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Aggressive breast cancer survival rate

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
General Surgery 35 years experience
It Varies: 5-year breast cancer survival rates are dependent upon the cancer stage, varying from almost 100% for dcis (stage 0) to less than 20% for metastatic d... Read More

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
Medical Oncology 36 years experience
?: Positive for what? You mean estrogen receptor positive? Her-2 positive? Lymph node positive??? Can't help you here, friend. Not enough information... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
Diagnostic Radiology 34 years experience
Occult breast cancer: is breast cancer that first shows up as metastatic disease, usually axillary lymph nodes, but the site of origin of the cancer in the breast cannot be... Read More
Dr. Kristel Hunt
Hepatology 24 years experience
Occult breast cancer: is breast cancer found just by nodal metastasis - without clinically evident disease in the breast. there is huge variability in survival depending o... Read More
Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 51 years experience
Need more details: There is formally no such condition called occult breast Cancer. Please give details of exactly where is your breast cancer located and how was it fou... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Devon Webster
Medical Oncology 23 years experience
Very high!: The five year survival rate for all breast cancer is over 90%. Her2+ cancers used to have the worst prognosis, but Herceptin (trastuzumab) changed tha... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
Medical Oncology 36 years experience
Depends....: ...on many factors, such as ER and Her2 status (+ vs. -), tumor grade, how many metastases (a few vs. a lot), the location of the metastases (bone vs.... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Henry Jacobs
Obstetrics and Gynecology 67 years experience
It depends: the hormone levels of a younger woman are high and can affect the breast cancer and treatments. the behavior of cancers in younger people in general ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Breast Cancer.: According to the american cancer society the 5 year relative survival rate for stage 1 is 100%, stage ii- 93%, stage iii is 72% and stage IV is 22%.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Holmes
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Approximately 80%: The exact answer to this question depends on a number of factors: actual tumor size, level of estrogen expression, number of nodes involved, medicatio... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
General Surgery 35 years experience
Depends on Stage,etc: Breast cancers vary a lot from one person to the next. Features that help predict how aggressive any cancer is include it's size, the presence of spre... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kathryn Wagner
General Surgery 32 years experience
Breast ca: Invasive refers to the tumor cells invading through the originating structure [usually the milk duct in breast cancer] and developing the ability to a... Read More