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for what length of time can you live with untreated breast cancer and have no symptoms?

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Dr. Andrew Hoffman
34 years experience General Surgery
Years: Breast cancers are usually present for years before being found. They may produce a mass and no other symptoms until very advanced. This is part of the rational behind screening. If found when small, there is an excellent chance at a cure. If found after a long existence, cures are more difficult.
Answered on Jul 3, 2017
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