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How fast does breast cancer spread?

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Dr. Monish De

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Posted on Wed, 27 Aug 2014 in Hypertension and Heart Disease
Question: Same inquiry as before. I indicated my age incorrectly. Correcting stents with effient with or without drug. And how speedy is breast cancer? I can't have a mammogram til November due to insurance.
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Answered by Dr. Monish De 16 hours later
Brief Answer:
bilateral mammography

Detailed Answer:
Hi

Breast cancer spreads very rapidly if not treated early.
Since you are 73 year old and as you are having lump and pain in your breast you need to do bilateral mammography within 1 month and cannot wait till November.

Hope I have answered your query.

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