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6/20/2017Hi Lilly, everything i have been reading abt tnbc is grim. Diagnosed april 2016 1,2cm node negative. Did chemo and radiation. Finding it very difficult to go on with life. All the questions posted in the mbc section are tnbc.what percent of women actually survive this?
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6/20/2017you had a stage 1 breast cancer and should be planning to do well and be fine. We worry most about stage 3 patients with TNBC. they run a high risk of developing metastatic disease. don't allow cancer to monopolize your life. you have done what you need to do to be rid of it. Statistically, for those who do develop distance recurrence, it usually happens within 2 years. so if you need a goal time period to achieve focus on that I suppose but again, don't be doing an inventory of your body every morning to determine if your cancer has returned.

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