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. Related Articles - breast cancer survival, survival rate, breast cancer quotes, cancer rates, breast cancer survival rates by age, cancer death rate, survival rates, Email this Article to a Friend! Receive Articles like this one direct to your email box!Subscribe for free today!
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