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|4/10/2011||I have read about breast cnacer recurring on the skin, eithr in th breast area and/or in the groin area? How common is this and what would it appear like? bumps, a rahs or? thank you.|
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|4/11/2011||incredibly rare to find breast cancer in groin area.|
Regarding skin of the breast, there is a specific type of breast cancer called inflammatory breast cancer that begins in the dermal lymphatic channels of the skin and then grows inward and can move to other organs. also a rare form of breast cancer. When breast cancer recurrs after skin sparing mastectomy (for which inflammatory breast cancer is excluded as skin sparing cannot be done in that situation) it usually isn't that the cancer has recurred in the skin but instead in any residual breast cells under the skin.presents sometimes as a red bump.
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