I 'm 60 years old and have Estrogen receptive cancer of the right breast Stage 2 (tumor 2.5cm). Lumpectomy and Lympectomy (22 nodes removed, cancer migration to 1 node), was done. Chemotherapy, in progress. Both breasts are fibrocystic and had benign biopsies before cancer developed. Radiation therapy will hopefully prevent recurrance in the same area of the right breast, but the fibrocystic tissue will still be present. If I opt to have breast implants instead of radiation therapy, do I reduce my chances for recurrance or a new development of cancer if both breasts are free of this fibrocystic tissue?
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