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My mother has stage 3 breast cancer. Could she still battle it?

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Dr. Chad Levitt
Radiation Oncology
4 doctors agree

In brief: Yes, curable

Although it can be a difficult treatment with a combination of surgery, chemotherapy and possibly radiation, most of these treatments are aimed at getting rid of the cancer and preventing it from coming back.
Unless she has many other or more serious health concerns that make it unlikely for her to live another year or two, then some form of treatment is a good idea.

In brief: Yes, curable

Although it can be a difficult treatment with a combination of surgery, chemotherapy and possibly radiation, most of these treatments are aimed at getting rid of the cancer and preventing it from coming back.
Unless she has many other or more serious health concerns that make it unlikely for her to live another year or two, then some form of treatment is a good idea.
Dr. Chad Levitt
Dr. Chad Levitt
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Dr. Sewa Legha
Internal Medicine - Oncology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Yes she can get well

Stage 3 breast cancer has fairly good treatment.
If treated properly nearly one half of such folks get well and recover fully and can lead normal lives. So she should not give up hope and get proper treatment and expect to be around for quite a while.

In brief: Yes she can get well

Stage 3 breast cancer has fairly good treatment.
If treated properly nearly one half of such folks get well and recover fully and can lead normal lives. So she should not give up hope and get proper treatment and expect to be around for quite a while.
Dr. Sewa Legha
Dr. Sewa Legha
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