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7/6/2017Sir,
I am from India, My Mother have a Breast cancer, Type is PT2NO.
and mastectomy surgery completed. and ER-PR Reports Shows ER/PR 2.
so i want know, Now how many chemotharaphy and Radiation tharaphy is needed for my mother beter treatment?

Chayan Das
India.
RepliedJHU's Breast Center Reply
7/6/2017Recommendations for chemotherapy are based on the characteristics of the cancer (tumor size, grade, receptor status, and lymph node involvement). For certain early stage breast cancers, Oncotype testing can also help predict the benefit of chemotherapy. Your mother should be meeting with a breast medical oncologist who can recommend the appropriate treatment plan. Radiation can often be avoided for women who have had a mastectomy and have no evidence of lymph node involvement.

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