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Monday, April 19, 2010 marlene, Community Member, asks

Q: Stage 1, grade 2

had stage 1,grade 2, IDC. ER,PR + HER - ,NO NODES involved. tx- T & C x 4, 33 rads and now tamoxifen. What is the survival rate for this stage?  What is the recurrance rate?  Thanks Marlene

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PJ Hamel, Health Guide
4/19/10 10:15am

Marlene, only your doctor can give you statistics specific to your exact diagnosis and treatment; so your oncologist is the person to ask about this. In general, I'd GUESS that 5-year survival rate is in the mid-90s, and recurrence rate in the low single digits. But please do ask your doctor, OK? Good luck - PJH

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By marlene, Community Member— Last Modified: 12/25/10, First Published: 04/19/10