A 29-year-old female asked:
After completion of 6 cycles of chemo and mastectomy for early stage triple neg invasive carsinoma how to know there is no more cancer cells in body?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Sewa Legha answered
49 years experience in Medical Oncology
Your oncologist can: Your oncologist can address this question better. Although there is no reliable test for detecting residual breast cancer cells in the body, there are many ways doctors monitor for any future recurrence. The response to chemotherapy given before mastectomy can guide you and your doctor. The prognosis is based on stage of the tumor and also if the tumor responded to chemotherapy in case they could.
Answered on Aug 7, 2013
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