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Monday, May 25, 2015
Shoulder Tumor and Cancer Risks
My daughter has tumor on her shoulder. Is this apt to be cancer?
The only way to know for sure if a mass is cancerous is through a biopsy. It would be our recommendation that she be evaluated by a physician, and this evaluation may include radiology images and biopsy.
Cheryl Koliha-Brandt, MSN, RN, CNS, CORLN
Clinical Nurse Specialist and Instructor of
Head and Neck Surgery and Oncology
Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing
Case Western Reserve University