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RIB PAIN and breast cancer
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HAPPEN3RD posted:
I have had 2 radiation and lumpectomy on same breast. Three months ago I have a mascetomy and reconstruction on same breast, the last radiation was March 09. Last week I developed sharp pain under that same breast by the ribs. I was told there was cancer on my ribs due to the radiation. is this true and what is the treatment. Can u share your experience or thoughts, I am scared.
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scentie responded:
Dear HAPPEN3RD - I am so sad to hear of your diagnosis. I am not in a position to comment on the condition and treatment but just so wish to tell you that I understand your fear, I have also lived with that fear ever since I had radiotherapy on my breast and subsequent rib pain. Recently I have also been told that 'the much dreaded' has returned although not on my ribs but in my lungs and liver! I truely know how you must feel and I am scared too, of what may lay ahead of me! Please let me say to you, be positive, seek as much information as you can, never give up hope!


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