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What are the odds of recovery from breast cancer?

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In brief: Breast ca

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Recovery from breast cancer is related to the stage at diagnosis and the response to treatment. In general, recovery is excellent when caught early and decreases with advancing stage.

In brief: Breast ca

This question is very complicated.
Recovery from breast cancer is related to the stage at diagnosis and the response to treatment. In general, recovery is excellent when caught early and decreases with advancing stage.
Dr. Kathryn Wagner
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Dr. Richard Orr
Surgery - Oncology
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In brief: Variable

Depends on tnm staging.
Larger tumors have more recurrences. Spread to lymph nodes have a worse prognosis. Metastases to liver, bone, et. Have the worst prognosis. Beyond that, patients with estrogen receptor positive tumors do better. A woman with a mammographically detected er+ node negative breast cancer has a greater than 90% chance of beating the cancer.

In brief: Variable

Depends on tnm staging.
Larger tumors have more recurrences. Spread to lymph nodes have a worse prognosis. Metastases to liver, bone, et. Have the worst prognosis. Beyond that, patients with estrogen receptor positive tumors do better. A woman with a mammographically detected er+ node negative breast cancer has a greater than 90% chance of beating the cancer.
Dr. Richard Orr
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Dr. Travis Kidner
Surgery - Oncology

In brief: Depends on stage

The odds depend on the patients general overall health and also the stage of the cancer.

In brief: Depends on stage

The odds depend on the patients general overall health and also the stage of the cancer.
Dr. Travis Kidner
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