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A 53-year-old female asked:

i had 1mm of invasive dcis and had lumpectomy, mastectomy and 13 nodes removed, tamoxifen. high estrodial, then bi.ooph & arimidex (anastrozole) is it excessive?

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Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 56 years experience
NO : Lots of information missing , the results of the tests. If I have to guess had initial lumpectomy , later mastectomy was done most likely due to recurrence , ovaries removed to control skeletal metastasis, if it is true it is usual correct pathway to control aggressive tumor in 53 yr old , not true provide additional info, speak to oncologist , good luck if all neg , seek ii nd opinion.

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