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|Types and Stages of Breast Cancer
Questions about the different types and stages of breast cancer.
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|1/18/2012||I was diagnosed with IDUC BREAST CANCER tumor was 3 centimeters and went in 3 lymph nodes. did ct scan of lungs abdomen and pelvic and bone scan all negative. estrogen and progesterone positive. the grade was 3. I am 53 and am menopousal since 5o. want to know stage and prognosis. also everyone talks about lymph nodes want to know is it not there job to catch diseases. overal health great no problems.|
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|1/19/2012||Based on statistics at www.cancer.org stage II 80+% survival to 5 years. no data thereafter available.|
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