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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sean Canale
29 years experience in Breast Surgery
Depends: A lot of different factors are used to predict prognosis in breast cancer and stage is one. Grade (how similar or different from normal breast tissue ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Multi-factorial: Prognosis of breast cancer depends on multiple factors. HER2/NEU marker determination is important because of availability of a specific antibody trea ... Read More
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A 71-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience in General Surgery
Yes: Breast cancer can be stage 0 non-invasive. Stage1, stage 2, stage 3 and stage 4. Each of the stages has a variety if statistical possible outcomes and ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ann Traynor
42 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Prognosis: That very much depends on the stage at diagnosis and the treatment; these days most women with triple negative breast cancer receive neoadjuvant chemo ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
34 years experience in Medical Oncology
Yes: ...In theory, with aggressive multi modality therapy (surgery plus chemo plus radiation +/- hormones +/- herceptin). The risk of relapse is high but y ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Devon Webster
21 years experience in Medical Oncology
It can be: Dcis, the earliest form of breast cancer, can be associated with brca mutations. 13% of women under 50 diagnosed with dcis had a brca mutation in ret ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hernani Cualing
29 years experience in Pathology
No its medullary: a quote from Lancethttp://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9167459: "The occurrence of invasive lobular carcinoma and invasive ductal carcinoma was not si ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience in General Surgery
Depends: There are many factors needed to know, not just the cell type . It depends on tumor size, lymph node status, and possible dna cell type evaluation. Ne ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience in General Surgery
Distant Spread: Stage IV breast cancer means that the cancer has spread to another organ such as the lungs, liver, or bone. Stage III cancer describes a cancer that ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience in General Surgery
Tumor,Nodes,Mets: The t, n, m system classifies breast cancers based upon tumor size(t), lymph node status(n), and presence of cancer elsewhere in the body(m). Stage i ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Travis Kidner
16 years experience in Surgical Oncology
Depends: Survival rates depend on multiple factors; age, response to treatment, stage of disease, your overall health. This is a conversation best had with you ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
34 years experience in 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 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Survival Rates: 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 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience in General Surgery
40-70% 5-yr survival: The most recent statistics from the national cancer database quote the above numbers for stage 3 breast cancer, which varies quite a bit between 3a v. ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience in Medical Oncology
It is locally advanc: When the tumor in the breast is quite advanced, often more than 5 cm(>2 inches) in size and starting to cause local skin invasion and also spreadin ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience in General Surgery
Metatstatic: Metastatic means cancer cells spreading or moving to other sites. Breast cancer cells can spread via lymphatics to lymph nodes. Breast cancer cells ca ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. George T Tsai
26 years experience in General Surgery
Cancer spread: In later stages of breast cancer, the disease is no longer confined to the breast. When breast cancer is found in bone, brain, lung and/or liver - it ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience in General Surgery
Gail Risk Assessment: Gail breast cancer risk assessment tool. See: http://www.Cancer.Gov/bcrisktool/.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
TNM breast cancer: Tnm is one of the staging system commonly used for cancer. It stands for t-tumor ( the size of the tumor- the bigger is the tumor the higher is the st ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience in General Surgery
Can be misleading: The most recent data from the national cancer database reported a 5-yr survival between 41-74% for stage 3 breast cancer. However...This is based on ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Breast Cancer: Learn more about intraductal carcinoma of the breast at: http://www.Intraductalcarcinoma.Net/.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
46 years experience in Radiology
Could Be: You have a known breast ca? Any other mets? Typically, one would expect mets to bone before abdomen. If pathology on both sites is the same then proba ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience in General Surgery
In one word unknown : Ductal carcinoma in situ dcis is simply the sleeping cancer cells inside the breast ducts, like a garden hose loaded with cancer cells safe if they ... Read More
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