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|4/2/2012||Thank you for your answer about the back pain (8yrs out, etc. that might be LE related. |
Your answer was that if scans showed no mets -- the pain could be from the LE.
It was decided by my care team that I should not have chemo so I did not have a med. onc..... and have never had a bone scan.
I was wondering if having very good bone density (at 71 I have a better density than most 30 yr olds) would I be less likely to get bone mets.... or no difference?
Thanks for the encourageing words about being 5% or less chance of recurrence, being 8 yrs out..... Every little bit of encouragement helps! :)
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|4/2/2012||bone density and development of bone mets are unrelated to one another.|
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