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|5/19/2012||41yr old It has been 31 mo since dx with BRCA1+ 1cm stage 1 IDC pr+ er+ her2- no angi or lynph invasion ,0 nodes, clear margins. onco dx score 12. DBL mast and proph oopheraectomy NO chemo HRT Arimadex ... I have been having headaches ..what are stats or chances of my stage cancer and brain mets.|
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|5/19/2012||about 5% of women develop mets to other organs who were originally stage I. however these women usually do not have the favorable prognostic factors that you have now do they get their ovaries out (which i know was for BRA positivity but it also drops your risk further of getting breast cancer again too.) So the odds are very low. you still need to get your headaches checked out. Am hoping it is something as simple as a need for an eyeglass prescription change or allergies.|
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