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A 49-year-old female asked about a 49-year-old female:

Twin sister has breast cancer. says she has ductal and lobular cancer. surgery,chemo,radiation and hormone therapy after. prognosis for this type?

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Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 52 years experience
Prognosis is Stage-b: The prognosis of breast Cancer is dependent on stage of her Cancer at the time of diagnosis. Most breast cancers are stage-1 or 2 and patients do very well, living near normal lives. Check in case she had stage-3 cancer....which does carry risk for recurrence in the future. I think she will do well over the next 5-10 years but needs to remain under surveillance as there is always some unpredictabi
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