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Carmel, NY
A 40-year-old female asked:

I finished my treatment for breast cancer and had a bilateral mastectomy in february. i just found a lump on my rib cage on the same side as the cancer. could it be cancer?

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Dr. Vicken Poochikian
Internal Medicine 42 years experience
Possible.: You need to be seen by your oncologist, you may need bone scan and biopsy to determine if its a recurrence or metastatic lesion.

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Last updated Oct 30, 2012

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