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Pt dxed with pea sized infiltrating ductal cancer of breast. Q ask for next step ?
- CT scan of chest abd for Metz workout
- LUmpecty with rt
- sentinel node bx

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Must know the exact location, lumpectomy is done only if the cancer is located in the periphery and is small, i would pick ct scan and look for met, do they mention lymphadenopathy (axillary) or anything?this is vague dude
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Difficult to answer without the exact question and choices since there are so many variables like age, location, family history etc.
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