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5/1/2014hello
my mom received the reports saying that she has got breast cancer
of dimensions 2*1.6*2.3 cm and another small small lumps of 1.3 cm diameter
i need to know what kind of treatment she should undergo
whether its curable or not
if it is within how many days we need to have surgery to be done
what is the diet to be followed till surgery and after that?
please do help me.............
RepliedJHU's Breast Center Reply
5/1/2014Receiving a diagnosis of breast cancer can be very scary, for your mom and for you and the family. Sounds like she just had a biopsy done so far, and some breast imaging. So she needs to consult with a breast surgical oncologist to get treatment recommendations, discuss types of surgery, but also learn more information about the cancer itself. Is it invasive or non-invasie (DCIS); what are the hormone receptors, do her lymph nodes under her arm feel enlarged and so on. If we can help please call 443-997-8282 for an appointment @ Johns Hopkins. Best wishes

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