Your question is not trivial. We often get asked questions about artistic tattoos after breast cancer treatment.
It is not known if having a tattoo on your breast or chest may increase the risk of developing lymphoedema in that area. We would suggest you contact your specialist breast team as you’re considering getting a tattoo.
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I was diagnosed and treated for breast cancer with surgery ( middle masectomy) and had radiotherapy 3 years ago. So far all has went ok. I know this is trivial but I have a small tattoo above my breast that had surgery (The only tattoo I have) I had if done when I was 22 I am now 47. It has faded over the years and would like to freshen it up but I am unsure if it would be ok to have this done.
I realise for all people going through treatment at the moment that this is trivial and I know if I had have read this post I would have been what the f*** and I hope it doesn't offend anyone.