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How Long Does Treatment Usually Last For Invasive Ductal Carcinoma
Depends: The length of treatment depends on the components of multidisciplinary care. Surgery can range from outpatient to 2-3day stay. Chemotherapy can range from 3-6 months depending on the drugs and regimen chosen. Herceptin (trastuzumab) is typically given for 1 year. Radiation ranges from 5 days (apbi) to 7 weeks. Hormonal therapy is typically given for at least 5 years. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more
INVASIVE or DCIS?: These terms are incongruous: dcis is, by definition, breast cancer that has not "broken out" of the ducts and entered the adjacent supportive tissue of the breast; invasive, or infiltrating ductal cancer, by definition, has. The treatment of these 2 diseases is quite different since there is a risk of systemic disease with the latter. Please clarify, thanks. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
48 in the hsptl barely able to eat drink speak stage 4 trip neg bc ductal carcinoma it spread everywhere has listeriosis in her blood shell fight this she's too sick for treatment please help me?
There is treatment f: There is treatment for triple neg breast cancer. Just find a good medical oncologist who knows about breast cancer. We have over 10 drugs which can control metastatic breast cancer. Just make sure that these have been made available to you. They include: doxorubicin, paclitaxel, nab paclitaxel, docetaxel, navelbine(vinorelbine), eriibulin, capecitabine, cyclophosphamide, cisplatin, gemcitabine. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have stage 1, grade 2 invasive ductal carcinoma. How long do I have before this goes to stage 2?
Doesnt work that way: It is common, but not right, to think of cancer stages (1, 2, 3, 4) as a progression 1->2->3->4. However, the more we learn about cancer the more we learn that some cancers may begin as stage III or IV - they can spread from the very beginning. In your case, stage 1 breast cancer, if completely removed, may never come back. There is no set time period in which we expect it to become stage 2. ...Read more
Is it possible during treatment for invasive ductal carcinoma that you could also develop inflammatory breast cancer?
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