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My mom 66 just diagnosed with breast cancer, metastasis to bones, stomach&lung t3n2m1. put on tamoxifen for 2 mnths.can she benefit from surgery?whats her survival rate in years?how to extend her life?

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Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 56 years experience
Need more than that: Yes if primary tumor is not removed , yes she will debunking will help , needs more than tamoxifen , speak to the oncologist for chemotherapy . Recent advances in chemotherapy changing the survival rate from 23% for better . Good luck.

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Last updated Feb 22, 2014

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