly head somewhere, sometime in my life. Arrrgh. God willing, I hope not. God's blessings to you, take care, Norma, Sharon
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      God willing u will never... God is yet good & He will not give us more then u can handle.

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  • vicki e Profile
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    I had a mastectomy five years ago and hada recurrence in my lymph nodes this past February so the short answer is yes . Unfortunately.
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      Sorry to hear that. How r u doing now?

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    • vicki e Profile
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      I am doing great. Tolerated surgery and chemo better the second time around. Guess I knew what to expect this time.

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      That's great, Vickie. Yeah, no fun. God bless.

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  • cindy stephenson Profile
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    Yes - breast cancer can come back anywhere. You can still get it in the chest wall after a mastectomy as well
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      Thank u for the response. I'm just wondering.

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  • abby acuna Profile
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    I am going to find out soon ... Had MER yesterday
    大约 7 年 旗帜
    • abby acuna Profile
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      Whoops meant MRI chemo Brain

      大约 7 年 旗帜
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      Abby sending prayers ur way. God bless.

      大约 7 年 旗帜
    • abby acuna Profile
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      Thank you much! :)

      大约 7 年 旗帜
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      Ur welcome

      大约 7 年 旗帜

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