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2 yr old , yolk sac tumor cancer

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My 2 yr old was diagnosed with yolk sac tumor cancer when she was 18 months old we first found out about this because she had developed a bump on her tailbone and then they did chemo and they say she is cured but this bump is starting to come back and I was wondering what to do besides talk to my doctor I have already done that


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replied September 7th, 2010
Skin Cancer Answer A15988
Unfortunately, this "bump" will have to be carefully assessed by your daughter's pediatric oncologist. This will likely include some sort of imaging study (e.g., CT or/and MRI scans), and if the mass is suspicious for a recurrence, then possibly a biopsy as well.

I hope that you get some good news after your daughter's work-up is complete.

Sincerely/ Robert A. Wascher, MD, FACS


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