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|09/30/2004||I finished treatments (2 surgeries, chemo, rads and am on tamoxifen) 6 months ago. About 6 weeks ago I discovered (by accident) a very small lump at the base of my neck. It is less than a quarter of an inch. It is on the OPPOSITE side that the breast cancer was on. (cancer was invasive ductal, negative nodes)It does not hurt. Should I be concerned or let it go? I thought I should only be concerned if it were on the same side as the cancer. Thanks for your help. It is appreciated.|
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|09/30/2004||it warrants having you see your family doctor. the possibility of it being breast cancer related is very low. but it is something... you know, women can get other illnesses . all because they are breast cancer survivors doesn't make them immune from other medical problems. we will hope that it is something minor and easy to take care of.|
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