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|12/11/2011||I was diagnosed with DCIS in Sept.I had a lumpectomy and3 lymph nodes removed.All margins were clear and lymph nodes negative. I have just finished 33 treatments of radiation.My cancer was high grade.I also have had M.S. for ten years.I am on Anonex weekly dosage of interferon.|
I am wondering if the M.S. makes it more likely for me to have a reoccurrence of cancer in my breast.
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|12/12/2011||Thank you for turning to the Johns Hopkins Breast Center. Quite a journey for you with the MS and now breast cancer. Current data in the literature indicates further study needs to be done in patients with MS treated with immunomodulatory therapy, and breast cancer. Seek a fromal consultation with a breast medical oncologist to discuss this issue as it pertains to you and your individual case. Hope this helps and best wishes!|
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