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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Find out what stage: Her breast cancer is at. Check american cancer society website for survival rates by stage: http://www.Cancer.Org/cancer/breastcancer/detailedguide/ ... Read More

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Kuhnke
39 years experience General Surgery
LOW: It's uncommon for any men to get breast cancer, less than 1/100 cases compared to women. No significant increase in males with mothers with breast can ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Average: Average risk of getting breast cancer in women in the us is about 1 in 8 women. Family genetic risks only account for about 15% of the breast cancers ... Read More
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
not any different : Just like your mother and grandma, you have some risk yet you have high odds of never having a problem. But the only way to help yourself is to have a ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
42 years experience General Surgery
Higher risk: you definitely have a higher risk of developing breast cancer the good news is there is many ways of testing and preventing breast cancer now a days f ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
34 years experience Medical Oncology
50%: Your chance of having your mother's mutation is 50% and you could test now that you are sexually mature. You only need to test for that particular mut ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Berryman
53 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
FHx breast cancer ?: With a family history of breast cancer, most commercial insurance will cover a digital mammogram if your physician states that family history as you d ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Berryman
53 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Breast cancer: Usually the risk of breast cancer is figured on a closer relative than a "great grandmother". If your mother and grandmother did not have breast cance ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lara Bonner millar
13 years experience Radiation Oncology
Good prognosis: All stage I breast cancers have a good prognosis when curative treatment is given. Her2+ status influences the choice of chemotherapy which would inc ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Elboim
48 years experience Surgical Oncology
Between 74-81%.: The answer partly depends on whether your Mom has Stage IIA or IIB breast cancer. But it's even more complicated than that. In some ways, it is good t ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Chevlen
46 years experience Medical Oncology
Many cured, not all: Stage 2 breast cancer is cancer which has spread to the lymph nodes of the armpit. After surgery, most patients benefit from adjuvant therapy. That ... Read More

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