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What is the life expectancy of a 75 yr old woman whose breast cancer has spread to the spine and rib cage?

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Dr. Barry Rosen
Surgery
2 doctors agree

In brief: Everyone's different

Survival rates are most appropriately applied to large groups of patients; it's impossible to give such a number for one person, especially without knowing her own unique situation.
As a generalization, we usually talk about "remission" rather than "cure" when cancer has spread to the bone (stage 4) yet people can live for years, especially if it is sensitive to medication.

In brief: Everyone's different

Survival rates are most appropriately applied to large groups of patients; it's impossible to give such a number for one person, especially without knowing her own unique situation.
As a generalization, we usually talk about "remission" rather than "cure" when cancer has spread to the bone (stage 4) yet people can live for years, especially if it is sensitive to medication.
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Dr. Aasim Sehbai
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology

In brief: Life expectancy

There are lot of variables but average life expectancy with treatment 1-3 years.

In brief: Life expectancy

There are lot of variables but average life expectancy with treatment 1-3 years.
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