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    Treatment Side Effects--Bone Lesions?

    Asked by Ivy on Thursday, October 9, 2014

    Treatment Side Effects--Bone Lesions?

    I have followup scans scheduled due to a small lesion that showed up on my right clavicle near the sternoclavicular junction. It was labeled "possible degeneration," unlikely metastasis. Is this likely related to the position of the port used throughout chemotherapy? I welcome all replies, as it seems unlikely to be related to a particular cancer or its treatment. Thanks, everyone.

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    • Hoping4ever's Avatar

      I have never heard that port can cause such thing . Many patients in my word have it for along time and never complained of any bad side effect . I installed it three years ago and no doctor mentioned this possibility . But, it is a legitimate question. Hope u find answers soon and best of luck.

      over 6 years ago
    • mking104's Avatar

      Does Brain fog every go away?

      over 6 years ago
    • cam32505's Avatar

      Well, it's not like degeneration sounds good, but better than metastasis. I hope it is not bad news. I think you will only know when you get the scans and possible a biopsy.

      over 6 years ago

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