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Question: My mother has had breast cancer for more than a year. The cancer has spread to the bones, is it serious?

Answer: You will need to discuss this matter with an oncologist. Your mother will require to undergo some tests called staging investigations to see whether the cancer has spread to any other part of the body. Depending on the results of these tests, her symptoms and the type of breast cancer that your mother has, the oncologist can then decide on the best option of treatments for her. This of course a serious matter, but it is still a treatable condition. Please bring your mother to see an oncologist as soon as you can.

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The Malaysian Oncological Society gives advice in good faith based on the limited information supplied by the questioner. MOS is in no way responsible for any unintended consequences arising from such advice. All patients should be examined by an oncologist before undertaking any investigation or treatment.
 


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