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|Types and Stages of Breast Cancer
Questions about the different types and stages of breast cancer.
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|3/18/2012||I was on the HCG(shots under a Dr's care)diet, had yearly mammo and was dx with DCIS stage 0 grade 3 ER and PR and Her2/nue +. Had spot remover, was very very small and did large margin area that came back negative, no lymph nodes checked, no further treatment. Do you think it is safe for me to go back on the HCG diet or could this have had anything to do with my cancer? Do you think radiation should also be done? Thanks Cindy|
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|3/18/2012||Research data not available to relationship of HCG injections to breast cancer. In light of your recent diagnosis, would recommend formal consultation with a breast medical oncologist and abstain from further injections. However, you mention no further treatment, and would recommend formal consultation with breast radiation oncologist. Best wishes.|
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