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How long is the average life expectancy of secondry breast cancer?

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Dr. Barry Rosen
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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 breast cancer has spread to other organs (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 breast cancer has spread to other organs (stage 4) yet people can live for years, especially if it is sensitive to medication.
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