Has anyone heard of Dermatomyositis

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   Posted 9/13/2010 11:17 AM (GMT -6)   
This is what the Dr's say started my aunt's cancer.

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   Posted 9/13/2010 11:40 AM (GMT -6)   
Ladybug, I've been tested for dermatomyositis, It is sometimes part of the MCTD

Dermatomyositis is an autoimmune connective tissue disease. Muscle weakness
and rash are the two main symptoms. There are a few cancers that are
sometimes associated with it...ovarian, breast and melanoma are the ones I
know of.

I'm sorry about your aunt and will say a prayer for her.

Hugs, Robin
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   Posted 9/13/2010 11:43 AM (GMT -6)   
She had to had cancer in her Tubes. But this other showed up in early April.
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