All breast cancer survivors, like all cancer patients, are at risk for their cancer to come back or reoccur. Most recurrences are discovered within five years but can happen at any time.
It is important to continue seeing your physicians for regular check-ups after you have finished treatment. Follow-up care is usually shared among your medical oncologist, surgeon, and family physician. The frequency and length of time you are monitored depends on your individual situation.
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