Breast cancer in the bones: A mastectomy doesn’t end the threat of recurrence
Doctor visit 1
During Dorothy Nelson’s monthly visits to her oncologist, Dr.
Rachel Swart, Nelson expressed a concern for a new pain she
developed in her back. Swart told her the location of her pain
would most likely be another spot for radiation treatment.
Doctor visit 2
Dorothy Nelson, who has Stage 4 breast cancer in the bones, gets
a shot from registered nurse Claudia Sanchez at the Arizona
Oncology at the Northwest Medical Center.
Doctor visit 3
Dorothy Nelson, right, discusses medication and treatment
options with Oncologist Dr. Rachel Swart during a recent doctor’s
The Explorer asks local Pima Community College students what they are doing for spring break.
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