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Facts and Myths about Breast Cancer
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4/19/2016Hi lilie
I was diagnosed with a late stage 1 grade 1 breast cancer with no lymph involvement hormones receptor positive.. This story is since 4 years back.. I remembered the first surgeon I saw telling me don't worry some people will never see this disease again for 20 years... Today I was calling the insurance broker and he told me the same , you can survived and you can forget this disease for 15 to 20 years.. My concern was my young age, I'm 39 now.. does this disease has to reaper again.. It can't cross a 20 years time or what?
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4/19/2016so possibility of metastatic recurrence is very low for you. can cancer return in 15-20 years? it can but it is rare. people shouldn't patronize survivors however by telling them not to worry about it, particularly when they have never been in your shoes (or your bra). nonetheless, make long range plans and plan to fulfill them. you should.

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