My mother-in-law got operated for breast lump at before 15 days. We sent that lump to the clinic for further test and found that the lump has cancer cells. Before 13 years, she was operated for the same reason in the same breast, but that time it was a normal lump. Now, we did PET CT scan after 8 days of operation and no infection was found. Do we still need to remove her entire breast and proceed with chemotherapy?
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We do not have ER and HER2 reports, but we can have those. My main question is do we need to remove her breast even the ER and HER2 reports are normal? We went to a local doctor and they are not providing exact guidance about it. They are saying that we need to remove the breast first. They will send the sample to the laboratory for further test and then we decide chemotherapy is compulsory or not. Here, the doctor said that removing the breast is compulsory as per current reports and I have a concern here. We already removed infected lump and as per biopsy report except the lump there is no infection and in PET CT scan nothing found. Then, why the doctor is suggesting breast removal?
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