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How fast does invasive ductal carcinoma spread?

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Dr. Devon Webster
Internal Medicine - Oncology
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Devon Webster
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Dr. Michael Thompson
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
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In brief: It depends

Breast cancer invasive ductal carcinoma (idc) "spread" rate depends on multiple factors including: cancer size, location, biologic characteristics, when found, therapy.

In brief: It depends

Breast cancer invasive ductal carcinoma (idc) "spread" rate depends on multiple factors including: cancer size, location, biologic characteristics, when found, therapy.
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