Breast Cancer, Metastatic or Recurrent (cont.)
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When To Call a Doctor
Call your doctor if you have any symptoms of breast cancer that last for more than 1 to 2 weeks, such as:
Who to see
If you have received treatment for breast cancer, health professionals who can evaluate new problems include a:
To prepare for your appointment, see the topic Making the Most of Your Appointment.
Exams and Tests
After you've been treated for breast cancer the first time, you will have regular checkups to be sure that the cancer has not returned. You and your doctor will talk about how often you will need checkups. Your checkups may include a physical exam, a clinical breast exam (CBE), or a mammogram. An MRI of the breast may also be used.
If your doctor thinks that breast cancer has come back or spread, you may have other tests, including:
For more information on exams and tests, see the topic Breast Cancer.
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