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A 25-year-old female asked:

General question. what is the 5 year. survival of non-metastasised breast cancer if you only had a double mastectomy and no chemo and no radiation?

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Dr. Michael Thompson
Hematology and Oncology 21 years experience
Depends: Not enough information. Depends on TNM staging. Treatment decisions based on that as well as biomarkers - er, pr, her2/neu. The absolute risk reduction provided by chemotherapy and/or hormonal therapy can then be individualized. On useful online tool is adjuvant! online. That assumes adequate local control - eg surgery +/- radiation.
Last updated May 20, 2016


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