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A 35-year-old member asked:

Is there a way to help my friend who has stage 3b breast cancer?

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Dr. Christian Schultheis
Hematology and Oncology 24 years experience
Be there: Listen, care, support. Sometimes just being present is all that is needed. Hope this helps.
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
The best advice you can get. If she becomes housebound, help with groceries -- the interest will show you're a true friend, have not abandoned her. Thanks for asking.
Apr 15, 2013

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A 32-year-old member asked:

Help! could stage 3a breast cancer be cured?

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Dr. John Fung
General Surgery 39 years experience
Improving prognosis: Stage 3 breast cancer means the cancer has extended to beyond the immediate region of the tumor and may have invaded nearby lymph nodes and muscles, but has not spread to distant organs. Although this stage is considered to be advanced, there are a growing number of treatments that employ two or more modalities. The 5 year survival for stage 3a is 67% - these survivors are likely to live longer.

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