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What's the prognosis for my mom with stage 3 breast cancer?

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Dr. Ed Kaplan
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
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In brief: Depends

Depends on: type of cancer (grade, hormone receptors) pre or post- menopausal type of chemotherapy and other therapy given (radiation, surgery) how long ago was the diagnosis? How old is she?

In brief: Depends

Depends on: type of cancer (grade, hormone receptors) pre or post- menopausal type of chemotherapy and other therapy given (radiation, surgery) how long ago was the diagnosis? How old is she?
Dr. Ed Kaplan
Dr. Ed Kaplan
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In brief: See below

By statistics alone, realizing each person responds to treatments differently, the national cancer data base describes a nearly 50% survival over 5 years.
But, each individual person is different. Her oncologist can give better answers for her specific situations.

In brief: See below

By statistics alone, realizing each person responds to treatments differently, the national cancer data base describes a nearly 50% survival over 5 years.
But, each individual person is different. Her oncologist can give better answers for her specific situations.
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
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