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					First time before you read this article, you must accept the fact that
all patients undergo treatments of breast cancer is not all able to
survive. This is right way to to know about the breast cancer survival
rate, before go for a particular treatment.      FAQ about Survival Rates


  Survival rates is differed and depend on breast cancer stage you or
someone currently in, and the question is what survival rate all about?
The First is Time - upon diagnosis, the patient have 5-10 years to
survive.      The Second is Recurrence - sometimes when recurrence can be
happen even the cancer cells have been removed.       The Third is Death
risk - this is really depending on patient's health condition.        The
Survival Rate Categorized      The survival rate is usually categorized
based stages of breast cancer.
·         Stage 0 = the cancer
cell / tumor still non-invasive, and can be found inside the lump or mass
inside the breast.      ·        
Stage 1 = the tumor has already grown about 2 cm long and can be
considered as invasive state.
·         Stage 2A = the tumor
has already grown about 2 - 5 cm long
·         Stage 2B = the tumor
more than 2 cm long but the auxiliary lymph nodes are already affected.
·         Stage 3A = the tumor
more than 5 cm long and the auxiliary lymph nodes are already affected
·         Stage 3B = the tumor
already invades the skin of the breasts.
·         Stage 4 = When other
organs of the patients body are already infected with the cancer cells.
The Distribute Stages of Breast Cancer       The distribute stages of
breast cancer is divided into the early stage (0 - 2A), the later stage
(2B - 3A and B), and the advanced stage (stage 4). The treatment plan is
generally based on the stage of the breast cancer       Right now,
survival rates for breast cancer is 86% (the 5-year period after
diagnosis) and 76% (the 10-year period). Based on the 5-year period after
diagnosis, the patients without metastatic has rate of survival of 96%,
it's really different to patients with metastatic has a rate of 21%.
The Established Survival Rates      The established survival rates for
each stage of breast cancer within the 5-year period are:        -
       Stage 0 - 100%.       -
       Stage 2A is 92%.       -
       Stage 2B is 81%.       -
       Stage 3A is 67%.       -
       Stage 3B is 54%.       -
       And Stage 4 is 20%.        If you're
still in the 0 and first stage, the change to recover from the disease is
100%, that's why detect at this stages is very important, and of course
the treatment between the early stages is more cheap than treatments
given to the late stages.      The Factors that Affected to Survival Rate
Lifestyle exercise, psychological therapy, and smoking are other factors
that affected to survival rate of breast cancer patients, there so many
breast cancer patients are able to live longer because they changes in
their bad lifestyle to the healthy lifestyle.              The mammogram
and self-examination is really recommended to avoid breast cancer and
increase the survival rate especially if you have breast cancer or
someone has this disease runs in the family. Remember the best thing to
do is detect this disease at early stage. 


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