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Posted by: Margaret | 2009/10/10

breast cancer

Are tests done to say you have been cleared after chemotherapy?

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Hi Margaret
Yes they do certain tests to determine if the cancer is in remission but there is no test that will confirm that you are 100% healed. That is why someone who had breast cancer will have to go back on a regular basis for follow up examinations, blood tests and sonars even after a mastectomy and chemotherapy treatment.
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