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What are the chances that my breast cancer can come back? ( I went into remission 5 years ago)?

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Dr. Jonathan Tay
Radiation Oncology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Small

The chance of recurrence depends a lot on the risk factors of your particular case.
It is possible to have a recurrence but most women won't after being disease free 5 yrs.

In brief: Small

The chance of recurrence depends a lot on the risk factors of your particular case.
It is possible to have a recurrence but most women won't after being disease free 5 yrs.
Dr. Jonathan Tay
Dr. Jonathan Tay
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Dr. William A Biermann
Internal Medicine - Oncology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Possible but depends

Breast cancer can return after 5 years.
There are a number of factors that influence this. The stage, type of cancer, hormone receptor and her-2 status, and treatments all help decide the chances.

In brief: Possible but depends

Breast cancer can return after 5 years.
There are a number of factors that influence this. The stage, type of cancer, hormone receptor and her-2 status, and treatments all help decide the chances.
Dr. William A Biermann
Dr. William A Biermann
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