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Finished FOLFOX treatment for stage 3 colon cancer. Discomfort in armpit running towards breast. Should I be concerned?

I finished FOLFOX treatment 2 years ago for Stage 3 colon cancer which had involved 7 lymph nodes. This past week I had soreness under my left arm , up towards the top. I no longer need to shave. The spot was about the size of a half dollar. It went away after 2 days, all was good for a couple of days and now this morning I woke up with increased discomfort lower down in the armpit and running a bit towards my breast. I have had no signs of illness at all. Should Ibe concerned?
Asked On : Wed, 2 May 2012
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I am glad that you are seeking medical advise for your problem.
By your description, the swelling under your armpit does not appear to be serious but it is always better to get it checked out by a doctor (preferably your oncologist, surgeon). You should also visit your surgeon for regular follow ups.

Hope it turns out to be nothing serious.
Answered: Wed, 6 Feb 2013
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