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Topic: Can’t distinguish it’s a muscle or lymph node on collar bone

Forum: Not Diagnosed With a Recurrence or Metastases but Concerned —

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Posted on: Jan 14, 2022 11:13AM

Flo80 wrote:

hi friends I noticed from few days something hard where the collar bone starts towards the chest. Not sure if it’s a muscle or a lymph node. I have gone so many times to Er and to the oncologist with fears. Don’t know how to fight my anxiety

Dx 6/13/2019, DCIS/IDC, Left, 5cm, Grade 2, ER+/PR+
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Jan 14, 2022 06:15PM Simone80 wrote:

Hi Flo, I would let your Oncologist know for sure. You shouldn't feel bad about your fears, it's normal. Take some deep breaths and give your Onc a call.

Dx 7/2001, IDC, Right, 1cm, Stage IIIA, Grade 3, 7/13 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Dx 1/2019, IDC, 1cm, Stage IV, metastasized to bone/other, ER+/PR+, HER2- (FISH) Targeted Therapy Ibrance (palbociclib) Hormonal Therapy Femara (letrozole)
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Jan 14, 2022 08:33PM ParakeetsRule wrote:

Definitely let your doctor know if you have a suspicious symptom. If your anxiety is making life difficult, you can get help with that too! Ask your oncologist or primary care doctor for suggestions or referrals for help.

Dx at 36 and again at 41. So dumb. Dx 3/21/2017, IDC, Left, Grade 2, ER+/PR-, HER2- Chemotherapy 5/15/2017 AC + T (Taxol) Surgery 9/13/2017 Lymph node removal: Underarm/Axillary; Mastectomy: Left Radiation Therapy 11/1/2017 External: Lymph nodes, Chest wall Hormonal Therapy 1/15/2018 Tamoxifen pills (Nolvadex, Apo-Tamox, Tamofen, Tamone) Dx 11/2021, Stage IV, metastasized to bone/lungs/other, ER+, HER2- Hormonal Therapy 12/8/2021 Zoladex (goserelin) Hormonal Therapy 12/8/2021 Faslodex (fulvestrant) Targeted Therapy 12/13/2021 Piqray (alpelisib)

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