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Grade 2 Invasive Ductal Carcinoma
Grade 2 invasive ductal carcinoma infiltrating as cords and tumour cells in a fibroadipose stroma, what does this mean?
Breast cancer: It will need to be treated in order to save your life. The information about the appearance are to help the physicians determine exactly how best to treat it, and there will be some more studies done. I'm sorry this is breast cancer, but today the large majority of these tumors are cured. ...Read moreGet help now ›
Depends: Not all breast cancers are the same and many other factors help to predict better or poorer outcomes such as tumor grade, # of positive lymph nodes, estrogen receptor status, her2neu status, etc. A score called oncotype DX based on genetic profiling of the cancer helps define prognosis also and tailor decisions as to the best and most beneficial treatment to use. ...Read moreGet help now ›
An invasive: Cancer is dangerous, meaning it can lead to death even if all the right things are done. So, i'd need more deatils to help put in perspective the danger and risk: age, size, nodes +/-, er, pr, her-2-neu status. Focus on positive after realizing the danger. ...Read moreGet help now ›
High: Published 5-yr survival rates are 81% for iia and 84% for iib breast ca. Keep in mind this includes mortality from other causes and reflects patients treated almost a decade ago. For more info...http://www.cancer.org/cancer/breastcancer/detailedguide/breast-cancer-survival-by-stage. ...Read moreGet help now ›
What do you suggest if my wife was just diagnosed with invasive ductal carcinoma stage 2 breast cancer. can anyone share some info?
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My biopsy showed Grade 1 invasive ductal carcinoma, and I have been feeling short of breath and light-headed. Could this be something besides stress?
Breast cancer: Fortunately you have been diagnosed at an early stage of this malignancy which may be curable with excision and/or XRT. Since we dont know anything else about you including your age, social habits or medical history, its not possible to comment on why you have SOB or light-headedness. It is extremely unlikely to be related to your recent diagnosis. You may be experiencing anxiety with panic attack ...Read moreGet help now ›
My wife was just diagnosed with invasive ductal carcinoma stage 2 breast cancer. What can you tell me about this kind of cancer?
Palpable lesion: Stage II breast cancer indicates a slightly more advanced form of breast cancer. The cancer cells have spread beyond the original location and into the surrounding breast tissue, and the tumor is larger than in stage I disease. However, stage II means the cancer has not spread to a distant part of the body. At resection the lymph nodes were neg and treatment standard depending on hormone status. ...Read moreGet help now ›
It depends: Tumors that are grade 3, or that have a high "proliferation rate", may spread more quickly than grade 1 or 2. Tumors that are er- (estrogen receptor negative) or her2+ spread more quickly than other types. Inflammatory breast cancer of any type can spread in days; the other types of invasive ductal carcinoma generally take months. ...Read moreGet help now ›
Yes: Depending on the stage, untreated it will definitely spread, if caught early and treated, then less likely, but monitoring for a long time (5-10 years) is necessary. ...Read moreGet help now ›
More than 50%: This is a hard question. Invasive ductal carcinoma is the most common type of breast cancer. It depends on whether it's stage3a, b or c, and the time of survival. At 5 years after diagnosis, 50-60% of women with stage 3 breast cancer are alive. Other factors are age, receptor status of the tumor, number of lymph nodes involved, and treatment. Remember that survival is improving all the time! ...Read moreGet help now ›
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