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12/5/2016Dear Lilie
We live in Beirut LEBANON. My wife who is 38 yrs old now was treated for breast cancer 2.5 years ago as follows: 2 cm tumor, grade1 (score4), er and Pr strongly positive and her2 neg.. absence of LVI.. nodes were clinically neg and she had neoadjuvant chemo then nodes confirmed to be negative during surgery with 4 sentinel lymph nodes tested.. She had a low mitotic index too.
Im a father of 2 kids, and I hear stories around of people we know that were diagnosed 2 to 3 years before my wife and now became metastatic.. people who had this disease 8 years ago or more and now passed away..

I need to know the truth about her situation, prognosis etc... each time someone look at her and ask why do u look pale?? i become afraid myself..
one month ago we saw a professor coming from Montpelier France to lebanon, he saw her file and said she has an excellent prognosis, what do u think.. what an excellent prognosis mean?? living more years or cure or what???

thanls a lot, Lilie
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12/5/2016she does have an excellent prognosis. most patients who have metastatic recurrence within 2 years had triple negative breast cancers.

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