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|Types and Stages of Breast Cancer
Questions about the different types and stages of breast cancer.
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|5/30/2012||My question pertains to statistics for survivability given my present situation. I was diagnosed at age 41 with multifocal infiltrating lobular cancer of the left breast - T1c N2a MX , Stage 111A. I had a radical mastectomy of the left breast and prophylactic mastectomy of the right breast, followed with chemotherapy and radiation. I am now 8 years out and am curious what my stat's are now for reoccurrence? I am presently taking 1 ml. arimidex daily.|
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|5/30/2012||there are 2 significant points in time that you have surpassed. 2 year mark and the 6 year mark. Now that you are at 8 years and the tumor was hormone receptor positive as well, the risk should be in the single digits. the mission now is to truly die of old age. be well...|
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