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Questions about Lumpectomy with Sentinel Node Biopsy.
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|4/20/2011||HI LILLY WANTED TO WISH U HAPPY HAPPY EASTER ITS AWHILE I DID NOT WRITE TO U I NEED TO ASK U A QUESTION ITS 16MONTHS THAT I HAD BREAST CANCER STAGE 1 GRADE 2RADIOATION AND I AM TKING TAMOXING MY DOCT WANTS ME TO GO FOR AN MRI I THINK ITS THE PROTOCOL I GO PRIVATE AND I WAS TOLD TO STOP 2 WEEKS THE TAMOXIN MY APOIN IS MAY 11 WHY I HAVE TO STOP IS THERE ANY DANGEROUS 6MONTHS AGO WENT FOR TRASVAGINAL I WAS TOLD 9MM THICKNESS OF THE WALL HAD BIOPSY DONE EVERYTHING OK DO I HAVE TO GO BACK AND HAVE ANOTHER ONE PLS LET ME KNOW I WILL SENT DONATIONE TO U WITHIN 2 WEEKS THANK UXXXXXXXX I WILL BE WAITING FOR U R ANSWER I APPRECIATEXXX|
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|4/20/2011||not sure why to stop tamoxifen for 2 weeks prior to MRI. that is not a protocol i've ever heard of. we do not have our patients do that so call back to verify that is what they really mean. we do have patients stop tamoxifen prior to an operation. MRI sure isn't an operation though. good to have had the endometrial biopsy since uterine thickening was noted. glad to hear results were benign too. have a good holiday too.|
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