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Question re breast cancer after lung cancer surgery.

tutzi
Posts: 7
Joined: Apr 2002

What is the probability of NSCLC (stage 2-B, resected 12-4-01 with one positive lymph node but not in mid chest) mestasticising to the breast on the same side? My recent mammogram indicated followup needed; possible small nodule. Going for the "big squeeze" tomorrow Any experience with this kind of mestastisis? Please reply. Thanks.

gelc
Posts: 29
Joined: May 2001

I had breast cancer first, and later was diagnosed with lung cancer. Apparently they were unrelated, except that once you've had one cancer you have greater odds of another. Percentages are still with you that the breast is nothing. Let me know.

carolynj
Posts: 61
Joined: Apr 2002

I had breast cancer surgery in Jan. 02 and then lung cancer surgery in April 02. Both stage 1 and not related. The lung cancer was found in routine xray during breast cancer diagnosis. Hope everything turns out OK for you.
Carolyn

evans
Posts: 12
Joined: Jun 2002

Interested to know how it went - did the breast turn out to be nothing? Waiting for results of similiar situtation myself - would be opposite side of chest for me.
Thanks

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