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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
34 years experience General Surgery
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
35 years experience Medical Oncology
?: 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 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Devon Webster
22 years experience Medical Oncology
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
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Dr. Henry Jacobs
66 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
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
25 years experience Psychiatry
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
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
64 years experience Surgical Oncology
Better than 85%: Invasive lobular carcinoma begins in the milk-producing glands (lobules) of the breast the cells having broken out of the lobule where they began an ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
34 years experience General Surgery
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
31 years experience General Surgery
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
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Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
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

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