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Lump on sternum

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Re: Lump on sternum

Morning just read my post and realise it looked a bit weird. What I was wanting to know was if Anyone else has had bony lumps develop on the site of mets?  Just wanting to have some idea of what to expect. Thank you. 

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Lump on sternum

Hi all.  Bit emotional. Diagnosed breast cancer - chemo and skin sparing mastectomy 1999/2000.  No problems till June 2015 then short of breath and had malignant effusion. Mets in hips, spine, sternum and lung.  Good news denusomab,letrozole and calcium D3 have been holding it. Scans 3 x6 monthly depending on findings. No obvious side effects from treatment.

Today - all small changes but: fluid on lung, small increase in lungs and now small areas in liver. Got a lump on sternum that oncologist feels is likely to be related to mets - sounds pathetic but it is in my face every time I look in a mirror and people are noticing it. I’m almost 63, still working 3 days a week and managed a 10 mile charity walk two weeks ago. So much to be grateful for but tonight feeling overwhelmed 😟. Marie