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Stage IV matastized breast cancer, pain in jaw bone

My sister has stage IV matastized breast cancer . She currently is waiting for two weeks to see an oncologist for active cancerous lymph nodes above her collar bone. She is complaining about very painful area along the jaw bone/under the ear area. Should I take her to emergency.
Asked On : Sun, 25 Mar 2012
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Hello madam ,
As u mentioned she had stage 4 breast cancer , enlarged lymph nodes below are extensive and systemic involvement of cancer .Thus alongside bone pain indicates bone metastasis , anyway get her for emergency consultation so that she get palliative care pain free survival and hope a peace life for her.
Answered: Fri, 8 Nov 2013
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