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Topic: Pacemaker placement after breast cancer

Forum: Lymphedema —

Talk with other about how to lower your risk of lymphedema and how to manage it if you've been diagnosed.

Posted on: Sep 30, 2021 02:05PM

Snaps wrote:

I had Left breast cancer, radiation, lumpectomy in 1999

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Sep 30, 2021 02:18PM Moderators wrote:

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Sep 30, 2021 09:56PM ceanna wrote:

Snaps, you didn't provide us with much to go on, but it seems you're questioning placement of a pacemaker in light of your BC and surgery? Only your heart surgeon/electrophysiologist could probably answer, but most likely the placement will be the norm for your need and physical situation. You may want to write up a list of your questions for your next doctor's appointment. All the best.

Dx 2014, IDC, 0/4 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Radiation Therapy Multi-catheter Surgery Lumpectomy: Right

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