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Primary Rib Tumor - To cut or Not To Cut

rib tumor
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Joined: Jan 2013

Hi all members and visitor,I have two rib tumors in  the posterior part of the left 8th & 9 th  rib). Eventhough my needle biosy is benign, my doctor still advise me to cut my rib. He explains that the tumor affects more than one place and it is painful so He think it is maglignant. But I am so scared of post operation pain and complications and I do not make any decision yet. Also this strory http://www.abc-survivors.net/osteosarcoma/1193#more-1193  scares me. Now I am stuck. I do not  know what to do with my tumor. Anyone experienced rib tumor please help me. Thank you

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