Stage-Dependent. Breast cancers are staged based upon the size of the cancer, lymph node or distant organ involvement, direct extension to the skin or chest wall muscles, and unique molecular features of the tumor. Published rates of 5-yr survival (http://www.Cancer.Org/cancer/breastcancer/detailedguide/breast-cancer-survival-by-stage) vary quite a bit based on these variables, between 15%-93%.
What is the survival rate for stage 3 invasive lobular carcinoma? Possibly has been there for 3-4 years undetected.
5 year. survival rate is approximately 70%. Read more...