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5 years ago: right breast fibrosis. now: chest x-ray shows minimal hyperthrophic spurring of thorasic spine. is breast cancer possible? other tests?

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Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology 39 years experience
These: Are unrelated findings. The thoracic spurring is a mild aging change of the spine that just about everyone gets. Breast fibrosis is a non-cancerous finding. Nothing you describe sounds worrisome.
Dr. Joshua Garren
Radiation Oncology 24 years experience
Probably not: Thoracic spine spurring is not a sign of breast cancer.

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