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Invasive Ductal Adenocarcinoma Breast Cancer
I was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2000 I had radical bilateral mastectomy chemo and radiation I had metastasis to the rib in 2006 and 2010 recent biopsy of lymph nodes on the left upper chest near my clavicle and neck showed adenocarcinoma what treatm
The breast is both a male and female organ. However its main function is in the delivery of milk to the newborn. Breast cancer occurs 95% of the time in women and 5% of the time in men. It is treated the same regardless of which sex it appears in. It comes in two forms invasive and non-invasive; distinction is important as ...Read more
What can I do if my girlfriend has invasive ductal breast cancer, what are her chances of a full recovery?
My girlfriend has invasive ductal breast cancer, what are her chances of a full recovery? She is 40.
Depends...: On many factors including the stage of the cancer and other prognostic features about the tumor like it's grade (1-3), if the er/pr markers are + or -, if the her2neu is + or -, if the ki-67 is high or low, and how good her general health is otherwise. Depends also on if she follows through with all recommended treatments or not. ...Read more
It depends on many f: Most women with localized breast cancer do very well and there is high cure rate. Overall 75%-80% of breast cancers are curable. But you need to know what stage of cancer it is? You should also know what subtype(there are 3 different types) of breast cancer it is. Further there is the matter of what type of adjuvant therapy(post surgery treatment) was used. I'am sure your oncologist can answeryr. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What do you suggest if my wife was just diagnosed with invasive ductal carcinoma stage 2 breast cancer. can anyone share some info?
Probably no, but...: Most of the statistics I have seen show similar rates of lobular cancer in carriers of BRCA 1/2 mutations (which is the most common recognizable inherited breast cancer trait) compared to non-carriers. Exception: carriers of CDH1 mutations (hereditary diffuse gastric cancer syndrome) have high risk for aggressive stomach cancer and lobular breast cancer. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 more
For oncologists, I am a pharmacist I want to know Invasive ductal carcinoma in which stage of breast cancer ?
Could be any stage: Once invasive could be any stage depending on spread in a " in situ " cancer ( Stage 0 )the cancer cells are staying in side the duct , almost like sleeping inside milk dicts ( dormant ) once they break out from limiting ( holding ) membrane and comes our of duct then termed as invasive cancer the staging begins like Stage I and on to other stages . II , III . IV .Good Luck in your profe ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is it possible during treatment for invasive ductal carcinoma that you could also develop inflammatory breast cancer?
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