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should stage 1 breast cancer patients with no lymph node involvement generally receive chemo

A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience General Surgery
Sometimes: While the prognosis for stage 1 breast cancer is excellent, many women may benefit from traditional chemotherapy. This is dependent on the age of the ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sabha Ganai
19 years experience Surgical Oncology
It Depends: Typically it depends on the receptor status (estrogen/progesterone/her2) and the size of the tumor. Tumors greater than a centimeter are generally pr ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience General Surgery
On the contrary: The decision to recommend chemotherapy is based on the stage of the cancer, the pt's age, as well as the molecular features, including the estrogen-, ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience General Surgery
On the contrary: The decision to recommend chemotherapy is based on the stage of the cancer, the pt's age, as well as the molecular features, including the estrogen-, ... Read More
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A 74-year-old female asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
42 years experience General Surgery
Yes.: yes you need it specially if your tumor is hormone positive. check with your doctor or your oncologist about best way to overcome this side effect.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Depends: Lymph nodes are one aspect of evaluation for stage and treatment of breast cancer. It depends on size of breast cancer itself, number of lymph nodes i ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience General Surgery
Missing Pieces: There are just too many other variables that have to be weighed-in before answering this question such as the tumor type, size, grade, ki-67, estrogen ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carrie Cannon
32 years experience Family Medicine
Appropriate: That is a young age to be diagnosed with breast cancer. Fortunately, it was diagnosed and is ER+ which makes it easier to treat. The prescribed treatm ... Read More
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A 71-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
You should be Ok: You will have good prognosis provided you take adjuvant chemotherapy as advised by your oncologist.
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Dr. James Burns
36 years experience Emergency Medicine
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