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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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Étude du cancer du sein presque 7 ans
 
  • Sharon Danielson Profile
    anonymous
    Survivor since 2007
    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
    presque 7 ans Signal
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      anonymous
      Learning About Breast Cancer

      God willing u will never... God is yet good & He will not give us more then u can handle.

      presque 7 ans Signal
  • vicki e Profile
    anonymous
    Stage 2B Patient
    I had a mastectomy five years ago and hada recurrence in my lymph nodes this past February so the short answer is yes . Unfortunately.
    presque 7 ans Signal
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      anonymes
      Étude du cancer du sein

      Sorry to hear that. How r u doing now?

      presque 7 ans Signal
    • vicki e Profile
      anonymous
      Stage 2B Patient

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

      presque 7 ans Signal
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      Learning About Breast Cancer

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

      presque 7 ans Signal
  • cindy stephenson Profile
    anonymous
    Learning About Breast Cancer
    Yes - breast cancer can come back anywhere. You can still get it in the chest wall after a mastectomy as well
    presque 7 ans Signal
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      anonymes
      Étude du cancer du sein

      Thank u for the response. I'm just wondering.

      presque 7 ans Signal
  • abby acuna Profile
    anonymous
    Learning About Breast Cancer
    I am going to find out soon ... Had MER yesterday
    plus de 6 ans Signal
    • abby acuna Profile
      anonymous
      Learning About Breast Cancer

      Whoops meant MRI chemo Brain

      plus de 6 ans Signal
    • anonymous Profile
      anonymous
      Learning About Breast Cancer

      Abby sending prayers ur way. God bless.

      plus de 6 ans Signal
    • abby acuna Profile
      anonymous
      Learning About Breast Cancer

      Thank you much! :)

      plus de 6 ans Signal
    • anonymes Profile
      anonymes
      Étude du cancer du sein

      Ur welcome

      plus de 6 ans Signal

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