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Questions about Lumpectomy with Sentinel Node Biopsy.
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|5/4/2011||hi lily how are u wanted to ask u if u could gve me an advise went for colonscopy in the monthe of dec the doc went up to 70percent couldnt finish all he said i was kind as if it was hurting so he stop what am i supposed to do do it again or go for an extray it worries me a little i dont want to have another surprise 1.4 cen lumpctomy 16 radiation and 4 booster. Tamoxifen 5 years. can u let me know thank u the donation will be sent this week thank uxxxx|
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|5/5/2011||Thank you for your question! You could ask your doc about a colonoscopy under general anesthesia in the OR, if you were medically cleared. It's just as important to have your screening colonoscopy as it is to have your mammogram, so don't let it 'slide'. Talk with your doc as to the best way to keep you comfortable so that colonoscopy can be completed.|
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