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My grandmother is a breast cancer survivor, and in order to stop the cancer from getting worse, the doctors had to remove her left breast. Is this common?

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Learning About Breast Cancer over 8 years
 
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    anonymous
    Learning About Breast Cancer
    Yes it is the best thing to do. But it does depend on size of the breast and lump size. For instance, if a lump was large and the person had small breasts it would be best to have a mastectomy.
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