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5/28/2017I have stage 2 grade 2. IDC. I have had a bilateral mastectomy. Last year I was in so much discomfort in my joints and tendons. The pain stopped around the same time I found a small lump in my breast. 6 months later I still had no discomfort in my joints, etc but this lump grew to be pretty big. I then found out I had IDC. Since I have had my mastectomy, I got my period and ever since then, it's thrown my body right back to where I was last year. Always in pain in my joints, etc. My cancer was er/pr positive. I am waiting to meet with an oncologist but could my cancer come back again as I feel the same way I did before my last discovery of my tumour? I just turned 40 and only 4 weeks post mastectomy
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5/29/2017Very unusual symptoms and most doctors would tell you that these symptoms are not likely related to your diagnosis of breast cancer. make your new oncologist aware however. hormonal therapy will now be discussed and possibly chemo too. if ER positive and HER2 negative request oncotypeDX test be done.

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